Eye-opener 讓人大開眼界的事物

Does an ‘eye-opener’ literally open your eyes? What does it really mean?
Be prepared for a surprise!

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今日片語

搭配 “eye-opener” 是由單字 “eye 眼睛” 和 “opener 開…的東西” 構成的合成詞。它用來指一件事非常有趣,有教育性、啟發性或引人深省,讓人驚訝得目瞪口呆、大開眼界。

例句

He didn’t think he would be interested in fish, but Rob found the trip to the aquarium a real eye-opener. He was particularly fascinated by the huge octopus!
羅布本來面對魚類不感興趣,但去水族館遊玩的經歷讓他大開眼界。他尤其對巨大的章魚非常著迷!

That meeting with the finance team was an eye-opener, wasn’t it? I had no idea the company was doing so badly!
和財務部的那次會議真讓人無比驚訝,是不是?我根本沒想到公司的經營狀況這麼差!

I had coffee with my colleague, Elizabeth, yesterday and our conversation was a complete eye-opener. She and her husband are getting a divorce, but she’s always smiling and happy when she’s at work. I had no idea.
我昨天和同事伊麗莎白一起喝咖啡,我們倆之間的對話讓我著實感到驚訝。她和丈夫要離婚了,但她在工作時卻總是面帶微笑,看起來很開心。我根本沒察覺出她正經歷的情感問題。