She killed two birds with one stone by shopping and visiting the museum on the same trip. (她 出门一次,既买了东西又参观了博物馆,真是一举两得。)
She is a strange bird.
常见搭配 Useful Phrases
益鸟 --- a useful bird
害鸟 --- a pernicious bird
候鸟 --- a bird of passage
不死鸟(长生鸟) --- the bird of wonder (phoenix)
鸟瞰图,要点 --- bird’s eye view
习语与俗语 Idioms & Slangs
bird in the bush --- 没把握的事
bird in the hand --- 有把握的事
the birds and the bees --- (对孩子解释的)有关两性关系的基本常识
flip/ give somebody the bird --- 骂人的话(give somebody the finger) 生活
用语 Street Talks
A: I’ll never be a telephone operator! That job is for the birds(毫无价值的/无聊 的)
B: That’s you! Personally, I think it’s an interesting job.
A: Gee, you are one strange bird. (古怪的人)
A: Hi Rick,guess what, Wallace’s twenty years old and doesn’t Know about the birds and the bees.
B: You’re kidding!
C: Hey guys, what’re you talking about?
A: We’re talking about Wallace.
C: What about him?
B: Jack says Wallace doesn’t know about the birds and the bees!!!
C: That explains why he’s a bird-watcher! (喜欢盯着女人看的男人)
A: What are you doing up here?
B: I want to get a bird’s eye view of the campus. I don’t think I’ll ever be an early bird.
A: Do you see that?
A: That guy just gave you the bird!
对话 Little Jenny: Pray with me, Forrest. Pray with me. Dear God, make me a bird, so I can fly far, far far away from here. Dear God, make me a bird...
Forrest: Mama always said that God is mysterious. He didn’t turn Jenny into a bird that day. Instead, he had the police say that Jenny didn’t have to stay in that house no more. 《阿甘正传》