跟羅大衛David Robertson學英語習語11

Expressions and idioms using the word ‘wind’.
这周的成语跟“风”有关。

1. to get wind of – to hear a rumour, to suspect. Months before the company announced that they would be closing, he got wind of it.
[听到风声,据传闻]——在公司宣布关闭之前几个月,他就已经听到风声了。

2. like the wind – fast, swiftly. He was a champion sprinter.? He could run like the wind.
[像风一样快,飞快]——他是一名赛跑冠军。他跑得像风一样快。

3.how (or which way) the wind blows – things likely to happen, the state of opinion. Before he makes any decision, he always checks to see which way the wind is blowing.
[风往哪边吹,形势的发展]——在他做出任何决定之前,他总是先要看看风往哪边吹。

4the winds of change – force or influence for reform. The winds of change are blowing in China’s direction. They will be the next economic superpower.
[改革之风]——改革之风席卷中国。中国将成为下一个经济强国。

5 to take the wind out of someone’s sails – frustrate someone by anticipating their action or remarks. The CEO was going to announce record sales. However, the newspapers published the news first and took the wind out of his sails.
[抢某人的风头]——CEO将要宣布销售记录。报纸却抢先发布了这一消息。他们抢了CEO的风头。

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