Why is it that every time I have a hot date, I break out with a big zit on my face? 为什么每次我有重要约会时，脸上都会冒出一个很大的青春痘呢?
put someone on the spot 让某人为难
Don't put me on the spot like this. You know I can't give you confidential information. 别这样让我为难，你知道我不能给你机密资料的。
The police are determined to break up the racket. 警方决定打击这个非法行业。
have it good 享受得很
She really has it good. Everybody caters to her every need. 她真是享受得很，大家都依着他。
don't knock it 不要太挑剔
Don;t knock it! You won't be able to find another job that pays so well. 别挑剔了!你未必可以找到另外一个待遇这么好的工作!
pig out 狼吞虎咽
We pigged out on potato chips and cookies until our bellies ached. 我们大吃薯条和曲奇，吃到肚子撑到痛为止。
down in the dumps 垂头丧气
The players were down in the dumps after their team lost the championship game. 球员输掉决赛哪一场后个个垂头丧气。
horse around 嬉闹
We've horsed around long enough. It's time to get to work. 我们闹够了，该去工作了。
pass something up 放弃某事物
You can't pass up this job. This kind of opportunity comes only once in a lifetime. 你不可错过这个工作。这种机会一辈子才有一次。
go whole hog 全力以赴
She went whole hog in planning he New Year's Eve party. 她全心全力筹办新年晚会。
There's no way he can lose. He's a shoo-in. 他不会输的，他是位长胜将军。
get the ball rolling开始
Let's get the ball rolling. 让我们开始吧。
get on the ball 用心做
If you hope to keep your job, you'd better get on the ball and meet the deadline. 如果你还想要你的那份工作，你最好用心做，赶上最后期限! lady-killer 帅哥
He's a real lady-killer. 他是个不折不扣的帅哥。
lay off 停止，解雇
Lay off! I don't need you to tell me what to do! 别再讲了!我不需要你告诉我怎么去做!
knock it off=cut it off 停止
Knock it off! I'm trying to get some sleep. 别吵了!我正想睡觉呢!
have a passion for 钟爱
I have a passion for blue dresses. 我钟爱蓝色的衣服。
pep talk 打气，鼓励的话
The coach gave his team a pep talk at half time, hoping to lead them to victory.教练在半场时候给球员们打起，希望将他们引上胜利之途。
pick someone’s brains 请教某人
I don’t understand any of this medical terminology. Do you mind if I pick your brains since you’re so knowledgeable in this area? 我对医学术语一无所知。你在这方面如此在行，我能不能请教你一下?
pass out 醉倒了
He passed out after three beers. 喝了三杯啤酒后他就醉倒了。
way back 好久以前
We’ve been friends since way back. 我们老早就是好朋友了。
hit someone with a problem 让某人面对问题
I’m sorry to hit you with this problem. I don’t know who else to turn to. 很抱歉把这个问题抛给你，我不知道还可以找谁求助。
have it bad for 狂恋
He really has it bad for her, but she has no ideas.他狂恋着她，而她却不知道。
hung over 宿醉未醒
Don’t disturb him. He’s still hung over from last night.别吵醒他，他宿醉仍未醒。
Lisa is a has-been. No one will hire her any more. 丽莎已经过时了。没人会再雇佣她。
have a bone to pick with 有账要算
I have a bone to pick with you. You still owe me the fifteen dollars you borrowed. 我有账跟你算。你向我借的十五美金还没还呢!