Skate on thin ice 情况危急,如履薄冰

更新时间 2012年 11月 23日, 星期五 - 格林尼治标准时间13:55
Skaters enjoy the ice rink at Somerset House in London.

Skaters enjoy the ice rink on its opening night at Somerset House in London.Photo: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

今日小常识

The oldest pair of ice skates known have been dated to about 3000 BC. They were found at the bottom of a lake in Switzerland. Somebody must have been skating on thin ice!

迄今为止最古老的一双滑冰鞋大约是在公元前3000制造的。这双冰鞋最初是在瑞士的一个湖底被发现的。 想必当时一定是有人在薄冰上溜冰了!

今日短语

短语 to skate on thin ice 的意思是描述某人身处危险境地或是有惹祸上身的可能。

例句

You're skating on thin ice when you ask me what I think of you.

You're skating on thin ice by always coming in late.

By introducing these reforms before the election, the Prime Minister is skating on thin ice.

请注意

另一个短语 to get your skates on 把滑冰鞋穿上,意思就是动作快点儿。

Come on! Get your skates on, we have to leave in ten minutes.

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