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唇枪舌战地争吵 At each other’s throats

今日短语

At each other’s throats 唇枪舌战地争吵

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今日短语

并不是所有的时候大家都能够和平相处,难免有争执的情况发生。当这些争吵变得非常激烈,双方说话尖锐,态度也很强硬的时候,我们就可以用 at each other’s throats “卡住对方的脖子”来形容他们激烈争吵,对峙、互不相让的状态。

例句

I thought they were happily married but now it seems they are always at each other’s throats.

I didn’t always get on with my sister. When we were children we were always at each other’s throats.

The neighbours were at each other’s throats after one of them built a huge fence between their properties.

请注意

我们可以用 have a lump in your throat “喉咙里有一块东西”来形容因为心情激动,尤其指由于悲伤引起的哽咽欲泣的感觉。

例句

It always brings a lump to my throat when I look at photos of my children when they were babies.

The smell of that perfume always brings a lump to my throat. It was my mum’s favourite before she passed away.

 
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