跟羅大衛David Robertson學英語習語1

Expressions with baby or babe
這周的成語跟“baby”或“babe”有關。

1.? a babe in the woods – to be innocent.? He has no experience in business and trusts everyone.? He’s like a babe in the woods.
[無知的,毫無經驗的]——他沒有經商的經驗,總是相信所有人。他毫無經驗。

2.? like or as easy as taking candy from a baby – very easy.?? He earns lots of money but loses it all playing poker.? Playing with him is like taking candy from a baby.
[輕而易舉]——他賺了很多錢,但都輸在了玩撲克上面。跟他玩撲克真是輕而易舉。

3.? to baby – to treat someone like a baby, to pamper.   That man doesn’t seem to know how to do anything for himself.  His wife treats him like a baby.
[把某人當小孩子對待]——這個男人根本不知道怎麽照顧自己。他的妻子把他當小孩子對待。

4.? baby blue; baby blues – a soft, pale blue; eyes that have this colour.? When she walked into the room, all the men noticed her beautiful baby blues.
[淡藍色]——當她一走進房間,所有的男士都注意到她美麗的淡藍色眼睛。

5.? baby boomer/ baby boom generation – people born from just after WWII (1945) to the early 1960s. (sometimes just called ‘boomers’)? Because there are so many baby boomers, there is a fear that there will be a shortage of workers in 10-20 years as they all retire.
[嬰兒潮出生的人,嬰兒潮出生的一代,二戰後1945年至60年代出生的人]——由於嬰兒潮時期人口迅速膨脹,人們擔心當這些人在未來20到30年後退休的時候,社會將面臨勞動力短缺的局面。

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