bend over backward 赴湯蹈火,在所不惜

說明:

你想想,某人肯為你「向後彎腰」做事,這份情意,怎生了得。這真有點兒像張飛、魯智深的性格了。bend over backward 也可以寫成 lean over backward。兩句互通,意思一樣。不過,我個人倒喜歡 bend over backward 所傳達的豪情、慷慨。

例子:

I bent over backward to help Charles finish his report. All he said to me, alas(請查字典), was "Nuts."


by Thomas Shum