今日短语:增添趣味 Spice up

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2015-3-9 13:46

增添趣味
Spice up

【今日短语】

spice something up 的意思就是放更多香料在食物或饮料里使其更有滋味。另外你也可以 spice up 一段讲话、一个表演或活动:在这里就不是放调料了,而是在其中加入更有趣味,引人入胜的内容。

【例句】

1. This salad was a bit boring so I spiced it up with some chilli sauce.

2. Martin's speech was really dull. He should have spiced it up with some jokes!

请注意:如果某人被形容为 as salt and pepper, 就是说他原来深色的头发已经开始掺杂白发了。

【例句】

1. Mark used to have lovely black hair but now he's salt and pepper. But you know what, I like it!

【今日小常识】

Paprika is a spice made out of dried and ground chilli peppers. It is popular in the cuisines of Hungary, Spain and Mexico, and is higher in vitamin C than some citrus fruits.

匈牙利辣椒粉是匈牙利红辣椒晒干磨制而成。匈牙利辣椒粉是匈牙利、西班牙和墨西哥许多当地菜肴的必备调味料。这种辣椒所含的维他命C甚至比许多柠檬科水果还要高。

(via BBC英伦网)