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出版时间:2018-10-01

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本书包括了在美国最常见,也最常用的800句习惯用语表达,其中还包括了少量常用俚语表达,所有的表达都配有中,英双语解释,以及场景例句支撑。 并且,本书还配有文字和视频的双向讲解,读者不仅可以通过文字来更好地记忆,还可以根据视频讲解来更好地进行模仿练习。无论是文字,还是视频讲解都会让读者更加深刻地理解表达的含义,以至于在将来更贴切,熟练地使用出来。 本书也许是唯一一本既提供知识内容,又直观地提供记忆方法的一本实用外语书籍。 本书包括了在美国*常见,也*常用的800句习惯用语表达,其中还包括了少量常用俚语表达,所有的表达都配有中,英双语解释,以及场景例句支撑。 并且,本书还配有文字和视频的双向讲解,读者不仅可以通过文字来更好地记忆,还可以根据视频讲解来更好地行模仿练习。无论是文字,还是视频讲解都会让读者更加深刻地理解表达的含义,以至于在将来更贴切,熟练地使用出来。 本书也许是*一本既提供知识内容,又直观地提供记忆方法的一本实用外语书籍。
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马方旭 Alex Ma 通用国际拼音创始人 多语言音标数据库专利持有者(专利号:ZL 2014 1 0535621. X ) 英语流利说全国演讲比赛特约嘉宾 两岸四地魔术大会特聘翻译   现有课程:《美语发音教程--洋腔洋调的秘诀》《词汇解码教程--To be 万词王》《语法终结者》《地道美语课程》《口语听力特训营》《撕掉字幕看美剧--绝望的主妇S1》《初级商务英语教程》《月读英文原著》   微博:马小帅Alex地道美语 微信公众号:Alex地道美语 个人微信号:alexi4200
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前言

第一部分 第1-50句

1. above board—means to be legitimate,legal. 光明正大地;诚实地

2. across the board—including everyone or everything. 全面的;包括一切的

3. air one's dirty laundry in public—discuss personal problems openly. 公开讨论某人的私人问题

4. all along—all the time. 自始至终,一直

5. all ears—eager to listen. 洗耳恭听

6. all thumbs—clumsy,unable to fix things. 笨手笨脚,笨拙

7. an arm and a leg—a large amount of money. 一大笔钱;超级贵

8. ants in one's pants=get butterflies in one's stomach—nervous,anxious. 紧张不安

9. apple doesn't fall far from the tree—being similar to a parent or family member. 有其父必有其子

10. apple of one's eye—someone special,usually a son or daughter. 掌上明珠

11. at fault—responsible for making errors. 有责任,对……负责任

12. at odds—in disagreement. 争执(不一致)

13. at one's beck and call—always ready to do what is ordered. 随时待命,有求必应

14. at one's wit's end—anxious,frantic. 智穷才尽,江郎才尽,不知所措

15. at the end of one's rope—desperate,with nowhere to turn. 没有其他办法

16. back on one's feet—financially or physically be healthy again. 经受打击后重新站起来,重振旗鼓

17. back out of—withdraw,end an obligation or promise. 收回诺言,食言,背信

18. back to the drawing board—rethink an idea,need to start over. 重新开始;失败后另起炉灶;重来一次

19. backbone—courage. 勇气

20. backseat driver—passenger who tells you how to drive. 指手划脚的人

21. bail someone out—help. 帮助某人摆脱困境

22. ballpark figure—approximate amount. 粗略估计数

23. bang for the buck—value for the money spent. 物有所值

24. bank on it—be sure of,count on. 寄希望于,依赖于

25. banker's hours—short work hours. 短暂的工作时间

26. bark up the wrong tree—make a wrong choice or a false assumption. 弄错(或攻错)了目标;用错精力,精力花在不该花的地方;认错了人,找错了地方;错怪了人

27. bat a thousand—have a perfect record. 很有成就,大获全胜

28. bat an eyelash—show emotion. 喜形于色,眨眼睛

29. bawl out—reprimand. 痛斥,训骂,指责

30. be beside one's self—be very upset. 极度伤心

31. beat around the bush—avoid giving a clear answer. 说话绕圈子

32. beat someone to the punch—do something before someone else can. 先发制人,抢占先机,捷足先登

33. beat the rap—escape punishment. 摆脱困境;免受指责;逃脱刑事责任(或刑罚、责罚)

34. behind the 8-ball—in trouble. 处于困境,有麻烦,凶多吉少

35. bend over backwards—try very hard. 竭尽全力

36. bide one's time—wait patiently for the right opportunity. 等待(最恰当的)时机

37. big shot—an important person. 大亨,大人物

38. big stink—an angry and loud complaint. 大吵大闹,没完没了地抱怨

39. birds and bees—facts about sex and birth. 有关两性的基本常识(尤指对未成年儿童讲)

40. bit off more than one can chew—trying to do more than one can physically and mentally handle. 贪多嚼不烂,不自量力,心有余而力不足

41. bite one's tongue—keep oneself from speaking. 保持沉默,忍住不说

42. bite the dust—die,disappear. 死亡,淘汰,消失

43. blab—talk too much. 胡扯,八卦

44. blabbermouth—person who talks too much and tells secrets. 长舌者,多嘴驴

45. black sheep—a family member with a bad reputation. 有辱门楣的人,败家子

46. blind date—a date arranged for two people who don't know each other. (由别人安排与一个从未谋面者的)男女初次会面,相亲

47. blow it—lose a chance,make a mistake. 搞砸了

48. blow over—end,pass. 平息;被淡忘;消散;停止

49. blow the whistle—expose,betray. 告发,揭发

50. boil down—make shorter,condense. 使变简洁,浓缩,蒸煮

第二部分 第51-100句

51. bomb—fail,be unsuccessful. 非常失败,非常成功

52. (have a)bone to pick with someone—complaint,argument. 跟某人有账要算,跟某人说道说道

53. boob tube—television set. 电视机

54. bookworm—person who reads a lot. 书虫

55. booze—liquor 酒水

56. botch up—make a mistake,ruin. 搞坏;犯错

57. bottom line—end result,ultimate cause. 盈亏数目,关键是,结果是,重要的是,底线

58. bounce—not acceptable because of insufficient funds in the bank. 拒付(支票)

59. brain—intelligent person. 聪明人,智者,智囊

60. brainstorm—to look for and write down any ideas that comes to mind. 头脑风暴

61. bread and butter—basic needs of life(food,shelter,clothing). 基本生活资料;生计;主要经济来源

62. break one's neck—try very hard. 竭尽全力,埋头苦干

63. break the ice—overcome formality or shyness with others. 打破僵局,破冰

64. breakthe news—tell a surprising fact. (向某人)说出实情,把(坏)消息向(某人)公布

65. break up—separate. 分开,分手

66. break even—have expenses equal to profits. 不赚不赔;打成平手

67. breathe a word—tell. 透露风声,告诉

68. breeze—easy stuff. 轻而易举的事

69. bring home the bacon—earn the family's income. 养家糊口,维持生计

70. broke—having no money. 身无分文,破产

71. brown bag—bring one's lunch from home. 自带午餐

72. buck—dollar. 美元

73. buckle down—study or work very hard. 全力以赴

74. buddy-buddy—very friendly. 非常亲密的,哥们的

75. bug—annoy,bother. 打扰,烦扰

76. bulldoze—intimidate,coerce. 恐吓,威胁,胁迫

77. bum—worthless person. 没有能力的人,没有价值的人,无赖

78. burn a hole in one's pocket—money to be spent quickly. 致使花钱如流水

79. bury the hatchet—make peace. 言归于好,讲和,和解

80. butt in—interfere. 打扰,烦扰

81. butter up—flatter for selfish reasons. 对……说好话;恭维,阿谀奉承

82. by hook or by crook—by any means necessary. 不择手段;千方百计

83. by the skin of one's teeth—by a very small margin. 侥幸,勉强,死里逃生

84. call it quits—stop,finish. 停止,完成,放弃

85. call off—cancel. 取消

86. call on the carpet—reprimand. 严厉斥责,责备

87. call someone's bluff—have someone prove what he says. 揭露某人虚张声势

88. call the shots—be in charge,give orders. 做最后决定、下命令

89. can—fire,dismiss. 开除,裁掉

90. (open up a)can of worms—complex problem or complicated situation. 增加麻烦,使事情一发不可收拾

91. carried away—adversely influenced by strong emotion. 被忽悠上钩了

92. catch on—understand,figure out. 理解,明白,解决

93. catch someone red-handed—find one in the act of doing something wrong. 做坏事被抓了个正着

94. caught short—left without any money temporarily. 手头紧,没钱花

95. chalk up—record,score. 记录,取得

96. change of heart—a change in the way one feels about something. 改变心意,改变看法

97. chickenfeed—a small amount of money. (指钱)微不足道的数目

98. chip in—contribute. 集资,凑钱,贡献

99. chip off the old block—child who looks or acts just like his or her parent. 酷似双亲,外表或性格酷似父母中一个的孩子,一个模子刻出来的

100. chip on one's shoulder—quarrelsome attitude,quick to anger. (脾气)点火就着

第三部分 第101-150句

101. cinch—easy. 容易做的事,小儿科

102. clamp down—become stricter. 变严格

103. clean up—make a big profit. 大捞一笔

104. clear—go through. 通过

105. clear the air—calm anger and remove misunderstanding. 消除误会

106. close shave/call—narrow escape. 侥幸脱险,千钧一发

107. coast is clear—no enemy is in sight. 没有危险,安全

108. come a long way—make great progress. 取得很大进展

109. come across—find or meet by chance. 偶遇,无意中发现

110. come apart at the seams—be upset and lose control. 失去控制

111. come clean—tell the truth. 全盘招供,坦白承认,说出实话

112. come hell or high water—no matter what happens. 不论有什么困难,无论如何

113. come off it—stop kidding,boasting or making believe. 别吹牛了

114. come on strong—overwhelm with excessively strong language or personality. 给人留下强烈的印象,吸引人;言语过分

115. come through with flying colors—succeed,win,exceed. 大获成功

116. comeback—to be successful again. 卷土重来

117. con—lie,swindle,trick. 哄骗

118. cook someone's goose—create big problems for someone. 打破某人的计划,毁掉某人的名誉,使某人遭受大麻烦

119. cough up—give money unwillingly,give up a secret. 不情愿地付钱,勉强说出

120. count on—rely on,trust. 依靠,指望

121. cover for someone—protect someone. 保护某人

122. crack down to—become stricter in making the group obey rules or laws. 严加管制

123. cream of the crop—the best of a group,top-choice. 尖子,最优秀的人

124. creeps—fear,uneasiness. 害怕,厌恶,毛骨悚然等感觉

125. crocodile tears—show of sorrow that is not really felt. 假慈悲

126. crop up—happen quickly without warning. 突然发生

127. cross one's mind—think of,occur quickly to someone. 突然想起,突然想到

128. cut corners—limit one's buying. 节约,抄近路,走捷径

129. cut down on—use less,reduce. 削减,减少

130. cut the mustard—succeed,do well enough what needs to be done. 符合要求;实现,完成,成功;办事卓有成效

131. cut out for—have talent for,be suited for. 适合,在某方面有天赋

132. cut someone down to size—prove someone is not as good as he or she thinks. 使某人有自知之明

133. dawn on—become clear,begin to understand. 开始懂得,开始被理解

134. dead-end job—position with no future. 无前途的工作

135. dig up—find,recall,discover. 发现

136. dime a dozen—common,easily obtained. 多得很,常见,一毛钱一打

137. dish out—criticize,abuse,scold. 给予批评

138. dive—disreputable,low class bar or nightclub. 低级酒吧,低级夜总会

139. do the trick—be successful,achieve a good result. 获得成功,达到理想结果

140. do without—live without something. 没有……也行

141. doctor it up—fix temporarily. 暂时修理

142. double check—reinvestigate thoroughly,look again for errors. 再次确认

143. double-cross—betray. 背叛,欺骗,出卖

144. dough—money. 钱

145. down and out—having no money,no success. 贫困潦倒的

146. down in the dumps—unhappy. 垂头丧气,情绪低落,不开心

147. down the drain—wasted,lost. 浪费掉,徒劳

148. down to earth—having good sense,practical. 回到现实,实际的

149. draw the line—set the limit. 设定界限,划定界线

150. dress up—wear one's best clothing. 穿衣打扮,穿上盛装

第四部分 第151-200句

151. dressed to kill—wear one's finest clothing. 穿得光鲜亮丽,(因穿着)给某人留下深刻印象,光彩照人

152. dribs and drabs—little by little,small quantities. 点点滴滴,零零碎碎,三三两两

153. drive at—try to say,insinuate. 用意所在

154. drive someone up a wall—make someone crazy. 使某人非常生气

155. drop in the bucket—a small amount. 微不足道

156. drop out—one who doesn't complete a study course. 退学

157. drown one's sorrows—drink liquor to forget one's problems. 借酒浇愁,忘记烦恼

158. dump—get rid of,reject. 摆脱,抛弃,拒绝

159. dwell on—talk and think about something all the time. 凝思

160. eager beaver—ambitious,hard working. 做事非常卖力气的人,做事勤奋的人

161. earful—interesting gossip,information. 有趣的消息

162. egg someone on—push,urge. 鼓励/怂恿某人

163. elbow grease—strength for cleaning. 精力,体力活

164. elbow room—enough space to be comfortable. 空间,某人能施展的地方或空间,自由度

165. end up—finish. 结束,以……而告终

166. every Tom,Dick and Harry—the average person,nobody special. 任何人,随便什么人

167. face the music—meet one's punishment,accept the consequences. 面对现实,接受应得的惩罚

168. face up to—accept something unpleasant or difficult. 勇敢面对……

169. fair and square—honest,honestly. 诚实地

170. fall apart—stop working properly,deteriorate. 破碎,分离,土崩瓦解

171. fall behind—not be able to keep up,fail to maintain a schedule or rate of speed. 落后

172. fall for—begin to love,have strong emotions for. 迷恋,爱上

173. fall off—decrease. 下降

174. fall through—fail,collapse. 落空,失败,泡汤

175. false alarm—warning or report that is untrue. 假警报,虚惊一场

176. far-fetched—unlikely,exaggerated. 牵强的,不靠谱的

177. fast buck—money obtained easily and often unethically. (通过不正当或是不道德的手段获得的)快钱

178. feather in one's cap—proud achievement. 值得骄傲的成绩,骄人成就,荣誉

179. fed up with—had enough,disgusted with. 受够了……

180. feel in one's bones—know by intuition,feel certain without evidence. 直觉,感觉某事一定会发生

181. feel like a million bucks—feel wonderful. 感觉好极了

182. feel like two cents—feel ashamed or embarrassed. 感到羞愧,感到惭愧

183. feel sorry for—pity. 同情……,为……感到可惜

184. fender bender—minor accident. 轻微的交通事故,小车祸

185. fiddle around—work without a definite plan and knowledge. 玩弄;吊儿郎当;虚度光阴;不务正业

186. figure out—try to understand,solve. 解决,算出,搞清楚,弄明白,理解

187. fill someone in—tell a person the details. 告诉某人(细节)

188. find fault—complain,criticize. 找茬,埋怨,吹毛求疵

189. fish out of water—someone who does not fit in. 不自在,不得其所

190. fishy—suspicious,false sounding. 可疑的

191. fix someone up—arrange a date for someone. 撮合

192. flip one's lid—get angry,go crazy,become very excited. 大发脾气

193. floor someone—surprise,confuse. 使某人惊讶

194. flop—failure. 失败

195. fly off the handle—get angry. 勃然大怒,大发雷霆

196. fly the coop—leave suddenly,run away. 突然秘密离开,逃走

197. fly-by-night—unreliable,untrustworthy. 不可靠的,不可信任的

198. foot in the door—opening,hopeful beginning of success. 成功的第一步

199. foot the bill—pay. 负担全部费用,付账

200. for a song—at a low price,cheap. 非常便宜地;廉价地

第五部分 第201-250句

201. for the birds—terrible,awful. 荒唐可笑的,令人厌恶的

202. for the time being—at the present time. 暂时

203. free-for-all—mayhem,disorder. 多人为所欲为的失控场面

204. freeload—get things that others pay for. 吃白食,依靠他人而生存

205. from the bottom of one's heart—with great feeling,sincerely. 衷心地,真诚地

206. from the left field—unexpectedly,with an odd or unclear connection to the subject. 意外地,出乎意料地

207. from scratch—from the very beginning,starting with raw materials. 白手起家,从零开始;用原材料……

208. fume—be angry. 发怒,生气

209. game—willing,ready. 敢于尝试的,勇敢的,准备好了的

210. game is up—your tricks have been exposed. 游戏结束了,少忽悠人了

211. get a grip on oneself—take control of one's feelings. 控制自己的情绪

212. get a kick out of—enjoy. 享受,从做某件事情得到快感

213. get a load of—have a good look at. 打量,仔细看

214. get ahead—become successful. 获得成功

215. get along—manage. 应对

216. get around to—finally find time to do something. 抽时间做……

217. get at—mean,hint. 暗示,意指

218. get away with murder—not be punished for wrongdoing. 做坏事而不受惩罚,逍遥法外,为所欲为

219. get cold feet—be afraid at the last minute,lose confidence. 失去信心,临阵退缩,畏首畏尾

220. get down to brass tacks—begin important work or business. 讨论实质问题,转入正题

221. get even—get revenge,settle the score. 报复,扯平

222. get in on the ground floor—start from the beginning so you'll have full advantage of any favorable outcome. (因一开始就参加或入股而)获得有利地位;以享受与企业创办人同样优先权的资格入股

223. get in the swing of things—adapt or adjust to a new environment. 适应新环境

224. get off on the wrong foot—make a bad start. 起步便错;一开始就很不顺利;开始就乱了步骤

225. get off one's back—leave someone alone,don't bother. 停止纠缠,不再打扰某人

226. get off the ground—make a successful beginning,go ahead. 起飞,顺利起步,(使)成功地开始,(使)取得进展

227. get off your high horse—stop being arrogant. 别摆架子了

228. get one's goat—make someone disgusted,annoyed,angry. 使某人发怒或厌恶

229. get out from under—end a worrisome situation. 脱离艰困,摆脱困境

230. get out of—withdraw. 逃避

231. get out of hand—lose control. 失控

232. get something off one's chest—unburden yourself,tell what's bothering you. 一吐为快

233. get the axe—be fired. 被解雇

234. get the runaround—be sent from place to place without getting the information needed. (做了无用功后)没有结果

235. get the show on the road—start a project or work. 开始行动,付诸实践

236. get to the bottom of—find out the real cause. 了解……的底细,弄清(或探明)……的真相,弄清……的起因,寻到……的根子,详细调查,把……弄个水落石出

237. get under someone's skin—annoy,bother,upset. 惹恼某人,使某人恼火

238. get up and go—ambition,energy,enthusiasm. 热情;魄力

239. get up on the wrong side of the bed—be in a bad mood. 心情不佳

240. get what is coming to one—what one deserves,good or bad. 某人应得的(好或坏)后果

241. get wind of—find out,hear gossip or rumors about. 听到……风声,风闻

242. give a hoot—care. 计较,在乎,关心

243. give in—do as others want,surrender. 屈服,投降

244. give it one's best shot—try very hard. 尽力而为

245. give someone a break—give someone an opportunity or chance. 给某人一次机会;让某人松一口气,放某人一马

246. give someone a hand—help. 帮忙

247. give someone a piece of one's mind—say what you really think when angry. 痛快地把某人大骂一通,抱怨

248. give someone his walking papers—dismiss,fire,send away. 炒鱿鱼,叫某人滚蛋,解雇某人

249. give someone the green light—give permission to go ahead with a project. 批准,允许

250. give the cold shoulder—be unfriendly to,ignore. 对某人不友好,对某人态度冷淡,爱搭不理

第六部分 第251-300句

251. go cold turkey—stop abruptly. 毫无计划地开始做某事,仓促上阵,突然完全戒掉(旧习惯或行为方式)

252. go Dutch—each person pays for himself. 进行AA制,各自付账

253. go from bad to worse—deteriorate. 恶化

254. go out of one's way—make a special effort,do more than necessary. 格外努力地,特地,不辞劳苦地

255. go over—examine. 仔细检查,复习

256. go over big—be very successful. (演出,作品,想法)大获成功,大受欢迎;(演员)走红

257. go overboard—overact,be reckless. (做事情)过火

258. go steady—go out with only one person romantically. 成为关系相当确定的情侣,仅和同一个异性约会

259. go to bat for—assist,help. 支持;帮助;为……辩护

260. go to pot—deteriorate,become undisciplined,unkempt. 衰落,萧条

261. go under the knife—have surgery. 动手术

262. go up in smoke—disappear,fail to materialize. 消失;化为乌有;被烧光,化为灰烬

263. go-getter—ambitious person. 积极能干的人;志在必得者

264. goldmine—worth a lot of money,successful. 成功;金矿

265. goner—someone in a lot of trouble. 将死之人,惹上大麻烦的人

266. good sport—a person who loses well. 输得起的人;有运动精神的人

267. goof off—not want to work,be lazy. 混日子;游手好闲

268. grab winks—take a nap. 打盹儿

269. grand-1000, 一千美元

270. greasy spoon—inexpensive restaurant with mediocre food. 廉价的小饭馆

271. gung ho—enthusiastic,eager. 狂热的,热情的;合作,同心协力

272. guts—courage. 胆量,勇气

273. guy—man. 男人,家伙

274. half baked—not fully developed,not ready. 不成熟的,没想好的

275. hand it to someone—give credit,acknowledge. 赞扬某人;向某人致敬

276. hand over fist—rapidly. 快速地;(尤指钱)大量地

277. hand something on a silver platter—give a person something that has not been earned. 给某人他不配拥有的某物,(讽刺的)拱手相让

278. hand to mouth—barely able to cover basic expenses. 勉强糊口地,朝不保夕地

279. handful—a lot of trouble. 棘手的事

280. handle with kid gloves—be very careful,tactful. 小心处理;谨慎对待

281. handy—can fix things,useful. 便利的,有用的

282. hang in there—be patient,wait. 坚持下去

283. hard feelings—anger,bitterness. 反感,怨气

284. hard up—in desperate need of something. 急切渴望(钱)

285. harp on—dwell on the subject,repeat,persist. 唠叨,喋喋不休

286. has-been—a person once popular but no longer in public favor. 过气的人

287. hassle—bothering. 麻烦

288. have a ball—have a good time,enjoy one's self. 玩得开心

289. have a crush on—be attracted to. 喜欢上,迷恋上,爱上

290. have a fit—become upset. 大发脾气;大吃一惊

291. have a good head on one's shoulders—be smart or sensible. 聪明;有见识;长了个聪明的脑袋

292. have a mind of one's own—be able to think independently. 自有主见

293. have a prayer—have a chance. 有希望,有盼头

294. have been around—to be experienced,sophisticated. 阅历丰富,经历

295. have egg on one's face—be embarrassed. 丢脸,羞愧尴尬不已

296. have it coming—deserve a punishment. 罪有应得

297. have it made—be sure of success,have everything. 有成功的把握;具备一切条件;很容易办到

298. have it out with someone—discuss a conflict or misunderstanding with the other person involved. 和某人聊天(解决冲突或误会)

299. have one's feet on the ground—be practical,sensible,stable. 脚踏实地,实实在在,踏踏实实

300. have one's hand in the till—steal from one's employer. 挪用公款

第七部分 第301-350句

301. have one's head in the clouds—have unrealistic dreams,lost in thought. 想入非非,心不在焉

302. have one's heart set on—desire greatly. 渴望,倾心于

303. have someone's number—know what kind of person someone is. 知道某人的底细,看穿某人

304. have something up one's sleeve—kept secretly ready for the right time. 暗中有应急的计划;另有妙计

305. have the heart to—be thoughtless enough. 有心做……有勇气做……

306. have two strikes against someone—be in a difficult situation with little chance of success. 某人处于不利处境(很难成功)

307. haywire—broken,confused,awry. 出了故障,陷于混乱

308. heart-to-heart—intimate,honest. 坦诚的,交心的

309. high and dry—alone,without help,stranded. 孤立无援;搁浅

310. high and low—every place. 到处

311. high-brow—intellectual,cultured person. 文化修养高的(人)

312. hit—a success. (演出等)成功

313. hit below the belt—hurt someone cruelly and unfairly. 暗箭伤人,暗箭中伤;犯规;用不正当手段打人

314. hit it off—enjoy one another's company,get along. 合得来;一拍即合

315. hit the bottle—drink alcohol. 喝酒;酗酒,喝醉

316. hit the ceiling—get angry. 非常生气,勃然大怒

317. hit the nail on the head—arrive at the correct answer,make a precise analysis. 说得中肯;一针见血;解释正确;一语中的

318. hit the sack—go to bed. 睡觉

319. hit the spot—refresh or satisfy. 使人满足;正合需要;恰到好处

320. hogwash—nonsense. 泔水,猪食;废话;胡说八道

321. hold a grudge—not forgive someone for an insult or injury. 怀恨在心

322. hold back—conceal,hide. 隐瞒;退缩

323. hold one's horses—wait. 沉住气,耐心等待

324. hold up—delay,postpone. 耽搁

325. holy mackerel—used to express strong feeling of surprise. 天哪,好家伙

326. hook,line and sinker—without question or doubt. 完全地,彻底地

327. hot—stolen. 被偷的;火爆的,流行的;性感的

328. hot air—nonsense or exaggerated talk. 吹牛,大话

329. hound—continually bother. 不断地打扰

330. hush-hush—secret. 秘密的;秘密

331. hustler—person who gets money aggressively or unethically. 骗子,诈骗者

332. hyper—very energetic,anxious,unable to sit still. 极度亢奋的

333. ill at ease—feel out of place. 感到拘束,局促不安,不自在

334. in a bind—In trouble no matter what you do. 左右为难,处于困境,处于进退两难的境地

335. in a jam—in trouble. 处于困境

336. in a nutshell—briefly. 简约地,简单地;总而言之

337. in a pinch—okay,when nothing else is available. 必要时,紧要关头

338. in a rush—in a hurry. 匆忙地

339. in a rut—always doing the same thing. 千篇一律,一成不变

340. in advance—ahead of time. 预先,提前

341. in black and white—in writing. 白纸黑字的(地),书面的(地)

342. in hot water—in trouble. 有麻烦;陷于困境

343. in nothing flat—quickly,in a short time. 立刻,在极短的时间内

344. in seventh heaven—very happy. 非常高兴,处于极其快乐之中

345. in someone's shoes—in another person's place or position. 设身处地

346. in stitches—laughing. 忍俊不禁,大笑

347. in the bag—certain,sure,definite. 十拿九稳的,稳操胜券的

348. in the doghouse—in trouble. 有麻烦;失宠

349. in the long run—in the end,as a result. 从长远来看

350. in the market for—wanting or ready to buy. 想买,物色

第八部分 第351-400句

351. in the red—losing money. 赤字,亏损,负债

352. in the same boat—in a similar situation. 处境相同,一条绳上的蚂蚱

353. iron out—work out. 解决;烫平

354. jack up—raise prices. 增加(价钱、工资等)

355. jack-of-all-trades—person who can do many kinds of work. 万事通,多面手;杂而不精的人

356. jalopy—old car usually in poor condition. 破旧车

357. jam-packed—crowded,full. 充满的;塞紧的;拥挤不堪的

358. (the)jitters—anxiety,nervousness. (名)紧张不安

359. John Hancock—signature. 亲笔签名

360. jump down someone's throat—criticize angrily,hastily. 突然对某人发飙

361. jump the gun—start before you should. 过早行动,草率行事,操之过急

362. jump to conclusions—make quick but unjustified conclusions. 过早下结论

363. keep a stiff upper lip—have courage,be brave. 勇敢,坚定不移

364. keep in touch—communicate,talk or write to each other. 保持联络,保持联系

365. keep on—continue. 继续

366. keep one's fingers crossed—wish for good luck. 祈祷好运,祷告

367. keep one's head above water—be able to exist on one's income,pay bills. 活下去

368. keep one's nose clean—stay out of trouble. 不惹是非,不招惹麻烦

369. keep one's shirt on—be patient,wait. 沉住气;保持冷静;千万别发火

370. keep something under your hat—keep something a secret. 保密,不要告诉任何人

371. keep tabs on—watch,check. 密切监视,密切注意

372. keep up with the Joneses—try to equal your neighbor's lifestyle. (在社会地位和物质生活方面)与左邻右舍攀比

373. kick in the pants—rejection,criticism. (出乎意料的)非难;责备,批评

374. kick oneself—regret. 自责,愧疚;遗憾

375. kick something around—discuss,think about. 讨论

376. kick the bucket—die. 死,去世,一命呜呼

377. kid—a young person. 小孩,孩子,年轻人

378. kid around—fool,play,joke. 欺骗;取笑,戏弄

379. kiss something goodbye—see something ruined or lost. 吻别

380. knock it off—stop. 别闹了;住口,别再讲下去了

381. knock-off—copy or imitation without permission. 山寨的,抄袭的

382. knock one dead—greatly impress,surprise. (演出等)令观众为之倾倒,精彩绝伦(用来描述什么东西令人赞赏到无以复加的地步)

383. knock one for a loop—surprise. 给……极好的印象;使……大为惊讶

384. knock one's head against the wall—waste time in futile effort to improve or change something. 白费精力,徒劳无功

385. knock oneself out—make a great effort. 尽最大努力;把自己弄得精疲力竭

386. knockout—a beautiful person or thing. 给人留下深刻印象的人或事;绝代佳人

387. know if one is coming or going—be able to think clearly,know what to do. 知道该做什么;觉得能够头脑清醒地思考(通常用在否定句里)

388. know-how—experience and knowledge. 诀窍;实际知识;专门技能

389. kosher—true,authentic. 真实的,准确的

390. land on one's feet—come out of a bad situation successfully. 安然脱险;幸免于难;安全摆脱困境

391. last straw—the last insult or injury that one can endure. 忍耐的极限

392. lay out—spend or pay. 花钱,付账

393. learn the ropes—acquire special knowledge of a job. 摸清门路,学习门道

394. leave a bad taste in one's mouth—make a bad impression,make or feel disgusted. 留下坏印象;对某件事感觉很不好

395. leave someone holding the bag—put someone in an awkward position,leave someone else to take the blame. 让人背黑锅

396. let it be—leave the situation alone as it is. 由它去吧;顺其自然

397. let bygones be bygones—forget differences that happened in the past. 过去的就让它过去吧,既往不咎

398. let it ride—continue without changing a situation. 顺其自然

399. let on—reveal,inform,tell. 揭露,泄露;告诉

400. let one's hair down—be informal,relaxed. 让某人放松下来

第九部分 第401-450句

401. let someone off the hook—excuse from a penalty or promise. 放过某人一马;原谅;饶恕

402. let the cat out of the bag—tell a secret. 不小心泄露了秘密

403. let the chips fall where they may—Act regardless of consequences. 专注于目标,无视达成目标必须造成的后果

404. like a ton of bricks—strongly,forcefully. 重重地

405. live high off/on the hog—have many luxuries,be very comfortable. 有钱,不愁吃喝

406. live it up—pursue pleasure,have a good time. 享受/消遣

407. live wire—active exciting person. 十分外向,有趣的人;生龙活虎的人

408. loaded—having lots of money. 有钱,喝多了

409. look down one's nose at—think someone is worthless or unimportant,show contempt. 看不起某人

410. look into—investigate,check. 调查

411. look up—to search for an item in an index. (从某个目录/数据库里查找)

412. loony bin—insane asylum. 疯人院(贬义)

413. lose face—to lose reputation,to be humiliated. 丢脸

414. lose one's marbles—go insane,act irrationally. 疯了

415. lose one's shirt—lose all one's money. 输光了

416. lose track of someone—lose contact,no know where someone is. 失去联系

417. louse up—ruin. 毁掉

418. lowdown—the true story. 内情,实情

419. lower the boom—stop completely,punish strictly. 严厉惩罚

420. make a bundle—make a lot of money. 挣了不少钱

421. make a dent in—make progress. 开始有了一点进展

422. make a federal case out of—overreact,take strong measures for a minor problem. 小题大做,大惊小怪,牛刀杀鸡

423. make a killing—gain a large amount of money at one time. 一夜暴富

424. make a monkey out of someone—cause to look foolish. 戏弄某人,使某人看起来愚蠢

425. make ends meet—balance one's budget,meet one's payments. 平衡收入支出,在经济困难的时候

426. make fun of—ridicule 讥讽;嘲笑

427. make him an offer he can't refuse—a threat. 要挟

428. make it up to someone—compensate for an unfulfilled promise. 偿还人情,补偿损失

429. make of something—interpret,figure out,think of. 理解;看待;看法

430. make one's hair stand on end—frighten,horrify. 毛骨悚然的

431. make one's mouth water—look or smell very good,make one want to eat or drink something one sees or smells。 令人垂涎三尺的

432. make one's own way—rely on one's own abilities. 全靠自己(打拼奋斗)

433. make sense—be comprehensible. 可以被理解的

434. make sure—see about something yourself,check. 确定,确保

435. make the best of—accept a bad situation and do as well as possible under the circumstances. 充分利用;尽力而为;妥善处理;打好一手烂牌

436. make up one's mind—decide. 下决定

437. make waves—upset the status quo,create a disturbance. 产生波动;产生反响

438. man-to-man—frank,direct. (像男人一样)直接的;坦率的

439. mean business—be serious. 严肃的,认真的

440. mess—disorderly,cluttered condition;bad or confused situation. 烂摊子

441. miss a trick—fail to take advantage of every situation. 放过机会(一般会否定使用,就是不错失机会)

442. miss out on—lose an opportunity,miss a worthwhile event. 错过机会

443. miss the boat—lose an opportunity. 没赶上机会

444. mobbed—crowded. 爆满的(因为人多)

445. mooch—borrow,beg,get without paying. “借”(不用还的那种)

446. mouthful—a true and impressive statement. 不明觉厉的言语

447. mudslinging—making malicious remarks to damage someone's reputation. 黑,抹黑

448. mum's the word—don't talk about what was said. 不透露刚才讨论的信息

449. murder—a difficult or painful ordeal. 很痛苦的经历

450. nag—a persistently urging person. 婆婆嘴(用于促使别人为自己做事)

第十部分 第451-500句

451. name someone after—give the child the name of an admired person. 以什么命名

452. nest egg—extra money saved. 为某个明确的长期目标存下来的钱

453. nick of time—just in time. 千钧一发之际,紧要关头

454. nightcap—last drink one has before leaving or prior to sleeping. 睡前最后一杯酒/娱乐演出或者项目结束前的最后一场

455. night owl—a person who is active late at night. 夜猫子

456. nitpick—look for very minor errors or problems. 鸡蛋里挑骨头

457. nitty-gritty—the essence or important part. 事实真相,本质

458. nitwit—idiot. 白痴,笨蛋

459. (no)bed of roses—uncomfortable,unhappy situation. 不是玫瑰花床(讽刺,实际上没有爱),不称心如意

460. no dice—no,certainly not. 没门儿

461. no picnic—not pleasant. (讽刺)并不愉快;不轻松;不好玩

462. nobody's fool—smart competent person. 聪明人;有主见的人

463. not on my watch—definitely not,no way. 没门

464. not so hot—not very good. 不那么热,不那么红,不怎么好

465. nothing to sneeze at—something not trivial,to be taken seriously. 不能忽视

466. (to be)nuts about—in love with,enthusiastic about. (对某事物)狂热

467. odds and ends—miscellaneous items. 七零八碎的小东西

468. off and on—occasionally. 有时候,时不时地,时断时续地

469. off base—inaccurate. 不准确的,偏差

470. off-color—in bad taste,rude,dirty. 色泽不佳的;下流的;不合适的

471. off one's rocker—crazy. 痴人说梦

472. off his own bat—by his own efforts and decision. (某一件事情)孤立独行的

473. off the record—privately,unofficially,not for public announcement. 私下的

474. off the top of one's head—from memory,spontaneously. 即兴地,脱口而出地;当场就能想到地

475. old flame—former boyfriend or girlfriend. 前任

476. on a shoestring—with very little money. 小本经营地

477. on easy street—having a pleasant,secure life. 简单模式(人生);生活富裕

478. on guard—careful,wary. 警戒

479. on one's last leg—at the end of one's strength of usefulness. 风烛残年

480. on one's shoulders—one's responsibility. 属于某人的责任

481. on queer street—having a difficult life. (人生)困难模式

482. on shaky ground—unstable. 不靠谱

483. on the ball—paying attention and doing things well. 机灵的;出色的;注意力集中的

484. on the blink—not working. 坏了,不灵了,出了故障

485. on the edge of one's seat—in nervous suspense. 激动得要坐不住了

486. on the go—busy running around. 外出办事;四处奔走;忙个不停

487. on the house—provided free by a bar or restaurant. 免费吃喝

488. on the level—honest. 诚实的,直白的

489. (right)on the money—precisely on the right position. 形容非常准确

490. on the q. t. -secretly. 私密地

491. on the rocks—breaking up,ruined. (婚姻关系)冷漠,冷淡

492. on the same wavelength—communicating,thinking similarly. 三观相符;互相理解

493. on the spot—in a difficult or embarrassing situation. 处于窘境

494. on the wagon—abstaining from liquor. 戒酒

495. on the warpath—very angry,looking for trouble. 大发雷霆

496. once in a blue moon—rarely. 很少见地

497. one fell swoop—in a single action. 一下子,一个动作里

498. once-over—quick look or examination. 扫一眼

499. one for the books—very unusual,remarkable. 值得记载的事;值得大书特书的一例

500. one's cup of tea—something one enjoys,special interest. 某人的菜(心爱之物)

第十一部分 第501-550句

501. one's hands are tied—one is unable to help. 无能为力

502. one's heart is in the right(wrong)place—kindhearted,sympathetic or well-meaning. 为人正直

503. one's heart is in one's mouth—one is nervous,fearful,or anxious. 心脏要跳出来了

504. one-track mind—mind focused on a single idea. 一根筋

505. out of line—not usual,incorrect,unacceptable. 出格的

506. out of sorts—in a bad mood,irritable. 不高兴的;烦躁不安的

507. out of the blue—unexpectedly,by surprise,from nowhere. 突然地,意外地

508. out of the woods—no longer in danger,in the clear. 脱离险境

509. out of this world—wonderful,terrific. 妙到极点的

510. out on a limb—in a dangerous,exposed position,one's ideas are openly known. 冒险,作死

511. over a barrel—in a helpless,trapped position. 受人摆布,非常被动

512. over one's dead body—under no condition,never. 没门,只要还有一口气在

513. pad the bill—add false expenses. 虚报账目

514. pain in the neck—bothersome,annoying thing or person. (因某事或某人)头疼

515. pan out—happen,develop. 发展,进展;奏效;结果(是)

516. pass away—die. 去世

517. pass out—faint. 晕倒

518. pass the buck—shift responsibility to others. 推卸责任,踢皮球

519. patch up—fix. 修理

520. pay through the nose—pay too much. 被宰了

521. peanuts—small amount of money. 塞牙缝的钱

522. pep talk—a talk to arouse enthusiasm. 正能量的演讲;鼓舞士气的演讲;打气

523. perk up—emerge from a depressed or uninterested mood. 打起精神

524. pick up—obtain,get. 拿

525. pick up the tab—pay the bill. 买单(替在场的其他人,请客)

526. pick-me-up—a drink or snack taken to refresh oneself. 能让人“活过来”的食物饮料

527. piece of cake—easy. 简单,容易,易如反掌的事,小菜一碟

528. pile up—accumulate,put things on top of each other. 堆积,积攒

529. pill—an annoying,disagreeable person. 讨厌的人

530. pin someone down—to immobilize someone by direct contact. 固定;追问;压制

531. pinch pennies—be thrifty,careful how you spend money. 花钱节省

532. pink slip—notice of dismissal. 开除信,解雇通知书

533. pinpoint—find exact location or cause. 精确定位

534. pitch in—help by joining the effort. 投入

535. the pits—the worst,anything that is very bad. 最令人厌恶的地方(或环境、情况等)

536. play hooky—stay away from school or work without permission. 旷课;缺席

537. play it by ear—make your decision according to the situation. 无计划地进行……即兴表演;随时应变;见机行事;随性而至

538. play the field—go out with many people romantically. 滥交情人,不专一;(现代)脚踏整个船队

539. play up to someone—flatter or please for selfish reasons. 拍马屁

540. play with fire—invite danger,trouble. 玩火

541. plenty of—a lot of,abundance. 很多

542. point out—explain,show,call attention to. 指出

543. pop the question—ask to marry. 求婚

544. pound the pavement—walking the street looking to accomplish something. 徘徊街头找工作

545. pour it on thick—flatter profusely,exaggerate. 用力拍马屁

546. pull a fast one—cheat,deceive. 欺骗

547. pull punches—hide unpleasant facts or make them seem good. 手下留情

548. pull someone's leg—trick,playfully tease,fool. 戏弄

549. pull something off—accomplish something remarkable. 成功,达成

550. pull strings—secretly use influence and power. 走关系

第十二部分 第551-600句

551. pull the rug out from under—spoil someone's plans,withdraw support. 打乱某人的计划;挖坑,坑人

552. pull the wool over one's eyes—deceive,mislead. 欺骗,蒙蔽

553. pull up stakes—move to another location. 搬家

554. push someone around—boss,make a person do what you want. 呼来唤去

555. put a damper on—discourage,spoil a person's fun. 讨(对方)没趣

556. (would not)put something past someone—be surprised by what someone does. 某事在某人的底线以内

557. put down—make someone look bad,criticize. 贬低;使没面子

558. put in one's two cents—give one's opinion. 谦虚的建议

559. put one's cards on the table—be frank,tell everything. 摊牌

560. put one's finger on—find precisely,remember exactly. 指出

561. put one's foot down—object strongly,take firm preventative action. 气愤地表示反对

562. put one's foot in one's mouth—speak carelessly,make a rude or insensitive comment. 说错话

563. put our heads together—confer,discuss. 凑在一起讨论

564. put someone in his or her place—scold someone for rude,improper behavior. 提醒某人自己的姓氏

565. put someone on a pedestal—idolize,worship. 把某人当作偶像崇拜(或理想人物,了不起人物),崇敬某人

566. put something out of one's mind—try not to think about it. 不去想某事

567. put through the wringer—cause severe stress. 吓死了

568. put two and two together—make a conclusion knowing the facts. 根据事实推理

569. put up a good front—pretend to be happy,fool people about one's status. 逞强(表现出好的一面)

570. put up with—patiently accept,endure. 忍受

571. quack—an ignorant or fraudulent doctor. 江湖医生

572. rack one's brain—try hard to think or remember. 绞尽脑汁

573. racket—easy,well—paying job,business that cheats customers. 忽悠

574. raise eyebrows—cause surprise or disapproval or shock. 可观的,出人意料的,吸引眼球的

575. rake it in—make a lot of money. 财源滚滚

576. rake over the coals—scold,reprimand,blame. 谴责,申斥,责备

577. rat race—endless,competitive striving;hurried material existence. 无意义的艰辛,徒劳

578. raw deal—unfair treatment. 霸王条款;不公平待遇

579. read between the lines—understand things that are not said,find a hidden meaning. 领会字里行间的意思;体会言外之意

580. real McCoy—the genuine thing. 真货

581. red tape—excessive formalities in official business. 形式主义;繁文缛节

582. right off the bat—in the beginning,immediately. 立刻;马上;开始

583. right under one's nose—in an obvious nearby place. 眼皮子底下;近在眼前

584. ring a bell—remind one of something familiar. 似曾相识;(听着,看着)熟悉

585. rip off—cheat,rob. 宰人

586. road hog—aggressive and unsafe drivers on the road. 野蛮驾驶

587. rock the boat—upset the status quo. 捣乱;破坏良好的现状

588. roll out the red carpet—greet a person with great respect,give a big welcome. 热烈欢迎,隆重欢迎

589. rope into—trick,persuade or pressure. 劝诱

590. roughly—approximate. 大概的

591. rub one the wrong way—annoy,bother,make angry. 得罪了某人;惹怒(或触犯)某人,使某人不痛快

592. rub it in—constantly refer to a mistake or fault. 哪壶不开提哪壶

593. rule out—decide against,eliminate. 排除;取消;划去;反对

594. rule the roost—be the dominant one in the family. 说了算

595. run(take)a risk—be open to danger or loss,unprotected. 冒险

596. run around in circles—act confused,do a lot,but accomplish little. 像无头的苍蝇一样乱转

597. run down—in bad condition. 走下坡路的;疲惫不堪的;萧条的,不景气的;(建筑)破旧不堪的

598. run for one's money—has been a difficult challenge for someone. 对某人来说具有挑战性

599. run out of—finish the supply,use up. 耗尽

600. run ragged—tire,exhaust. 精疲力尽

第十三部分 第601-650句

601. scalper—a person who buys things at the regular rate and sells it at a profit. 票贩子,黄牛

602. scam—a plan to cheat someone. 诈骗,骗局

603. scatter around—carelessly put in different places. 散一地

604. scrape the bottom of the barrel—take whatever is left after best has been taken. 退而求其次;捡剩

605. scraping by—living on barely enough money. 勒紧裤腰带;勉强维持

606. scrape together—get money little by little. 东拼西凑

607. scratch the surface—merely begin to understand or accomplish something. 学习/研究只停留在(事物)表面;只做了肤浅的研究

608. screw up—to cause something to fail or be spoiled. 搞砸;破坏

609. scrounge around—look in a lot of places for a certain item. 四处寻找

610. second hand—not new,previously used. 二手

611. see daylight—achieve or expect a favorable result. 看见曙光

612. see eye to eye—have the same opinion,agree. 互相认同

613. see red—become very angry. 发怒

614. sell like hot cakes—sell quickly,rapidly. 畅销,热卖

615. sell oneself short—underestimate oneself. 小看自己

616. send someone packing—cause someone to leave or quit. 送客(态度强硬)

617. serve time—be in jail. 坐牢,服刑

618. set one back—cost. 耽误;花费

619. settle down—live a quiet normal life. 稳定下来

620. shape up—begin to act and look right. 修正,改正;合理行事,好好表现;健美

621. sharp—smart,witty,quick thinking. 敏锐

622. shell out—pay. 付款

623. shook up—upset,worried fearful. 惊呆了

624. shoot full of holes—find great fault with. 百般挑剔

625. shoot the breeze—talk idly or gossip. 闲聊,八卦

626. shop around—look in many stores. 逛街

627. shoplifter—one who steals goods from stores. 小偷(仅限从商店偷)

628. short end of the stick—unfair,unequal treatment. 被坑了

629. shrug off—dismiss,not be bothered or hurt. 不屑理财,当作浮云

630. sick and tired—disliking some continual behavior,annoyed. (精神上)腰酸背痛腿抽筋;筋疲力尽的

631. side with—to support/to agree with, 支持,与某人站在同一边

632. side-swipe—hit the side of a car. 侧面撞车,(车)刮了;旁敲侧击

633. silver bullet—a direct and effortless solution to a problem. 高招,良方

634. simmer down—become quiet,calm. 冷静,平息下来

635. sink one's teeth into—go to work seriously. 开始;全心投入

636. sink or swim—fail or succeed by your own efforts. 成败全靠自己

637. sit right—be acceptable. 感觉对劲;可以接受的

638. sit tight—wait patiently. 按兵不动,待机行事

639. sitting pretty—in a favorable situation. 处于极有利的位置;过着舒服的生活;胜券在握

640. six feet under—dead. 死亡

641. size up—form an opinion,assess. 估计;仔细考虑

642. skeleton in one's closet—a family secret. 不可告人的秘密

643. sky's the limit—there is no limit. 潜力无穷

644. sleep on it—think about,consider,decide later. 深思熟虑

645. slip one's mind—be forgotten. 忘记

646. sleep on a clothesline- 困得哪里都能睡

647. smells fishy—something seems to be unusual or strange. 感觉不太对头

648. smooth something over—to(pretend to)make things better,solve problems. 做表面工作;掩饰;平息

649. smoke and mirrors—trickery or deception. 把戏,魔术,骗术

650. snap out of it—free oneself from the control of panic,fear,hysteria. 振作一点

第十四部分 第651-700句

651. so sue me—aggressive challenge to escalate a dispute. 有本事你告我啊

652. snowball's chance in hell—no chance at all. 没有希望

653. sob story—sad story that makes the listener sympathetic. (不真诚的)非常悲伤的故事,催泪弹

654. sore loser—person who gets angry when he loses. 输不起耍赖皮(的人)

655. sort of—almost,not quite,similar to. 有几分,有那么点儿;近似;在一定程度上

656. sour grape—after failing to get something,declaring it to be undesirable anyway. 吃不到葡萄说葡萄酸

657. spare the rod and spoil the child—children will be spoiled without punishments. 不打不成器

658. spill the beans—tell a secret,inform. 泄露秘密

659. spine chilling—terrifying,thrilling. 恐怖的

660. split image—exact resemblance. 一个模子里刻出来的

661. split hairs—make trivial,unnecessary distinctions. 吹毛求疵

662. split up—separate. 分开

663. square meal—a proper meal. 饱餐,美餐

664. spruce up—clean,redecorate. 打扮干净漂亮

665. square one—in the beginning. 回到原点

666. stab someone in the back—betray someone. 背叛

667. star crossed lovers—unlucky lovers. 命途多舛的爱人

668. stand on one's own two feet—be independent. 独立的

669. stand someone up—fail to keep an appointment or date. 放鸽子

670. stand up guy—man of good character. 好汉,真男人,真汉子

671. stand up to someone—be brave,courageously confront someone. 勇敢地面对某人

672. standing on the shoulders of giants—having benefited from previous work. 站在巨人的肩膀上

673. start the ball rolling—take the initiative,begin an action. 开始(做某事),使(某活动、谈话)开始起来

674. stay away from—avoid. 躲避;离……远点

675. steal someone's thunder—to take credit for someone's work. 抢了某人的风头/功劳

676. stick one's neck out—look for trouble,take risks. 冒险,挺身而出

677. stick it out—endure,continue. 忍耐

678. stick to one's guns—to defend an action or an opinion despite an unfavorable reaction. 坚持己见,坚守立场

679. stick up for—defend,help,support. 维护;支持;为某人辩护

680. stinking rich—to be extremely rich. 超级有钱的

681. straight from the horse's mouth—directly from the person involved. 来源于本人;来自权威和可靠的消息

682. straighten out—put in order. 整理,收拾

683. strain the leash—to be eager to do something. 迫不及待

684. strike while the iron is hot—take advantage of an opportunity. 趁热打铁

685. strings attached—restraining circumstances,obligations. 潜规则;附加条款

686. (the truth is)stranger than fiction—the literal truth. 现实往往比小说更稀奇

687. such is life—accept the unpredictable nature of life. 生活就是如此

688. stuffed shirt—a person who is rigid or too formal. 死脑筋;僵硬的人

689. survival of the fittest—the mechanism by which natural selection is proposed to function. 适者生存

690. swan song—final appearance. 最后的表演

691. sweat bullets—be nervous,be very hot. 大汗淋漓;非常担心焦虑

692. sweatshop—a factory that has poor conditions,long hours,low pay. 血汗工厂

693. swell—terrific. 很棒的,极好的

694. take a beating—to suffer damage. 受伤,受打击,吃亏

695. take a crack at—try,attempt. 尝试

696. take advantage of—treat unfairly for your own gain,make good use of time or conditions. 利用

697. take after—resemble or act like a parent or relative. 继承

698. take a back seat—to take a subordinate position. 坐后座;不用管

699. take on—begin to handle,commit oneself to,accept. 接受(挑战/任务)

700. take one's hat off to someone—admire,respect,praise. 行礼;毕恭毕敬

第十五部分 第701-750句

701. take over—take control,command. 接管

702. take someone for a ride—cheat,swindle. 忽悠

703. take someone to the cleaners—win all of someone's money,cheat someone. 使某人输光

704. take something lying down—suffer without having a fight. 甘心忍受某事;逆来顺受;默默承受侮辱(或挫折、指责等)

705. take something to heart—consider seriously. 用心考虑

706. take a bull by the horns—take strong action. 采取主动

707. take the Fifth—refuse to testify against oneself,as guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution. 保持沉默

708. take the plunge—do something decisive. 采取断然行动;孤注一掷;决定冒险一试

709. take the words out of someone's mouth—say something someone else was going to say. 抢别人台词

710. take up—begin an activity or hobby. 开始从事做

711. take with a grain of salt—listen with skepticism. 不要轻信

712. talk through one's hat—to profess on a subject one knows nothing about. 不懂装懂着瞎说

713. talk turkey—speak plainly. 坦率地说

714. the dark side—referring to the same concept in Star Wars. 黑暗面

715. tell someone off—speak to angrily. 发威;责骂;严厉批评某人

716. think up—invent,create. 想出;发明

717. the third degree—ask sb lots of questions 盘问某人,刨根问底

718. through the grapevine—via gossip from other people. 道听途说来的

719. through the mill—to have a difficult time. 吃苦

720. throw cold water on—discourage. 扫兴

721. throw in the towel—surrender,give up. 投降;放弃

722. throw one's weight around—use one's influence in a showy manner. 使用权势或关系产生影响

723. throw the book at—punish severely for breaking rules or the law. 依法处置

724. tickled pink—very happy. 高兴极了

725. tide someone over—help someone through a shortage. 帮人渡过难关

726. tie the knot—get married. 结婚

727. tied down—restricted by family or job responsibilities. (因家庭或工作)身负重担

728. tight squeeze—difficult situation financially. 处境困难;收紧裤腰带

729. tighten one's belt—economize,spend and use less. 收紧裤腰带

730. till the cows come home—for a long and indefinite time. 猴年马月

731. tip someone off—warn,inform. 泄密

732. to the hilt—completely,to the limit. 到头/到底

733. to the manner born—destined to be suited to something,by virtue of birth or custom and practice. 从小就习惯;天生就适合

734. to travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive—hope and anticipation are often better than reality. 满怀希望地前进,更胜于到达目的地

735. tooth and nail—as hard as possible,fiercely. 拼命,竭尽全力

736. top-notch—excellent,the best. 最好的,一流的

737. topsy-turvy—upside down,in disarray. 上下颠倒/乱七八糟

738. top dog—the dominant one. 一把手,领头人

739. touch and go—very dangerous or uncertain. 危险

740. tough break—unlucky event,misfortune. 不走运

741. tourist trap—any place that is overpriced and attracts tourists. 宰客;旅客陷阱

742. track down—search for. 寻找,追寻

743. treat—pay for someone else. 请客

744. try something out—test. 尝试;测试;试穿

745. turn one off—disgust,bore,repel. 使某人厌烦

746. turn out—result,end. 结果

747. turn over a new leaf—change one's conduct for the better. 开始新的一页

748. turn someone down—reject. 拒绝

749. turn someone's stomach—get someone sick and upset. 令人作呕

750. turn the tables—reverse the situation. 逆转局势

第十六部分 第751-800句

751. turn to—go to for help. 找某人帮忙

752. turn up—appear. 出现

753. twiddle one's thumbs—not busy,not working. 闲得慌

754. twist someone around one's finger—influence someone easily. 轻易指挥某人;玩弄于股掌之间

755. two-faced—disloyal,untrustworthy. 两面派

756. under the table—illegal money transaction,such as paying a bribe. 桌下交易;幕后交易;秘密交易

757. under the weather—not feeling well. 感觉不适

758. up one's alley—something one enjoys,special interest. 非常适合某人

759. up the river—in jail. 坐牢

760. up to here with—disgusted with another's continual behavior. 受够了

761. up to one's ears—deeply immersed in. 沉浸在某事物中;深陷于(债务等);忙得不可开交

762. up to par—meeting normal standards. 达到标准

763. up to someone—someone's choice. 取决于某人(的决定)

764. upset the apple cart—to cause an upset or create difficulty. 美梦破灭;搞砸计划

765. use one's noodle(head)-to think. 动脑筋

766. walk all over someone—take advantage of someone. 欺负某人;占某人便宜

767. walkthe walk—back up one's talk with action. 说做就做,付诸行动

768. wash one's hands of—refuse responsibility for,abandon. 金盆洗手;对某事洗手不干

769. washed up—no longer successful or needed,failed. 失败了,完蛋了

770. waste one's breath—speak or argue with no result. 浪费口舌;对牛弹琴

771. water down—to make weaker or less effective. 掺水,兑水;削减;稀释

772. wear the pants—be the boss of the family. 家中管事

773. weigh one's words—be careful of what one says. 谨言慎行

774. well-off—rich,wealthy. 有钱

775. wet behind the ears—inexperienced. 乳臭未干

776. wet blanket—person who discourages others from having fun. 喜欢扫兴的人

777. wet one's whistle—have a drink,especially alcohol. 润喉(用酒精饮料)

778. what it takes—any ability for a job,courage. 达到目的,取得成功(或出名)的必要条件(如金钱、美貌、才智、才能、勇敢等)

779. when the chips are down—at the worst time,when one faces the biggest obstacles. 在危机的时刻;在关键的时刻

780. whistle blower—a person who tries to publicize a problem about an organization from the inside. 揭发者

781. white as a ghost—very pale because of fear,shock,illness. 脸色苍白

782. white lie—a harmless lie(told to be polite or to do something not seriously wrong). 善意的谎言

783. wild goose chase—absurd or hopeless search. 无谓的追寻

784. willy-nilly—whether one likes it or not. 无论对方是否愿意;随意的,随便的

785. (to)win hands down—to win decisively or with little effort. 很轻易获胜;赢得很有说服力;没有争议的

786. wind up—end up in some state of affair. 结束;结果

787. wing it—rely only on one's knowledge,act without preparation. 临场发挥

788. wishy-washy—having no definite opinion,unable to decide. 缺乏主见的

789. with a fine-toothed comb—very carefully. 仔细地

790. with one's tail between one's legs—scared and ashamed in defeat. 夹着尾巴逃走的状态

791. wolf in sheep's clothing—someone with hidden malicious intent pretending to be nice. 披着羊皮的狼

792. word for word—follow someone's words precisely in reproduction. 一字不差

793. word of mouth—recommendation from other people. 口碑

794. work one's fingers to the bone—work very hard. 努力工作;拼命工作

795. work out—find an answer,solve. 解决;算出;得到答案

796. worth one's salt—to be worth one's pay. 称职;胜任;名副其实;配得上获得的薪水

797. wrong side of the tracks—the poor section of town,implying social inferiority. 穷人区;贫民阶层

798. yell bloody murder—express loud,emotional anger. 大哭大闹

799. You're kidding—Really? Is it true? 真的吗?你开玩笑呢吧

800. Zig-zag—a line pattern resembling a series of Zs connected together. Z字形来回波折的

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