突然说出，想都没想就说出口。blurt out without thinking.
David: The teacher asked a questoin, and I blurted out the wrong answer.
Mary: What was the question?
David: The Teacher asked, "Which is heavier, a kilo of water or a kilo of stone?"
Mary: So, what did you blurt out?
David: I blurted out, "A kilo of water is heavier"
Mary: That was silly. Everyone knows that a kilo of stome is heavier than a kilo of water. Hahahaha.
||obvious and intentional exaggeration. |
||an extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally, as “to wait an eternity.” |
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