- 上煤，加煤 The ship called at Boston to coal. 船停靠在波士頓上煤。
- 煤 a piece or lump of coal 一塊煤
- 責罵 Her boss hauled her over the coals for being late for work. 由於上班遲到, 她老板狠狠地責備了她。
- 多此一舉 It would be like carrying coals to Newcastle if another post office opened in the neighborhood; there are already three now. 如果在此附近再開一家郵局, 簡直是多此一舉。現在已經有三家了。
- 責罵 Her boss hauled her over the coals for being late for work. 由於上班遲到，她老板狠狠地責備了她。
- 責罵 Her boss called her over the coals for being late for work. 由於上班遲到，她老板狠狠地責備了她。
canary in the coal mine? http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-it-mean-to-be-a-canary-in-a-coal-mine.htm Life for an actual canary in a coal mine could be described in three words - short but meaningful...
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