Leonard: Do you think Penny’s mad at me?
Bernadette: Because you’re in the right lane behind a bus and you won’t go around it? I’m sure she finds it charming.
Leonard: No, because I didn’t want her on my team.
Bernadette: I’m starting to think she *dodged a bullet, the slowest bullet in the world.
Leonard: Geez, I never realized you were so competitive.
Bernadette: Yeah, I know. It’s- it’s probably because I grew up with five brothers and sisters so I had to fight for every… Oh, my God, you did not just slow down for a bird! You know they fly right!?
dodge a bullet: dodge在英文里表示“躲开，闪避”的意思，字面上看，这个短语想说“躲过一颗子弹”，意思就是“躲过一劫”。 这里Bernadette是嫌Leonard开车太谨慎，表示Penny幸好没跟他分在一组。我们再来看一个例句：The island dodged a bullet when the hurricane turned south.(飓风转向南方，小岛才逃过一劫。)