34:mend fences



今天要学的词组是:mend fences。Mend fences,修补离笆。对,没错。但是我们要讲的意思是:和谁修补关系。巴基斯坦总统访问阿富汗,报纸的标题说:"Pakistan leader seeks to mend fences with Kabul," 巴基斯坦领导人设法改善和喀布尔的关系。


参选的候选人经常会互相指责,但事后为了合作又得改善关系 -- If they are to cooperate, they'll have to mend fences。一个妻子出于误会地把丈夫大骂一顿。第二天她说:"In order to mend fences I baked a cake for him," 为了弥补关系我给他烤了个蛋糕。 所以,说话要小心,免得事后得去弥补关系 -- Think twice before you speak so that you don't have to mend fences later。今天学的词组是mend fences...

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