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at heel
English: at heel
Chinese: 跟在后面
Examples:
1. "Their hair was but half attended to, their ears anaemic in hue, and their shoes broken in leather and run down at heel and toe. They were of the class which simply floats and drifts, every wave of people washing up one, as breakers do driftwood upon a stormy shore."
他们的头发不大梳理,耳朵缺少血色,皮鞋已经穿破,前露脚趾,后露脚跟。他们属于漂泊无助的那种人,每涌起一次人潮就冲上来一个,就像海浪把浮木冲上风暴袭击的海滩一般。
2. Haggard and pale, shabbily or raggedly dressed, their boots broken and down at heel, they slouched past.
他们形容憔悴,面色苍白,穿得破破烂烂,拖着塌了后跟的鞋子懒懒散散地走过去。
3. He used to dress quite smartly, but he looks very down at heel nowadays
他过去衣著讲究,现在却是衣衫褴褛
4. He's always so down at heel;is he hard up or just slovenly?
他总是这么邋遢,是生活潦倒还是不修边幅?
5. His boots were patched down at heel.
他的靴子七拼八补,后跟已坐了下去。
6. Jane is a slut, both she and her husband are always out at heel.
珍妮是个邋遢女人,她和丈夫两人都穿得破破烂烂的。
7. My shoes are down at heel; I must have them repaired.
我的鞋后跟磨破了,得找人补一补。
8. Their hair was but half attended to, their ears anaemic in hue, and their shoes broken in leather and run down at heel and toe.
他们的头发不大梳理,耳朵缺少血色,皮鞋已经穿破,前露脚趾,后露脚跟。
9. To follow closely; to keep in step with; to come after; to tail after; to tread on the heels of; to hard (or be) on sb.'s heels; to be close at heel(s); to be on sb.'s tail; to tag along; to breathe down sb's neck
紧跟
10. You're always so down at heel;are you really that poor?
你总是穿得破破烂烂的,你真是那么穷吗?