15Mins Live Podcast - 家用品相關慣用語 Household Items Idioms

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主題: 英語慣用語系列 – 家用品相關慣用語 Household Items Idioms

  1. (No) Strings Attached 無條件

Meaning: Without additional obligations, without conditions

Example: I’m giving you the money. Pay me back if you can, but don’t worry about it. There are no strings attached.

  1. A Needle in a Haystack 大海撈針

Meaning: Trying to find something that is mixed in with many similar items

Example: There must be 300 bags on this carousel. We’ll be searching for a needle in a haystack.

  1. In the Toilet 不好的狀況

Meaning: In disastrous condition

Example: Sales have been in the toilet all year. What can we do to make people want to buy our products?

  1. Push the Envelope 挑戰創新/極限

Meaning: Go beyond common ways of doing something, be innovative

Example: Vera Wang has become well known because her clothing designs consistently push the envelope.

  1. Sweep Under the Rug 眼不見為淨

Meaning: Attempt to temporarily conceal a problem or error

Example: You can sweep your mistake under the rug, but the audit will make clear what you did.

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