Whatever floats your boat 隨心所欲

更新時間 2012年 11月 1日, 星期四 - 格林尼治標準時間10:44
Ferry runs aground in the port of Marseille

The ferry Napoleon Bonaparte broke its moorings due to gusts of wind blowing across the South of France. It ran aground against a dock, causing a breach in the hull and flooding the ship. This caused it to list. Photo: AP/Claude Paris

今日小常識

It took less than three hours for the Titanic to sink after it hit an iceberg in 1912. More than 1,500 people died in the accident. For many, this event marks the passing of the Edwardian era of opulence (the first decade of the 20th century).

1912年泰坦尼克號撞上冰山後不到3小時就沉沒了。1500多人在該事故中喪生。對許多人來說, 這個事件標誌著繁榮的愛德華時代的消失(20世紀的前10年)。

今日短語

短語 whatever floats your boat 的含義是愛做什麼就做什麼,隨意。

例句

It's your birthday. We can go to the theatre or have a meal in a posh restaurant. Whatever floats your boat.

Peter is a ladies' man but if you still want to go out with him, fine, whatever floats your boat!

請注意

表達 to push the boat out 通常用於慶祝活動,意思是比以往多花錢熱鬧一下。

We really pushed the boat out and held Mary's farewell party in one of the most expensive restaurants in town.

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