paint oneself into a corner

讓自己陷入困境。

例句:

  • Don’t volunteer to do more work in the office or you’ll paint yourself into a corner. (在辦公室別自願做較多的工作,否則你會讓自己陷入困境)
  • They’ve painted themselves into a corner by promising to announce the results of their investigation. (他們因答應公布調查結果而讓自己陷入困境)

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