跟羅大衛David Robertson學英語習語 5

Idioms and expressions using names of animals
跟動物名字有關的成語

1. the lion’s share – the largest portion.?? When the votes were counted, he had received the lion’s share of the votes.?
[絕大多數]——當計算選票的時候,他得到了絕大多數選票。

2. a bull in a china shop – a clumsy person.?? She’s afraid to invite her friend’s son to her house.? He always breaks something.? He’s like a bull in a china shop.
[進了瓷器店的牛,形容莽撞闖禍的人]——她擔心邀請她朋友的兒子去她家裏。他總是打破東西。他就像是一頭進了瓷器店的牛。

3. till the cows come home – a long time.?? If she waits for that guy to ask her out, she’ll be waiting till the cows come home.
[無限期地]——要是她等那個傢夥邀請她出去,她恐怕會無限期地等下去。

4. to horse around – to fool around.?? When their mother asked the kids what they had done all afternoon, they told her they had just horsed around.
[閒逛]——當媽媽問孩子們整個下午作了些什麽,他們說就只是閒逛。

5. to pig out – to eat too much.?? Sometimes when she’s feeling depressed, she sits in front of the TV and pigs out on ice cream.
[大吃特吃]——當她感覺沮喪的時候,她就會坐在電視機前大吃冰淇淋。

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