To get a handle on something 掌握某事

更新時間 2013年 6月 6日, 星期四 - 格林尼治標準時間12:24
A selection of antique walking sticks

Antique walking sticks are displayed at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in London. Photo: Dan Kitwood/ Getty Images.


These ornate walking sticks are on display as part of an exhibition of antiques. A person who collects walking sticks is known as a rabologist.

這些裝飾華麗的拐杖是一個古董展覽的部分展品。在英語裏,一個收集拐杖的人會被稱為 rabologist.


短語 to get a handle on something 的意思是理解、掌握某事。


I used to be terrible at maths but after lots of hard work, I think I've got a handle on it now.

If I could just get a handle on this new project at work, I'm sure the boss would give me a pay rise.


在遇到一件棘手的事或難對付的人時我們可以說此人或事 too hot to handle.

The presenter found it very difficult to interview the film star. He was too hot to handle, and didn't want to answer any questions.


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