feather-weight

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feather-weight (n.)
also featherweight, "lightest weight allowable by rules," 1812 (earlier as simply feather, 1760), from feather (n.) + weight (n.). Originally in horse-racing; boxing use as a specific weight class dates from 1889.
1. The feather must be removed with a straight, firm pull.
拔羽毛必须干净利落。

来自柯林斯例句

2. She and my mother were birds of a feather.
她和我妈妈是一个类型的人。

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3. I taped the base of the feather onto the velvet.
我用胶带把羽毛的根部粘在了天鹅绒上。

来自柯林斯例句

4. Harry'sappointment to this important post was a feather in his cap.
哈里被任命担任如此要职,这是件荣耀的事。

来自柯林斯例句

5. Winning the gold medal was a feather in his cap.
夺得金牌是他值得自豪的成就.

来自《简明英汉词典》

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