今日短语:搁置 To be on ice

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2015-2-10 14:36

搁置
To be on ice

【今日短语】

To be on ice 的意思是暂缓、搁置某个决定或计划。换句话说就是暂时先不考虑某件事了。

例句

1. I've had to put my trip to the Caribbean on ice as I need the money to get my car repaired.

2. All development projects are on ice until we receive more funding.

请注意:另一个非常相似的短语 to be on thin ice 的意思是如履薄冰,处境困难。

例句

1. John opened a luxury goods shop in 2008. He was on thin ice when the recession started.

【今日小常识】

According to the Guinness Book of Records, the lowest temperature recorded in a place where there is a permanent population is the Siberian village of Oymyakon in Russia, where the temperature reached -68°C in 1933 (the coldest ever recorded outside Antarctica).

据吉尼斯世界纪录记载,位于俄罗斯西伯利亚地区名为奥伊米亚康(Oymyakon)的村庄是世界上有常住人口最寒冷的地方。1933年,这里的气温曾一度跌至零下68摄氏度(南极以外有记录最冷的地方)。

(via BBC英伦网)