To keep your head above water 勉強維持

更新時間 2013年 8月 8日, 星期四 - 格林尼治標準時間11:47
Synchronised swimmers performing

French synchronised swimmers at the World Swimming Championships. Photo: Reuters/ Michael Dalder

今日小常識

Synchronised swimming is a mix of swimming, dancing and gymnastics. It is an Olympic sport but only women are allowed to enter. Swimmers are judged on two performances – one technical and one freestyle. Russia won the synchronised swimming event in the 2012 Olympics in London.

花樣游泳是由游泳、舞蹈和體操編排而成。花樣游泳是奧運賽項,但僅限女子參賽。比賽根據兩方面的成績評比:常規技術動作和自由表演。俄羅斯隊贏得了2012年倫敦奧運花樣游泳比賽的冠軍。

今日短語

短語 to keep your head above water 可以用來形容某人雖然手頭比較緊,但還可以勉強維持。

例句

Our company isn't doing very well but we're just about keeping our head above water.

I'm struggling to pay the bills; I don't know if I can keep my head above water.

請注意

短語 to be in deep water 的意思是陷入困境。

We're going to be in deep water if someone finds out that we broke that window.

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