To blow your own trumpet 自吹自擂

更新時間 2013年 10月 8日, 星期二 - 格林尼治標準時間08:59
Tibetan monks with instruments

Tibetan Buddhist monks with horns and cymbals

今日小常識

The earliest trumpets were adapted from animal horns and sea shells, and were common throughout Europe, Africa, India and, to a lesser extent, the Middle East.

最早的喇叭是由動物犄角或貝殼改制而成的。喇叭在整個歐洲、非洲和印度很常見,而相比之下在中東地區比較少見。

今日短語

短語 blow your own trumpet 的意思就是自吹自擂、自賣自誇、大言不慚。

例句

He's always blowing his own trumpet - it's so boring! Why can't he be more modest about his abilities?

You've got to blow your own trumpet a bit more otherwise you won't get a decent job!

請注意

短語 blow your own horn 和 blow your own trumpet 的意思相似,都有自吹自擂的意思。

Clare finds it hard to blow her own horn because she's very shy.

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