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迷你对话学地道口语第1343期:使泄气,使气馁

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第一,迷你对话
A: Smith is always talking big. Smith.

总是喜欢说大话。

B: He will get the wind taken out of his sails some day.

总有一天他会被揭穿的。

A: He should be given a lesson.

他应该得到教训。

第二,地道表达

get the wind taken out of his sails

解词释义

Get the wind taken out of one's sail的意思是:(言论或行动)让某人感到泄气,使某人失去自信。其英文释义为:make somebody suddenly less confident or angry, especially when you do or say something that they do not expect。

拓展范例

E.g. Sam told me he couldn't join my party.It has taken the wind out of my sails.

萨姆告诉我他不来参加我的聚会了,这让我很是泄气。

E.g. She thought