Sky-high 極高

更新時間 2013年 1月 8日, 星期二 - 格林尼治標準時間12:35
A man taking part in a ski jumping competition.

Anders Jacobsen of Norway takes part in the Ski Jumping World Cup, Innsbruck, Austria. Picture: Lars Baron / Getty


Ski jumping originated in Norway in 1809. The first ski jumper, Olaf Rye, travelled 9.5 metres before landing. Ski jumping has been part of the Olympic Winter Games since the first Games in 1924.

跳台滑雪起源於1809年的挪威。第一個跳台滑雪運動員 Olaf Rye 在著陸前騰空飛行了9.5米。從1924年的第一屆冬奧會開始,跳台滑雪成為了冬奧會始終存在的一門賽項。


英語復合詞 sky-high 是形容詞,表示達到了極高的程度。


Train fares have gone sky-high. I spend half my pay just getting to work!

The prime minister's popularity was sky-high after he cut taxes for everybody.

I'd like to buy a house in the city but prices are sky-high.


If you say that 'the sky is the limit', it means that anything is possible.

另一個短語是 the sky is the limit, 意思是沒有限制,任何可能性都存在。

If you have talent and work hard, the sky is the limit.


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