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Jeff has always been the king of the hill in their hockey league.
傑夫一直都是曲棍球聯盟裡最厲害的隊員。
king of the hill-山丘之王;個中佼佼者
Origin-
During a battle, armies fought to the death to occupy the higher
ground, known as “the hills”. Control of “the hills” can often
determine the winning or losing of a battle in old times.
起源:在戰爭中,軍隊常拼命的想佔據較高的陣地,那些區域稱為“這
山丘地”,而是否控制“山丘地”,是決定一場戰爭勝敗的關鍵
因素。
It is time for you to go to bed , sleep tight and sweet dreams.
該是你上床睡覺的時候了,祝你好睡並且有個好夢。
sleep tight-好好的睡;晚安之意
Origin-
Old bed frames used ropes pulled tightly between the frame rails
to support a bed. Tightening the ropes would eliminate the
discomfort amd help one to have a good night sleep.
起源:舊式床舖是用粗繩緊綁在床架兩端,來支撐整個床,將繩子
綁緊,可以使得整晚好睡。


Joe is really in hot water now -- his girlfriend just found out he's
seeing another woman.
喬現在是難辦了,因為他的女朋友最近發現他另外還有一個女朋
友。
in hot water-處境困難、遇到非常麻煩的問題
Everybody else in the office thought my idea was great, but the boss
threw cold water on it.
辦公室裡所有的人都認為我的主意很好,就是我們的老闆給我潑冷水。
to throw cold water on something -潑冷水
(摘自EPT美語)

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