The ambience of a place is the character and atmosphere that it seems to have.
①The overall ambience of the room is cosy.
②Dining outdoors in the streets during the winter makes it difficult to enjoy the food and ambience .
《卫报》一篇题为 The joy of small things 的文章也出现了这个表达：
第二个意思是“（声音、光线）四周的，环绕的 ”【Ambient sound or light is the sound or light which is all around you.】
ambient sounds of children in the background.
a kick in the teeth
If you describe an event as a kick in the teeth, you are emphasizing that it is very disappointing and upsetting.
We've been struggling for years and it's a real kick in the teeth to see a new band make it ahead of us.
关于“kick”，还有一个常见的短语：kick sb when sb is down 落井下石 【If you say that someone kicks you when you are down, you think they are behaving unfairly because they are attacking you when you are in a weak position.】
In the end I just couldn't kick Jimmy when he was down .
这里再补充一个短语：for kicks 为了寻求刺激 【If you say that someone does something for kicks, you mean that they do it because they think it will be exciting.】
They made a few small bets for kicks .