hen是什么意思,hen's teeth啥意思

 生活杂谈     |      2020-02-29 17:07
  【天天解读】
  hen是母鸡,teeth是牙齿,hen's teeth不是"母鸡的牙齿",那是?

  这个短语很有意思,记得做好笔记哦。
  今天要跟大家分享的表达是:hen's teeth
  它的英文解释是:
  Something very scarce (because hens have no teeth). Typically used in phrases like "rarer than hens' teeth."
  它的中文释义是:
  非常稀有的东西(因为母鸡没有牙齿)。通常用在“比母鸡的牙齿还稀罕”这样的短语中。
  你学会了吗?
  小例句:
  1、I can't believe your younger brother got an A in his final exam, and it's just rarer than hen's teeth, you know.
  我真不敢相信你弟弟期末考试得了个A,你知道,这也太罕见了吧。
  2、I couldn't imagine the situation where a man is landing on the surface of Mars, and it's just rarer than hen's teeth for me.
  我无法想象一个人在火星表面着陆的情景,对我来说,这简直是天方夜谭吧。