Big mouth 大嘴巴

更新時間 2012年 11月 22日, 星期四 - 格林尼治標準時間14:51
A camel opens its mouth wide.

A man opens a camel's mouth wide at a camel fair in Pushkar in India. Photo: Roberto Schmidt / AFP

今日小常識

Thousands of camels are traded each November at the Pushkar Camel Fair in Rajasthan in India. Buyers always check a camel's teeth, as good teeth are a sign of good health.

每年11月在印度拉賈斯坦邦舉行的駱駝節上,上千隻駱駝會被買賣交易。買家們會通過檢查駱駝的牙齒來判斷它們的總體健康狀況。這是因為駱駝只要牙齒好,身體就好。

今日短語

如果有人說你是個 big mouth 或者有一張 big mouth, 那就是說你管不住自己的嘴,不能保守秘密。

例句

Fran's got such a big mouth. She's been telling everyone that I'm engaged. I wanted to tell them myself.

Oh no, me and my big mouth! I made Alex feel upset when I mentioned his dead cat.

Don't be such a big mouth. You should learn to keep other people's problems to yourself.

請注意

短語 to bad-mouth 某人的意思就是在背後說人壞話。

She's always bad-mouthing her friends. I really don't like it.

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