1. When the boss isn't around you can hear lots of backbiting in the office.2. There's a lot of backbiting and gossiping in talk shows.3. If you disagree with him you should talk to him instead of talking behind his back.4. I just heard our neighbor bad-mouthing our apartment building's superintendent for being lazy all the time.5. Why shouldn't I bad-mouth my wife to the kids? They deserve to know how awful she is.
 (noun) backbiting (verb) talk behind one's back; bad-mouth somebodybackbiting and gossiping in talk shows = 在談話性節目中有很多在人背後說的閒話跟八卦talk behind his back = 在背後說他的壞話bad-mouth him = 說他壞話，可能是在他面前也可能在他背後，但後者較可能注意：backbite 很少用，通常都用backbiting
Smith 先生宣誓就職成為非洲的新財政部部長。 (請填空)
Mr. Smith has been sworn in as Africa's new Minister of Finane.