主題: 英語慣用語系列 – 朋友相關的慣用語 Friend / Friendship related Idioms
1. Cross someone’s path
This phrase originally implied that such a meeting included opposing a person or otherwise causing him trouble, but in the modern sense it doesn’t necessarily mean this.
Example: Ann swore she would scream if a spider crossed her path.
2. Friends in high places
This phrase means that one has friends who have important or influential positions.
Example: Jim is very rude to other workers just because he has some friends in high places.
3. Be an item
This is said about people who are dating, who have a romantic relationship with each other.
Example: Kate and Richard began seeing each other and were an item for almost two years.
4. Birds of a feather
A well-known expression which refers to people that have something in common, for example, interests, hobbies, or views about life.
Example: My friend prefers the same clothes as me. Well, birds of a feather flock together.
5. Like two peas in a pod
Two people or things that are very similar to each other, or go very well together.
Example: Growing up with a pet dog, we were like two peas in a pod!
6. To hit it off
To find yourself immediately and naturally friendly with someone
Example: I totally hit it off with Peter after meeting him for the first time.
Use two to three idioms to share a personal story about your friendship.