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名人認證
2016年7月17日 19:30

【除了「哭」,Cry還有這麼多意思】
1.cry for the moon
想要得不到的東西
Joe wants to get Lisa. It's like crying for the moon.
喬想追到麗莎,簡直是做夢呢。

2.cry wolf
狼來了
Nothing's happenning here. You're just crying wolf.
啥事又沒有,你就是在那咋呼。

3.It's no use crying over spilt milk.
覆水難收
She's gone now and it's no use crying over spilt milk.
她已經離開你了,你哭也沒用

4.for crying out loud
搞什麼名堂/我的天啊
Will you stop babbling, for crying out loud?
你能別胡說了嗎,我的天啊!

5.far cry
天壤之別; 長距離
Their lives are a far cry from his own poor childhood.
他們的生活與他那貧苦的童年生活相比大相徑庭。

6.full cry
猛烈抨擊,大聲疾呼
At the meeting, the parents were in full cry, demanding further spending on schools.
會上家長們大聲疾呼,要求增撥教育經費。

7.cry it from the housetop
鬧得滿城風雨
Even if you have found the secret, there is no need to cry it from the housetop.
即使你知道了這個秘密,也沒有必要鬧得滿城風雨。