托福考试听力必备习语1

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编辑点评: 备考托福听力的时候,有很多同学重视长难单词,却忽视了小短语。在托福考场上,大家听到这些短语的时候,会感觉既熟悉又陌生,本文为你介绍新托福听力解题应掌握的300个英语习语,希望给大家的托福听力解题带来帮助。

备考托福听力的时候,有很多同学重视长难单词,却忽视了小短语。在托福考场上,大家听到这些短语的时候,会感觉既熟悉又陌生,习语不同于普通单词能轻易在字典里找到准确含义,必须要大家结合英美文化来理解才能保证准确。本文为你介绍新托福听力解题应掌握的300个英语习语,希望给大家的托福听力解题带来帮助。

1. flying colors → success, victory

2. little by little → gradually

3. call off → cancel

4. come into → receive, especially after another’s death

5. put off → postpone

6. stop by → make a brief visit on one’s way elsewhere

7. tie up → hinder

8. be out for → trying to get

9. fill in for → take another’s place

10. turn down →① refuse or reject ② reduce the loudness of

11. go off → begin to ring

12. cut down → lesson; reduce; limit

13. come up with → produce; supply

14. make it →① achieve a specific goal ② succeed in general

15. catch one’s eye → attract one’s attention

16. care for →① like; value ② look after; take care of

17. head and shoulders above → much better

18. catch on → become popular

19. on the whole → in general

20. fill sb. in → tell what sb. should know

21. in a nutshell → in a few words

22. from top to bottom → completely; entirely

23. take the plunge → enter with sudden decision upon an unfamiliar course of action

24. on the tip of one’s tongue → unable to be recalled

25. cheer up → feel happy; stop being sad or discouraged; become hopeful

26. hold off → postpone; delay

27. on cloud nine → a state of perfect happiness

28. back out → withdraw from an undertaking

29. grin and bear it → be as cheerful as possible in pain or trouble; do sth. without complaining

30. turn out to be → come to be; prove

31. bite off more than one can chew → attempt sth. that exceeds one's ability

32. in the air → uncertain

33. get hold off → find a person so you can speak with him

34. learn the ropes → acquire thorough or special knowledge of a job

35. tear oneself away from → depart with great reluctance; force oneself to leave

36. tie up → engage or occupy completely

37. leave well(enough)alone → don’t try to improve what is already satisfactory

38. touch on → mention a subject briefly or casually

39. see to it → take care; take the responsibility make sure

40. give away → give as a present

41. get along with → live or work in harmony with

42. account for → explain

43. out of print → no longer available for purchase from the publisher

44. send out → distribute

45. in no time → in a very brief time almost at once

46. before long → soon; without much delay

47. play by ear →① play an instrument without using written music; ② handle a matter without adequate preparation preparation or guidance

48. wear and tear → loss or damage caused by use

49. come what may → no matter what happens

50. drop by → make a short or unplanned visit

51. be short of → not having enough

52. cut it out → stop doing sth.

53. be sick of → be tired of ; having a strong dislike of

54. look for a needle in a haystack (a bottle) → search for sth. in a place where it is hopelessly lost

55. knock oneself out → work very hard; make a great effort

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