I'll eat my hat 絕不可能

更新時間 2012年 11月 27日, 星期二 - 格林尼治標準時間11:56
A man wears a hat made out of a watermelon

A cricket fan wears a hat made from a watermelon during day two of the second Test between Australia and South Africa. Photo: Mome de Klerk/Getty

今日小常識

Watermelons are thought to have originated in southern Africa, where they can be found growing wild. Cricket fans wore hats carved out of watermelons during the second Test match between South Africa and Australia this week.

野生西瓜在非洲南部地區生長極為豐富,那裏也被視為西瓜的發源地。本周,在南非隊對陣澳大利亞隊的第二輪板球比賽中,球迷們戴上了西瓜帽。

今日短語

I'll eat my hat 我會吃了我的帽子這個表達的實際意思是說一件事情絕對不可能發生。

例句

If Arsenal win the Champions League, I'll eat my hat!

I don't think I'll make it past the interview stage for this job. If I do, I'll eat my hat!

If the government survives this latest scandal, I'll eat my hat!

請注意

Eat your words 這個短語的字面意思是你不得以得把自己說的話吃了,其實際意思是你承認自己對某件事情的判斷產生錯誤。

I advised Suzanne against setting up her own business, because I didn't think it would be successful. Well, I've had to eat my words - she's now a multi-millionaire!

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