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idioms and culture differences

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 Britain is an seagirt island country with dense rivers and long coastlines, such natural environment give the britain quite rich fish resources and ocean resources. Therefore, a lot of idioms in English are about sailing and fishing. For instance,

 as close as an oyster (守口如瓶)

like a fish out of water which means feel uncomfortable in the unfamiliar environment 

drink like a fish (豪饮)

to mish the boat (错失良机)

tower one's sail(甘拜下风)

to trim one's sail to the wind (见风使舵)

never offer to teach fish to swim(不要班门弄斧) 



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