Journey in Life: 02/12/17

Sunday, February 12, 2017

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"Enough to choke a horse" nghĩa là gì?

Cẩn thận nghẹn. Photo courtesy Alex Barton.

'Enough to choke a horse' nghĩa là một khối lượng lớn (a huge or excessive amount) khiến ngựa cũng bị nghẹn.

Ví dụ
The cost of putting the carriage industry out of business is enough to choke a horse.

We handed over a wad of cash big enough to choke a horse and got into our sweet new chariot.

Despite the legislation being enough to choke a horse, it is not a subliminal political divorce embedded in the form of a bill, as some had been exclaiming.

Trump told the audience that by rolling back restrictions on shale production, he would create 500,000 new jobs every year while raising the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) more than $100 billion every year. That statement all by itself is enough to choke a horse, but the audience clapped enthusiastically.

Phạm Hạnh