今日短语:危急关头 迫不得以 When push comes to shove

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2015-8-3 11:22

危急关头 迫不得以
When push comes to shove

【今日短语】

When push comes to shove 或 if push comes to shove 这两个短语的意思是“紧急关头、被迫不得以时采取行动“。

【例句】

1. He’s quite unreliable, but when push comes to shove I know he’ll be there to help.

2. Money is tight, but if push comes to shove we’ll have to get a loan.

请注意:另一个和“推 push“有关的表达 push the boat out 的意思是“花很多钱大肆庆祝“。

【例句】

1. I am going to push the boat out for my birthday this year.

2. He always pushes the boat out for parties.

【今日小常识】

The world record for pushing a car was set by Ashrita Furman in New York, who pushed thevehicle for 17 miles in just over six hours.

“推车前行“的世界纪录保持者是纽约的阿什利塔•福曼。他所创下的记录是仅用了六个多小时就将一辆汽车推了十七英里远(27.3公里)。

(via BBC英伦网)