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现代英语习惯用语500例

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现代英语习惯用语500例

91—100
· Go to bat for…为……出力;支持……

All evidence went for the mayor, though some government officials insisted on prosecuting him for taking bribes.

· Have bats in the belfry头脑有病,想法荒诞

He really seems to gave bats in the belfry: he wants to make big money without dirtying his hands.

· Keep at bay穷途末路,使走投无路

The doctor said that this medicine would not cure the diseases, but it would keep it at bay.

· Be that as it may尽管那样,也得……

Be that as it may, we have to wait till the manager comes.

· Off the beam脱离航向,步入歧途

Man’s conscience is designed to tell him when he is off the beam.

· Full of beans非常无聊;经历充沛

I know he’s full of beans, but his novels are full of beans, too.

· Know one’s beans熟悉自己的业务

He is very clumsy at doing housework, but he knows his beans in teaching.

· Play (it) safe稳扎稳打

When you are doing business with other companies, you must play safe by not fully trusting them know all your dealings.

· Bear down on…对……施加压力

Don’t bear down on these buttons or you’ll damage them.

· Bear something in mind把某事记在心里

We should bear in mind that there’re always exceptions in the rules we have worked out.

101—110
· Like a bear with a sore head脾气特别暴躁

Leave him alone! He’s like a bear with a sore head today.

· Work like a beaver兢兢业业,勤勤恳恳

Nowadays those who are working like a beaver get peanuts while those who stay idle are making bundles.

· At the beck and call of someone听凭某人调遣

There are men who are always at the beck and call of their ladies, never daring to go against them.

· A bed of roses安乐窝

Many people from other countries think that America is a bed of roses, but only those who have been there what kind of a bed of roses America is.

· Get up on the wrong side of the bed一整天情绪都不好;气不顺

You must have got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning! What wrong thing did I say to get your goat?

· Have a bee in one’s bonnet对某事想得入迷;有点神经失常

You want to lend your money to her again? You must have a bee in your bonnet.

· Beef about…对……牢骚满腹

I’ve had enough of your beefing about other people. Can’t you be a sensible man?

· On someone’s behalf代表某人

The boss is out for a meeting, but you can ask his secretary to do it on his behalf.

· Fall behind落后

The manager says that we’re already

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