Pumped up 振奮

更新時間 2012年 12月 18日, 星期二 - 格林尼治標準時間15:15
Indian workers check water pumps on the banks of the River Ganges.

Indian workers check water pumps on the banks of the River Ganges ahead of the Kumbh Mela. Photo: Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP


Millions are expected to take a ritualistic bath in the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna during the month-long Kumbh Mela festival in India. It begins in January 2013.



如果形容一個人是 pumped up, 意思就是此人非常振奮,充滿信心。


The atmosphere when you walk into the Olympic Stadium, it's like drinking 10 cups of coffee, it pumps you up so much.

England were so pumped up before the game they destroyed the opposition before the whistle was even blown.

I'm feeling pumped up before this interview. I just know I'm going to get the job.


另一個短語 to pump iron 意思是舉重。很多人每天到健身房苦練以便增強肌肉力度。

After a stressful day at the office, half an hour of pumping iron at the gym really relaxes me.

I want to get fit but the idea of pumping iron in a room full of sweaty men is really unappealing.


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