To keep your head above water 勉强维持

更新时间 2013年 8月 8日, 星期四 - 格林尼治标准时间11:47
Synchronised swimmers performing

French synchronised swimmers at the World Swimming Championships. Photo: Reuters/ Michael Dalder

今日小常识

Synchronised swimming is a mix of swimming, dancing and gymnastics. It is an Olympic sport but only women are allowed to enter. Swimmers are judged on two performances – one technical and one freestyle. Russia won the synchronised swimming event in the 2012 Olympics in London.

花样游泳是由游泳、舞蹈和体操编排而成。花样游泳是奥运赛项,但仅限女子参赛。比赛根据两方面的成绩评比:常规技术动作和自由表演。俄罗斯队赢得了2012年伦敦奥运花样游泳比赛的冠军。

今日短语

短语 to keep your head above water 可以用来形容某人虽然手头比较紧,但还可以勉强维持。

例句

Our company isn't doing very well but we're just about keeping our head above water.

I'm struggling to pay the bills; I don't know if I can keep my head above water.

请注意

短语 to be in deep water 的意思是陷入困境。

We're going to be in deep water if someone finds out that we broke that window.

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