Let off steam 釋放

更新時間 2012年 3月 12日, 星期一 - 格林尼治標準時間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.

今日短語

英語段語 let off steam 意思是釋放情感,特別表示把心裏的話都一股腦地說出來。

例句

今日小常識

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.


英國著名城市巴斯是古羅馬人創建的。羅馬人為當地的溫泉所吸引。這是巴斯的大浴室,這個浴室原來設在一個高40米的大廳裏。對當時的參觀者來說,這可能是他們見到過的最高的大樓了。

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.

請注意

另一個短語 run out of steam 意思是對某事失去了興趣:

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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