Is this the place to sit if you want to lose control?收听与下载下载音频>>下载文字稿>>The script of this programme 本节目台词Feifei: 大家好，欢迎收听《地道英语(课程)》节目。我是冯菲菲，还有我的搭档 Rob。Rob: Feifei, keep your eyes on the road! Look where you're going.Feifei: OK, OK! Rob让我一边主持节目一边开车。Why exactly am I driving my car?Rob: Well, I really wanted you to understand the phrase we're going to learn today. But I'm going to leave it all to you.Feifei: 诶，活儿我都干了，你干什么呢？So what are you going to do then?Rob: Oh nothing. I'm just going to a take a back seat today. You carry on, I'll just watch.Feifei: Take a back seat? 你今天退居二线，让我来统管。So you're going to let me take control - do all the work - while you sit there and watch?Rob: Yes - look, I'm just sitting here - on the back seat.Feifei: Oh I get it! To take the back seat 是一个成语表达，意思是退居次位，让别人来处理大小事儿。Rob: That's it Feifei. Let's hear from some other people who are 'taking a back seat'...ExamplesMary was happy to take a back seat and let Jim run the meeting.I'm going to take a back seat this year and let you decide where we go on holiday.Now he's getting older he's decided to take a back seat in running the company.Feifei: To take a back seat 的意思就是“退居二线”。Rob, does this mean you're just being lazy?Rob: Of course not Feifei. It just means I'm letting you have a turn at being in charge - I trust you - although... What are you doing?!Feifei: Letting you take a back seat while I show you how to really drive!Rob: Feifei! Watch out for that roundabout... and that traffic light... aren't you driving a bit fast?Feifei: Rob - don't be such a back seat driver!Rob: A what?Feifei: A back seat driver - someone who offers unwanted advice - someone who tells the driver how to drive. But we'll save that expression for another day!Rob: OK OK - but you are going really fast - can I take the front seat now?Feifei: Stay where you are!Both: Bye.