Let off steam 释放

更新时间 2012年 3月 12日, 星期一 - 格林尼治标准时间18:15
Coloured lights illuminate steam rising at the Roman Baths in the city of Bath, England.

Coloured lights illuminate steam rising at the Roman Baths in the city of Bath, England. Photo by Matt Cardy.

今日短语

英语段语 let off steam 意思是释放情感,特别表示把心里的话都一股脑地说出来。

例句

今日小常识

The English city of Bath was founded by the Romans, who were attracted to the hot mineral springs in the area. The Great Bath in this photo used to be inside a hall that was 40 metres high. For visitors at that time, this was probably the largest building they had ever entered.


英国著名城市巴斯是古罗马人创建的。罗马人为当地的温泉所吸引。这是巴斯的大浴室,这个浴室原来设在一个高40米的大厅里。对当时的参观者来说,这可能是他们见到过的最高的大楼了。

I shouldn’t shout at my husband but sometimes I need to let off steam.

Ruth spent the whole afternoon complaining about her boss. She needed to let off some steam.

We often go jogging after work to let off steam.

请注意

另一个短语 run out of steam 意思是对某事失去了兴趣:

My mum can talk for hours before she runs out of steam.

The beginning of his speech was fantastic but after a while he started to run out of steam.


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