To toy with somebody 玩弄感情

  • 2014年 7月 22日
Collection of clockwork toys
A collection of clockwork toys - including a vintage looking Japanese robot, a monkey with cymbals, and a shark

今日短語

短語 to toy with somebody 表示對一個人的感情不認真、不看重,說得重一些就是玩弄某人的感情。

例句

Peter has been going out with Mary for five years but he never talks about marriage. He is just toying with her feelings.

I have been working really hard to get that promotion but it just hasn't come. My boss is toying with my expectations.

請注意

所謂 toyboy 「玩具男孩」專指年紀比另一半小得多的小情郎。

例句

Janet got divorced after 40 years of marriage and is enjoying her new life with a toyboy on her arm.