John Sir’s Daily Lesson #4 (约翰老师的每日一课:第4课)

Lesson #4:

(4 September 2018)

“Ill news comes apace.”

(English) Meaning:

  1. ‘Ill news comes apace’ is the older version, sometimes used with ‘Good news goes on crutches’(cf. ‘No news is good news’).
  2. Bad news is always spread faster than good news.
  3. It is too early to take advantage of a possible opportunity.

(繁)意思:【壞事傳得快】。引伸:”惡事傳千里”、“壞事傳千里”或 “醜事傳千里“。



shì chuán de kuài

引申:”恶事传千里”、“坏事传千里”或 “丑事传千里“。

语音:英语(John Hung)/普通话(彭比惠




More Learning:

  1. Ill news flies apace.
  2. Ill news spreads apace.
  3. Bad news travels fast (壞消息傳得快/坏消息传得快).

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