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咱们能在茫茫人海中相遇,并相知相伴,是有原因滴。至于是啥原因嘛,当然是“birds of a feather flock together”。啥意思呢?来看看下面的对话:

– Well, I’m really into nature. I do yoga outside, I love having picnics by the river… What about you, what do you do?

-我真的很喜欢大自然。我在户外做瑜伽,我喜欢在河边野餐……你呢,你是做什么的?

– I’m an IT guy. So basically I spend most of my days by the computer. Are you into it?

-我是搞IT的。所以基本上我每天大部分时间都在电脑前度过。你喜欢吗?

– Not really. But my friend Ben, he’s obsessed with computers. You should meet him, let me see if he’s around, actually. I’m sure you’d love him! Birds of a feather flock together.

—不喜欢。但是我的朋友本,他对电脑很着迷。你应该见见他,我看看他在不在。我相信你会喜欢他的!物以类聚,人以群分。

– Oh yeah, I’d love to meet him then!

-是啊,我很想见见他!

………………………………………………..

‘Birds of a feather flock together’,也可以表达为birds of a feather fly together。它的意思是有相似兴趣或品味的人很容易组成群体。常见的两种用法:

to form groups with people with similar interests and tastes

与志趣相投的人组成团体

people of same flavour or interest gets together in groups

志趣相投的人聚在一起

例句1:

I knew Mary and Mark would get along well, seeing as they both enjoy science fiction so much. Birds of a feather flock together.

我就知道玛丽和马克会相处得很好,看到他们都如此喜欢科幻小说。物以类聚,人以群分啊。

例句2:

I knew you and John would get along well—birds of a feather fly together, after all.

我就知道你和约翰会相处得很好,毕竟物以类聚,人以群分。

拓展一:Saying you are a certain number in the family and how to ask

Which number are you in the family/of your siblings?

I'm the fifth/third/8th.

I'm the second oldest.

I'm the third from the youngest.

I'm the second youngest in my family.

senior person (above 70);

Older (not elder) person (50-60)。

拓展二:difference between older & elder:

? The oldest: the oldest child in the family

? Firstborn– eldest of the family

? My sister Katy is the oldest in my family.

? The baby: the youngest child in the family, even if they aren’t a baby anymore

? I'm the baby of the family.

? The middle child: (if there three children) the child born after the eldest and before the youngest

? The youngest: the youngest child in the family

? Only child: single child, without brothers or sisters.

物以类聚,人以群分!我们要跟志趣相投的人在一起,这样才能提高自己的生活质量或强化人生目标。前提是,大家都要有共同斗志,这样才能擦出智慧的火花。

然而,真正厉害的人,从不强迫自己合群,合则来,不合则散。余生,学会做自己,在繁华的人世间,历尽千帆,归来仍是一腔热血!

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