Stony-faced 面無表情的

更新時間 2012年 2月 8日, 星期三 - 格林尼治标准时间13:42
Large stone head sculpture

The British sculptor Emily Young stares at a large stone head she created, part of an installation called Metaphysics of Stone. Photograph by Oli Scarff.


如果形容某人是 stony-faced 那就表示此人看上去毫無表情或不動心的。



Emily Young is one of the best-regarded British sculptors of her generation. She has travelled very widely, visiting Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, France and Italy, Africa and the middle east.

一代天驕Emily Young 是著名英國雕塑家。她周游多國其中包括阿富汗,巴基斯坦,印度,法國,意大利,還有非洲和中東地區。

I tried to get the judge to be on my side by making a joke but he remained stony-faced.

I got caught smoking at school. I'll never forget the stony faces of my parents when they read the letter from the headmaster.


我們還可以用 stonily 作副詞。

Mary didn't cry at the funeral. Even when other people were weeping she just stared stonily at the ground.

我們可以用 a stony silence 來表示一種尷尬的沉默。

I've been asking her what's wrong for hours but all I get is this stony silence.


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