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    To eat your words 承认自己说错了话
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    今日短语

    俗话说“说出去的话,泼出去的水”,人们用这个说法比喻“说出去的话就像泼出去的水一样难以收回”。在英语里,如果某人说错了话,想收回去,那么就可以形象地用“eat your words 吃掉说出的话”来承认自己说错了话。

    例句

    I used to think that Louise was mean, but I had to eat my words when she gave me a birthday present this year.
    我以前总说路易丝小气,但我还真是错怪她了,我今年过生日她送了我礼物。

    Steve was sure that his football team was going to win, but he had to eat his words when they lost 2:0.
    史蒂夫信心满满,认为他的球队肯定会赢,但在他们以二比零的比分输掉比赛后,他承认他的胜利预言落空了。

    Mark promised that the client would sign the contract, but he had to eat his words when they decided not to go ahead in the end.
    马克信誓旦旦地说客户会肯定会签合约,但当客户最终决定不签约时,他只得承认自己完全错了。


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