To give someone a lift 讓他人心情愉快

更新時間 2012年 10月 24日, 星期三 - 格林尼治標準時間15:25
A camel is placed on a vehicle at a market near Riyadh.

A camel is placed on a vehicle at a market near Riyadh. Photo: Fahad Shadeed/Reuters

今日小常識

Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the feast of sacrifice. The feast marks the end of Hajj, one of the largest pilgrimages in the world, and animals such as sheep, goats and camels are sacrificed as part of the celebrations.

世界各地的穆斯林正準備慶祝宰牲節或祭祀盛宴。宴會的舉行標誌著世界上最大的朝聖活動的結束, 各類動物比如綿羊、山羊和駱駝都將被作為祭品宰殺,是慶祝活動的一部分。

今日短語

To give someone a lift 除了有讓人搭順路車的意思之外,還有一個含義是讓某人心情快樂,高興,讓他感受到鼓舞。

例句

My colleagues came to see me when I was in hospital - it really gave me a lift.

Let's take some flowers when we go to visit Grandma, to give her a lift.

I think Dad needs to be cheered up. Perhaps going out for lunch will give him a lift?

請注意

短語 to lift someone's spirits 的意思是在某人心情不好的情況下,讓他提起精神,高興一些。

Going out to the concert really helped to lift my spirits.

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