Author: irene4165

气话 [Copy link] 中文

Rank: 8Rank: 8

Post time 2008-2-14 01:27:02 |Display all floors
Originally posted by scoundrel123 at 2008-2-13 22:21
ill-considered words uttered in a fit of anger
perfect


Perfect meaning, but a bit too long and complicated for natural speech. It depends on if she's writing a story or talking.
In casual conversation we could say:

- She didn't mean it, she was just mad.
- She said that in the heat of the moment, don't take it seriously.
- That was just her anger talking, don't take it seriously.


"in the heat of the moment" - it can refer to words or behavior that happen while someone is angry or during an argument or even during something like... like sex or some exciting thing, if you'd do or say something you wouldn't normally say if you could think straight.
I am not rich.  :L

Use magic tools Report

You can't reply post until you log in Log in | register

BACK TO THE TOP
Contact us:Tel: (86)010-84883548, Email: blog@chinadaily.com.cn
Blog announcement:| We reserve the right, and you authorize us, to use content, including words, photos and videos, which you provide to our blog
platform, for non-profit purposes on China Daily media, comprising newspaper, website, iPad and other social media accounts.