It’s my retirement,
and I’ll veg if I want to (1/5)
A: Congratulations on your imminent retirement! Have you given much thought to how you want to spend your new-found freedom?
B: I’ve been researching it and have discovered a wonderful new pastime that I think suits me down to the ground. I’ve been practicing. Look.
A: But you’re just sitting there doing nothing, with your feet on the desk and your arms behind your head.
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B: That’s right. It’s called “vegging out,” apparently, and the great thing is, you can do it anywhere: on the balcony, watching the TV, waiting for the laundry to finish…
(Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯)
LANGUAGE TIP 語文小提示
Suit somebody down to the ground
This means to be perfectly right for someone, generally because it is convenient.
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