看绝望的主妇学高频短语:Around the corner

around the corner: A time or event that is just around the corner is coming very soon; If you say that something is around the corner, you mean that it will happen very soon. In British English, you can also say that something is round the corner.
As in The Chancellor of the Exchequer says that economic recovery is just around the corner.

中文释义:around the corner的本义为”在拐角处,在近处”,例如:There is a restaurant just round the corner from the house. (房子不远处有家饭馆。) 其引申 义为likely to happen soon(即将发生,在不远的将来)。作副词时,表示在拐角处,即将来临的意思;作形容词时表示迫在眉睫的。例如:Economic recovery is around the corner. (经济复苏,势在必行。)为加强语气,可在其前加上just,同义词组有be about to, be on the point of。

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