英语口语 | 用a yellow streak表达“胆小如鼠”

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如果说某人has a yellow streak,那意思就是此人比较胆怯、不勇敢。

  • We went rock climbing at the weekend. I loved it, but my friend refused to try it. He’s got a real yellow streak.
  • The public accused the government minister of having a yellow streak after he refused to answer some difficult questions.

值得注意的是,如果一个人has a mean streak,那此人会经常做出卑劣、尖酸刻薄的事情。

  • My boss won't give me a pay rise - he's got a real mean streak.

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