2017年2月24日 星期五

「大咖」、「大人物」的英文

以下列出可以用來表示「大咖、大人物、A咖、重量級人物」等意思的英文單字片語:



mogul /ˈmoʊgəl/ 大人物;大亨;富豪;權貴;巨頭
movie/media/industry moguls 電影/傳媒/工業巨頭
He is a real estate mogul. His net assets is said to exceed 10 billion U.S. dollars . 他是一個地產大亨。他的資產淨值據說超過百億。

magnate /ˈmægˌneɪt/ 巨擘,富豪,大亨;工商界巨頭
a well-known shipping magnate 赫赫有名的船王
a press magnate 報業巨子
a steel magnate 鋼鐵大王
an oil magnate 石油大亨

tycoon (企業界的)大亨;巨擘
a business/property/shipping tycoon 商業/地產業/船業巨頭

movers and shakers 有權勢的人; people with a lot of power and influence.
It's a play that's attracted the attention of the Broadway movers and shakers. 這部戲劇引起了百老匯大人物的關注。
Who are the movers and shakers around here?

honcho /ˈhɑːntʃoʊ/ 負責人,主事者; the person in charge
Who's the head honcho around here? 這兒誰是負責人?
Talk to the head honcho. [=the person with the most authority]

who's who: the important and well-known people in a particular field.
The convention was attended by a who's who of the publishing industry.

hot shot 高手;能人;要人;大亨: a talented and successful person.
She's quite a hotshot at chess.
她是個國際象棋高手。
Now he's a lecturer, he thinks he's a real hotshot!
現在他當了講師,就認為自己是高手了。
The company has hired a couple of young hotshots to revamp its advertising campaign.
They've hired a hotshot lawyer.

big shot 大人物
He is a big shot though he looks so common . 雖然他看上去很普通, 但他是個大人物。
His father is a big shot in the steel industry . 他父親是鋼鐵業的大人物。

big wheel 重要人物;具有影響力的人
That man is a big wheel in the electronics industry . 那個人是電子工業鉅子。

bigwig 權貴之人;大亨
We were invited to a lunch with local bigwigs. 我們受邀與當地要人共進午餐。
All the bigwigs of the city gathered together to discuss the formation of a new development bank . 這個城市的所有的大亨聚集在一起討論如何成立一家新建設銀行。
She had to entertain some boring local bigwigs.

big gun 有影響力的重要人物 She's a big gun in city politics. 她是市政要人。They called in the big guns to deal with the problem.

big noise 有影響的人, 要人, 名人
In our school, Professor Johnson was a big noise . 在我們學校, 約翰遜教授是個鼎鼎大名的人物。

kingpin (組織中的)主要人物,領袖
Police have arrested the suspected kingpin of a car-stealing operation.

top dog/ top banana 權威;優勝者 The principal person in a group, organization, or undertaking; a person who has achieved a position of authority
He's the mob's top banana.
Now that she's top dog you can't get hold of her at all.

*second banana = B咖、配角;助手
I generally don't mind playing second banana when I'm with such a legendary comedian, but it would be nice to be the one getting all the laughs once in a while.
The plumber left his second banana behind, to finish installing my new sink.



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