图说英语词汇 | 9个与Time(时间)相关的英语习语

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图说英语词汇 | 9个与Time(时间)相关的英语习语

Blue Moon
Very rarely
不可能或稀有的时期或事情

  • My sister lives in Alaska, so I only see her once in a blue moon.
    我姐姐住在阿拉斯加,所以我很少见到她。

Cold light of day
From a realistic rather than wishful perspective
事后冷静理智地回想某事(常感到遗憾或羞愧)

  • The next morning, in the cold light of day, Sarah realized what a complete idiot she had been.
    第二天早上,莎拉回过头来冷静地想了想,意识到自己当时是多么的愚蠢。

Time is money
Time is valuable, so don’t waste it
时间就是金钱

  • In this case, time is money for both of us.
    在这种情况下,时间对我们俩来说都是金钱。

About time
Far past the desired time
早该发生的事,早该如此

  • It's about time a few movie makers with original ideas were given a chance.
    该给为数不多的几个有创见的电影制作者一个机会了。

Ahead of the curve
Innovative, devising new ideas in advance of others
走在前端的,引领创新潮流的

  • Business schools pride themselves on being ahead of the curve when it comes to management theory and innovation.
    在管理理论和创新方面,商学院向来以领先潮流而自豪。

Around the clock
At all times
全天的,全天候的;不分昼夜的

  • You work around the clock last night?
    你昨晚忙得连轴转了?

In the nick of time
Just in time; with no time to spare
在紧要关头;在最后一刻

  • News of interest cuts came in the nick of time for borrowers.
    对借款人来说,减息的消息来得正是时候。

In the dark
Unaware of something
蒙在鼓里,浑然不知

  • I'm as much in the dark as you.
    我和你一样毫不知情。

Month of Sundays
A long time, many months
很久,很长的时间,很可能不会发生

  • He's never going to get that finished in a month of Sundays!
    他才不会把它完成呢!

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