另有要事要办 To have bigger fish to fry

来源:BBC 2019-03-17

今日短语

炸鱼条可是一道受欢迎的家常菜。不过当我们听到某人说他有更大的鱼需要炸的时候 I have bigger fish to fry,这和下厨房一点关系都没有,实际上他的意思是说他有更要紧的事情需要处理。

                                          

例句

I know youre upset that were not going away on holiday this year, but weve got bigger fish to fry - I think Im going to lose my job.

Sometimes I think the police dont worry about some petty crimes as they have bigger fish to fry.

请注意

鱼如果离开了水怎么能存活呢?如果你碰到了令你不自在的情况,你就可以用 a fish out of water 来形容你的感觉。

例句

I felt like a fish out of water at the nursery party. I was the only dad there.

I was a real fish out of water when I first moved to London. I was used to the quiet country life and I didnt know anyone.




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