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一分钟英语: Let Off Steam

English in a Minute – Let Off Steam

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When you boil water, it lets off steam.

当你把水烧开时,就会放出蒸汽。

But how do we use this phrase in a conversation?

但是在对话中,我们要如何使用这个短语呢?

Let Off Steam

Let Off Steam

What is wrong with that woman?

那个女人是什么情况?

Katie? Nothing. Why do you ask?

凯蒂?没什么。为什么这么问?

Well, she's outside hitting a tree.

额,她一直在外面捶树。

She does that to let off steam.

她那样做是为了发泄。

Look, we all need to let out frustrations. But why take it out on a poor tree?

我们是都需要发泄不满。但为什么要拿一棵可怜的树出气呢?

When you "let off steam," you release strong emotions or energy by doing something that relaxes you.

当你“let off steam”时,你就是在通过做一些能放松自己的事情来释放激动的情绪或能量。

For some people, simply talking about something is a good way to let off steam.

对一些人来说,简单地聊一聊就是个发泄情绪的好方法。

For others, hitting a tree seems to work.

对另外一些人来说,捶树则似乎比较有效。

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