Wise old owl 生活经验丰富的人

更新时间 2014年 1月 16日, 星期四 - 格林尼治标准时间10:56
An owl

A long-eared owl at a display of birds of prey in London. Photo: BBC

今日小常识

Long-eared owls spend most of the year as a solitary species. But in winter they stay together in groups of up to 200. The visible parts of their ears are merely decorative: they have no purpose.

长耳猫头鹰多数时间为独居物种,但在冬季他们则会聚在一起过群居生活,每群的数量大概有200只左右。长耳猫头鹰看得见的耳朵部分仅为装饰,没有任何实质作用。

今日短语

短语 wise old owl 可形容一位有智慧的、生活经验丰富的人。

例句

My English teacher was a wise old owl. He told me that I shouldn't give up on things when they don't work the first time.

Mary saved 20% of her salary for her retirement. She was a wise old owl.

请注意

Night owl 的意思是喜欢熬夜的人、夜猫子。

Bob is a night owl. He never goes to bed before 3am.

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