“a square meal”是“正方形的一餐”?

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“a square meal”是“正方形的一餐”?

“a square meal”中的“square”和“正方形”压根儿没啥关系,在柯林斯字典中,“square”有一条释义是“satisfying;solid;substantial”,也就是“令人满足的;实在的;大量的”意思。所以,这个表达指的是“一顿饱饭”,指吃的东西丰盛得不得了。

造个句,“During this week's training, we haven’t had a square meal.”就是“在这周训练期间,我们没吃上一顿饱饭”的意思。


相关短语:

meal plan 膳食计划

box meal 盒饭 

meal pal 饭友,饭搭子(一种称呼。是一种用在经常在一起吃饭的人之间的,故名饭友。) 

meal allowance 餐贴 

prepare a meal 做饭 

main meal 主餐 

eat a meal 吃饭 

a value meal 超值套餐 

good meal 好饭菜 

a hearty meal 丰盛的一餐 

例句:

1.I eat three square meals a day. 

2.We haven't had a square meal for a week. 

3.This is the first square meal I've had in days. 

4.Eat three square meals a day and think of nothing else&be well fed and care about nothing else. 

中文:1.我一日三顿饭吃得很丰盛。 2.一周来我们没有吃过一顿正经饭。 3.这是我几天来吃得最好的一餐。 4.饱食终日,无所用心。

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