2016年10月12日 星期三

under one's belt

另外例子:2007.7.20
How does the project manager avoid the second-system effect?
By insisting on a senior architect who has at least two systems under his belt.

(from The Mythical Man-Month, p.58)

Midterms got you stressed? We talked to Professor Ellen J. Langer to figure out how to deal.

​With midterm season in full swing and more than a month of class under our belts, many of us are stressed. How can we stay calm and focused?
THECRIMSON.COM



under one's belt

Experienced or achieved, as in Once a medical student has anatomy under her belt, she'll have much less to memorize. This metaphoric expression likens food that has been consumed to an experience that has been digested. [Colloquial; first half of 1800s]


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms

另外一辭典說法:


have sth under your belt

to have learned or succeeded in something which might be a benefit in the future:
Basic computer skills are a good thing to have under your belt.

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)




沒有留言: