Dead as a dodo 彻底过时了

A dead bird
Image caption Dodos became extinct in the 1600s.

今日短语

如果说一个东西 as dead as dodo, 意思就是这个东西已经不再重要了,过时了。我们通常使用这个短语来谈论思想或潮流。

例句

In the past people used to watch and record videos on VHS, but now that format is as dead as a dodo.

The perception that smoking is good for your health is now as dead as a dodo.

请注意

我们用 dead duck 来形容一件事情不怎么成功。

例句

Frank's coffee shop business was a dead duck sadly. His coffee was just awful, and the shop was in a bad location.

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