【有關鼻子的美國慣用語】

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鼻子掌管我們的嗅覺,可以讓我們聞到花的香味、美食的味道,但其實美國有許多慣用語跟鼻子有關,就讓我們一起來瞧瞧吧。

1.

To be led by the nose

被牽著鼻子走

例句:George's girlfriend is a strong-minded woman and leads him around by the nose.

2.

Under one’s nose

就在眼前

例句: If we had paid more attention, we would have found that answer was under our noses the whole time.

3.

To pay through the nose

付出很高的價錢

例句: If you bring a car into the city, you have to pay through the nose for parking it.

4.

Hard-nose

固執的、倔強的

例句: Jimmy has a reputation as a hard-nosed negotiator.

5.

Keep one’s nose to the grindstone

埋頭苦幹、努力工作

例句:If you keep your nose to the grindstone, you'll succeed.

6.

No skin off my nose

與我無關

例句:Whether Brad comes to my party or not, it’s no skin off my nose.

7.

Turn up one’s nose at sb/st

拒絕某人/某事

例句: Lily turned up her nose at dinner.

8.

Have one’s nose in the air

高傲自負的

例句:Justin never talks to me. He always has his nose in the air.

9.

Have a nose for st

善於發現(某事物)

例句:Angelina has a nose for finding bargains.

10.

Get one’s nose out of st

不要干涉(某事)

例句: Jennifer can’t keep her nose out of other people’s business.

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