喺畢業季節,好多人都會選擇送花俾畢業生,用尼表示對畢業生嘅祝賀,恭喜佢哋即將踏入人生一個新階段!咁大家又知唔知其實花都有好多idioms㗎呢?

 

1. Come up smelling of roses 名聲完好地擺脫局面

 

The manager was rumored to be fired due to his poor attitude towards the staff. However, he came up smelling of roses when he recently got promoted.

有傳聞指該經理因對員工態度惡劣而被解僱。然而,當他最近升職時,他名聲完好地擺脫了局面。

 

2. Shrinking violet 靦腆的

 

I can’t believe that she is going to join the English public speaking competition! She is clearly no shrinking violet like we thought.

我不能相信她去參加英文公開演講!她顯然不像我們所想像的那般靦腆。

 

3. Gild the lily 畫蛇添足

 

The painting is amazing, you should not add anything extra, otherwise it would be gilding the lily. 

這幅畫作很完美了,你別再添加其他東西,否則只會畫蛇添足。

 

4. As fresh as a daisy 精神飽滿的

 

Although she only had 3 hours of sleep yesterday, she looks as fresh as a daisy this morning. 

雖然她昨晚只睡了三個小時,但早上的她看起來仍然十分精神飽滿的。

 

5. Set the heather on fire 引起騷動

 

The new policy on social welfare has set the heather on fire and aroused a lot of concerns.

新的社會福利政策引起了一大片騷動及關注。



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