3.Thomas's 「Oscar-winner」 isabitmuchIthink.
12.to make a fast buck/fortune(搵快錢/賺大錢)
to pass the buck(卸膊)
2.Don't pass the buck and send the complaint to the P.R. Department
1.He's really something! He wrote a 5000-word essay in half an hour!
1.A: We could organize a series of seminars on EQ. It's such a popular topic,I think it could attract a large of audience.
B:I don't want to pour cold water on that, but I doubt if we could get any guest speakers here.
1.The dessert was gorgeous. I enjoyed it.
1.She is so nosy.
1.He has a manly look.
1.I believe that this article was written by a ghost-writer,not the professor himself.
1.Look! There' re some mouth-watering sushi dishes!
1.She got mad at me with a volley of curses.
1.The college student's suicide was unnecessarily played up by the daily
1.A:Did you get hurt in any way?
B:No, not even a scratch. Thanks.
1.Zip me up at the back,please.
2.This wallet zips up easily.
30.providing for mistress(包二奶)
1.He's providing for a Mainland Chinese mistress.
31.chinese chess (象棋)
glutinous rice dumpling(糉)
32.iced tea/iced coffee(凍奶茶/咖啡)
33.a pair of jeans(牛仔褲)
36.split the bill/check(AA制)
2.Shall/Should we split the bill/check? No,I'll pay.
38.tuned in to/switch over(看電視轉台)
1.Half past,my watch said.
1.I tucked my T-shirt into my jeans.
2.He tucked his mobile phone into his rear pocket.
3.I tucked the piece of paper under a book so that it wouldn't be blown away.
4.She tucked her loose hair behind her ears.
1.The plot has a lot of goodies.
1.He was pursued by the paparazzi last night.
2.She drove feverishly, hoping to escape the paparazzi
44.a meteor shower/falling star/shooting star(流星雨)
1.If the sky is clear,you might be able to see scores of shooting stars.
2.We're expecting a shower of meteors tonight.
45.to print the photos/picture(曬相)
1.Who's going to get the print?(邊個去攞相)
2.Who's going to prints the photo/pictures?
1.stub out (弄熄)a cigarette
2.stub my toe(撞到腳趾)
3.I used to keep all the movie ticket stubs
1.Can we have a exchange of place?
2.Can we have a swap of place?
3.Can we swap places?
1The meat's a bit tough.
2.I like this tender lamb.
3.The fried noodles were yummy but also oily.
4.That dim-sum was really fatty
1.To stop your hiccups you can drink some water.
2.She suddenly sneezed.
3.She yawned loudly.
1.The temporary parking lot is enclosed by wire netting.
2.We suggest that a wire mesh be set up to enclose the area if security purpose.
3.Someone has cut the wire fence and broken into the premises.
52.expecting/expectant/big(heavy) with child(大肚)
1.Do you know Jane is expecting?
1.The shop is called Tai something.
2.The airfare will cost you six thousand dollars something.
3.This is a career magazine for twenty something office workers.
54.a blessing in disguise(塞翁失馬)
1.Your illness was a blessing in disguise, you're escaped a terribly hectic day.
1.The mother didn't allow her kids to take a bite at the cake.
2.I took a large bite out of the burger.
3.Fancy a bite?
1.The author put forward a critique of the existing social welfare policies.
2.The article is a critique of the ugly side of human nature.
3.His criticism of John's word was harsh.
1.Who's calling please?
2.Who am I speaking to?
3.Who's on the phone please?
1.Local banks have joined a cut-throat competition for credit card customers.
2.We now offer cut-throat price reductions for most items in our stores.
1.Evening school-cum-Counselling Centre
2.a dining cum living room
3.CD cum CD-ROM
1.He performed the oldies very well
2.She gave a touching rendering of 「Eternal Flame」
3.His interpretation captured the true mood of the lyrics.
61.block/in the way(阻住)
1.A crowd is in my/her/his/their way.
2.Don't get in my way,please.
3.A crowd is blocking the entrance.
62.Prince Charming/Mr Right(白馬王子)
1.I met Prince Charming in college some years ago.
2.My gut feeling told me he could be Mr. Right.
3.What's your dream mate(夢中情人)like?
1.The mall was bustling with shoppers and restaurant seekers.
2.It was a lively concert with hot artists, great songs and a cheerful atmosphere.
3.There's a lively cafe at the Peak. How's that?
1.That was a blatant lie.
2.He's blatantly fooling you.
3.She has made some blatantly untrue statements.
1.Frankly,I have no interest in that election thing.
2.We do auditing and stuff like that.
1.The committee should be accountable to the public.
2.The chairman has to be held accountable.(要負責)
3.The government is facing increasing public demands for greater accountability.
1.Fate/Destiny made Leon and May meet again.
2.We're fated/destined to be in hardship.
3.Their predestined relationship has come to an end.
1.My skin itches
2.I don't know how to deal with my itching arm
3.This sweater is really itchy.
1.My intuition told me I wouldn't be suitable for the job.
2.My gut feeling is Mom will say no to my idea.
3.My gut feeling is that the two are not in love.
1.Walkmans have become obsolete.
2.Do you think online shopping will supersede traditional supermarkets?
3.Books won't die out even in the Web age.
71.you're wanted/there's a call(有人找你(在電話))
1.Jane,there's a call for you
2.You're wanted on the phone.
3.Someone wants to speak to you,Jane
72.follow up(跟進/乘勝追擊)/look into(調查)
1.The student union has actively followed up on the issue of student welfare.
2.I guess they'll follow up the success of the documentary with a second series.
1.It's my treat.
2.The hamburger will be my treat.
3.A dutch treat(AA制的一餐飯)
1.She pegged the t-shirts on the clothesline.
2.The HK dollar is pegged to the US dollar.
1.What kept you from coming to our meeting?
2.Can I keep you for a moment.
3.Were you kept by the traffic?
76.jot down/take notes(擇低(筆記))
1.Let's jot down the number.
2.There go the Mark Six numbers! Jot them down.
3.We were busy taking notes during the lecture.
1.I live on a quiet blind alley.
2.Don't go on finding customers. It's a hopeless dead end business.
1.I think it's kind of a trading company.
2.Are you a vegetarian? Well, sort of.
1.My brother's a greedy kid.
2.You don't need the chips. Don't be a glutton.(noun)
3.Gluttony(noun) has brought him a stomach ache.
80.(can't)turn back/the die is cast(冇得返轉頭)
1.You've made the decision. You can't turn back.
2.We're gathered all the volunteers. The die is cast. We can put off the variety show.