If nothing is ventured, nothing will be gained.
Growing up is a learning experirnce.
You must have the guts to try something new
That he doesn’t have any guts means he is a coward.He is afriad to try something.If somrone has no guts ,then he has no courage.
If you have no courage ,then you are a coward.
pluck up one’s courage 鼓起勇气 Mike finally plucked up his courage and ask Pearl for a date.
muster up one’s courage
pearl 珍珠 Pearl 女人名If you don’t work hard,you never be able to carve out a bright future.
carve out 雕刻出,开创出 By going to school and studying hard, Sam carved out a good career for himself.
attain/reach/fulfill one’s goal
He attained a fortune by writing beautiful songs.Peter desires to be a musician.
Peter start goofing around to attain your goal,you have to study hard.
Sarah reach her goal by graduating with a master’s degree.
For fufill your goal,you have to study hard.
Peter and Bruce are as busy as bees.
What do you mean by calling me at midnight?
take it easy 放松点
spooky 幽灵般的 Halloween 万圣节
In the United States,Halloween is a spooky night.
to end one’s own life = to put an end to one’s own life结束
When the movie came to an end, many people were crying.
I helped Mother (to可省略)wash/do the dishes last night.
do the laundry洗衣服
When the movie came to an end,many people were crying.
Every rule has its exception. = There is an exception to every rule.
With the exception of....=except
With the exception of Newyork,Americans own cars in American cities.
Well,Newyork is such a big and crowded city that having a car is very inconvenient.So most Newyorks do not own a car,but in other American cities allmost all Americans own their own car.
inconvenient 不方便 不说：Are you convenient? 而说：Are you free?
That he doesn’t study makes me angry. 名词从句 that 不能省
mercy killing 安乐死
One is known by company he keeps. 观其友，知其人 注意by
two sides to the argument. 注意to
sb. is known to everyone.注意to
We teach our children to memorize/remenber their telepphone numbers by heart. 默背
Peter is really a kind of man at heart. at heart 本性上
beat one’s brains 绞尽脑汁 I stayed up all night and beat my brains, but I couldn’t think of the answer.
One and one is how much?One plus one is how much?
In his previous movie,Bruce was much better than in this one.
I read an interesting article in this magazine yesterday.
understanding = considerate = thoughtful 体谅的
An understanding teacher can help his problem students.
To my understanding, .... = To my knowledge, .... (放句首)就我所知
To my knowledge,kangaroos live only in Australia.
that bad = so bad
Where there is a will, there is a way. 有志者，事竟成
Where there is life, there is hope. 相当于留得青山在，不怕没柴烧。
Children should be considerate of old people. 体谅
mean to do 打算做 mean doing 意味着
When I say I mean to do it, I mean it.I mean it我说真的
That man is very mean,stay away from him.mean凶狠的
We now know that people have an enfluence on the weather.
It is essential =It is necessary / important
It is important that he (should) be punctual.注意should常省
a piece of cake
It is a cinch(俚easy ).
feeling 感觉 feelings 感情
He made an interesting remark about me注意make
bear 牢记 = remenber
Yesterday was a lousy day. By the same token today does’t look any better.
By the same token同样的
What goes around comes around.（类似于因果报应之类的意思。）
flatter 奉承 flattery n.
meet with trouble 遇到麻烦 meet sb
The chairman presided over the meeting.
meet you halfway 折衷
Let’s compromise 妥协 to reach a compromise
How are you?
How have you been?
How are you getting along?
How is everything?
Peter is afraid/scared/frightened of snakes.
cockroach(es) 蟑螂 roach
support a family 养家 back you up 支持
I’ll take sides with you.
I couldn’t care less. 不在乎I don’t care at all
hardly = almost not
Today many city couples both have to work, or they can’t make ends meet. 收支平衡
We are in need of more parks in our city. = We need more....
I am badly in need your love.
stingy 小气的you stingy person dump garbage倒垃圾
get by 说的过去，混过
I am ready. = I am all set.
Don’t pollute this river.
Yesterday afternoon we had a power failure for two hours. 停电
During the power failuer, the lights went out.
a big problem = a serious problem
get rid of
Get rid of those cigarettes and stop smoking.
You should give up smoking.
You should rid yourself of that bad habit of smoking.
concerned = worried
People in ireland, however, don’t have these worries.
People in ireland don’t, however, have these worries.
answer to = solution to
the answer to the question.
creat / produce / generate
Don’t be concerned.
Bruce is going to make some noise.
Last night,my son chatted on the telephone for an hour.
My girlfriend and I had a pleasant chat at a shop yesterday
have a word with sb about sth = talk with(to) sb about sth
May I have a word with you about your son?
have words with = argument
I had words with him just now over money.
sure = of course = you bet
I’m tired of his making so much noise at all hours of the day.
You seem to have gain some weight.
be in love with 状态 fall in love with 动作
I am tired. 累
I am tired of sth = I am sick of sth=I am fed up with sth 厌烦
I am tired of that 从句 错
变化1: I am tired of the fact that 从句 变化2: I am tired of sb’s V-ing 所有格
I am curious about that he studies hard. 错
变化：I am curious about the fact that he studies hard.
或：I am curious about his studying hard.
I am tired of my son talking on the phone all night.
on the ball注意听
He is making noises/noise twenty four hours a day/around the clock.
on purpose = with intention = intentionally
can do without 没有...也可以
can’t do without 没有...就不行
It sure sounds like ... sure / like 口语用法
put out my cigarette熄掉香烟
once and for all 断然地, 坚决地
Health comes first. 健康至上
Health is wealth. Health is above wealth.
Dogs can be dangerous, in that, they can bite.in that 因为
be in good/poor health
in spite of = despite + the fact that 从句
keep (on) V-ing on 可省略
If you keep studying, you will master English.
kick the bad habit of smoking get rid of
Bob realized his dream after graduating from college.
in public,in private
Peter placed an advertisement in the newspaper for a new helper. 登广告
He is a nice guy except that he smokes.
He drinks beer in great of amounts in the summer.
...than ever(before) 加不加before均可
That they are doing this is immoral, don’t you think? immortal 不朽的