词组:in queer street

in queer street
In a position of trouble, danger, or difficulty, especially due to having a lot of debt or other financial worries. Primarily heard in UK.

英 [ɪn kwɪə(r) striːt] 美 [ɪn kwɪr striːt]

负债;经济困难;陷入困境

Queer Street was an imaginary street where people in difficulties were supposed to live. The phrase has been used since the early 19th century to indicate various kinds of misfortune, but its predominant use has been to refer to financial difficulty.

Queer Street是一条假象的街道,有困难的人应该住在那里。这个短语自19世纪初以来一直被用来表示各种各样的不幸,但它的主要用途一直是指经济困难。

We’ll be in Queer Street if she don’t come round.
如果她不来我们就有麻烦了。

Such extravagance will surely put him in Queer Street.
这种奢侈一定会使他陷入经济上的困境。

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