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Hayley教口语,“防患于未然”用英语怎么说?

2021-09-10 11:56:01  每日学英语
nip sth in the bud

Nip作动词有“夹、捏、阻止”的意思,而bud则指“萌芽”

to stop something before it has an opportunity to become established

把…消灭在萌芽状态,对…防患于未然


Many serious illnesses can be nipped in the bud if they are detected early enough.

如果及早确诊,许多恶疾可以治愈。


It's important to nip this kind of bullying in the bud.

重要的是及早制止这种欺凌弱小的行为。

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