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英语中和mother有关的词组有哪些?
我们通常过的母亲节其实来源于美国,由来自费城的安娜·贾维斯(Anna Jarvis)于1913年发起。美国参众两院通过决议案,由威尔逊总统签署公告,决定每年5月的第二个星期日为母亲节。而在英国,母亲节(Mothering Sunday)定为四旬节后第四个星期日。其他世界各地的母亲节也有各自不同的日期。今天,就让我们来学习一些英语中包含mother的词组。
 

Mother-bomb

A canister containing a cluster of explosive devices.

包含一组爆炸装置的罐子。

Mother Bunch

A stout, untidy, or awkward-looking woman or girl.

矮胖、邋遢的女人,常用于口语。

Mothercraft

Skill in or knowledge of looking after children as a mother.

育儿法、为母之道。

Mother goddess

A mother-figure deity, a central figure of many early nature cults where maintenance of fertility was of prime religious importance. Examples of such goddesses include Isis, Astarte, Cybele, and Demeter.

地母神,亦称为大地之母或母神是指专司繁殖力及象征大地恩惠的女神,在这个范畴中并不是所有的女神都能被称呼为地母神,可以被称为地母神的有:埃及女神伊西斯(Isis)、腓尼基人阿施塔特(Astarte)、众神之母西伯耳(Cybele)和希腊女神得墨忒耳(Demeter)。

Mother Goose

The fictitious creator of a collection of nursery rhymes that was first published in London in the 1760s.

鹅妈妈,1760年代英国出版的童谣集《鹅妈妈摇篮曲》虚构的作者名。

Mother hen

A person who sees to the needs of others, especially in a fussy or interfering way.

关心他人需求的人,尤以一种婆婆妈妈的方式。

Mother house

仁爱之家(Mother House)是特蕾莎修女创办的慈善机构,主要收留一些弱势群体,为他们提供住所和治疗。

Mother imago

The mental or realized image of an idealized or archetypal mother.

理想化的母亲形象。

Mother-in-law’s tongue

A West African plant of the agave family, which has long slender leaves with yellow marginal stripes.

虎尾兰,一种西非地区的龙舌兰属植物。叶子细长,边缘有黄色条纹。

Mother-naked

Completely naked.

(像刚出生时那样)一丝不挂的,赤条条的。

Mother of God

A name given to the Virgin Mary (as mother of the divine Christ).

圣母玛利亚,天主之母。

Mother-of-pearl

A smooth shining iridescent substance forming the inner layer of the shell of some molluscs, especially oysters and abalones, used in ornamentation.

母贝,尤指牡蛎和鲍鱼壳内光滑、闪光的表层物质,常用装饰品。

Mother of States

A nickname for the state of Virginia.

弗吉尼亚州的昵称。

Mother’s help

A person who helps a mother, mainly by looking after children.

主要指看管孩子的家庭保姆。

Mother Shipton

A day-flying European moth with a marking on the wing that is said to resemble the crone-like profile of a legendary English seer.

一种白天飞行的欧洲飞蛾,据说其翅膀上的印记神似一名英国传奇先知者的形象。

Mother’s ruin

在美国,金酒被认为是穷人的饮品,尽管政府通过了当时引起骚乱的金酒税收法案,但金酒的消费量仍然居高不下。这个时候,有一种说法称过度饮用金酒会导致不孕不育,因此金酒也被俗称为“母亲的毁灭”(Mother’s ruin)。  

Refrigerator mother

A mother considered to be cold and unloving towards her child or children. Such mothers were formerly believed to contribute to the development of autism in their children. Leo Kanner (1894–1981), who is associated with this theory, does not appear to have used the expression in print.

指对孩子冷漠、不关心的母亲。美国精神病学家Leo Kanner曾经提出这样的母亲会导致孩子自闭。

Tiger mother

A strict or demanding mother who pushes her children to high levels of achievement, using methods regarded as typical of childrearing in China and other parts of East Asia.

指对孩子严厉或要求比较多的母亲,是亚洲比较典型的育儿方式。

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