英语口语 | 用hold your horses表达“别着急”

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在英语里,我们常用 hold your horses 这个短语来告诉别人应停下来仔细考虑他们对某件事情的看法或意见。

  • Hold your horses! You've only known her for a week. It's way too soon to think about marriage!
  • Hold your horses! You shouldn't quit your job just because you've had one bad day. Things might get better.
  • Hold your horses! Getting a tattoo on your face might seem like a good idea now, but you'll have to live with it for the rest of your life.

值得注意的是,to hold your own 的意思是和别人一样成功。

  • It was a fierce debate but Kate really held her own. It's difficult to say who won.

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