To be on ice 擱置

Melting ice in Antarctica
Image caption As climate change causes temperatures to rise, ice melts on Cuverville Island, off the coast of Graham Land in the Antarctic

今日短語

To be on ice 的意思是暫緩、擱置某個決定或計劃。換句話說就是暫時先不考慮某件事了。

例句

I've had to put my trip to the Caribbean on ice as I need the money to get my car repaired.

All development projects are on ice until we receive more funding.

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另一個非常相似的短語 to be on thin ice 的意思是如履薄冰,處境困難。

例句

John opened a luxury goods shop in 2008. He was on thin ice when the recession started.

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