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今日短语

A man/woman of his/her word 言而有信的人

今日短语

短语 “a man of his word” 或 “a woman of her word” 的意思是 “一个言之有信、说话算数的人”。它形容人诚实可靠、值得信赖,答应的事情一定能办到。

例句

I really like our accountant. She's a woman of her word and has always done everything she said she would do.
我很喜欢咱们的会计。她是个言而有信的人,而且总是说到做到。

Terry is very reliable. You can always trust something will get done well when he says he'll do it. He's a man of his word.
泰瑞很可靠。当他承诺说会做一件事情的时候,你就大可放心,这件事肯定能办好。他是个言而有信的人。

Our neighbour said he was a man of his word but we realised he wasn't. He told us he would return the things he had borrowed from us but he still hasn’t!
我们邻居号称自己说话算数,但我们意识到他并不是这样的人。他说会把借走的东西还给我们,但到现在还没还!

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