用中文说: "Sour Grapes"

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用中文说: "Sour Grapes"

Sour grapes

【中文】吃不到葡萄说葡萄酸,嫉妒

     Chī bù dào pútáo shuō pútáo suān,jídù

【解释】 Something that one cannot have and so mocks it as if were never desirable.

【例句】

- When Kanye didn't understand the joke he said it was never funny, but everyone knows he is just sour grapes.

 当肯亚不明白这个笑话时,他说并不好笑,但每个人都知道他是吃不到葡萄说葡萄酸。

 Dāng Kěnyǎ bù míngbái zhège xiàohuà shí, tā shuō bìng bù hǎoxiào, dàn měigèrén dōu zhīdào tā shì chī bù dào pútáo shuō pútáo suān.

-  Gareth refused to celebrate Grace's promotion because he believed he should have been promoted and he was sour grapes.

 加雷思拒绝庆祝格蕾丝的升职,因为他认为他本应被升职,他只是嫉妒。

 Jiāléisī jùjùjué qìngzhù Gélěisī de shēngzhí, yīnwèi tā rènwéi tā běn yìng bèi shēng zhí, tā zhǐshì jídù.


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