今日短语:欣喜 Light up

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2015-3-20 13:29

欣喜
Light up

【今日短语】

当某人 lights up, 这意味着他/她看起来很高兴或为什么事情而感到欣喜。

【例句】

1. Mum will light up when she realises we've planned a surprise party for her.

2. My grandma would light up when she talked about the olden days.

请注意:另一个字面相似的短语 lighten up 意思和 light up 不一样,这是劝某人应该放松一些,不要太紧张或太在意某件事情。

【例句】

A: Hurry! We're going to miss the train!

B: Lighten up – there'll be another one five minutes later.

【今日小常识】

Tower Bridge in London has had a new lighting system installed which enhances the bridge's architectural features. Static lights have been replaced with bulbs that can vary in intensity and colour. The world-famous bridge gleamed white to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the more energy-efficient lights were switched on after that.

著名景点伦敦塔桥安装了一个新的照明系统,能更加突出塔桥的建筑特色。新装的照明灯能发射出不同的颜色和亮度。这座举世闻名的大桥在庆祝女王登基钻禧纪念时变成了全白色。庆典之后启用节能灯。

(BBC 英伦网)