Things are looking up 情況開始好轉

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今日短語

表達 「things are looking up」 的意思是 「情況開始改善」 或 「事情有所好轉」。在經歷了一段低谷或一系列負面事件後,情況開始好轉,事情漸有起色時,就可以用這個固定搭配來表示 「情況正在朝積極的方向發展」。

例句

My brother had a terrible start to the year. He broke his leg, his car was stolen and then his girlfriend left him. But things are looking up now – his leg’s much better and he’s just got a promotion.
我弟弟今年年初諸事不順。他一條腿骨折,車被偷了,女朋友也離開了他。不過,現在情況好多了,他的腿恢復得不錯,還剛升了職。

After a bad couple of years, things are looking up for the company. They’re making a profit again and have hired some new employees.
這家公司在過去幾年中生意不景氣,但現在有所轉機。它們重新開始盈利,並招了些新員工。

A: We’ve had an awful winter, haven’t we? It’s been cold and wet and windy for months!
B: Don’t worry! Spring’s round the corner – things are looking up.
「這個冬天的天氣真是很糟糕,你說是不是?一連好幾個月又冷又濕、還颳大風。」
「沒關係!萬物復甦的春季就要來了,天氣在逐漸變好。」