Ship-shape 井井有条的

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Image caption The Cutty Sark, the world's last surviving tea clipper, has been extensively restored following a fire and will soon be reopened to the public. Photo: Andrew Winning.


形容某事做的很有順序,井井有條的,我們可以說 ship-shape.


Everything had to be ship-shape before we could sell the house.

Following that storm it will take ages to get the garden ship-shape again.


形容一個公司的運作很有條理,非常規範,我們可以說 to run a tight ship 一艘模範艦船。

Our new boss runs a tight ship, there's no chance of slacking!