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今日短语:把东西储藏起来 To squirrel something away

2015-04-17    来源:BBC英伦网    【      美国外教 在线口语培训

把东西储藏起来
To squirrel something away

【今日短语】

短语 to squirrel something away 的意思是把东西储存或藏起来以备日后使用。

【例句】

1. Joan's salary is very low but a few years ago she started to squirrel money away. It took her a long time, but she finally saved enough for a deposit for a flat.

2. Just how much personal information are websites squirrelling away about us from our own computers?

请注意:短语 weasel out 的意思是逃避、推诿。若一个人 weaselled out of something, 意思就是说此人逃避责任。

【例句】

1. Mary wanted a promotion but didn't want to work hard so she tried to weasel her way out of the most difficult tasks in the office.

【今日小常识】

People in Britain whose bird tables are a target for hungry squirrels are being encouraged to add a bit of spice to the meal. The UK's Royal Society for Protection of Birds said chilli powder is a safe and effective way to keep squirrels away from nuts and seeds, without harming garden birds.

英国很多住户院子里的鸟食台成为了饥饿松鼠的目标,因此政府鼓励住户给鸟食里添加少量的调料。英国贝德福德郡皇家鸟类保护学会说辣椒粉可以使松鼠远离各种坚果和果仁,这种方法既安全又有效而且对花园里的鸟类没有任何伤害。

(via BBC英伦网)



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