2015年9月10日 星期四

美國校園俚語--2

. 2015年9月10日 星期四

51, fill a pre**ion 按處方抓藥 Would you please fill this pre**ion for me?

52, fill in for 代替; 同義:fill one's place(position, shoes); take the place of; take over Say, Dave, can you fill in for me tonight at the restaurant? I'd like to go out of town.

53,food for thought 令人思考的東西;同義:thought-provoking There is a lot food for thought in what he had to say.

54,for nothing 免費 To pay to see that movie would be foolish, when you can see it on TV for nothing.

55,from top to bottom 從上到下 A: Maybe you lost your wallet in this room. B: I've searched it from top to bottom..

56, get of on the wrong foot 開始事情就做錯了 I got off on the wrong foot, and I don't have any idea which way to turn now.

57,get a lot out of something 從……學到很多 The training program was difficult, but she got a lot out of it.

58, get at 想說 Do you understand what I'm getting at?

59, get away with 對…..擺脫懲罰 A: Did you know that Bob is leaving for home tonight? He isn't planning to take his final exams. B: He can't get away with that

60,get going 趕緊行動; 同義:get moving A: It looks like we won't have enough time to do all we wanted to. B: Who says we won't? let's get going.


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61, get on one's nerve 招惹某人神經了 A: Why did you come to the meeting late? I left a message with your roommate about the time change. B: She has a very short memory and it really gets on my nerve sometimes.

62, get started on 開始做 We should get started on the project.

63, get time off from work 從工作中抽時間 Oh, so she was able to get time off from the work.

64,give credibility to 相信 A: did you hear about Jim? B: I wouldn't give that rumor any credibility.

65,go easy on 溫和對待 Well, since it's your first and only ticket, the judge will probably go easy on you.

66,go in one ear and out the other 一耳朵進,一耳朵出 Well, you know Mike, everything's in one ear and out the other.

67,go jogging 去跑步 Are you ready to go jogging?

68,go to one's head 某人自負 A: Have you noticed how John's changed since he became student government president? B: I think the whole thing has gone to his head, and he used to be so sociable and open.

69,got the time 幾點了 A: Got the time? B: It's a little after ten.

70, graduation announcements 畢業典禮請柬 Have you ordered your graduation announcements?

71,graon about 抱怨 How come Michael's always groaning about something?

72,guest lecturer 客座教授 The only person who understood the guest lecturer was the professor.

73,hand-me-down 送的東西 A: What a gorgeous jacket. It must have cost a fortune. B: Not at all. It's a hand-me-down.

74,hand down 易如反掌 Lee won the chess match hands down.

75,have a way with 擅長 Bonnie really has a way with words.

76,have had it with 處於 I've had it with being sick in bed. I've read most of these magazines twice.

77, head and shoulders above 高出許多 In computer programming, Susan is head and shoulders above the rest of us.

78, hit the spots 特別好 This lemonade sure hits the spots.

79, hold the grudge 記仇 A: I wish I hadn't hurt Mary's feelings like that. You know I never meant to. B: The great thing about Mary is that she doesn't hold the grudge.

80, I have no idea which way to turn 我不知道該怎麼辦

81, I have seen worse 我見過更糟的

82, in advance 提前;同義:before hand, ahead of time It's a really nice apartment. But the owners want two-month rent in advance and I just don 't have it.

83, in case 萬一 Let's take our suits along in case the sun comes out.

84, in next to no time 馬上 A: Are you going to be using the copying machine long? B: I'll be through in next to no time.

85, in the red 赤字 反義:in the black

86,in the works 正在準備階段 An advanced course in theoretical chemistry is the works.

87, keep to oneself I'm amazed that you still haven't gotten to know your neighbors.

88, kill time 浪費時間 Gosh, what can we do to kill the next 10 hours?

89, leave…up to somebody We'll have to leave the decision up to him.

90, letter of recommendation 推薦信;letter of reference 推薦信

91, look on the bright sides of things 看事物的光明面

92, no kidding 不是開玩笑吧

93, on the tip of one's tongue 就在舌尖 A: Are you sure you can't remember the name of that record? B: It's just on the tip of my tongue!

94, quitting time 下課時間 I'm glad it's almost quitting time.

95, take it over 重修 Don failed physics and had to take it over.

96, than necessary 比應該的要冷 The lab was cooler than necessary.

97, That's easer said than done. 說來容易做來難

98, There is nothing to it. 沒什麼,很容易 I can run this projector. There's really nothing to it.

99, with flying colors 成功 A: How did Ellen do on her American History exam? B: She passed with flying colors.

100, You can bet your life 當然 A: Will Prof. Smith come to class on time? B: You can bet your life.

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