To squirrel something away 把东西储藏起来
People in Britain whose bird tables are a target for hungry squirrels are being encouraged to add a bit of spice to the meal. The UK's Royal Society for Protection of Birds said chilli powder is a safe and effective way to keep squirrels away from nuts and seeds, without harming garden birds.
短语 to squirrel something away 的意思是把东西储存或藏起来以备日后使用。
Joan's salary is very low but a few years ago she started to squirrel money away. It took her a long time, but she finally saved enough for a deposit for a flat.
Just how much personal information are websites squirrelling away about us from our own computers?
短语 weasel out 的意思是逃避、推诿。若一个人 weaselled out of something, 意思就是说此人逃避责任。
Mary wanted a promotion but didn't want to work hard so she tried to weasel her way out of the most difficult tasks in the office.