Butterflies in my stomach 肚子裏有蝴蝶?

  • 2014年 8月 12日
Butterflies
Blue fluorescent butterflies on display in a case at the Horniman Museum, London

今日短語

Butterflies in one's stomach 「肚子裏有蝴蝶」 這個短語的意思和漢語裏的「七上八下」相似,用來描述某人感到緊張、忐忑不安。

例句

My interview starts in ten minutes. I've got butterflies in my stomach!

Julie has butterflies in her stomach every time Mike speaks to her.

I always get the butterflies before big speeches.

請注意

如果一個人特別外向喜歡社交,那麼就可以稱此人為 social butterfly.

例句

Alan goes out every night and loves meeting new people. He』s such a social butterfly.