Build up a head of steam 蓄勢待發,初見成效

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今日片語

舊時,蒸汽機在啟動後需要先 “build up a head of steam(蓄足蒸汽壓力)” 才能全力運轉,如今,這個表達用來比喻 “某事或人開始成功”,尤其指 “一個人或一項活動積攢了足夠的能量、人氣或支援,從而促使某事的發生”。

例句

The new advertising campaign is building up a head of steam. The product is really selling.
這個新的廣告宣傳活動初見成效,這款產品真的很暢銷。

The team is building up a head of steam after a slow start. The presentation should be ready by Friday.
這支團隊在緩慢起步後漸入佳境,簡報應該在星期五之前準備好。

We really need to build up a head of steam if we want to finish this project on time.
如果我們想按時完成這個專案,我們真得蓄足馬力。