To steal someone's thunder 竊為己有
所謂偷走別人的雷聲 steal someone's thunder, 實際上意思是竊取別人的成果和榮譽從而達到利己的目的。
Sam stole my thunder when he said he'd done all the work. It's not true – I did most of it!
Please don't steal my thunder by announcing your engagement tonight. I want to tell everyone that I'm pregnant.
I was telling a joke and he just interrupted me to tell a different one. He always steals my thunder.
你知道 thunder 和 lightning 這兩個詞的區別嗎？前者意思是雷鳴；後者的意思是閃電。
I enjoyed watching the storm last night—I managed to take photos of the lightning. But my dog hid under the table—he』s terrified of the thunder.