Skate on thin ice 情況危急,如履薄冰

更新時間 2012年 11月 23日, 星期五 - 格林尼治標準時間13:55
Skaters enjoy the ice rink at Somerset House in London.

Skaters enjoy the ice rink on its opening night at Somerset House in London.Photo: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

今日小常識

The oldest pair of ice skates known have been dated to about 3000 BC. They were found at the bottom of a lake in Switzerland. Somebody must have been skating on thin ice!

迄今為止最古老的一雙滑冰鞋大約是在公元前3000製造的。這雙冰鞋最初是在瑞士的一個湖底被發現的。 想必當時一定是有人在薄冰上溜冰了!

今日短語

短語 to skate on thin ice 的意思是描述某人身處危險境地或是有惹禍上身的可能。

例句

You're skating on thin ice when you ask me what I think of you.

You're skating on thin ice by always coming in late.

By introducing these reforms before the election, the Prime Minister is skating on thin ice.

請注意

另一個短語 to get your skates on 把滑冰鞋穿上,意思就是動作快點兒。

Come on! Get your skates on, we have to leave in ten minutes.

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