跟羅大衛David Robertson學英語習語9

Expressions using parts of the body.
本周的成语跟身体的各个部分有关

1. to be tight-fisted -? to be unwilling to spend money.? He never likes to buy anything he doesn’t really need.? He’s very tight-fisted.
[吝啬]——他从不会买任何他不需要的东西。他非常吝啬。

2. to be in tears – to be crying or weeping.? That movie made me sad.? By the end, I was in tears.
[潸然泪下]——这电影真叫人伤心。到最后,我禁不住潸然泪下。

3. to be long-winded – to talk at great length, to be unable to say something in only a few words.? When my boss has a meeting, it goes on forever because she’s so long-winded.
[啰嗦]——我老板一开会,就好像永远也不会结束,她真是够啰嗦的。

4. to be tight-lipped – to be secretive.? You can tell him anything.? It won’t get out because he’s so tight-lipped.
[紧闭嘴巴]——你可以告诉他任何事情。他不会泄露出去,因为他嘴巴很严。

5. to win hands down – to win easily, by a large margin.? She won the math contest hands down.? No one was close to her score.
[轻而易举地取胜]——她轻而易举地在数学比赛中取胜。没有一个人跟她的分数接近。

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