抽薪止沸

Peter

《溫故知新》

唯有抽薪止沸,你才能挽救頽勢。

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*Only by taking drastic measures can you stop the declining situation.

*take out the firewood to stop the pot boiling.

*take drastic measures to stop sth.

《拂袖而去》

他達成了來訪目的後,便拂袖而去。

*Having achieved the purpose of his visit, he went off in a huff.

*go off in a huff.

*leave with a flick of one’s sleeve.

《拈輕怕重》

我不喜歡和她共事,因為她通常是拈輕怕重。

*I don’t’ like working with her-she usually picks the easy jobs and shirks the hard roes.

*prefer the light to the heavy.

*pick easy jobs and shirk hard ones. (文:Peter)