1. Queen Bee社交界女王
She is not known as the queen bee of the publishing world for nothing. She
has single-handedly launched the careers of dozens of authors.
2. Crown jewels顶尖业务
These products are the crown jewels of this company.
3. Prince Charming白马王子
She really thinks that if she waits around long enough Prince Charming will
come knocking at the door.
4. A Royal Pain (informal)非常惹人厌的人
He can be a royal pain if he wants to be.
5. Drama Queen爱小题大做的人
She really is not the right person for the job. She is such a drama queen
when it comes to having to deal with any situation however small it is.
6. Live like a king奢侈地生活
In some countries, your salary would allow you to live like a king.
7. King’s ransom花费巨资
We had to pay what felt like a king’s ransom for that property.
(This idiom is not commonly used).
8. Build castles in the air空中楼阁、不切实际
You cannot grow a successful business by building castles in the air.
9. Hold court在朋友和仰慕者中成为关注的中心
The chairman loves holding court at our shareholders’ evening
10. To be king of something擅长做某事
Paul is the king of barbecues. Nobody does them better than him.
(We also say ‘queen of something’)
Are you the king of something? Do you know anyone who can be a real drama
queen? Do you live like a king? Let me know.