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大玉頭 發問時間: 社會與文化語言 · 1 0 年前

Idiomatic Expressions

1. dead to the world

2. all bets are off

3. death warmed up

What are the meanings and use of the phrases????

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  • 1 0 年前

    dead to the world

    Sound asleep or unconscious 睡死,失去知覺

    The alarm clock went off but Joseph was dead to the world.

    all bets are off

    An expression meaning a situation in which one factor alone can change or cancel out everything 一個因素就可以推翻掉其他所有有,甚至決定一切

    When Janine is around Corey, all bets are off...the poor dude just can't be himself anymore.

    death warmed up

    Used to describe someone who has a pale, gaunt and sickly appearance (but isn't actually terminally ill) 用來形容某人臉色慘白,甚至有點病容奄奄的感覺 (但實際上並沒有生病)

    'My God, what's wrong with Rita? She looks like death warmed up.'

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