Nip it in the bud
短语to nip it in the bud 意思是防患于未然或消灭于萌芽状态。
1. If he doesn't nip it in the bud, then the problem could soon get much worse.
2. She thought it was a very dangerous idea and should be nipped in the bud immediately.
请注意：另一个短语to nip out for something, 意思是快去快回。
1. Could you nip out to the shop and get me some milk, please?
Liliaceae, or the lily family, is one of the largest plant families, with about 3,500 species distributed throughout the world. It includes mainly ornamental plants, but also vegetables of the onion family (onion, garlic, leek, chives) and asparagus, and some species have been used for medicinal purposes.
百合属植物总共拥有 3500 多种科属， 分布在世界各地。 其中多数为装饰鲜花， 不过其中也包括了洋葱类蔬菜，比如洋葱，大蒜，大葱和韭菜。另外还包括了芦笋，有些植物被用于药物治疗。