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 |2019.12.15
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sole

「sole」是「僅有、唯一的」,例如:

My sole reason for visiting here was to see Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.(我來這裡的唯一理由,就是參觀中正紀念堂。)

That will be the sole means of access to the building.(那是進入這棟建築物的唯一途徑。)

Claire was the sole survivor of the terrible accident.(克萊兒是這可怕意外事故的唯一倖存者。)

hear a pin drop

「could hear a pin drop」是「鴉雀無聲、 完全安靜,幾乎是『可以聽見針掉落的聲音』」,例如:

As the audience waited for the Nobel Prize winner to speak, you could even hear a pin drop.(聽眾在等待諾貝爾得獎者發表感言時,甚至可以聽到針掉落的聲音。)

After the teacher's outburst, the classroom was so quiet you could hear a pin drop.(老師大發一頓脾氣之後,教室鴉雀無聲。)

It was completely silent before the piano played in front of several thousand people. You could hear a pin drop.(在千人鋼琴彈奏會開始之前,可以說是完全的寂靜。)

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