Journey in Life: 09/11/18

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

"Wring his neck" nghĩa là gì?

Photo courtesy Tambako The Jaguar.

'Wring somebody's neck' nghĩa là vặn cổ ai (dùng để biểu lộ sự tức giận, đe dọa) (used to say that one is very angry with someone).

Ví dụ
My sister's husband is a wet blanket and I want to wring his neck.

"If you don't understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child." - Linda Sunshine.

Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville is such a good actor that his on-screen wife Elizabeth McGovern finds herself wanting to “wring his neck”, the actress has admitted.

Although Matheny’s treacherous hike had a happy ending, no doubt his family and friends endured days of anxiety while he was missing. His mom sums it up with the perfect mom quote to CNN: “I’m going to wring his neck. What he was doing up there with only flip-flops, I have no idea.”

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