英語小教室 – Moonlight 月光下賺外快?

moonlight

適逢中秋佳節,今次英語小教室就談談月亮。

The moon是指月亮,但moon亦可用作動詞,意思是游手好閒,百無聊賴。

She has been mooning about the house all day since she lost her job. (自從丟了工作之後,她就一直呆在家裏無所事事。)

 

Moonlight除了指月光,作動詞用時亦可解作兼職賺外快,尤其是瞞著主要僱主的一類。

He had been moonlighting for another company. (他一直秘密地替另一家公司打工。)

His boss found out that he had been moonlighting and had him sacked. (他的老闆發現他一直在秘撈,把他解僱了。)

 

難得佳節當前,大家今晚不要moon around (無所事事),一起出去admire the moon (賞月) 吧!