每日学英语:Put the cat among the pigeons 造成轩然大波

1970-01-01 08:00:00  每日学英语
“put the cat among the pigeons”不是指“把猫放在鸽子群中”,而是(言行)造成轩然大波;招惹是非;引起麻烦。

【例句】
The principal put the cat among the pigeons when he informed the students that the excursion was cancelled.
当校长通知学生们远足取消了,这样的决定在学生中造成轩然大波。

If you tell them this shocking news, I believe that will put the cat among the pigeons.
如果你告诉他们这则可怕的新闻,我相信那将会闹得鸡飞狗跳。

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