Journey in Life: 01/15/17

Sunday, January 15, 2017

"Work like a horse" nghĩa là gì?

Photo courtesy Moyan Brenn.

'Work like a horse/mule/slave/beaver' nghĩa là làm (khỏe) như ngựa (to work very hard); Việt Nam mình là 'làm như trâu, như chó' các bạn nhỉ.

Ví dụ
He could work like a horse for almost 24 hours without a break and knew the ins and outs of newspapers.

"Race ahead like a 10,000-mile horse," read one banner -- echoing an old slogan urging people to work like a horse that can cover 1,000 miles in a day.

“A lady must think like a man, act like a lady, work like a horse and look like a girl.” These words are announced from the mouth of one of the dancers, while she wears a white dress to show the pressure that women must be “beautiful” while working hard.

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