一课译词:捏一把汗

2020.08.03
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“捏一把汗”,中文俗语,字面意思是手心出汗(one’s palm is wet with sweat),形容非常紧张的心情,可以翻译为“ be breathless with anxiety ”或“be in a sweat”。

 

例句:

看着他往悬崖上爬,大家都捏一把汗。
Watching him climb up the precipice, everybody was breathless with anxiety.

因为国税局一直在问我们最近的财务状况,我的老板捏了一把汗。
My boss is in a sweat because the IRS has been asking questions about our recent finances.

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