今日短语:Give someone stick批评

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2018-12-22 15:02

Give someone stick从字面很好理解,就是给某人一棍子的意思,引申为批评或嘲笑某人。很明显,它来自于用棍子打某人或某事。


例句:

1. My parents gave me a lot of stick for my decision to study art in college, instead of law or medicine.
因为我决定在大学里学艺术而不是法律或医学,我父母给了我很多批评。

2. I just know my boss is going to give me stick for that accounting error I made last week.
我只是知道我的老板会因为我上星期犯的会计错误而惩罚我。

3. The crowd gave the players a lot of stick for their terrible performance.
由于运动员们的糟糕表现,观众给了他们许多批评。