The big cheese 大人物

更新时间 2013年 5月 28日, 星期二 - 格林尼治标准时间11:22
A man holds a large wheel of cheese during a cheese-rolling competition

A man celebrates winning the first race of the annual cheese-rolling competition in Gloucestershire, England. Photo: Matt Cardy/ Getty Images

今日小常识

The Cooper's Hill cheese-rolling event takes place every year in Gloucestershire. Competitors chase a large Double Gloucester cheese down a hill, and the first person to pass the finish line wins the cheese.

英国格洛斯特郡每年都举行库珀山 (The Cooper's Hill) 追奶酪比赛活动。竞争对手每人追赶着一个巨大的双格洛斯特奶酪下山,第一个通过终点的人赢得奶酪。

今日短语

The big cheese 是一种比喻,指一个组织机构中的最有权势的人,也就是我们常说的大老板。

例句

The big cheese is coming to visit our office today - she's the owner of the whole company!

I don't want to work as a secretary all my life. One day, I'm going to be the big cheese!

请注意

如果形容两个人截然不同就可以说他们俩就像 chalk and cheese, 说明两个人一点都不一样。

Sarah and Alice are identical twins, but they are like chalk and cheese. Sarah is very shy and quiet and Alice is very loud and outgoing.

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