Skate on thin ice 情況危急,如履薄冰

Ice Skating at Hampton Court Palace
Image caption London's ice rinks get busy every winter as thousands go skating

今日短語

To skate on thin ice 「在薄冰上溜冰」 這個短語實際上是描述某人身處危險境地或是有惹禍上身的可能。

例句

You're skating on thin ice when you ask me what I think of you.

You're skating on thin ice by always coming in late.

By introducing these reforms before the election, the Prime Minister is skating on thin ice.

請注意

另一個短語 to get your skates on 「把滑冰鞋穿上」 的意思是「動作快點兒」。

例句

Come on! Get your skates on, we have to leave in ten minutes.

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