A hive of activity 一片繁忙的景象

更新時間 2012年 10月 9日, 星期二 - 格林尼治標準時間14:09
A coloured honeycomb from a beehive in Ribeauville, France.

A blue-coloured honeycomb from a beehive in Ribeauville, France. Photo: Vincent Kessler/Reuters.

今日小常識

Beekeepers in northern France were surprised to find their bees producing honey in unnatural shades of red, green and bright blue. An investigation revealed that the bees had been visiting a local factory which processes waste products from M&Ms; multi-coloured chocolate sweets.


法國北部的養蜂人驚奇地發現他們養的蜜蜂產出的蜂蜜顏色呈奇怪的紅色、綠色和亮藍色。後來經考察發現,原來這些蜜蜂到訪過當地一個專門處理M&M 五彩巧克力糖果生產的廢料工廠。

今日短語

當一個地方被形容為a hive of activity, 那就是說這裏非常忙碌,一片繁忙的景象。

例句

La Bouqueria market is a hive of activity on a Saturday morning, with vendors selling all sorts of food and drink.

Welcome to the department! It's a real hive of activity, but don」t worry, you'll soon get the hang of it.

London was a hive of activity over the summer, with lots of tourists and spectators who came to see the Olympic games.

請注意

如果一個地方人特別多,場面熱熱鬧鬧,也可以被形容為 buzzing.

The nightclub was packed with people last night; it was really buzzing.

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