Jaw-dropping 令人瞠目结舌

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Image caption Spanish fans react while watching a giant outdoor screen on Paseo de La Castellana street in Madrid during the UEFA Euro 2012 semi-final match against Portugal. Photo: Denis Doyle

Jaw-dropping 令人瞠目結舌

在我們為某事感到驚呆時可以用 jaw-dropping 來形容,類似漢語裏的瞠目結舌。

例句

Norway's Lofoten islands are famous for their jaw-dropping views of the Midnight Sun and Northern Lights.

Some pictures by old masters reach jaw-dropping prices at auction.

When the rate of inflation was published earlier this week, even the most resilient corporations were concerned about the jaw-dropping data.

請注意

另一個詞(美式英語)a jawbreaker 是繞口令。不過繞口令在英式英語裏叫 tongue twister.

Speech therapists use jawbreakers like 'the rain in Spain falls mainly in the plain' as an exercise to make people speak more clearly.