by the skin of one's teeth
- 【口】僅; 剛剛；倖免
- 1. 【口】僅; 剛剛 He escaped by the skin of his teeth. 他險些沒逃掉。
- 2. 倖免 The car missed me by inches, and I escaped by the skin of my teeth. 那汽車差一點撞上了我, 我倖免於難。
By the skin of one's teeth means: very dangerous or difficult situation Rick ...補充： He bit his own tongue hard and used the pain the gesture produced to ground himself...
...hellip;, 差點就沒…, 勉強 例: We woke up late and caught the plane by the skin of our teeth. 我們起床遲了, 差點沒趕上班機。 至於 "寧缺勿濫" 要看語句情境來說會較貼切: 如 《朗文當代...
...’ll( take a nap ) . Q: The Harris boy is certainly having ... took the words right out of my mouth, didn’t he? A: That...