Food for thought “精神食糧”引人深思

A phrase that will leave you thinking
Do you like eating food? How about some ‘food’ that makes you ponder and think seriously about something? Learn this phrase

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今日片語

單字 “food 食物” 是個常見詞,“thought 思想” 在日常對話中出現的頻率也很高。這兩個詞搭配組成 “food for thought”,字面直譯為 “思想精神食糧”,即 “引人深思的事情”。若一件事情讓某人認真思考,引起深思,那此事則 “give somebody food for thought”。

例句

The lecture was really interesting! It gave me a lot of food for thought.
這堂課真的很有意思,給我留下了很多值得思考的問題。

Here’s some food for thought – would you like to live in a world without cars?
這個問題可能會引你深思:你願意生活在一個沒有汽車的世界裡嗎?

Now that I have finished university I need to choose a career path! There are so many options that I have a lot of food for thought. 
我大學畢業了,面臨擇業,但選擇很多,所以我需要好好思考思考。

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