To sit on the fence 中立/观望不表态

更新时间 2012年 10月 25日, 星期四 - 格林尼治标准时间16:01
Race horse jumps over fence

A horse named Silver Birch jumps a fence on a race course. Photo: Andrew Parsons/ PA Wire

今日小常识

Frankel, a prize-winning race horse who was retired in 2012, ran 100 metres in 5.2 seconds. That compares to runner Usain Bolt, who ran 100m in 9.63 seconds, and cyclist Jason Kenny, who has raced the same distance in 4.86 seconds.

曾多次获奖的赛马弗兰克尔,今年退休了,它跑出了百米/5.2秒的成绩。与此相媲美的是飞人短跑运动员博尔特,他创造了百米/9.63秒的世界记录,而最快的单车骑手杰森•肯尼只用了2.86秒就完成了100米的距离。

今日短语

这个短语 to sit on the fence 的意思就是采取中立态度,坐山观望不表态。

例句

I'm sitting on the fence. I don't know who is right or wrong.

I prefer to sit on the fence. I hate taking sides in any argument.

He's so indecisive. He always prefers to sit on the fence.

请注意

另一个短语 to sit tight 意思是静静地观望形势,再决定下一步怎么走。

You're best to sit tight. It's too risky to change jobs now.

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