Making waves 興風作浪 引起轟動

Surfer watches the waves
Image caption It is believed that surfing has been around since humans began swimming in the ocean


我們用 make waves 來形容某人或事對外產生了影響,引起轟動,甚至製造風波。


This footballer is really making waves. People are impressed by his consistently amazing performances.

This news story is really making waves this week. Everyone is talking about it.

In the conference, he talked about the gadgets that made waves last year.


短語 wave goodbye to something 的意思是向某事或某物揮手告別,形容接受得不到某物的事實。


I'm always late for work at the moment. I think I can wave goodbye to a pay rise this year!

If you want to get top grades, you can wave goodbye to your social life - you'll have to study every night.