Full of hot air 吹牛大王

  • 2014年 7月 24日
Hot air balloons
Hot air balloons are the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology. Photo: Stephen Daniels/BBC


短语 full of hot air 可以形容某人夸夸其谈、纸上谈兵。


My boss keeps promising to give me a pay rise but the extra money never comes. He is full of hot air!

My mate Phillip is full of hot air - he says he know lots of celebrities, but I know it's not true.


短语 to clear the air 的意思是消除误解、隔阂。


Mary and John had been arguing a lot. Mary decided they needed to clear the air and have an honest, open conversation.