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一分钟英语: Sink or Swim

一分钟英语: Sink or Swim

English in a Minute – Sink or Swim

Welcome to English in a Minute!

Swimming is a great form of exercise.

But what do you think this means?

Sink or Swim

How's your new publishing job going, Anna?

Don't get me started. I've had no training!

I don't know what to do or how to do it.



Sounds like you've been left to sink or swim.

Yes, Jonathan! And I am sinking. I am sinking!


Imagine being thrown into a body of water.

Do you sink, or do you start swimming?

The expression "sink or swim" describes a situation in which you either succeed or fail on your own, without much help or guidance.

And that's English in a Minute!