一课译词:守口如瓶

2019.12.24
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“守口如瓶”,是一个汉语成语,意思是闭口不谈,像瓶口塞紧了一般(keep one's mouth shut as that of a jar)。比喻说话谨慎,严守秘密,可以翻译为“seal one's lips”,或“ be tight-mouthed”。

 

例句:

他对她的身份守口如瓶。
He closely guarded her identity.

无论出什么事,他都会守口如瓶。
No matter what happened, he would not say a word.

约翰有意说出来,但玛丽要他守口如瓶。
John wanted to talk, but Mary told him to keep his lips buttoned.

 

Editor: Jade


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