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[俚语习语] 看美剧学英语俚语:Shed light on something

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Shed light on something:to enlighten someone on something, to help to explain a situation or  make free from confusion or ambiguity: (帮助厘清思路或澄清释疑)

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英语俚语:"Shed light on something"在美剧语料库中的相关例句:

E.G.1:The months apart had shed a new light on him. Actually, they'd shed a new light on his shower-free feelings about sex.
翻译:分隔后让他们重新擦出火花,事实上也重燃米兰达的希望,享受到性爱后不用再忍受冲澡的感觉。(摘自美剧『欲望都市』S01E12)

E.G.2:That being said, if you come across anything that could shed some light on his innocence,I'm offering my help.
翻译:话虽如此,如果你有找到证明犯人无罪的证据,我们会全力提供协助。(摘自美剧『越狱』S01E03)
注释:“That being said”在美剧中这是一种非常口语化的表达,相当于despite what has been said.

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英语俚语:"Shed light on something"情景会话:(摘自美剧『 绝望的主妇』S01E12)

Detectvie:If you find anything in your sister's belongs  that might shed light on her death,  letters or a date book, please... call me immediately.
如果你找到任何与你妹妹的死有关的遗物,  信件或者日记什么的,请立即打电话给我                
Felicia:I believe she did keep a diary or something, I'll look around for it. 我相信日记之类的肯定有,我会找找看。

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英语俚语:"Shed light on something"相关例句:

E.G.1:We've hired a private investigator to help shed light on the clandestine dealings of the organization.

E.G.2:These documents we've uncovered shed some light on how the late author's final book was meant to end.

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