537 by a whisker

今天我们要学的词是by a whisker。 Whisker, 是指一根胡须,顾名思义,by a whisker, 就是指只差那么一点点。 "We missed the opportunity by a whisker," 我们跟那次机会失之交臂。还记得荣获八块金牌的菲尔普斯的一百米蝶泳比赛吗?他最后只赢了 0.01秒。 "He won the gold by a whisker," 这块金牌赢得真够悬的。

你知道吗,本届奥运年纪最大的选手是美国的帆船运动员约翰.戴恩,今年58岁。 "He and his son-in-law won the Olympic trials by a whisker," 他跟自己的女婿一队,在奥运选拔赛中险胜。好,今天我们学习的词是by a whisker...

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