主題: 食物相關慣用語 Food related idioms
1. COOL AS A CUCUMBER 冷靜
Meaning: This is another way to say that someone is calm and composed.
Example: "The exam is next week and I'm as cool as a cucumber."
2. BIG CHEESE 大人物
Meaning: An influential person.
Example: "Tony is the boss of the whole sales and marketing department. He is a big cheese."
3. BRING HOME THE BACON 賺錢回家
Meaning: The person who “brings home the bacon” is someone who is earning the most money.
Example: "Simon took another job so he could bring home the bacon."
4. HARD NUT TO CRACK 很難解決的問題
Meaning: A problem that is difficult to solve is also known as “a hard nut to crack.”
Example: "That grammar question in the test was a hard nut to crack, don't you think?"
5. WITH A PINCH OF SALT 不可盡信
Meaning: Taking something “with a pinch of salt” means that you are listening to a story or an explanation with a sense of doubt or uncertainty.
Example: "You have to take this data with a pinch of salt until the correct data is released."