实用英语词组总结(三)

作者:周星 发布:2017-10-07

1. early on : 在早期; 前一阵子;

2. up front : 预先,在最前面;

3. in one case : 有一次;有一个例子;

4. all too often : 时常,经常是;

5. in fits and starts : 一阵一阵地;eg. Because of other commitments I can only write my book in fits and starts. 因为我有其他的事要做,所以这本书只能时写时辍.

6. get the hang of : 熟悉某物的用法; 掌握做某事的窍门; 理解某事; 鉴赏;eg. He had never seen anything that he couldn't get the hang of when he wanted to. 他没有碰到过自己要想了解而没法了解的事物。

7. and the like : 等等;以此类推;

8. at times : 有时,偶尔;

9. cling to : 坚持;依靠;依附;紧抓不放;

10. work wonders : 创造奇迹;产生奇妙作用;

11. take initiative to : 采取主动;

12. in the same token : 同样地;出于同样原因;

13. pulling my leg : 开我的玩笑;

14. to the core : 十分,彻底地;

15. neck and neck : 并驾齐驱;eg. I think it's gonna be neck and neck. 我认为应该差不多吧。

16. in the event of : 万一,倘若;eg. In the event of his death, his daughter will inherit the money. 一旦他故去, 他的女儿将会继承这笔钱.

17. eat and drink your fill : 吃饱喝足;

18. on the go : 活跃,忙个不停;

19. read up on : 攻读、研读;

20. over the moon : 非常快乐,狂喜;

21. fast forward to : 很快到了。 eg. fast forward to 2010:很快到了2010年;

22. in the middle of nowhere : 在偏远地方(偏口语)

23. in short order : 立刻,马上

24. rise up from the dead : 死而复生;浴火重生;

25. in the nick of time : 在最后一刻,在紧要关头;

26. lock someone out : 阻止某人进入;

27. In the heat of the moment : 盛怒之下,一时激动之下;

28. over and over : 反复,再三; 仍; 颠来倒去;

29. battle-tested : 久战沙场的;

30. In many respects : 在很多方面;

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