Snowed under 忙得不可開交

更新時間 2012年 12月 6日, 星期四 - 格林尼治標準時間10:53
Two people walking in the snow

People walk amongst trees covered in snow in Hokarangen, Stockholm. Photo: Jonathan Nackstrand/Getty

今日小常識

本周瑞典首都斯德哥爾摩地區遇到巨大暴風雪。降雪量僅一夜之間就達約30厘米,導致大規模的運輸中斷。預報在未來幾天內還將有20厘米降雪天氣。

A huge storm brought large amounts of snow to the Stockholm area of Sweden this week. Around 30cm of snow fell in one night, causing widespread transport disruption. A further 20cm of snow is predicted to fall in the coming days.

今日短語

如果說某人是 snowed under, 意思就是此人忙得不可開交。

例句

I'm sorry, I can't write that report for you right now – I'm snowed under with work today.

Mum didn't have time to bake a cake; she was snowed under with cooking the dinner.

I'm going to treat myself to a spa weekend. I've been so snowed under this week; I need some time to relax.

請注意

另一個同雪有關的短語是 snowed in 意思是大雪封門,被困在家裏。

Wendy rang to say that she can't come for dinner tonight – she's snowed in!

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