To sail through it 轻松通过

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Image caption Xu Lijia crosses the finish line to win gold in the women's Laser Radial class at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Photo: Pascal Lauener.


如果你 sail through 什麼事情,這就是說你輕輕鬆鬆,非常順利地就完成了這件事情。


My sister sailed through her exams and is looking forward to starting university.

Don't worry about your job interview, you'll sail through it.

We sailed through the traffic and arrived at the hotel ahead of schedule.


如果某人 sail close to the wind 意思就是他冒險行事甚至做幾乎違法的事情。

I think that journalist sailed close to the wind with the comments she made about the NHS.