Fall back on 依賴

更新時間 2012年 9月 27日, 星期四 - 格林尼治標準時間13:54
Hundreds of South Korean soldiers throw themselves on the floor during a training exercise.

South Korean soldiers of the special warfare command give a demonstration on the eve of the Armed Forces Day anniversary in Gyeryong. Photo: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

今日小常識

Many nations hold an annual celebration of their Armed Forces. South Korea's commemoration falls on October 1st, the date in 1950 when armed forces broke through the line of latitude known as the '38th parallel' during the Korean war.

許多國家都舉行一年一度的慶軍節。韓國的紀念日定在10月1日,這是因為在朝鮮戰爭期間韓國軍隊在1950年的十月一日這一天衝破了「三八線」。

今日短語

如果你 fall back on something 那就是說在其它東西都不靈的時候,在最困難的時候你能夠依賴的人或事。

例句

Steve was finding it difficult to make the repayments and had no savings to fall back on.

Rebecca knew that securing a mortgage would be a problem, but she always had her parents to fall back on.

If I can't get a job straight away, I've always got my experience as a teacher to fall back on.

請注意

另一個短語 to fall out with someone 意思是和某人鬧翻了。

Dave fell out with Bob over his broken CD player.

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