人在屋簷下,不得不低頭;飢不擇食

英譯:
beggars can't be choosers

例句:
I asked Tom to lend me his bicycle, and he sent me this old, rusty one. But beggars can't be choosers. (我要湯姆將他的腳踏車借給我,而他卻送來這台老舊又生鏽的腳踏車。沒辦法,人在屋簷下,不得不低頭。)

Mary: Let me wear your green dress; I don't like the blue one you lent me. Alice: Beggars can't be choosers. (瑪麗:我要穿妳的綠色洋裝;我不喜歡妳借我的那件藍色的。愛麗絲:人在屋簷下,不得不低頭。)

註:Beggars can't be choosers. 有「人在屋簷下,不得不低頭」和「飢不擇食」這兩個意思,所以翻譯時端賴上下文的意思而定。

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