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To throw one’s weight behind someone or something 鼎力支持

 

To throw one’s weight behind someone or something 鼎力支持

今日短语

Weight 是“重量”,“throw one’s weight behind something or someone 把某人的体重放在什么东西或人之后”是英语里的一个常用表达,实际含义是“对什么事情或人给予全力支持”,这通常指有影响力的人或组织给一个项目或活动鼎力支持,从而使其成功的几率增高。

例句

The council made a promise to throw its weight behind the “Save the Urban Gardens” project.
地方政府承诺会全力支持“挽救城市公园”的计划。

A number of celebrities threw their weight behind the production and the opening show was a big success.
好几位社会名流都鼎力支持这部舞台剧,首演非常成功。

The university threw its weight behind the new research project.
大学全力支持这个新的研究项目。

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