Glass half full 樂觀性格

a glass of whisky and a glass of red wine
Image caption What do you think? Are they half empty or half full?

今日短語

當你看到一個杯子裏有半杯水,你會說這個杯子是 half full 還是 half empty 呢?你的選擇將顯示你的性格取向和世界觀。如果你說 the glass is half full, 那麼你就是個樂觀主義者;如果你選擇 the glass is half empty, 那你應該是個相對比較悲觀的人。

例句

He』s a glass half full kind of person. He always sees challenges as opportunities.

Is your glass half full or half empty?

Billy never gives up. Even when he lost his shoe making business he saw the glass as half full, and started a newer, more successful one.

請注意

如果你透過 rose-tinted glasses 粉色墨鏡來看一個人或物,這就意味著你只看到這個人或物好的一面,而沒有看到不好的一面。

例句

Anna's new boyfriend is good looking, but not very nice. She can't see it, though. She just sees her relationship with him through rose-tinted glasses.