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今日短语

Down to earth 接地气、务实

 

今日短语

“Down to earth” 是一个含有褒义的短语,用来描述一个人性格谦逊、为人友善、踏实务实。当它被用在名词前作定语使用时,“down to earth” 的词与词之间则应加上连字符,变成合成词 “down-to-earth”——脚踏实地的,实在的。

例句

After winning the lottery and becoming a millionaire, Sarah didn’t change – she’s still very down to earth.
在中了彩票成为百万富翁之后,莎拉并没有改变。她依然是个实在人。

I was anxious when I met my girlfriend’s parents for the first time, but they were very friendly and down-to-earth people.
我第一次见女朋友的父母时,心里很紧张,但其实他们都是非常友善的实在人。

My new colleague is very down to earth – we had a great conversation over lunch and he was really easy to talk to.
我的新同事很接地气。我俩吃午饭的时候聊得很投机,他非常亲切善谈。

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