At liberty 自由,随意

更新时间 2013年 9月 17日, 星期二 - 格林尼治标准时间14:46
Statue of Liberty in NY shaped as pens

The Statue of Liberty in New York is one of the symbols of the US and it inspired souvenirs on sale also in Washington DC

今日小常识

The Statue of Liberty sits on an Island in New York. It is 93 metres from ground to torch and weighs about 225 tons. There are seven rays on her crown, one for each of the seven continents.

自由女神像坐落在纽约的一个小岛上。从地面到火炬之间高为93米,重约225吨。女神的皇冠上有七道射线,象征着七大洲。

今日短语

To be at liberty to do something 表示一个人可以自由地、随意地、不受约束地做某事。

例句

Some companies keep information about salaries confidential and lower rank managers are not at liberty to discuss them.

This is a free country! I'm at liberty to go wherever I like.

请注意

另一个短语 to take liberties with something 或 someone 的意思是滥用做事的权力,冒昧行事。

Don't take liberties with me, Mr Jones! I am a married woman and the only man allowed to kiss me is my husband.


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