1.一会儿就回来BBL=Be back later
3.大笑LOL=laughing out loud
4.以后再聊TTYL=talk to you later
6.待会见CUL=see you later
7.顺便BTW=by the way
8.仅供参考FYI=for your information
4.供应链管理SCM=supply chain management
6.薪资福利C&B=compensation and benefit
e.g.: Hey, dude, look at that girl.喂，老兄，看那个女孩!
e.g.: Look at that chick at the door.看门口的那个女孩。
3. pissed off 生气，此词是表示"生气，不高兴"的意思，与angry同意。 e.g.: Man, is that guy pissed of?哎呀，那家伙真的生气了?
4. Hey, give me five! 击下掌吧!此短语非常流行，经常在大片中出现，击掌庆贺时用。
e.g.: Hey, dude! Give me five!嗨，老兄，击下掌吧!
5. freak out 我要疯了，大发脾气，out也可以省略，这个词在美国很常用 e.g.: He's gonna freak.他快要发脾气了。
6. Get out of here. 别开玩笑了。别骗人了。现在很多时候都是"别开玩笑了，别骗人了"的意思，在片子常可以听到，在美国非常流行。
e.g.: Man: You look very beautiful. 你很漂亮。
Girl: Get out of here. 别骗人了。
He was snoring noisily with his mouth open.
He was sawing logs last night.
He was driving his pigs to market last night. 熬夜 stay up late burn the midnight oil go to bed late
He stayed up for his favorite TV programme last night.
He went to bed late for his favorite TV programme last night.
She will take her exams next week, so she's burning the midnight oil. 穿衣服 dress
wear put on
Sentence Patterns Hurry up and get dressed!
Is she old enough to dress herself yet? The bride was dressed in white.
Don't bother to dress up, come as you are. She wears a green coat.
Tom was wearing sunglasses. What dress shall I put on for the party? Put on your shoes, please. 吃早饭 breakfast have breakfast eat breakfast Sentence Patterns
We breakfasted on toast and coffee.
They were having breakfast when I arrived. She doesn't eat too much breakfast. 离开
leave take off
It's time for us to leave.
When he saw the police coming, he took off in the opposite direction. 2. 多种表达
Good morning! Morning!
It's time to get up. It's time to wake up. It's time to
1.词组句型 起床 get up get out of bed wake up awake
She gets up early every morning.
Tom got up at 5:30 this morning. John, it's time to get out of bed.
Get out of bed, John. Your feet are so dirty. What time do you usually wake up in the morning? Wake up! It's eight o'clock. The baby is awake. Are you awake?
I felt sleepy all day.
I'm drowsy in spring afternoon. I was wakeful last night. 睡觉 go to bed sleep asleep
I went to bed at 9 o'clock last night, but I didn't fall asleep until 2 o'clock.
I slept five hours last night. The baby is asleep. 打鼾
snore saw logs
drive one's pigs to market Sentence Patterns
get out of bed. Get up soon!
The alarm clock is ringing. The alarm clock is buzzing. The alarm clock is going off.
Would you turn off the alarm clock? Can you help me to turn off the alarm clock? Would you please turn off the alarm clock? Do you mind turning off the alarm clock? Please turn off the alarm clock. I'm still sleepy. I'm still drowsy. I'm still yawning. Are you awake? Are you up yet?
Did you sleep well last night? Did you have a good sleep last night?
I slept very well. I slept very soundly. I slept like a dog.
You were snoring last night. You were sawing logs last night. You were driving your pigs to market last night.
I stayed up late last night. I went to bed late last night. I burnt the midnight oil last night.
Are you feeling ill? Are you sick? Are you under the weather? Are you coming down with something? Dress up. Get dressed. Dress yourself.
What should I wear? What should I put on? What dress should I wear? Which one should I wear? Did you wash your face? Have you washed your face?
Did you brush your teeth? Have you brushed your teeth?
I have to make up. I have to comb my hair. Make up the bed. Do up the bed.
What would you like to have for breakfast? What would you like to eat for breakfast? Breakfast is ready. Breakfast is ok.
It's time for breakfast. It's time to have breakfast. It's time to eat breakfast.
I have to hurry up. I have to rush. I have to get going. I have to get moving.
I'm leaving. I'm taking off.
Take out the garbage. Don't forget to take out the garbage. It's your turn to take out the garbage.
What time will you be back? What time will you come back? What time are you coming home? When will you be home?
Did you lock the door? Have you locked the door? Don't forget to lock the door when you leave. Be sure to lock the door on your way out. Be sure that
the door is locked before you leave.
Hurry, or we'll be late. If you don't hurry, we'll be late. Hurry up, or you'll be late for school. Hurry up, or you'll be late for work.
drizzling, raining cats and dogs, sprinkling Sentence Patterns
How about the weather? It's drizzling. It's been drizzling these days. It's raining cats and dogs outside.
Yesterday it was raining cats and dogs.
All the day it's sprinkling.
People are often caught by the sprinkling rain here. 减小，减弱 let up, go down Sentence Patterns The rain's starting to let up. The rain has let up for a long time. We waited for the wind to go down. The wind can't go down. 停止 stop, clear up Sentence Patterns The wind stopped. It's stopped snowing. It has cleared up. It'll clear up. 热
hot, scorcher, blistering hot Sentence Patterns It's hot today.
It's too hot to go outside today. Yesterday's a scorcher.
It's forecasted that it's a scorcher tomorrow. It's blistering hot. 2. 多种表达 It's a fine day today. It's beautiful today. It's a wonderful day today. It's a mild day. It's a great day. It's a lovely day.
Nice weather we are having. What a lovely weather! What's the weather like today? What's it like outside today? How is the weather today?
What will the weather be like tomorrow? What's the forecast for tomorrow? What's tomorrow's forecast?
What's the weather going to be tomorrow? We're expecting some snow. It's going to snow. It's supposed to snow. Snow is expected.
I heard it might snow today. It was chilly yesterday. It was cool yesterday.
It was nippy yesterday.
The cold was simply awful yesterday. It's a terrible day. It's an awful day. It's miserable. It's so bad.
The heat is killing me. It's humid.
It's very hot, isn't it? Isn't it hot today? Today is a scorcher. It's blistering hot. It's extremely hot. It's misty. It's foggy. It's cloudy. It's overcast today. It's gloomy.
It's snowing heavily.
The snow is falling thick and fast.
See how big the snow flakes are.
I don't think we've seen such heavy snow here. It's breezy today. It's a breezy day.
There is a cool breeze today. It's freezing cold. It's terribly cold. It's extremely cold.
The cold is simply awful.
It's awfully cold.
1.词组句型 在......时间 in, on
Sentence Patterns He was born in 1979. He came here in August.
Great changes happpened in the twentieth century. It always rains in summer in our hometown. She always gets up at six o'clock in the morning. They'll finish their work in this afternoon. We'll go out for a picnic on Sunday.
On the evening of May the first, we met each other. On New Year's day, I will come back. On my arrival home, I discovered the burglary. 准时
on time, in time Sentence Patterns
He attended the meeting on time. The taxi arrived at the station on time.
He was saved because of her appearance in time. A fighting was avoided on the basis of the police's arrival in time. 自从 from, since
They worked hard from morning till night. I hope to go on a holiday a month from today. We haven't seen each other since 1990. We had not seen each other since schooldays. 在某人......岁时
of one's age, at one's age Sentence Patterns
She is a girl of my age.
She is of my age.
At his age, he should know it is wrong. At her age, she should get married. 到干某事的时间了
it's time to do sth, it's time for sth Sentence Patterns It's time to get up.
It's time to go to school. It's time for cleaning.
It's time for going to bed. 花费时间干某事
it takes sb some time to do sth, spend Sentence Patterns
It took me 3 hours to finish my homework. It will take me 2 days to finish my reading. He spent 3 days on his work. He will spend one day to play. 时间
by, during, at Sentence Patterns
They work by day and rest by night.
He works during the day and rests during the night. The train leaves at 7:00, so you'd better be at the station by 6:50.
Will you come by eleven tomorrow morning? 晚上
evening, night Sentence Patterns
He arrived at 8:00 in the evening. She will appear at 9:00 in the evening. I go to bed at 11:00 at night.
Yesterday I finished watching TV at 12:00 at night. 2. 多种表达 What day is today?
What day is it?
What day of the week is it today? What day is it today? What month is this? What month is next month? What month was last month? What's the date today? What's today's date? What date is it today? What's the date?
What time is it, please? Do you get the time? What time is it now? Have you got the time? May I ask the time?
Could you tell me what time it is now? It's 2:45.
It's two forty-five. It's a quarter to three. It's a quarter till three.
It's five after two. It's five past two.
It's five minutes after 5 o'clock. How are we doing for time? What's the time like? Does the time permit? Time is money. Time is golden. Time is precious.
Time is invaluable.
You must wait for six more days. Six more days to go. Only six days left. Time is up. It's the time.
There is no time left. It's about time. Time has come. Are you free? Are you available?
Do you have some free time? The clock is ten minutes slow. The clock is ten minutes behind. Is your watch reliable?
Does your watch keep good time? Do you think your watch is right? It's a few minutes before one o'clock. It's one sharp. It's one o'clock.
It's a few minutes after one.
give sb a ring, give sb a call, phone sb, ring sb up, call sb
sentence patterns: I'll give him a ring.
She gave me a ring yesterday.
Mr. Liu gave his wife a call yesterday. I'll give her a call later.
John phones his wife every day. Tom phoned me yesterday.
Ring up the airport and find out when the plane leaves.
I'll ring him up.
Please call him ten minutes later. He called me the day before yesterday. 接电话
put sb through to, connect...with, this is..., hold on, put...on
Could you put me through the extension 1221, please?
I'll put him through.
Could you connect me with Mr. Smith in the Personal department?
Mr. Zhang will connect me with Miss Wang. This is Lily speaking. This is Tom speaking. Hold on, please. He will put her on. I put Jane on. 挂电话
get off the phone, get going, hang up sentence patterns:
You had better get off the phone.
He got off the phone five minutes ago. I have to get going.
He has to get going because of the limited time. Please hang up the phone.
Don't hang up the phone until I come back. She hung up on me. 线路不通
be bad, be crossed, cut off, go dead, be busy sentence patterns: The lines are very bad. That connection is very bad. Lines are crossed.
I was cut off during the telephone. I wasn't cut off all the time.
I called him, but the phone went dead.
The line was disconnected because Tom forgot to pay the telephone bill. His line is busy now.
Her line was being busy all the day. 请假，询问信息
call in sick, call to enquire sentence patterns:
Wang Li called in sick today.
He will call in sick tomorrow.
I am calling to enquire about the flights to Beijing next Monday.
He called to enquire about the train schedule. 留言
leave a message, take a message, call back sentence patterns:
He would like to leave a message. May I leave her a message? Could I take a message?
Would you mind calling back later?
Would you call me back in one hour if possible? 2. 多种表达
Could I speak to Mr. Wang? May I speak with Mr. Wang? I'd like to speak to Mr. Wang.
I want to speak to Mr. Wang, please. Is Mr. Wang there, please?
I have something urgent to consult Mr. Smith. I need to get in contact with Mr. Smith right away. I need to talk to Mr. Smith immediately. It's Wang Ming here. This is Wang Ming speaking. Wang Ming speaking. Wang Ming is here. It's me. This is me. Who is it?
Who is this, please? Who is calling, please?
Who do you wish to talk to? May I ask who is calling? Who should I say is calling? Sorry, his line is busy now. He is on another line now.
I am afraid she is not available now. I am sorry, he is tied up at the moment. I am afraid, he is on the other line now. Can I leave a message?
Do you think I could leave a message? Do you mind if i leave a message? May I leave a message?
Could I have the number, please? The number, please?
What's the number of his beeper?
What's the number of her mobile phone? Thank you for calling. Thank you for your call. He has to go now. He has to get going. He has to get off the phone. He has to hang up.
How can she get in touch with you? How can she get a hold of you? How can she get in contact with you? Please tell Tom to call me.
Please ask Tom to call me.
Please have Tom to call me back. Would you ask Tom to call me back? May I take a message?
Would you like to leave a message? Could I take a message? Do you have any message? Can I take a message?
I'd like to place an oversea call to London. Is this a station call or personal call?
I'd like to place a station-to-person call to Beijing. I'd like to make a person-to-station call to London. I'd like to make a person-to-person call to Beijing. I have your call on the line. Go ahead, please. Could you speak up? A bit louder, please.
I can't follow you. Could you speak slowly? Pardon me? I can't hear you very well. What was that again?
Could you say that once again? I am afraid you have the wrong number. I am very sorry, you have got the wrong number. There is no one here by that name. There is nobody here by that name. Who would you like to talk to? Who are you trying to reach? I'll try again.
I'll call back several minutes later. I'll call again in half an hour. May I have extension 408?
Could I have extension number 408? Please connect me with extension 408.
Would you transfer this call to extension 408? Hold on, please.
Just a moment, please. Hold the line, please. When do you expect her back? When is she expected back? When is she coming back? May I know when she will be back? May I have your name, please? May I know your name?
How do you spell your name? Can you spell out your name, please? Would you like to stay for a moment? Could you hold the line? Would you like to hold on? Do you want to hold?
I hope I am not disturbing you. I hope that I am not keeping you. I hope I don't wake you up.
I am sorry for calling you so early. Thanks for your waiting. Sorry to have kept you waiting. I am sorry for the delay.
do some shopping, go shopping, shop sentence patterns:
next week i will do some shopping. she did some shopping yesterday. shall we go shopping together?
when did she go shopping yesterday? she alwasys shops at weekends. 付款方式
by installment, buy...on credit, down payment sentence patterns:
we bought the house by installment. he will buy the house by installment. i bought that car on credit.
she will buy a television on credit. what is the down payment? i didn't pay the down payment. 合身
which coat fits you most?
does this skirt suit me?
that color doesn't suit your complexion. 赶时髦
follow the fashion, keep up with the joneses sentence patterns:
many girls like following the fashion. does your girlfriend follow the fashion? 打折
on sale, discount
this machine is on sale for only 1000 yuan. that bike was on sale for only 100 yuan. all the goods are sold at a discount. we give a 20% discount for cash. 多少
how many, how much
how many apples did you buy? how many eggs will you buy?
how much information did you get? how much did it cost? 充满
be full of, be filled with sentence patterns:
the pond is full of water. the market is full of persons.
the vegetable counter is filled with fresh vegetables. her eyes are filled with tears. 2. 多种表达
why don't we go window shopping? let's go window shopping.
shall we go window shopping? it is so crowded!
what a big crowd!
when does the bookstore open? what time does the bookstore open? when do the doors open?
how soon does the bookstore open? we won't open until twelve. it opens at twelve.
where can i find the coat department? where is the coat department located? where is the coat department? i want to buy a white shirt. i'd like to buy a white shirt. i need a white shirt.
may i help you? can i help you?
can i be of any assistant to you? how may i help you? what can i show you?
how do you sell this?
how much do you charge for this? how much do you want it for? how much shall i pay for it? what price are you asking? how much does it cost? i just want to look around. i am just looking around. i am just browsing.
his wife likes to follow the fashion. his wife likes to keep up with the joneses. this is better. i like this better. that's more like it. it is too conservative. it is too bland.
it is too plain.
that's more than i can afford.
that's more than i was expecting to pay. that's more than i wanted to pay. i'll take that one. i'd like that one.
i'd like to buy that one. i'll get that one.
can i pay in chinese yuan? do you take chinese yuan? do you accept chinese yuan? i'd like to get a refund. i'd like a refund.
i'd like my money back. where is the cash desk?
where is the check out counter? i'm running low on salt. my salt is running out.
i'd like to shop for a pair of shoes. i'd like to get a pair of shoes. i'd like to buy a pair of shoes. i want a pair of shoes.
what size shoes do you take?
what size shoes do you want? have you got a shorter size?
have you got anything slightly shorter?
have you got anything more expensive than this? have you got more expensive ones? how do you like this pattern? what about this pattern?
how do you think of this design? this type of goods has a great sale. there's a good sale for this type of goods. it has one year warranty. it has one year guarantee. how much does it amount to? how much does it add up to? how much does it come to? how much do you ask for that? how much do you charge? it's a real bargain. it's a good buy. it's too cheap.
he withdrew all his savings and left the country. he will withdraw some money to contribute to the poor.
may i draw some money?
i want to draw some money tomorrow. 钞票
please give me a twenty-dollar bill. do you have a twenty-dollar bill? he gave me a fifty-pound note. 2. 多种表达
what's the interest rate?
how's the interest rate?
has he got his ID card with him? has he got his passport with him? has he got any identification? please key in your code. please type in your code. here is your passbook. here is your bankbook. the code is not correct. the code is incorrect. the deposit is exhausted. the deposit is used up. i'd like to break this note.
i'd like to change this note into coins.
i'd like to change some Chinese yuan into sterling pounds.
i'd like to exchange some Chinese yuan into sterling pounds.
i'd like to convert some Chinese yuan into sterling pounds.
i would like to register that letter.
i would like to have that parcel insured.
i would like to insure that parcel for 500 yuan. what's the postage for this parcel? how much is this parcel?
how much does this parcel cost?
i'd like to send some money to my friends. i'd like to remit some money to my friends.
a savings account, a checking account, a current savings account, a time savings account sentence patterns:
he would like to have a savings account. she wants to open a checking account.
i owned a current savings account.
could you give me some information about a time savings account? 到期
mature, fall due
my rent doesn't fall due until sunday. my book has fallen due.
the insure bill has been mature. the account will be mature. 填写表格 fill in, fill out
please fill in an application form. did you fill in an application form?
please fill out that form after you finish your work.
吃得很多——eat like a horse; eat like a pig sentence patterns: When we are hungry, we eat like a horse.
She eats like a horse.
Yesterday, he ate like a pig. Tom eats like a pig.
节食——be on a diet; go on a diet
sentence patterns: She can't eat too much, because she is on a diet.
She has been on a diet for a long time.
He will go on a diet.
Her purpose about going on a diet is to keep slim. 干杯——propose a toast; cheers; bottoms up sentence patterns: We proposed a toast for my success.
We proposed a toast for Teacher's Day's coming. At the party, we often say happily "Cheers!"
When we are together, Tom always first said "Cheers".
We often heard the phrase "bottoms up" at the party. 醉了——tipsy; be drunk
sentence patterns: Sorry, I'm a little tipsy. Yesterday, I was a bit tipsy.
If you drink more, you will be drunk.
Don't worry, I can't be drunk.
咖啡——white coffee; black coffee; coffee with sugar
sentence patterns: I would like white coffee. I never touch white coffee. Some people like black coffee. My sisters dislike black coffee.
She always drinks coffee with sugar.
She says that coffee with sugar is benefitial to human.
各自付款——go Dutch; pay separately sentence patterns: Shall we go Dutch?
We should go Dutch in some certain condition. Let's pay separately.
订——booked up; booked; make a reservation sentence patterns: They're all booked up tonight. All the tables are booked today.
We should make a reservation two days ahead. What time did they make a reservation? 挨饿——hungry; starve
sentence patterns: I'm getting hungry. I'm extremely hungry. I'm starving.
He looks starving.
不新鲜——stale; not fresh
sentence patterns: The potato chips are stale. The fish isn't fresh. 2、多种表达：
May I have two hamburgers please? Two hamburgers please. Will that be to go?
Can you suggest a good restaurant nearby?
Could you recommend a good restaurant near here? I'd like to eat some Japanese food. I'd like to try some Japanese food. I'd like some Japanese food.
Where can I have the best local food? Where can I enjoy the best local food? I'd like to reserve a table for ten. I'd like to book a table for ten.
Could you make an arrangement for a dinner party of ten persons?
Could I have a table for ten? Have you got a table for ten? Sorry, we are all booked up tonight. Sorry, we are quite full tonight. Sorry, all the tables are booked tonight. Sorry, there aren't any tables left tonight. How long do we have to wait? How long is the wait? Is the wait long?
Who's the reservation for? Can I have the name please? How many in their group? How many in their party? How many guests?
Here is your table. Isn't it all right? Do you like this table?
Could I have a menu please? May I see your menu please?
I'd like to see a menu please. Show me your menu please.
Have you decided what you would like? What are you going to take?
What kind of dish do you want? Have you decided on something? What you think I should order? What do you recommend? What is your suggestion? What do you think is the best? What do you suggest I order? Why don't you try some roast duff? May I suggest roast duff? I suggest roast duff. What's today's special?
Anything good for today?
What do you have today for dinner? What are your special teams for today? May we have separate checks? Can we pay separately? Can we have separate checks? I'll have a vegetable salad. A vegetable salad please. Could you fix me something light? I'll just have something light. Shall we have anything light to eat? What would you have for drink? Would you like something to drink? Do you fancy something to drink? Tea will be fine. Tea would be nice. Tea is ok.
Would you like some tea? Would you care for some tea? What would you say to some tea? Do you want some tea? How about some tea? And what to follow? Won't you have more? Anything else you want?
Is there anything else that you like? Would that be all? That's all for me. That's all. That would be all. She's starving. She is very hungry. She's extremely hungry. She could eat a horse.
That looks good. That looks delicious. My mouth is watering. That smells great. Great! Good! Delicious! It's delicious. Youm-Youm!
How would you like it done?
How would you like your steak cooked? How would you like your steak prepared? That tastes strange. That tastes funny. That tastes weird. Don't eat too much. Don't eat so much. Don't over-eat.
He can hold this on. He can hold his leeker(?). He can drink a lot. He is a strong drinker. Please pass me the sauce.
Could I have the sauce please? Sauce please.
Could you hand me the sauce please. It's called chicken soup. This is chicken soup.
This is called chicken soup. It's too spicy. It's too hot. I'm staffed. I can't eat any more. I'm full.
I could't eat another bite. I've had enough. I'd like to check. I'll take the bill now. It's on him.
He'll pay for dinner. He'll treat you. This is his treat. He'll pay for drinks. What is that for?
What is that charge for?
What is that amount for? Let's go Dutch. Let's make it Dutch. Let's pay it separately. Let's devide the cash. Let's split the bill. This way please. Follow me please. Please come with me. May I take your order? Would you like to order? Are you ready to order? I'll have the same. The same for me.
His father is a heavy drinker. His father drinks like a fish. Help yourself.
Help yourself to whatever you like. Make yourself free. He is drunk. He is loaded.
I'm a puching(?) my limit. I can't eat anymore. I'm extremely full. Cheers to our reunion. Let's drink to our reunion. Cheers for our union. I eat a little. I eat like a bird.
her mother's hair has been permed. she will perm her hair this afternoon. my hair waves beautifully. she had her hair waved. 2. 多种表达 she would like a perm.
she would like to have her hair permed. she would like her hair waved.
my sister would like to have a haircut. my sister would like to have her hair cut.
what style would you like? how do you want it?
how do you want your hair cut? i want a manicure. i would like a manicure. please cut the sides a bit shorter. no shave, please. don't shave, please. could you dry my hair?
would you like to have my hair dried?
be in love with sb, fall in love with sb sentence patterns:
they've been in love with each other for two years. he is madly in love with her. did you fall in love with her? how can you fall in love with him? 迷恋， 向......求爱
turn...on, lust after, have a crush on sb, make advances to sb, make a pass at, be infatuated with sentence patterns:
Jack really turns me on. the film stars turn him on. Tom is lusting after you.
one of her classmates is lusting after her. he is making advances to me. Tom made advances to her. i think he has a crush on you. David has a crush on Mary. he is trying to make a pass at her. Bob will make a pass at my sister. i think she is infatuated with you. Edgar is infatuated with Lily. 迷人， 有魅力
heartbreaker, handsome, knockout, beautiful sentence patterns:
Albert is really a heartbreaker. his brother was really a heartbreaker. how handsome he is! he is a handsome boy. Jane is a knockout. she is a knockout.
she looks so beautiful. he has a beautiful mother. 早熟，早恋
precious, puppy love, calf love sentence patterns: he is a precious boy. Emma is a precious girl. people think it's puppy love. puppy love is a bad thing. calf love does harm for youngers. 约会
ask sb out, date, go out with sb, acquentment, keep sb company, get a date with, pick up sentence patterns: may i ask you out?
he asked me out yesterday.
shall we have a date?
he asked me to go out with him together. could you go out with me tonight? shall we make an appointment?
he would like to have an appointment with you. can Shelby come to keep me company? i'd like to keep you company.
Almer is trying to get a date with her. he is to get a date with Miss. Wang. don't pick up a girl at random. 向......求婚 divorce, break up sentence patterns: i don't want to divorce him. let's be divorced.
he can't recover from breaking up with you. breaking up is a hard thing. 感情不和
cheat on, falling out, be disloyal to sb sentence patterns:
his wife is cheating on him. they had a falling out.
we can't make up with the falling out.
the couples should not be disloyal to each other. Tom was disloyal to his wife. 2. 多种表达
Kevin really turns me on. i'm crazy about Kevin.
i have strong feelings for Kevin.
i love Kevin.
i have the hots for Kevin. Linda is a knockout. Linda is a sexy. Linda is beautiful. Linda is charming. Linda is attracting. Tom has a crush on you. Tom is infatuated with you. Tom likes you.
are you seeing anyone now? do you have a boyfriend now? are you dating anyone now? do you have a partner?
are you going steady with someone? she is my favorite girl. she is the ideal girl.
she has a face like an angel. i broke up with Mary. i broke off with Mary. i fell through with Mary. it was love at first sight.
i fell in love with you the first time i saw you. i loved you the first time i laid eyes on you. don't play hard to get. don't pretend. don't play games. don't be a tease. you are my type.
you are the very girl for me. you are my kind of man. you are the right boy for me.
i am very happy to have known you.
i am very glad to have been a part of your life. i am happy i've got to know you. you are my sweetheart.
you mean everything to me. you are everything to me. you are my sunshine.
life is not worth living without you in my life. you mean the world to me.
i don't want to get married. i am not ready to settle down. i am not ready for married life.
i haven't thought about marriage yet.
leave me alone! leave me!
don't bother me!
don't be bothering me! go out!
don't take me so much for granted.
it's just that i wish you wouldn't take me so much we often have a row.
we quarrel and fight a lot.
my darling, please let me explain to you. please let me give you an explanation. please give me a chance to explain. would you like to go to the movie with me? how about going to see a film with me? for granted.
you act as if you own me. it's none of your business. mind your own business. i won't forgive you. i won't pardon you. they had a falling out. they had a big disagreement. they don't get along any more.
we are very much in love with each other. we are deep in love with each other. we are head over heals in love. she is casting sheep's eyes at me. she is making passes at me. she is winking at me. he is playing hard to get. he avoids seeing me. i miss him very much.
i'm dying to see him.
i have no appetite because of him. we are a well-matched couple. we are a perfect match. we are made for each other. are you free today? are you available today? do you have plans today? are you busy today? i think of her night and day. i think of her constantly. she has won my heart. i'll always love you. i'll love you forever.
i'll love you in my whole life. i hesitate to marry you.
i am not sure if i want to marry you. i am hesitant to marry you. we fight a lot.
we always quarrel with each other.
do you feel like going to the cinema with me?
arrive in, arrive at, get to, reach sentence patterns:
the train arrived in Beijing station yesterday. we will arrive in Beijing tomorrow.
when shall we arrive at Weifang?
they arrived at a small village last month.
the plane from London will get to Ji'nan today. the leaders have reached the meeting room. 迷路 lost, miss
sentence patterns: he is lost.
we were lost yesterday on our way to bus station. she is easy missing during the evening. 问路语
excuse me..., by the way... sentence patterns:
excuse me, can you tell me the way to the post office?
oh, by the way. there is a telephone message for you.
what did you say your name was, by the way? 寻找 look for, find
she is looking for the way to the supermarket. i am looking for my book.
he found his mother in the market.
he found his mistakes, but it's too late to correct. 2. 多种表达
he is losing his way. he is getting lost.
he doesn't know where he is.
excuse me, can you tell me how to get to the bus station?
can you tell me the way to the bus station?
sorry to trouble you, but could you direct me to the bus station?
excuse me, sir. do you know where the but station is?
it's within walking distance.
it's near enough to go there on foot. it's near enough to walk there. it's 20 minutes' walk.
it's a 20-minute walk.
it takes 20 minutes to walk there.
you can walk there within 20 minutes. it's half an hour's bus ride. it's half an hour's drive.
it'll take half an hour to get there by bus.
go along this road as far as the third crossroads. keep walking down this street until you get to the third crossroads.
walk down this road as far as the third crossroads. where is the shoe store? how do i get to the shoe store? is there a hospital near here? where is the nearest hospital? is there a hospital close by? is there a hospital around here? do you know of any hospital near here? it's next to the tea shop. it's beside the tea room. it's just before the tea room. it's across the classroom.
it's opposite to the classroom.
it's on the opposite side of the classroom. is it far?
will it take long?
is it far from here?
how much is the fare to Beijing? what's the fare to Beijing?
how much does it cost to get to Beijing? what's the price of a ticket to Beijing? how much do i pay to go to Beijing? which train should i take to Beijing? which train goes to Beijing? which train stops at Beijing?
which train is going toward Beijing? the trains come every half an hour. the trains run twice an hour. where can i get a bus? where can i catch a bus?
do you know where i can get a bus? where is the bus stand around here? call him a taxi, please.
can you get him a taxi, please? taxi, please.
ring him a taxi, please. to that address, please.
take me to that address, please. i'd like to go to that address. please take me there. the train has just left. the train just left.
we just missed our train. is this seat taken? is anyone sitting here? can i sit here?
do you mind if i sit here? is this seat free? is the traffic heavy? is it crowded?
is the road crowded?
could you tell me where the library is? can you tell me where the library is located? can you tell me the location of the library?
would you mind telling me how to get to the library? i'm new here. i'm a stranger here.
i have never been here before. i don't know much about the place. what's the one way fare? what's the round trip fare? what's the express charge? after the next stop. the second stop. two more stops.
i'd like to find out about trains to Boston.
can you give me some information about trains to Boston?
which train should i take for Boston? what's the third stop?
can you tell me what the third station is? would you tell me what the third station is? the bus is not punctual.
the bus doesn't come on time. the bus doesn't come as scheduled. the bus is always late. where am i?
where am i located?
can you point to where i am?
what's the easiest way to get to New york?
could you give me the simplest directions to New york?
what's the quickest way to get to New york? where to?
where are you going?
where would you like to go?
he has a throbbing pain.
she had a throbbing pain 2 hours ago. it is sure a piercing pain. i have a piercing pain. i had a stabing pain just now. 鼻塞
sentence patterns: i've got a stuffy nose. he has a stuffy nose.
she has a runny nose.
i have watery eyes and running nose. 发高烧
have a fever, have a high temperature sentence patterns:
do you have a fever? does she have a fever?
do you have a high temperature? i had a temperature 2 days ago. 死去 die, pass away
sentence patterns: his cat died.
his enemy died 3 days ago. he passed away.
her grandpa passed away. 医治
stay in bed, hospitalize sentence patterns:
his brother is staying in bed. the doctor ordered him to stay in bed. should he be hospitalized? you must hospitalize. 病了
ill, under the weather, sick
i am not ill. she feels ill.
Tom is under the weather.
he was under the weather before he came back. she is a sick child. 药
drug, medicine sentence patterns:
you should use certain drugs to cure your illness.
doctor, physician, surgeon, dentist sentence patterns:
his mother is a doctor.
she dreams to be a doctor in the future.
now you had better consult with a physician. to be a physician, she should be responsible to her patient.
Mr. Smith is a surgeon. he used to be a surgeon.
there is something wrong with your teeth, so you should go to see a dentist. he wants to be a dentist. 看上去不舒服
wrong, pale, not look well, pass out sentence patterns: what's wrong? is anything wrong? he looks pale. she looks pale.
you don't look well.
yesterday you didn't look well. he passed out.
when he saw the incident, he passed out. 痛
throbbing pain, piercing pain, stabing pain
use the drug carefully.
have you had some medicine? you should take medicine in time. 腹泻
diarrhea, have loose bowels sentence patterns: he has diarrhea.
she always has diarrhea.
i had loose bowels yesterday. i never have loose bowels. 2. 多种表达
do you need any help?
do you want me to get a doctor? do you need a doctor? what's wrong with you? what's up with you? what's the matter? what's the trouble? is anything wrong? do you have any symptoms? could you describe your symptoms? what are your symptoms?
can you tell me the nature of your problem? can i help you, sir? may i help you, sir?
what can i do for you, sir?
is there anything i can do for you, sir? you look pale.
you don't look well. i feel sick.
i don't feel well. i feel bad. i feel awful.
he has a headache. his head hurts.
his head is pounding. he has a slitting headache. how is your appetite? do you have any appetite? how about your appetite? how has your appetite been?
i don't have any appetite.
i don't have much of an appetite these days. i have no appetite.
i don't feel like eating anything.
i lost my appetite. she feels dizzy. she feels light-headed. she feels giddy. he feels sluggish. he feels powerless. he feels tired. he feels weary. are you well again? are you yourself again? are you back to normal? how long has she been like this? how long has it been this way? how long has she had this? he is in bad shape. he is in bad condition. he is in poor health. she's got a cold. he's caught a cold. she's a chest cold. she's a head cold.
she's come down with a cold. she's a bad cold. she has a fever.
she feels like burning up. she has a high temperature. she has a high fever. she has a mild fever. please send for a doctor. please go for a doctor. i have a sore throat. my throat is sore. my throat is swollen. i can't fall asleep.
i am suffering from a insomnia. i am losing sleep.
the wound is inflamed.
it is inflammation of the wound. the wound is slightly infected.
i think i have a humming in my ear. i think my ear is ringing.
i'd like to make an appointment for checking up. i want to make an appointment for checking up. all the appointments are filled this afternoon. i'm fully engaged this afternoon.
i'll prescribe some medicine for you. i'll give you some medicine. i'll give you a prescription. i'll write you a prescription.
you'd better stay in bed for a few days. please stay in bed for a few days. i'll take your advice. i'll follow your suggestions. i'll do that.
i have a stomachache. my stomach hurts.
i've got a pain in my stomach. what should i do? what ought i do? you'll be all right soon. you'll get better soon. let me check your temperature. let me take your temperature. you'd better take an X-ray. you should probably have an X-ray. your fever has gone down. your fever is gone.
do i need an operation?
will i have to have an operation? is it ok to drink? is it all right to drink? can i drink?
《英语口语 一语千说》第二篇求职与工作 01个人情况
surname, full name, name sentence patterns: what's your surname?
my surname is Yu.
may i have your family name? his full name is John Henry Smith. her teacher's name is Wang Hong. my brother's english name is Mark. 近视
near-sighted, short-sighted sentence patterns: i'm near-sighted.
i'm too near-sighted to see the far distance. he has been short-sighted. he is short-sighted person. 高 tall, high sentence patterns: she is a tall girl.
their home is near a high building. 在心理上 at heart, in spirit sentence patterns:
she is a country girl at heart. he is young at heart.
i shall be with you in spirit. 甜的食物
sweet, sweets, have a sweet tooth sentence patterns: i like sweet food. he likes sweets. i have a sweet tooth. 2. 多种表达
any brothers or sisters?
do you have any brothers or sisters? are you married? did you get married? i have two girls.
i have two daughters. may i have your name? what's your name? may i know your name? what's his surname? what's his family name? she is young in spirit. she has a youthful spirit.
she is young at heart.
i've come at your invitation for the meeting. i was born in shandong province. shandong province is my birth place. are you native to qingdao?
are you originally from qingdao? are you in good condition? what's your health condition? i'm quite clumsy. i'm all thumbs.
how much does he weigh?
what's his weight? i like to be alone.
i enjoy the free time by myself. i'm a loner. i'm an optimist. i'm carefree.
i like to take it easy. she has led a dog's life.
she has had a miserable life. she has had a terrible life. what does your father do? what is your father?
what hobbies do you have? what is your hobby?
Mary was his alumna in university. the two girls there are alumnae. 学位
B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S., PhD. sentence patterns:
he got the B.A. degree 2 years ago. i will study hard to get the M.A. degree. his purpose is to get PhD. degree. 2. 多种表达 is he a student?
does he go to school?
what school do you go to? which school do you go to? what college are you attending? i graduated from Beijing university. i'm a graduate of Beijing university. what's his major?
what does his major in? what is he majoring in? what does he specialize in? he is an english major. he majors in english. he is specializing in english. he is a college student.
he is a junior college student. he goes to a vacational school. he goes to a cram school. what school does he go to? which school does he go to? he will graduate next year. he is graduating next year. what party are you in?
what party do you belong to?
shandong university is my alma master. how many points did he get? what was his score?
what were his grades in college? what were his scores in college? did he receive any degree? has he got any degree? what's his highest degree?
what's his educational background?
he won the university scholarship for four academic years on end.
he won the university scholarship for four
elementary school, junior high school, high school sentence patterns:
his sister is now in elementary school. Tom will go to junior high school.
before liberation, it was very hard for most youngsters to go to high school. 学生
freshman, sophomore, junior, senior sentence patterns:
when i was a freshman in university, i always went to english corner.
his sister is a sophomore in Beijing university. to be a junior is the best period in university. now i am a senior in Nanjing university. 工人
part-time job, full-time worker sentence patterns:
do you have a part-time job?
his mother became a part-time worker after losing her job.
he is a full-time worker in a big factory.
after graduation, he will be a full-time worker. 校友
alumnus, alumna sentence patterns:
he was my alumnus 2 years ago. they are alumni.
successive academic years.
he won the university scholarship for four academic years in succession.
examinations are at hand. examinations are coming. i have to hit the books now. i have to study hard now.
could you give me some tips, please? could you give me some advice, please? i failed.
i didn't pass the midterm exams.
she is at the top at her class.
she is a cut above her classmates.
she is a second to none among her classmates. i shared a boarding room with him in my school days.
he was my roommate. he is a college drop out.
he was kicked out of the university. how many required courses do you take? how many courses are you taking this semester?
how many courses do you have for this semester? which subject do you like best? which subject is your favorite?
he hasn't found work yet. he works at a big factory. she has changed several jobs. she can't find an ideal job. 上班族
salary man, office lady, an office worker sentence patterns:
his whole family are salary men. Mary's sister is an office lady. Tom does office work. Tom is a regular office worker. 解决
solve, finish off, way out
please help me to solve the financial problem. the key to solve the problem is to find his brother. this coat needs to be finished off before i can wear it.
changing job is not the only way out. i don't know my way out to this confusion. 2. 多种表达
do you have work experience? have you work experience?
do you have experience in management? do you have any practical experience? i'm an ordinary office worker. i'm a salary man. i do office work.
i've just graduated from school. i'm almost straight out of school.
he has no experience, but he is eager to learn. the work does not need much effort. it's an easy job.
what's your last job?
what kind of work did you do before? i am in charge of the east side. i take charge of the east side. i'm responsible for the east side. i'm done with that work. i'm finished with that work. i'm all done with that work. has she ever been employed? has she ever worked before? did she do any part-time job?
state-owned enterprise, privately-owned enterprise, solely foreign-owned enterprise sentence patterns: state-owned enterprises enterprises of our country.
his mother is a worker of one state-owned enterprise.
we should manage the privately-owned enterprises' development direction.
solely foreign-owned enterprises can promote our country's economy.
our country's enterprises include state-owned enterprise, privately-owned enterprise, and solely foreign-owned enterprise. 工作 work, job
did she ever work part-time? what was her position?
what position did she hold?
has she ever served in a foreign capital enterprise? has she been employed in a foreign capital enterprise?
would you give me a general description of your past job?
you can still work for a long time. you are able to work for many more years. you still have many years of work. i have been fired.
i have been dismissed. i have been let go.
how do you think about his qualifications?
why do you consider him qualified for this job? can he use a computer? can he operate a computer? can you speak fluent english?
are you proficient in english?
do you have a good command of english?
与联系：get in touch with somebody，contact with somebody
When can I contact to you tomorrow?
Can we contact each other?
Yesterday he got in touch with his eldest daughter. 辞去工作： quite, resign Sentence paterns: He quit his job.
Can she quit her job after that incident? That minister resigned from his office. In that factory, workers can resign freely. 试用期：trial period, probation Sentence paterns:
Does the job have a trial period?
How long is the trial period?
There's 3 months probation for a new comers.
对...负责：be responsible for, be responsible to, in charge of, take charge of Sentence paterns:
In my family, my father is responsible for finance. As a teacher, he or she should responsible to his or her students.
We should be responsible to ourselves in any aspects.
Mary is in charge of Personnal. Mr. Baron takes charge of exports. 对付：do with, deal with Sentence paterns:
What did you do with my broke?
What are we going to do with the food left?
You dealt with an embarrassing situation skillfully. Mary deals with customers' complaints.
1.词组句型 假装 fake, make up sentence patterns: we shouldn't fake the work.
there is no reason for us to fake things.
you really made up the truth.
is it right for us to make up the unreasonable excuse? 掌握
be proficient in, have a good command of sentence patterns:
are you proficient in math?
she has been proficient in these skills.
my mother has a good command of our tempers. we should have a good command of the weather's change in time. 2. 多种表达 why do you quit?
what made you decide to leave the company? what's the reason for you to change job?
do you want to work in our company?
do you have a desire to come to our company? do you want to become our company's employee? why is he interested in applying for this job in our company?
what interests him most about this job? there is no opportunity for promotion.
there isn't any opportunity for advancement. what qualifications has he got?
忙: long, busy, hard Sentence paterns: It has been a long day. It has been a busy day. They've worked a hard day. 薪水：salary, pay day, wage Sentence paterns:
Should teachers' salaries be higher? Yesterday was pay day. We can get our wages on Friday. 2. 多种表达
How do you get to work? How do you go to work?
He rides the subway to go to work. He uses the subway to go to work. He takes the subway to go to work. He is looking for good work now. He is job hunting now. Is he able to do shift work? Can he do shift work? How can we contact you? How can we get in touch with you?
How can we communicate with you?
I would expect one month salary of 2,000 yuan. I would like to start at 2,000 yuan a month. When do you think I can start to work? What's the day for me to start work? What hours would I work? How long shall I work? Would I have to work overtime? How long is a trial period? How long is a probation? What do you do?
What is your occupation? What's your job?
What kind of job do you do? I do with sales.
I'm concerned with sales. I handle sales.
What company is Brown in? What firm does Brown work for? Who does Brown work for? Where is your company?
Where is your company located? I'm going to be out of work.
I will be umemployed. I'm retiring two years later.
I'll leave my work position 2 years later.
准时：on time, be punctual
When you make a date, you should reach there on time.
He arrived on time.
Punctual actions are welcomed by everyone. All the time we should be punctual. 打卡：punch, punch in
What's the time for you to punch in? After work Tom punched out and went home. 用完：run out, be out of, use up Sentence patterns: We're running out of petrol. They're running out of time. I think she is out of paper.
I used up all the ink.
He used up all the beef bones to make soup.
对... 严厉：be hard on somebody, be strict with somebody
Our boss is hard on us.
The boss is so hard on us that we are a litte afraid of him.
My father is strict with me.
The old generation should be strict with the younger.
松懈：neglect, slack of
He was severely criticized for neglect duty. When we work, we shouldn't slack of.
与...相处融洽：get on well with, on good terms with somebody, get along well with somebody Sentence patterns:
He can get on well with the people around him. Brenda is on good terms with her colleagues. She is getting along with his colleagues. 下班：go off work, knock off Sentence patterns:
When do you usually go off work? After going off work, I'll call you. I want to knock off one hour earlier. 发言： take the floor, speak Sentence patterns:
It's the chairman's turn to take the floor. Who will have the floor at the meeting? He spoke 15 minutes at the conference. Are you good at speaking in public? 反对：have objection to, against, object Sentence patterns:
She had objection to the new regulation. I'm against this plan.
Are all the students against this proposal? They objected this agreement.
寄望，依赖：count on, depend on Sentence patterns:
Don't count on the salary increase. You can count on me.
The thing will depend on how she response to the challenge.
The agriculture of this area fully depends on the weather. 2. 多种表达 He made it. He is on time.
He arrived on time. The work is very boring. The work is very dull. The work is not interesting. Let me check his schedual. Let me look over his schedual. Let me confirm his schedual.
She likes challenging and creative jobs. I've got so much to do today. I have so much to do today.
I have a full schedual today. I extremely busy today.
Chatting is not permitted at work.
Chatting is not permitted during office work. The work doesn't need much effort. This is an easy job.
Don't work too hard please. Don't overwork please.
Are you satisfied with your job?
Are you pleased with your job? May I have one day off?
I want to ask for a leave for about one day. She has done with that work. She has finished with that work. She has all done with that work. She can still work for a long time. She will be able to work for minimal years. She still has many years of work. She has been fired.
She has been dismissed. She has been sacked.
This machine doesn't work. This machine isn't working. This copier is broken. It's due on the first.
The pay per a year is over on the first.
The last day I can pay for this is on the first. This has to be finished by the first. Take a break. Have a rest. Let's take a break.
Would you bring me a cup of tea? Give me a cup of tea, will you? That would be great. That would be perfect. That would hit the spot. Let's get started to work. Let's begin our work. Here we go.
Let's get down to work. Let's get down to business. Hold yourself together. Get the whole of yourself. You're getting sign tract. You're getting of the point. You're stray from the main point. Sorry to catch you off. Sorry to interrupt you.
Would you get to the point? Stop eating around the bush please. What are you speaking?
Shall we get back to the main point? Don't cut in. Don't interrupt.
Are you with me on this? Am I making sense on this? Could be own your comments? Are there any views on this? Are there any opinions on this? Hand in the document to me please. Hand the document into me please. Submit the document to me please. Submit the document into me please. That's a piece of work I'm proud of. I'm really proud of that. I take pride in that.
Is he working overtime tonight? Is he working late tonight? Yesterday has been a long day. We worked hard yesterday. It was a very busy day yesterday. Yesterday was a rough day at work. Let's finish up. Let's call it a day. Let's go home.
I wish you don't mind my leaving now. I'll go ahead.
Could you excuse me please? Sorry for interrupting. I'm sorry to cut in.
Excuse me for cutting in. Forgive me for interrupting. I have to see Mr. Li. I want to see Mr. Li.
I'm waiting to see Mr. Li.
Have you made an appointment with him? Is he expecting you?
Would you like to leave a message? Would you leave a message? We'll inform him.
We'll give him the message.
Shall we have some tea before work? What about some tea before starting?
How long do you want to keep the samples? How long would you like to keep the samples? This is a widely marketable product. It is a very popular item.
It has been received favorably.
The first thing I will do is to look for a comfortable
I look for a comfortable hotel first. I represent ABC company. I'm from ABC company. These are some illustrations. Here are some illustrations.
Let me show you some illustrations. It's of good quality. It's of excellent quality. It's of prime quality.
We have a discount of 10%. We can give you 10% off.
We can give you 10% discount. He has just finished work. He has just got off work. He has just finished working.
respect, look up to sentence patterns:
We should respect our parents. I respect you for your honesty.
She has always looked up to her father. 瞧不起
look down on, despise
She was looked down on because of her humble background.
He always look down on people who are very short. People despise his hypocrisy and meanness. I despise him. 不理睬
ignore, pay no attention to, give sb a cold shoulder sentence patterns:
She ignored her brother. He pays no attention to her.
When the others ask us, we shouldn't give them a cold shoulder. 野蛮, 蛮横
be hard on, unkind sentence patterns:
From then on, she is hard on me. Tom treats me unkindly.
I can't get along well with her. I can't get on well with her. I am on hard terms with her. I respect her. I look up to her.
I despise Zhang Hong. I look down on Zhang Hong. They ignore me.
They give me the cold shoulder. They don't pay any attention to me. There is no reason to be jealous of others. There is no reason to envy others. Others have no reason to be envied. He likes brownnosers. He likes flatterers.
He likes ass-kissers.
He is neglecting his family.
He puts his work before his family. He should treat his family better. Which side are you on? Who are you rooting for? Which side do you support? They are very hard on me. They treat me unkindly. They are mean to me. They are very strict. He treats me like an enemy. He acts like i'm an enemy. She treats me as i am her enemy. She is obligated to me. She is under obligation to me. She owes me.
She has an obligation to me.
I've got to tell you something about Mr. Wang. I want to tell you something about Mr. Wang. What he thinks of all the time is work and money. Keeping on working and making money is what he has in his mind.
They are on a first name basis. They are on first name terms.
go to the movies, go to the cinema sentence patterns:
Shall we go to the movies tomorrow?
A famous movie will be shown tonight.
My boyfriend and I often go to the cinema on Sunday.
How many films did you see this month? 受欢迎
be to one's taste, be popular
This film is to my taste.
These programmes are not to my taste. She is very popular in her class.
This fashion style is very popular recently. 垃圾
rubbish, nuisance sentence patterns:
Don't throw rubbish at random.
Those rubbish polluted that beautiful street. It's so nuisance to have so many advertisements on TV.
There exists certain cultural nuisance. 浪费时间、消磨时间 kill time, waste time sentence patterns:
I often kill time by reading.
How do you kill time on Sundays? We shouldn't waste time with that thing. There's no reason for us to waste time. 看
see, watch, read sentence patterns: What did you see just now? He saw her singing there.
Yesterday he watched TV for about four hours. Do you often watch TV?
Don't read that kind of newspaper.
It's harmful for you to read book lying on the bed. 2. 多种表达
Do you like to go to a movie? Would you like to go to a movie? What do you say to go to a movie? What's on tomorrow evening?
《英语口语 一语千说》第三篇 娱乐与休闲 01电影，电视
What's playing tomorrow eveing?
What are you showing tomorrow evening? Where is the Dream of Red Chamber playing? How long will the Dream of Red Chamber play? Who is in this movie? How long will it last? How long does it last?
How long is it?
What time was the last showing? When was the last showing?
How did you manage to get a ticket? How did you get a ticket successfully? Three, please.
Three tickets, please. Three adults, please. All sold out.
That movie is a box-office hit. That movie is a blockbuster.
That person ahead is blocking my view. That person ahead is in my way. This film is boring.
This film is dull.
She played the part of a singer in the film. She played the role of a singer in the film. She played a singer in the film. This is a sensational film.
This film created a sensation.
Is that film subtitled in both Chinese and English? Does this film have both Chinese and English subtitles?
I was deeply moved by that film. That film touched me. Was it a touching movie?
This is the sequel of Gone with the Wind. This is the sequel to Gone with the Wind. What time will it be over? What time will it end? When will it finish? He is a couch potato. He watches TV all the day.
Those programs are not my taste. Those programs are not to my liking. Are you in the mood for TV? Do you tend to watch TV?
Can you turn it up?
Can you make it louder? It is a live show. It is a live program.
Do you like the host of that show? Do you like the host of that program? We'd better change the channel. We'd better change to another channel. We'd better switch to another channel. Cartoon is my favorite program. I like cartoon best. 运动
field, course, court sentence patterns:
I like watching football game in the south field. Did you go to the green course to participate in golf game?
Last class we had sports lesson in the central court. 球队中的称呼 forward, centre, guard sentence patterns:
George is the forward in this team. Is he fit for the centre position? To be a guard is a hard thing. 玩比赛
play, play with sentence patterns:
She plays hockey for America. I am playing darts with my friend. Have you played him at football yet? 竞技状态
be in good form, be in bad form
Are you in good form before examinaiton? To be in bad form is a disaster for players. 不公平
be partial to, unfair, bias sentence patterns:
The referee is criticized for being partial to the host team.
It's unfair for you to blame him without asking the reason.
This university has a bias towards the science. 距离
There is a big disparity between our salary. Distance is the problem for us to go to the Antarctic. The forest is within walking distance of my house. 2. 多种表达
I would like to play golf. I want to play golf.
I am interested in playing golf. Are there any golf courses near by? Are there any golf courses around here? I am moved.
It touches me.
I am moved to tears.
We should get more exercise. We should take more exercise. Do you enjoy playing football? Do you like playing football? Have they got a good defence? Is their defence well-organized? How beautiful the goal is! That's really a perfect goal! The host team scored a goal first. The host team opened the scoring first. How beautiful the pass is! What a good pass! Is his serve fantastic? Is his serve excellent?
The host team is beaten by them. The host team is defeated by them. Is that a fantastic game? Is that a wonderful game? Is that a marvelous game?
The referee is partial to the visiting team. The referee is biasing for the visiting team. Are they in good form? Are they in good shape? They are out of form. They are off form.
I have the nerve to hold a concert by myself? 音盲
tone deaf, have no ear for sentence patterns: Is little Tom tone deaf? His parents are tone deaf. I have no ear for music. His singing is never out of tone. 玩得开心
have a good time, enjoy oneself, amuse oneself sentence patterns:
Wish you have a good time this evening! Did you have a good time last Sunday? I enjoyed myself in that dancing party.
He can't enjoy himself since he is in a low mood. They amused themselves in that concert. 音乐种类
pop music, classical music, folk music, country music
She always listens to pop music after class. Classical music is my favorite music.
My parents like folk music. Can you sing folk songs?
He made a great contribution to the country music's development. 非常成功
success, succeed, bring down the house sentence patterns:
He made a great success on this research. I succeeded in getting my book.
Wangfei's concert brought down the house. 2. 多种表达 He is tone deaf.
He has no ear for music. His singing is out of tone. I am good at singing. I do well in singing. I sing well.
I am a good singer. Do you have a sweet voice?
Do you have a beautiful singing voice? Enjoy yourself! Amuse yourself! You hear first!
have the guts to do sth, have the nerve sentence patterns:
Do you have the guts to sing in front of people?
Go ahead! After you!
It's your turn.
It's finally your turn.
Do you have the nerve to sing in front of people? Do you have the guts to sing in front of people? Do you have the encouragement to sing in front of people?
That song is my best song. I can sing that song the best. You can join me in a duet. We can sing a duet.
I can't keep up with the fashion. I can't keep track of the fashion. I can't learn the fashion fast enough. Mary is a good singer.
Mary did a very good job in singing. Mary sings very well.
I want to make a reservation. I hope to book ahead.
The concert starts at eight o'clock. The concert begins at eight o'clock. Is that seat free? Is that seat taken?
Is anyone seating there?
Do you mind if I sit there?
Tian Han composed the music of this song. Tian Han wrote the music of this song. Is the song very popular? Is the song among people? This concert was fascinating. This concert was amusing. This concert was exciting. The tickets were sold out.
There were no tickets any more. Please don't talk during the showing.
Please stop talking during the showing.
I don't like it when people talk during the moive. When do you have tickets for?
Which date do you have tickets for? Do you fancy going to the concert? Would you like to go to the concert? I have got two tickets for us. I have booked two tickets for us. What kind of music do you like?
What type of music do you prefer? What kind of music do you listen to? What's your favorite kind of music? Who's your favorite musician? Who's your favorite singer? He is a wonderful conductor. He is an excellent conductor. He is an outstanding conductor. He is a great conductor.
use, operate, work with
Can you use a computer skillfully? I can operate a computer now.
The manager often works with a computer. 软件
hardware, software sentence patterns:
Do you know the computer's hardware?
Many scientists are exploiting advanced software. The machine is composed of hardware and software. 聊天 chat, gossip
I don't like chatting on the internet. Don't believe those gossip. We shouldn't gossip at random. 好友
They've been pels for years. Pel, don't ask for trouble. He wants to make friends with me. I have many friends in the net. 网虫
cyber worm, cyber addict sentence patterns:
His brother is a deep cyber worm. Do you want to be a cyber addict? 2. 多种表达 I can use a computer.
I can operate a computer. I can work with a computer. I have no chance to use a computer. I have no access to use a computer. I have no chance to operate a computer. What components does a computer own? How is a computer composed?
What's a computer's construction?
Are you familiar with computer software? Do you know computer software well? Did you upgrade your computer? Was your computer upgraded? You need to clear up the virus. You need to clear up the virus. My computer is out of the date.
My computer can't follow the fashion. This machine doesn't work.
Something is wrong with this machine.
Something is gone wrong with this machine. Can you key in your password? Can you type in your password? Sometimes I do shoppings through line. Sometimes I buy goods through line. Sometimes I do online shopping. Are you a nethead? Are you a cyber worm? I've got an E-mail address. I've built an E-mail address. I have many net pals. I have many cyber partners.
Yesterday evening she was drunk. His father was a drunk.
His brother has been in the bar all the day and was roughly intoxicated. 酒鬼
drunkard, alcoholic sentence patterns:
No one likes drunkards. His father is an alcoholic. 干杯
cheers, bottom up sentence patterns: Cheers! Bottom up! 喝一口 gulp, sip sentence patterns: The last gulp is the best. Please sip the tea slowly. 2. 多种表达 I need a drink.
I want to have a drink. Do you have a table for eight? Have you a table for eight? Do you have a table by the window? Have you a table by the window? Do you have a table near the window? What would you like to drink?
Have you anything in mind what to drink? What would you have for drink? What can you suggest? What can you recommend? Shall we go to the pub? Shall we go drinking?
Shall we go out for a drink? Do you feel having a drink? He never drinks.
He stays away from drinking. He is quite a teetotaler.
Three bottles of beer, please. Three beers, please.
Let's forget work and find some fun.
wine, beer, whisky sentence patterns:
My grandfather likes drinking local strong wine. Do you know how many kinds of beer there are? Two whiskies, please. 啤酒
guiness, bitter, lager
What's the meaning about guiness? Bitter is his favorite drink. I like lager very much.
Let's get our minds off work and enjoy ourselves. Let's take minds off work. He is a little drunk. He is a slightly drunk. He feels a little tipsy. The last sip is the best.
The last taste is the greatest. The last gulp is the best. He is loaded. He is wasted. He is quite drunk.
Please drink moderately. Please not overdo.
Don't drink too much, please. Does he get drunk easily? Does he get drunk quickly? Is a heavy drinker far from him?
book, make a reservation sentence patterns:
Did you book a ticket before?
During this busy time, you should make a reservation. 机票
a first-class ticket, an open return ticket, a one-way ticket
Yesterday he booked a first-class ticket. To save money, he booked an open return ticket. Do you want to book a one-way ticket? 2. 多种表达
The plane will depart at seven.
The departure time of the plane is at seven. It will arrive at eight. Its arrival time is at eight. It is a non-stop flight. It's a direct flight.
The fare of a one-way ticket is 1000 yuan. The fare of a single ticket is 1000 yuan. What would you like to drink? Anything to drink?
Which one do you prefer, beef or chicken? Which would you like, beef or chicken? Beef or chicken? I've finished. I am through.
Are there any planes to Paris on Sunday? Do you fly to Paris on Sunday? Where is Gate 1?
Which way is Gate 1?
I would like to go through Beijing to Shanghai. I'd go to Shanghai via Beijing. That flight has begun boarding. They have begun boarding that flight. You should check it right away. You should check it right now. Have a nice stay! Have a nice trip!
He is here on business. He is here on vacation.
What's the purpose of his visit? What brought him here?
《英语口语 一语千说》第四篇 外出旅游 01在机场
1.词组句型 切断， 关掉 switch off, turn off sentence patterns:
Don't switch off the TV now.
In some countries, the mobile phone is asked to switch off when a driver drives a car.
Please turn off the mobile phone, because you are in class. 行李
This time I carry six pieces of luggage. Do you want to take some baggage? 费
fee, tuition, fare, expense sentence patterns:
If you want to join in, you must pay the entrance fee.
Our tuition is five thousand four hundred yuan one year.
What is the bus fare to Beijing?
In the vacation, the students can travel at a half fare. He heired a car, regardless and expense.
Where are you staying? Where are you living?
Would you like to show me your passport? May I see your passport? Where is your passport? He feels sick.
He is not feeling well.
Can you give me some water, please? Would you like to give me some water? Do you mind giving me some water? Pass me some water. The plane is about to take off. The plane is going to take off. The plane will take off. I am here on holiday. I am here on vacation.
Is his personal effects duty-free?
Doesn't he have to pay for his personal belongings? Can I refund my ticket?
Can I return the ticket for a refund? May I have your flight number? Which plane do you take?
Can I book an economy class ticket to Beijing? Could I make a reservation of economy class to Beijing?
Could I fly economy to Beijing? I'm supposed to check in at six.
The check-in time is at six.
You can take with the luggage about sixty jin. The luggage allowance is about sixty jin. How long will you be staying in China? How long are you going to stay in China? Can I have some water?
Could you get me something to drink? Can I have some medicine? Please give me some drugs. Please open your baggage. Will you open the bag, please? It's all personal effects.
It's for one's own personal use.
May I borrow your key?
I want to borrw one book from you. I can lend you my bike. 修理
Can you fix the door?
How about the repair about that window? I can repair the machine independently. 空房
vacancy, accommodation sentence patterns:
We have no vacancies in our hotel.
There is a vacancy in the office.
You will find our accommodation is suitable and very cheap.
How about this hotel's accommodations? 减价
reduction, discount sentence patterns:
The reduction of tax is welcomed. I didn't know the reduction of those goods. Did this hotel hold a discount action? These goods are at a discount. 结帐
settle the bill, pay the bill sentence patterns:
Tom has settled the bill for us.
Will you settle the bill about the hotel? Who is the suitable person to pay the bill? 手续
check in, check out sentence patterns:
What's the time for me to check in?
Before 9 o'clock we should check out in this hotel. 预订
reserve, make a reservation sentence patterns:
I want to reserve a double room.
Can I make a reservation for a single room? 房间
single room, double room sentence patterns:
How many single rooms do you want to reserve?
I reserved a single room for you?
Shall we make a reservation about a double room tomorrow? 2. 多种表达
Are there rooms available for tomorrow evening? Do you have rooms for tomorrow evening?
Will you have free rooms for tomorrow evening? Do you have any vacancies for tomorrow evening? I reserved 2 rooms.
I made a reservation for 2 rooms. All the rooms have been booked. All the rooms have been booked up. All the rooms have been occupied. I'd like to check out. Check out, please.
Please open your baggage. Will you open the bag, please? Do you have anything to declare? Anything to declare?
Have you got anything to declare? Can I book a double room?
I'd like to reserve a double room, please. Have you got a double room? Would you like to follow me? Follow me, please.
He changed dollars to pounds.
He did on exchange from dollars to pounds. Cash, please.
I want to cash these, please. Would you cash, please? Does anyone speak Chinese? Is there anyone who speaks Chinese? Laundry service, please.
Please send these to the laundry. Will you be using a credit card?
Will you be charging this to a credit card? Would you like to check this over? Would you like to check this through? Would you like to look this over? Here is my bill. Here is my check.
Could you call a car for me? Call me a car, please. Hail a car, please. A car, please.
Could I possibly have the key to this room? May I have the key to this room?
Would it possible for me to have the key to this room?
Is it all right if I have the key to another room? Did you lock yourself out?
Did you leave your key inside the room? Did you forget the key inside the room? Could you send someone up?
Could I ask for someone's help?
Could you tell me what the rate for a double room per night?
Could you tell me how much a double room is per night?
There is some discount for groups. There is some reduction for groups.
There is some discount for company booking. We have special rates for company booking. Have you got a reservation? Would like to make a reservation? I've got some identification. I'll show you my identification.
We have airport bus service.
We have the transportation service to the railway station.
I have some laundry to do.
I would like to have my clothes cleaned. How soon can we have our clothes back? When shall we get our clothes back? You must settle your bill now. You must pay the bill now. Where should I sign my name? Where can I have my signature? I have a comfortable stay there. I spent a comfortable living there. Help yourself! Suit yourself!
trip, tour, a package tour, journey sentence patterns:
Did you plan a trip during this weekend? During my last trip to Shanghai, I met him.
He will have a coach tour of China. I think a package tour is a good way. I will go on a long train journey. 景点
places of historical interest, scenic spots
There are many places of historical interest in our province.
How many places of historical interest have you visited?
That high mountain is a scenic spots of that area. 俯视
overlook, have a bird's view of sentence patterns:
In my room I can overlook the blue sea.
From the top of the tower, I can have a bird's view of the park. 2. 多种表达
Where is the tourist of information centre? Is there a tourist information centre?
Could you tell me some places of interest here? What is this area famous for?
What are the places of special interest here? Please tell me some of the places I should visit. Is there anything to visit here? I plan to go on a trip to Europe. I plan to take a tour to Europe. Please give me a city map. Please give me a tour guide. What are his interests? What is he interested in?
What kind of things is he interested in? What kind of scenes do you have? What kind of scenes are available? What kind of scenes do you offer? I want a Chinese-speaking guide.
I'd like a Chinese-speaking guide.
I'd like to ask for a Chinese-speaking guide. How much is the fee per day? How much is it a day? Its admission is 5 yuan. Its entrance fee is 5 yuan. The ticket is 5 yuan. It's a wonderful sight! It's a wonderful view!
What is the next place we are going to? What is the next place on our itinerary? I want to have a rest. I want to rest for a while. I want to take a rest. I am a little tired.
I am too tired to see any more. May I take photographs here? May I take a picture here?
Is it all right if I take a picture here? Would you take a picture for us? Would you take a picture of us?
Do you mind pressing the shutter for us? Where is the bookshop?
Where can I find the bookshop? Which way is the bookshop? Is the bookshop around here? How can I get to the bookshop? You should go there on foot. You'd better go there on foot. I'd recommend going there on foot. How long will it take me go there? When can I arrive there? Please show me the way. Please draw the routine form.
1.词组句型 上下车 get on, get off sentence patterns: When did you get on? I got off at 6. 转乘
It's here that we change from car to bus. Now we should change from train to bus.
We had to transfer from Nanjing to Ningbo to catch a plane. 准时
on time, punctual sentence patterns:
Please come here on time.
Please be punctual when you meet your girlfriend. 塞车
be heavy, be crowded sentence patterns:
At weekends the traffic is the heaviest. Today it's crowded in the main road. 2. 多种表达
Anyone without fares?
Is there anyone who didn't pay the fares? How much is the fare to Chinatown? What is the fare to Chinatown?
How much does it cost to get to Chinatown? How much do I pay to go to Chinatown? What's the one-way fare? What's the round-trip fare? What's the express charge?
Which train should I take to Nanning? Which train goes to Nanning? Which train stops at Nanning? Which train is going towards Nanning? Where is he supposed to change? Where does he change trains? Where is he supposed to transfer? At what station should he transfer? Does this bus go to the library? Am I right for the library?
Is this the right bus for the library? Can I get to the library on this bus? How much is it to Xi'an? What's the fare to Xi'an?
How much should I pay for Xi'an? Does this bus only go to the seaside? Does this bus only go as far as the seaside? You'd better change to the No.1 bus. You have to transfer to the No.1 bus. How often do the buses come? How frequently do the buses come? How many buses run in an hour? Where can I get a bus? Where can I catch a bus?
Do you know where I can get a bus? Where is the bus stand around here? To that address, please.
Take me to that address, please. Please take me there.
Take the short cut, please. Take the shortest way, please. I'll tell you when it's your stop. I'll call out stops for you.
Drinking and driving are not permitted.
Driving under the influence of alcoholic and intoxication is not permitted. The train has just left. The train just left. You just missed your train. The traffic is heavy.
It is crowded.
The road is congested.
I'd like to find out about trains to Boston.
Can you give me some information about trains to Boston?
Which train do I take for Boston? Where is the taxi stand? Where is cab stand? Where can I get a taxi? Take me to the shopping district. Drive me to the shopping district.
Could you take me to the shopping district? Step in, please. Hop in, please. Please get in.
That seat was taken. Someone was sitting there. The ship is about to start. The ship is to leave.
make oneself understand, make oneself understood sentence patterns:
Did you understand what the teacher had said? What you did has been understood by others? You should make yourself understood. 偷盗 theft, steal
He is involved in this theft action.
We should control the theft as possible as we can. His bag was stolen.
She stole a lot of money from her family. 丢失
I missed my umbrella in the market. I lost my bag yesterday. 2. 多种表达 I can't speak Chinese. No Chinese. Can you repeat? Excuse me?
I beg your pardon? Slow down, please.
Please say it more slowly. Does anyone speak Chinese? Is there a Chinese speaker here? He can't make himself understood. He can't get his point across. He can't get through to others. How can I say it in English? How can I express it in English? What can I call it in English? I lost my wallet.
My wallet was stolen. What will he do?
What's to be done?
Were you rubbed just now? Were you held up just now?
How can we call you if we find it? How can we contact you when we find it? Please give us a report on the theft. Please fill out a report on the theft. I lost my package.
My package is missing. I can't find my package. I've misplaced my package. What would he do?
What does he need to do? Help!
Somebody! Help me!
Call the police! Please call for help!
What's the English for it? How do you say it in English?
《英语口语 一语千说》第五篇 友好交际（一） 01介绍与问候
be familiar with, know well
I am not familiar with these plants' names. He is not familiar with me. Li Hong is one of my familiars. Do you know your teacher well? I know my ability well. 同名
namesake, the same name sentence patterns:
We are namesakes.
Those animals aren't namesakes.
Who has the same name with you in your class? Can you find a person who has the same name with me? 名
first name, given name sentence patterns:
What's your first name? My given name is Lan Lan. 姓
last name, surname, family name sentence patterns: My last name is Yu. What's your surname? What is Tom's family name? 康复，痊愈
recover, become, be well
After one hour, he recovered his sight. He is recovering his strength. Did you become well? When were you well? 应试
sit for, take an examination sentence patterns:
I've been sitting for the final test. I'll take an examination tomorrow. 长胖
gain weight, become fat sentence patterns:
I am gaining weight.
I'll become fat if I keep on eating so much. 不期而遇
run into somebody, come across sentence patterns:
I ran into an old school friend in the street yesterday. I am glad to run into you. When did you come across him? 靠自己
on one's own, by oneself sentence patterns:
He has learned it on his own. Have you learnt English on your own? I can do it by myself.
I always go to school by myself. 2. 多种表达
Kane, this is Tom, my friend.
Kane, let me introduce my friend, Tom.
Kane, I would like to introduce my friend Tom to you.
Ken, I want you to meet Tom, a friend of mine. Ken, I want to present you to my friend, Tom. Nice to meet you. Very nice to meet you. How do you do? Pleased to meet you. I am glad to meet you.
I am really happy that I can meet you. May I have your name, please? What's your name, please? May I ask who you are? Who are you? I am George.
My name is George.
Good morning! Morning!
It's really an honor for me to meet him. It's really a pleasure to meet him. Did we meet before? Did we meet somewhere? Didn't you know me? You look familiar. Where are you from?
Where is your hometown? I forget her name. I can't remember her name. I can't recall her name. Her name escapes me. What's your job? What do you do?
What kind of job do you do?
I leave that entirely to your consideration. I leave that up to you. Please think about it.
I beg your consideration about that. How are you getting on? How about everything? How is everything going on? Fine. Very well. Pretty good. Not bad.
How are your relatives? How are your family? How is everyone at home? You'll be well soon. You'll recover soon.
Please say hello to your parents. Please remember me to your parents. Please remember me of your parents. Please give my best wishes to your parents. He is better.
He is feeling better now.
I have been in the examination. I am busy doing my test. Are you gaining height? Are you becoming taller? Are you here on business? Are you exchanging? Are you here for business? Are you on a business trip? I am here on vacation. I am vacationing. I am here for a vacation. This is my holiday time. How do you like here?
What do you think about here? Are you used to the life in China?
Have you got used to the life in China? Have you grown accustomed to China? I'll be in China for about one year.
I plan to stay in China for about one year. I learn English by myself. I learn English on my own. Never complain. No complaints. Nothing too bad. I am very well. I am doing great. Quite well. Pretty good. Nothing much.
Nothing much to tell you. What's up?
What's new with you? What's happening? What's with you? How have you been? How is everything?
How is everything going?
How is everything going for you? How is it going? How are the things? How is business? How is your work?
How is your work going? Oh, same as usual. Nothing new.
Another day, another dollar. Where is he heading? Where is he going? Where is he off to? He is just killing time. He is just hanging out. He is wasting time. I ran into her.
I bumped into her. I came across her.
What luck running into you! How lucky! What luck!
Fancy meeting you here.
What a surprise meeting you here. It's really a surprise to meet you here. I can't imagine meeting you here. I am happy to see you again. I am glad to see you again. It's great seeing you again. Please watch your step.
Mind your step, please.
Be careful when you are walking. May I introduce myself? Let me introduce myself. Allow me to introduce myself. I've heard so much about you. I've often heard about you.
The others have often talked about you. What's your last name, please? What's your family name? What's your surname?
This is the first time we have met. We've never met before. Are you from England? Do you come from England? Are you English? My job pays well.
I get a handsome salary. The salary is not bad.
1.词组句型 离开 leave, be off sentence patterns:
When did you leave yesterday evening? I left at six o'clock.
He has been off about one hour before. 回来
be back, come back sentence patterns:
Please be back next week.
When will you come back again? 2. 多种表达 Good bye! Bye!
See you later! Cheers!
Catch you later! See you again! See you soon! I have to go. I have to be going. I must be going. I must go now. I'd better go. I must be off now. Nice talking to you.
It's been interesting talking to you. It's high time I was going. It's about time I had to leave. Can't you stay any longer? Can't you stay a bit while? Why don't you stay a little longer? Do stay a little longer.
I've come to say goodbye to you. I'd like to say goodbye to you. When are you off? What time are you going? What time are you leaving? Hope to see you again someday. I hope we'll meet again sometime. Remember to look me up. Remember to come to see me. Remember to visit me.
Come and see me when you have time. Have a safe trip home. Have a pleasant flight. Have a nice trip.
Have a good journey.
I hope everything goes well. All the very best.
I hope to see you again soon. I'll look forward to seeing you soon. I am calling to say goodbye. I am ringing to say goodbye.
Thank you for coming to see me off. It's very kind of you to come to see me off. It is very nice of you to come. Give me a call sometime. Call me sometime.
Don't forget to give me a call.
Don't forget to write to me. Don't forget to drop me a line. Remember to drop me a line. Remember to write to me. Let's keep in touch with each other. Don't forget to keep in touch. How nice of you to come. It's nice of you to come. Thank you for coming.
Thanks for your visit.
Please feel free to make yourself at home. Make yourself at home.
come over, visit, drop in on somebody, call at, call on
Why don't you come to Australia for a holiday? Most tourists in London visit the London Bridge. I thought I should drop in on you. We droped into a pub on the way. Two days later I will call at Beijing. Will you call on you teacher this week? 忙碌
be tied up, be busy
We tied the boat up alongside the quay. I am tied up in a meeting until tomorrow. I am busy doing my homework.
Yesterday evening I was busy doing my washing. 2. 多种表达
Are you free next weekend?
Will you have free time next weekend? Will you be occupied next weekend?
Could I see you again? May I see you again?
Will it be all right to visit you tomorrow evening? Can I go to see you tomorrow evening?
Would it be convenient to visit you tomorrow evening?
Do you mind if we drop in on you tomorrow evening?
Do you mind if we pay a visit to you tomorrow
Are you doing anything tomorrow? Will you have plans for tomorrow? Are you busy tomorrow?
Could you give me your telephone number? May I have your phone number? Where will they meet?
How about going to the cinema with me? How about cinema?
Let's see a film together.
I'd love to, but I don't think I can.
I'd love to, but I am fraid I can't.
I'd love to, but I am not sure whether I can.
I truely would like to come, but I will not be able to. I wish I could, but I am fraid I can't. I'm tied up.
I have something else on.
I have got a previous engagement. I wouldn't be able to make it. I am busy. Thanks for asking. Thanks for the invitation. It's very kind of you to invite me. Let's do it another time.
Could we plan it for another day? Could you make it another time? Would you prefer some other time? Some other time. I hope you can come. I'd like to have you over. I'd like you to come. I'd like you to be my guest. I'd like you to join us.
When is it convenient for you? What is the best time for you? When is suitable for you? When is a good time for you? What is good for you? Whenever.
Any day is all right. Anytime is fine.
Whenever you are free. Are you free tomorrow?
Will you have a lot of time tomorrow? I'll be busy tomorrow.
I won't be free tomorrow. I am engaged tomorrow.
I already have plans for tomorrow. I won't be available tomorrow. Tomorrow is all booked up. Let's meet at the bus station. Shall we meet at the bus station? How about the bus station? I'll meet you at the bus station. That's a bad day for me. That day is not so good. That day won't do.
Not that day, I am afraid. That day is taken.
That day is a bit of problem for me. You decide where.
Wherever you want is ok. You arrange it for me.
What time do you expect me to come for you? What time do you want me to come for you? What time am I supposed to pick you up? What about seven? What do you say seven? How about seven? Is seven all right? Is seven ok?
Is 7 o'clock any good? Are you ready? Ready yet?
Are you all set?
What time shall we start? What time do we want to set off? What time shall we set out?
What time do you want to leave? What time are we taking off? We can arrive at 7.
We can get there at 7. We can reach there at 7.
Do you feel like going to that new restaurant this evening?
Do you want to go to that new restaurant this evening?
Would you like to go to that new restaurant this evening?
How would you like to go to that new restaurant
Are you interested in going to that new restaurant this evening?
I was wondering if you would like to come over for lunch tomorrow.
I was wondering if you could come over for lunch tomorrow.
I want to invite you to a party. I'd like to invite you to a party. I'd like you to come to a party. I'm going to invite you to a party.
I'd like nothing better than to go to the party with you.
I should be honoured if you were able to come to the banquet.
I should be very pleased if you were able to come to the banquet.
That's a terrific idea! That's a good idea! What a splendid idea! That sounds a very nice idea! That sounds like a good idea. I would love to go.
I'd very much like to come. I'd love to. I'd be pleased to go. I won't say no.
I would be very happy to accept your invitation. I would be very delighted to accept your invitation. I'd very much like to accept your invitation. I am very pleased to accept your invitation. It would give me the greateat pleasure to accept your invitation.
I'm looking forward to it. I'll count on it.
reserved, quiet, reticent sentence patterns:
He is reticent about his plans.
She seemed reticent on the subject of her past. She is a quiet girl.
When other talked about the thing, he always kept reserved. 失望
let somebody down, disappoint sentence patterns:
What he did never let the others down. I can't disappoint my public by retiring. 说别人坏话
speak ill of somebody, backbiter
We have no reason to speak ill of the others freely. Is she a backbiter? 自大的
proud, conceited, arrogant sentence patterns:
She is proud of her new house.
I am proud to know my new friend, Tom.
He is so arrogant that he always looks down upon the people around him. 古怪的
weird, bizarre sentence patterns:
The little boy's action is quite weird. He is bizarre. 2. 多种表达
He is dead nuts on work. He is a workaholic. Is he quick on the uptake? Is he a fast learner? Does he have a quick mind? She is a good guy.
She is a good person.
Don't pass it on to anyone else. You must keep it as a secret. I am versatile. I am very talented.
Is he a real go-better? Is he a capable person?
His father is a man of the world. His father has great experience.
duty, responsibility sentence patterns:
I do it purely out of a sense of duty. It's my duty to clean the house.
It's my responsibility to lock the doors. 沉默的，不爱说话的
She is efficient.
She gets things done efficiently. She handles things quickly. She handles matters promptly. Dose she look old for her age? Does she look older than she is? I am energetic. I am full of energy. I am wise for my age. I am wise considering my age. I am for a man of my age. He is gifted. He is talented.
She is quite good with her hands. She is skillful. He is a go-better. He is a man of action. He is a man of ability. She is faithful.
She has strong sense of duty. She is honest. He has a high voice. His voice is very high. I have put on weight. I have gained weight.
She has a strong sense of duty.
She has a strong sense of responsibility.She is kind hearted. She is kind.
You have a lot of nerve. You have a lot of guts. You are bold. You are quite brave. I am a modest girl. I am modest. I am very polite.
I am not boastful. I don't like to brag.
I don't like to speak ill of others. I am not a backbiter. He doesn't like to show off. He is not fond of the limelight.
She treats everyone in the same way. She treats everyone equally. I have a bad mood.
I am in bad mood. Is he a bootlicker? Is he a brownnoser? Is he a flatterer? Is he an ass-kisser? He is nosy.
He is inquisitive.
He is not himself.
He is not acting like himself. He is not acting normally. He is much weird. He is bizarre.
He is very strange. I eat like a bird. I eat very little.
I don't eat very much. She is very slim.
She has a good figure. Is she acting big? Is she putting on airs?
My father is a stubborn old man. My father is a die-hard.
I don't like to make a fuss.
I don't like to make a mountain out of a molehill. My mother is getting on in years. My mother is aging.
My mother is getting older. She is a chain smoker. She smokes non-stop. She is a heavy smoker. She smokes like a chimney. She is selfish. She is self-centered. She is self-sewing.
She doesn't care about anyone, but herself. He is a penny pincher. He is a miser. He is mean.
She is as sly as a fox. She is very cunning. She is a simple girl. She is simple-minded. She isn't so smart.
He looks very blue today. He looks depressed today.
He is in low spirits.
He was on edge yesterday. He's in a bad mood yesterday. She is quite well off. She is a wealthy woman. She is rich.
His wife is talkative. His wife is a motor-mouth. His wife never shuts up. She is a smooth talker. She is a honey-tongued.
She is very difficult to deal with. No one could take advantage of her. She is very shrewd.
She is nobody's fool.
Is she a stubborn old woman? Is she a hardheaded old woman? He is childish.
He acts like a child.
She has no sense of responsibility. She is so irresponsible. She has no sense of duty.
Does he often say absurd things? Does he often say ridiculous things? Does he say strange things a lot? She never admits defeat.
She never admits she is wrong. She is a sore loser.
His temper is very vague.
His temper is difficult to understand. His temper isn't very clear. He is crooked. He is a scammer. He is a crook.
She is good for nothing. She isn't good for anything. She is a burn.
Her babbling is a total bore. Her gossip really bores me stiff. She is a little shy around strangers. She is a little bashful.
She feels uncomfortable around strangers. She is afraid of new comers. Does she have a short temper? Does she get angry easily?
Does she lose her temper quickly? Is she very temperamental?
like doing..., like to do..., be interested in... sentence patterns:
I'd like going fishing in my spare time. Sometimes I like to go to school by bike. I'm interested in reading. 消遣、娱乐
pastime, recreation, amusement sentence patterns:
Photography is my favorite pastime. My favorite recreation is television.
They offer a wide variety of amusement for us. Do you often do amusement after class? 2. 多种表达
What are your hobbies?
What kind of hobbies do you have?
Do you have any special interests other than your job?
What's your favorite pastime? What's your favorite amusement? What's your favorite recreation?
What do you do when you have free time? What do you do in your spare time? How do you spend your free time? What kind of movies do you like? What did you like best about movie? I play the piano for my own enjoyment. I play the piano for the fun of it. I play the piano for pleasure. Are you keen on disco? Do you go for disco? Do you like disco? I am a football fan. I am a fan of football. What are your interests? What are you interested in? What do you like? Has he been overseas?
Has he ever traveled abroad? He has never done that.
He has never done that before. That was the first time for him. When did you pick up that hobby? When did you own that hobby? I like to go to the movies. I like to go to the cinema. I like seeing the film.
I am not interested in collecting stamps. I dislike to collect stamps. Is he a good pianist?
Does he play the piano well?
beard, moustache, whisker sentence patterns:
Who is that man with the beard? He keeps a month's growth of beard.
His father always keeps moustache.
Does the man whom you are describing have whisker?
I missed the train by a whisker. 2. 多种表达 How old are you?
May I ask how old you are? May I ask your age? What age are you? I'm 20 years old. I'm 20 years of age. I'm 20.
John is not 28 yet. John is not quite 28. How tall is he? What's his height? He is approaching 50. He is almost 50 years old. My father passed 45. My father turned 45. My father is over 45. I am of an age with Tom. I am of the same age as Tom. We are still teenagers. We are still in teen. Is she at a tender age? Is she young and immature? My grandma is advanced in years. My grandma is very old. She is old enough to get married. She has reached a married age. How much does she weigh? What's her weight? How heavy is she? I've gained weight. I've put on weight.
She is very beautiful. She is very pretty.
Do you think he is a good-looking man? Do you think he is fine-looking man?
grow up, be of age sentence patterns:
He is growing up under the love of family. She is of age and can live independently. 不成熟的
immature, at a tender age sentence patterns: It is a immature plant.
She is very immature for her age. My sister is at a tender age. 年老的
old, be advanced in years sentence patterns:
He is too old to go out for a walk. The Great Wall is very old.
She is advanced in years, so she can't do it again. His grandmother is advanced in years. 丑陋 ugly, plain
This is an ugly building. He is too ugly in his heart. I am plain. 丰满的
sentence patterns: That pig is very fat.
His elder sister is very plump.
Do you think he is of striking appearance? She is very slim. She is very slender.
She has a willowly figure. He has brown skin. His skin is brown.
She has shoulder-length hair. Her hair is shoulder-length. Has he a bulging forehead? Is his forehead bulging? She has rosy cheeks. She has ruddy cheeks. I have a flat nose. My nose is flat.
My brother wears a beard. My brother has a beard. My brother keeps a beard.
That was extremely kind of you! That's very kind of you! That's very nice of you! I am very grateful. I appreciate it very much. I am extremely grateful. I sure appreciate it.
I don't know how I can thank you enough. How can I ever thank you? How can I ever repay you? I can never thank you enough.
I really can't thank you enough. I can't thank you enough.
I can hardly thank you enough for your kindness. How can I ever repay your kindness?
I have no words to express my appreciation. Thank you for your help.
That's really nice of you to help me. Thank you for your help. Thank you for helping me. I am so grateful to your help. He has been very helpful to me. He has been a big help to me. He has been a great help to me. Thanks for everything.
Thank you for what you have done for me.
Thank you so much for everything you have done for me.
I'd like to thank you for what you have done for me. Thank you anyway. Thank you all the same.
However, I appreciate you all the same. I'd like to express my gratitude to you. I'd like to express my appreciation to you. I want to express my thanks. Thank you for your advice. Thank you for your suggestion. Thanks for offering.
Thanks a lot for your present. Thank you for your gift. Thank you so much for your gift. Thanks for telling me.
Thanks for letting me know. Thanks for the informing.
Thanks for you encouragement.
appreciate, be obliged, be in one's debt sentence patterns:
I appreciated him for his help. He is in my debt. She is obliged to tears. I am quite obliged. 约会
invite, ask someone out
I will invite my old friend to our home for dinner. Thanks for asking me out. 2. 多种表达 Thank you! Thanks!
Thanks a lot! Thank you very much! Thank you so much! Much appreciated! Many thanks!
Thank you for your help. Thanks for your kindness. It's most kind of you. It's very kind of you. How kind of you!
Thanks for cheering up. Don't mention it. You're welcome. My pleasure. Not at all. Forget it.
It's a pleasure.
It's not worth mentioning. That's quite alright. At your service.
It's my pleasure to help. I'm glad to be of some service. I am glad I could be of any help.
I've come to say sorry.
Please overlook my rudeness. Excuse me for my rudeness. Pardon me for my rudeness. I must appologize for my rudeness. I just don't know what to say. I didn't mean that.
I was really quite unintentional. Will you forgive me? Can you ever forgive me? I hope you will excuse me.
How foolish of me making such a mistake. How clumsy of me making such a mistake.
I am sorry to have taken up so much of your time. I am sorry to have kept you waiting.
I must appologize for having kept you waiting. I am really sorry for troubling you. Excuse me for bothering you.
I'm sorry to have given you so much trouble. Please excuse my careless words. Please accept my apologies for what I said. It's quite all right. That's OK. It's nothing.
Don't mention it. It's no big deal.
Don't worry about it. Excuse me for being late. Sorry to be late.
I'm sorry I'm late.
I have got to apologize for being late. It's not your fault. Don't blame yourself.
It's really of no importance. It's really of nothing. It's nothing at all.
It doesn't matter in the least.
trouble, bother, disturb, interrupt sentence patterns:
May I trouble you to pass me the bottle? May I trouble you to give me the way to school? I am sorry to bother you.
No sound disturbed the silence of the evening.
She passed there quietly so as not to disturb the sleeping boy.
He is busy, don't interrupt him. 2. 多种表达 I am sorry. Excuse me. Sorry.
I am awfully sorry. I am so sorry. I am terribly sorry. I am sorry indeed. This is really embarrassing. I am sorry about that. I do appologize about that. Sorry to trouble you. Sorry to bother you. Sorry to interrupt you. Sorry to disturb you.
I must appologize for missing the book. I owe an apology for losing the book. Excuse me for losing the book. I've come to appologize.
congratulate, congratulations on sentence patterns:
Let me congratulate you.
Mary, many congratulations on your marriage!
Please accept my sincere congratulations! Please accept my warmest congratulations!
Allow me to express my heartest congratulations! Congratulations on your accomplishment! It's great to hear about your achievement. Congratulate you on your success!
Best wishes for your new home!
It's terrific to know that you've moved into your new house.
Good for you!
Allow me to gratulate you on your victory! Congratulate you on your success! May I congratulate you on your victory? I am really happy for you. I am delighted for you. Let's make a toast. Why not make a toast? Here's to your health! Good health!
Wish the best of everything!
Let me wish you the best of everything! Please accept my hearty congratulations!
Please allow me to offer my warmest congratulations!
I'd like to express my sincere congratulations on you!
Congratulations on your promotion! Happy new year! Happy good holiday! Wish you success! May you succeed! Have a good time! Have fun!
Wish you a nice journey! Have a pleasant trip! Have a good flight!
Let me propose a toast to Mr. Byron. I'd like to propose a toast to Mr. Byron. Good luck! Break a leg! Knock'em dead!
look up to, respect sentence patterns:
I have always looked up to my father. We should respect our teachers. 难置信的
incredible, unbelievable sentence patterns: What an incredible story! His still is unbelievable. He had an credible holiday! 2. 多种表达 Great! That's great! Excellent! Wonderful! Fantastic! Mary is great! Mary is incredible! Mary is the greatest! How splendid! How wonderful! How fine!
That's absolutely super! Well done! Nice going! Good going! Right on! All right!
They were great! They were wonderful!
You look so pretty in this blue dress. You look so beautiful in this blue dress. You look gorgeous in this blue dress. That's a very nice coat you are wearing. That's a very smart coat you are wearing. That's a very pretty coat you are wearing. Your clothes are always in good taste. Your clothes are always tasteful. How beautiful you are today!
You are really very beautiful today. You look fit.
You look well-built.
That's a very nice hairstyle you are wearing.
Your haircut is stylish. I like your hairstyle. Good boy! Good girl! What a nice dress! What an attractive dress! Your dress is very beautiful. What a pretty dress! I like your shirt.
That's a nice shirt.
That shirt looks good on you. You look great in that shirt. Your shirt looks very nice. You look shining in that shirt. You look nice. You look pretty.
You look great.
You look rather glamorous. You are looking sharp. It looks nice on you. It's very good combination. All the credit goes to him. He deserves all the credit. What a woman!
She is a great woman. She is a real woman.
You are on a winning streak.
You must be a man of ability.
I should say my admiration for your competence is great.
I appreciate your effort very much.
I'd like to express my admiration for your effort. Thank you for your hard work. You are just flattering on me. I am quite flattered. You are exaggerating. I like the color of your tie. I love the color of your tie. I have a high opinion of him. I think highly of him. He has got guts. He is brave.
You are a good dancer. You are a great dancer. You are a superb dancer.
You are a smashing dancer.
What a good memory you have!
My complements are on your excellent memory. You speak very good English. You speak English very well. The cakes are delicious. The cakes are tasty. How beautiful is the place. What a beautiful place! I must say it's a wonderful place. It's very nice of you to say so. It's very good of you to say so. How sweet of you to say so! Thank you for saying so. Do you really think so? Really?
keep up, stick to sentence patterns:
The American army kept up their bombardment day and night.
That's my story and I'm sticking to it. We should stick to the task until we finish it. We wish the sunny weather will keep up. 2. 多种表达 Cheer up!
Pull yourself together. Get a hold of yourself. Get your spirit together. Take your time. Be of good cheer. Don't give up hope. Don't lose your heart. Don't be so discouraged. Do your best. Do a good cheer. Beat your brains out. Good job! Well done!
You are doing a good job. Hang in here.
Don't give it up. Keep on it. Keep your chin up. Stick to it.
You are nearly there. You are halfway there. It's as easy as pie.
It's a picec of cake.
It's not as difficult as it looks. It's only a minor thing. If you pur your mind to it. If you are so minded. If you believe in it.
There is perhaps a chance. There is a possibility. It's possible.
We support you.
You have our backing.
You have our complete support. Just try it. Come on! Give it a try!
Be a man!
Be a good sport.
Take your medicine as a man. Don't be a chicken. Don't be a coward. Never fear. Let's face it. Let's face facts. Let's be realistic. Take his word for it. Believe him. Take it from him. He is sure of it.
He is absolutely sure. He knows for sure that... He is telling the truth. It's true. It's the truth.
What's your opinion of the new plan? I was asked to give my opinion. I agree with the committee's views. This is my viewpoint.
What's your comment on the investment? This accident caused a lot of comment. 不可能
impossible, out of the question
It's impossible for me to solve this problem. I think it is out of question.
He thinks it is out of the question. 2. 多种表达 Do you understand? Understand?
How do you like this plan?
How do you feel about this plan? What's your opinion about this plan? Is it clear? Clear?
Does he get the picture?
Does he grasp the overall situation? What's your view?
What's your viewpoint?
What's your comment on it?
Did you get any viewpoints on it? Can you understand what I mean? You know what I mean? Did you follow me? Did you get me drift?
What's your suggestion about it? What do you suggest? Did you listen to me? Did you pay attention to it? Do you have any complaints? Have you got any complaints? What's your complaint? How about those? What about those? Are you blind?
Can't you see it?
What's the matter with you? Where is your ear?
What's your reaction to his suggestion?
opinion, view, view point, comment
How would you react to his suggestion? What would you say to his suggestion? Don't you think so?
Do you have other points?
He can't tell the difference among them. He can't tell. He can't judge.
Do you have any other questions? Any more question? How about the other things? What else?
Tell you what's on my mind. Please hear my own opinions. Tell you my candid thoughts. It's alright.
I think what he said is reasonable.
To some extent, I think what he said is right. I can't help thinking he is a kind person. I recognize that he is a good person. I admit he is good. To be frank, ... Frankly speaking... He thinks so. He thinks it is.
It isn't worth trying. I am afraid, I don't think so. I am afraid I can't agree to it. It is out of the question. It's impossible.
I'd rather say something about it. I would like to say something about it. I'd prefer to say something about it. It's more than what I can say. It's beyond what I can say. What do you think? What do you say? How about it?
What's your opinion? What do you think about? How do you feel about?
What are your feelings about? What's your opinion of?
Could you give me some advice?
What do you advise me to do?
What would you do if you were me?
What do you think I ought to do?
What would you do if you put yourself into my shoes?
Give me a positive answer. I want a positive answer. I need a positive answer.
It doesn't answer my question. It's not what I want to know. It's not the answer. It's the final limit. It's the end.
It's the last straw.
I can't stand any more.
I can think of something better. I have got a better idea. What is your complaint?
What are you dissatisfied with? What are you complaining about? In my opinion... I believe... I feel...
Personally, I think... As I see it... It seems to me that... In my view, ...
I am of the opinion that... If I may say so, I think... As far as I am concerned, ... As far as I am able to judge, ... It's my feeling that... What I meant is...
What I wanted to say is... I'd just like to say that...
I'd just like to point out that... I think it's a metter of opinion.
I think that depends on one's opinion. That's right. That's true.
She would not do this. She wouldn't do this. She wouldn't ever do this. What makes you think this? Why do you say this?
Why do you think this? Tell me the reason. What's the reason? Why?
She shares the same feeling with me. She shares the same idea. She shares the same view. That's exactly my viewpoint. I am entirely agree with you.
Would you please lend me a hand? Can you help me?
Will you pass me the salt, please? Can you hand me the salt, please? Could I have the salt, please? Could you give me the salt, please? Could I trouble you to shut the door? Would you mind shutting the door? Please do these.
Please take care of these.
Would you please do these for me? Would you drive me home? Would you take me home? Give me a pen, will you? Find me a pen, can you? May I borrow your bike? Could you spare me a bike? Could you lend me your bike? Do you mind if I use your bike? Do you mind me using your bike? Do you have a bike? Have you got a bike?
Do you happen to have a bike?
I wonder if you could go to the post office for me. Would you be so kind as to go to the post office for me?
Could I give him a call? Could I call him? Could I ring him up?
You might help me with the breakfast. Please help me with the breakfast.
Would you be so kind as to lend me 100 yuan? Would you be kind enough to lend me 100 yuan? I don't know how to fill out this form. How do I fill out this form?
Would you please fill out this form? Do you have time? Do you have a minute? May I ask you something?
Do you have time to answer my question? Could you answer my question? Sorry to interrupt you. Sorry for interrupting. Sorry for bothering. I'm sorry to bother you.
help, do somebody a favor sentence patterns: Can you help me?
You can help me clean the window. Can you do me a favor? 给你
here you are, here it is sentence patterns:
Can you give me those books? Here you are.
May I use your pen? Here it is. 忙
be as busy as a bee, have one's hands full sentence patterns:
Yesterday at the meeting, he was as busy as a bee. Please forgive me, I have my hands full. These days, I have had my hands full. 2. 多种表达 Would you..., please? Could you..., please? Would you mind...?
Would you be so kind as to...? Do me a favor and...? Do you mind...? Would you kindly...? I wonder if you could...?
Do you think you could possibly..., please? Do you mind if I ask you a favor? May I ask a favor of you?
Would you please do me a favor?
I was wondering if you could do me a favor, please.
No trouble at all.
I'm sorry it can't be helped. I'm sorry it can't be done. I'm sorry I can do nothing. Sorry, it's beyond me.
Sorry, I mistook you for someone else. Sorry, I thought you were someone else. May I use your phone? Can I use your telephone?
This is the last time I'll ever ask you to do me a favor.
This is the last time I'll ever ask you to do anything for me.
There's just one last favor I need to ask of you.
Do you need some help?
Is there anything I can do for you? Shall I open the window for you? Can I open the window for you? Could I open the window for you?
Do you want me to open the window for you? Would you like a cup of tea? How about a cup of tea? What about a cup of tea? I'd like to make a suggestion. I want to make a suggestion. I want to offer a suggestion.
I want to put forward a suggestion. Shall we play hooky?
Shall we cut class?
Shall we stay away from school? Shall we ditch school?
Can you give me some advice?
May you give me a piece of advice? What do you suggest? What is your suggestion? What is your advice?
Do you have any suggestion? What do you advise me to do? How about going to the movies? What about going to the movies? Why not cancel the meeting? Why not call off the meeting?
Why don't you cancel the meeting? Why don't you join us? Will you join us? Why not go out together? Why not come along? I should have a haircut. I should cut my hair. I need a haircut.
I want to bet.
I want to make a bet. I want to bet on it.
I suggest you taking a bus. I would advise you to take a bus. I advise you to take a bus. You should be more careful. You ought to be more careful. You'd better wear a heavy coat.
short cut, shorter way sentence patterns: Shall we take the short cut? It's a shorter way. 逃课
play hooky, stay away from... sentence patterns:
Don't play hooky, otherwise we will punish you. As to be good students, we shouldn't stay away from school. 拖延
put off, postpone sentence patterns:
It's too late for us to put off the meeting. It's impossible for us to postpone the party. The match was postponed to Monday. 不愿做某事
hate to do something, be unwilling to do something sentence patterns:
I hate to repeat the same position which our teacher asked us to keep.
I am unwilling to get up so early in the morning. 2. 多种表达
May I help you?
Do you want any help? Need any help?
Can I give you a hand?
Hadn't you better wear a heavy coat? Why not quit smoking? Why don't you quit smoking? What do you say to a coke? What would you say to a coke?
I advise you to consider carefully.
My advice to you is to consider carefully. I suggest that you consider carefully. What's the matter?
What seems to be the problem? Is there a problem? What's wrong?
There's no problem. You bet. All right.
That's all right.
I don't see any problem. Absolutely. Sure.
That'll be great. That'll be nice. That would be fine. That's very kind of you. You're very kind. My pleasure. It's my pleasure. With great pleasure. I'd love to. I'd be glad to. I will do it. I am going to do it.
I could mend the recorder for you if you wish. I'll take care of it. I'll handle it. Count on me. Leave it to me. I can do the rest. I can finish up.
I can take care of the rest of it.
He will help me regardless of circumstances. Nothing will stop him from helping me. Nothing will get in his way of helping me. He'll help me no matter what.
That's quite easy. That's pretty simple. That's really easy. If you like. If you wish.
If you wouldn't mind. His wish is my command. Anything he says. I'm here to please him. This will be enough. This is enough. This will do for now. I wish I could go, but... I would like to go, but...
I'd love to go, but...
Please don't worry, thanks just the same. Please don't bother, thanks all the same. Sorry, I can't help you. Sorry, I can't assist you. Sorry, I can't be any help. Don't waste your breath. Don't say any more. Whatever you say. Anything you want. It suits me fine. It's just my cup of tea. It's unnecessary.
There's no need.
I am afraid I can't accept his suggestion. I am afraid his proposal is unacceptable.
may I..., could I..., can I..., could I possibly... sentence patterns:
May I read your book?
Could I keep it for one month? Can I use your pen?
Could I possibly use your bike? 空的
vacant, empty, hollow sentence patterns: Is the room vacant? The bottle is empty.
The bamboo is hollow inside. 2. 多种表达
May I come in?
Is it all right to come in? Is it all right if I come in? Can I ask you a question?
Can you answer me a question? Is this seat taken?
Is someone sitting here? Is this seat free?
Could I use your bike? Could I possibly use your bike? Is it all right if I smoke? Is it right to smoke? Do you mind if I smoke? May I buy a new shirt?
Do you mind if I buy a new shirt? Is it all right to buy a new shirt? All right if I buy a new shirt? I am allowed to take pictures here. Taking pictures is allowed here. They permit taking pictures here. Let me see it.
Let me take a look. Please show it to me. You may use the washroom. You may use the restroom. You may use the bathroom. Certainly. By all means. Of course. Sure.
Would it be possible for me to put off the work till a later day?
Would it be possible for me to postpone the work till a later day? As you wish. If you like. Free.
It's okay if you like. It's up to me. I decide.
I am afraid not. I'd rather you didn't.
I prefer it if you didn't. I prefer you not. Certainly not.
Not for any reason. No chance.
That will never happen. Not on your life. You can't eat here. Eating here is not allowed. You may not eat here. Eating is prohibited here.
Please refrain from eating here.
1.词组句型 拒绝, 不理会 turn down, refuse sentence patterns:
He tried to join the party, but he was turned down because of some reasons.
Yesterday he refused their invitation to climb up a mountain together. 2. 多种表达 I am sorry to hear that. I am sorry about it. I am sorry for you. How awful! What a pity! That's a pity. Tough luck. What a shame!
That's too bad.
Accept our deepest sympathies, please. You have my sincere condolences. Hard luck. Bad luck.
That's unfortunate. It's unfortunate. That's bad luck. What a bad luck!
Sorry about your misfortune. It happens.
It could have happened to anybody. Oh, poor you!
Oh, poor thing! Oh, poor boy!
It must be tough for him. It must be hard on him. It's no use crying over spilt milk. There's no room for you to regret. I have all sympathy for you. I sympathize with you. You have my sympathy. I feel sorry for you. I feel pity for you.
I'm deeply grieved about you. I can understand how you feel. I know the way you feel. I really sympathize with you. It's none of your business. It's not your concern.
It has nothing to do with you. What's done is done. We have done everything.
Please convey my sympathy to your family. I have every sympathy for your family.
Let's express our sincere condolences at this time. You have our deepest sympathy at such time. We are filled with deep sorrow. We are deeply grieved about it.
We can rely on him to keep the secret. I rely on your coming. 积极的，乐观的 optimistic, positive sentence patterns:
You should be optimistic all the time. You should hold a positive thinking. 2. 多种表达 Do it yourself. Do it by yourself. Do it for yourself. Be careful! Beware! Watch out! Look out! Head up!
We should finish what we start. Don't leave things half done. Never do things by half. Mind your own business. Don't involve in this. Mind your own potato.
It's your duty.
It's up to you to do it.
It's your responsibility to deal with it. Pay attention to your words. Watch your tongue. Don't trust her.
Don't believe in her. Don't be so stuck up. Don't be too conceited. Don't be self-important. Don't be arrogant. Be good to others.
Treat others kindly.
We shouldn't speak ill of others.
We shouldn't say bad things about other people. Don't speak bad things about other people.
Make up your mind after thinking it over carefully. Make your decision after thinking again and again. Think it over carefully before deciding. Don't brag. Don't boast.
Don't talk boastfully. Count on you.
follow, obey, abide sentence patterns:
When we are at work, we should follow the instructions.
Some people like following the lastest fashions. Soldiers are trained to obey orders. As a good citizon, we should obey the rules. We should abide by promise. 依靠，依赖
count on, depend on, rely on sentence patterns:
We shouldn't count on the others' helps, and we should do it by ourselves.
Should the children fully count on their parents? They depend on the goverment's succor to live.
Rely on you. You can see.
You can find out soon.
Time will tell you everything. Think carefully. Think about it clearly. Don't be selfish.
Don't be self-concerned. Don't go back on your word. Don't break your promise. Keep your promise.
There isn't much merit in doing like this. There is no reason to do so. I can't see the point.
Don't defer till tomorrow what you can do today. Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today. I need a little more effort.
I should put a little more effort to it. I should try a little harder. Should I be more positive overall? Should I be more positive? Should I be more optimistic? He makes a fool of himself. He makes a display of himself. He makes a show of himself.
We shouldn't judge a person by his appearance. We shouldn't judage a book by its cover. Never judage something by its appearance. Is there any reason for complaints? Is there any reason to complain?
Is there any reason to complain about?
Don't count your chickens before they are hatched. Don't jump the gun.
Let's not rush into things. He who laughs last laughs best. You should think of it differently. You should deal with it in another way. You should think of it in a different way. Don't give way to feelings.
Don't do things without any plan. Don't trust it.
Please be cautious. Please be careful.
Don't overestimate him.
You shouldn't overestimate his abilities.
Don't lose your head. Use your head. Don't lose your temper. Keep in good mood. Don't go overboard. Don't go too far.
Don't go to the extremes.
Don't pour cold water towards her idea. Don't throw any bad words to her. Watch out for the pickpockets.
Keep an eye out for the pickpockets. Be on guard against the pickpockets. You're to be there at 8 o'clock. Be there at 8 o'clock.
Be sure not to talk to strangers. Never talk to strangers. Mind the wet paint.
Watch out! The paint is wet. Wet paint! Let it alone. Leave it alone. No smoking.
Don't smoke here. No parking.
You're not allow to park your car here. Don't leave your things behind, please. Remember to take your things. Don't be late.
Always remember to be punctual. Give you a piece of advice. Let me tell you something.
If you don't follow my advice, you'll be sorry. If you don't follow my advice, you'll suffer a great loss.
Follow me tight. Don't let go.
Watch out for her. Be careful of her.
Keep your eyes on her.
You'd better stay away from that guy. We shouldn't spend money freely. We should try to be thriftier. We shouldn't waste our money. He has a temper problem. I don't like his temper.
He has a bad temper. Behave yourself!
Let's not do such naughty things. Let's not be so naughty. Will you be quiet, please? Be quiet, please. Keep it quiet.
Keep it down.
Think about where you are, please. You should consider where you are, please. Make clear your conditions, please. Be realistic!
Get your head out of the clouds. Be more down-to-earth.
Be more logical.
Don't make such stupid mistakes again. Don't make your dumb mistakes again. Follow the rules. Don't violate rules. Don't violate regulations. Abide by law. Do as the teacher said.
Do what the teacher said.
Do what the teacher tells you to do.
You are to do exactly as the teacher said. You are fired. You are sacked. You've been out of here. Be strong.
Don't be a chicken. Don't disappoint father. Don't let father down. Hands up! Put hands up! Hand in the air! Don't move. Keep standing there. Heads up! Dangerous! Look out! Watch out!
Back off! Go away!
Leave me alone!
If you don't change your mind, the situation will be
If you don't change your mind, we won't control the situation.
If you are still careless, you'll be dismissed. If you are still careless, you'll be fired. I am ready to throw in the towel. I am ready to accept the failure.
Don't attempt more than you are capable of. Don't do what is beyond you. Don't bite off more than you can chew. It's written all of your face.
Your eyes have told me everything. He doesn't make any exception for me. He doesn't give me any special treatment. Don't touch the wire. Keep away from the wire. Don't go to bed too late. Don't fall asleep too late. Don't stay up too late.
He always seems to be unlucky at cards.
I was unfortunate to lose my bike.
It was unfortunate for you having missed that party. She is unlucky to fail in that examination. 赤字
in the red, deficit sentence patterns: I am in the red now.
He made me get into the red.
The budget deficit is a big problem in that country. 2. 多种表达
Can I give you a hand? What can I do for you?
Is there anything that I can do for you? Don't worry.
It's unecessary to worry about. There is nothing to worry about. There's no need to worry about. Try not to worry about it.
Don't mind. Never mind.
Everything can get better. Everything will be fine. Everything is ok.
Everything is all right. Everything is in order. It happens.
It happens to most of us. It happens to everyone. What bad luck! How unlucky! How unfortunate! That's too bad! What a shame!
There's nothing to worry about.
There's nothing to feel discouraged about. Don't concern yourself. Don't let it upset you. Don't be upset.
Don't take it so much to heart. I really don't want to put you out. I don't want to bother you. I don't want to cause you trouble. This is nothing. It's no big deal. It's no problem.
Things will work out.
There are always some methods to solve it. How terrible it is!
How awful it is!
Why feel so bad about yourself? Why be so hard on yourself? Why be so down on yourself? Come on, don't be so sad. Come on, don't be worry. I am just upset. I am just mad. I am only angry. Come on! Cheer up!
Put yourself together! Get a hold of yourself!
Do your best! Try your best! Do a good job! Don't give up! Hang in!
Keep at it!
Keep your confidence. Keep it up.
There's a chance. There's a possibility. It could happen. Try and do it. Have another try. Do it again.
I am sure of your success.
I am absolutely sure that you will win. I am positive for your success. Don't give it another thought. Don't think it any more Let bygones be bygones. Don't metion the past.
Look on the bright side of things. Look at the wonderful side.
What did you feel about the examination? What were your feelings about the exam? I need a break. I need a rest. I need to take a break. I want to take it easy. Who made you angry? Who has irritated you? What's the matter with you? What's wrong with you? What's the trouble with you? You look low-spirited. You look depressed.
You look unhappy. You look upset.
We hope you'll be well pretty soon. We hope you'll recover soon.
Is there anything which makes you sad? Do you have something on you mind? What is bothering you?
Is there something on your mind?
in favor of..., be for..., agree sentence patterns:
Was she favor in of the passed low? I favor the first plan. Are you for me? Do you agree with me? Do you agree to his plan? 2. 多种表达 I agree.
I agree with that. I am for it.
I am on your side. I am in favor of you. I agree totally. I agree absolutely. I agree entirely. I quite agree. I am all for it. I am in favor of it. I think so.
I believe so. I suppose so.
I much approve of your decision. I think you are quite right. That's exactly my own idea. That's precisely my own opinion. I can't disagree with you. I can't disapprove. I can't object to it. I can't agree more.
I don't have any objection to it. I don't object to it. No problem here. I think it'll work. I think it's ok.
I think it's all right. Fine! Good! It's acceptable. Great! That's it.
This is the truth. That's true.
I can't help thinking the same.
That's just what I was going to say. You can say that again. That's my opinion, too. I share your opinion.
That's just how I think it.
That's exactly what I had in mind. It's a deal. That's a deal. You got the deal. You bet! That is for sure. I'd bet on it. Of course.
That goes without saying. That's the right thing to do.
I think it's the most sensible thing to do. It's the wisest thing to do. Great! That's great! Excellent! Good idea!
Good thinking! What a good idea!
That's a marvelous idea! It's a very good idea indeed. What you say is partly right. You are partially correct.
I more or less agree with you. I don't agree. I disagree. I am against it.
I am not in favor of it.
I am afraid I can't give my approval. I wish I could agree with you. I hate to disagree with you, but... Objection! I object!
What a terrible thing to do! I think that's dreadful.
I don't suppose that's the right thing to do. I can't buy that. That's ridiculous.
I refuse to believe that. Bad idea!
Do you think that's a good idea? What a terrible idea! I don't like the idea at all. Not a good idea. It's not very nice. That's not very nice, is it? Are you kidding? You must be joking. You can't be serious. Nonsense!
Don't be so unreasonable. Come off it! Come on!
I really disapprove of this decision. I am against this decision. It won't work. I don't think it'll work. That's a bit foolish. That's a bit naughty. I think you are crazy. I think you are out of mind.
Is there any doubt?
Is there any room for doubt? I am sure. I am certain. I know for sure. I am positive that... I believe so. So they say. So I understand. I suppose so.
To my understanding. True enough. That's for sure. It's true.
I am positive she is wrong. I am certain she is wrong. I am sure she is wrong.
I am convinced she is wrong. I am a hundred percent certain. I am absolutely positive about it. That's my conviction. It can't be otherwise. It must be.
It's bound to happen. It's sure to happen. It's certain to happen. You're perfectly correct. You're absolutely correct. You're exactly right. You can be sure. You can be assured.
I have no doubt about it.
There is no room for doubt about it. I am not positive. I am not certain.
Your answer is to the point.
That's a very straightforward answer. Why not?
No reason not to. No problem.
Doubtless! Without doubt!
There can't be any doubt about that. There is no doubt about it.
Are you sure he will come?
I am not sure about Henry's character. I couldn't say for certain when she will arrive. She is certain to agreee. 决心
make up one's mind, decide sentence patterns:
You should make up your mind as quickly as possible.
Do you decide whether you'll go home during this weekend? 2. 多种表达 Definitely? Sure?
Positively? Are you sure? Are you certain? Are you positive?
You said it.
Your opinion is reasonable. Your opinion stands to reason. That's a reasonable opinion. It's obvious that he won't come back. It's certain that he won't come back. He is sure to come tonight. Surely he will arrive tonight. No doubt he will arrive tonight. Sure enough that he will come tonight. As far as I know.
As far as I can tell.
To the best of my knowledge. I think so. That's not right. That's not correct. That's not true. Your idea is wrong. Your idea lacks morals. That's not what I mean. I didn't mean that. You misunderstood me. No way! Never!
Definitely not! Absolutely not! It's hard to say.
That's hard to tell.
I can't make up my mind. I can't decide.
I am in two minds about it. How can that be? How can't it be true? How could that be?
I don't have the slightest idea. No idea.
I don't know.
It's not my implication.
What I'm saying is another matter. That's not what I am thinking. I am not talking about that.
confusion, confuse, puzzle, at a loss sentence patterns:
His unexpected appearance threw us into total confusion.
Don't confuse the issue.
The reason for doing it is still a pazzle. He is just at a loss how to say. His answers puzzled all of us. 2. 多种表达
Do you understand?
Do you know the meaning? Did you catch the point? Is it clear?
Are you clear about it? I get the picture. I almost know it.
I think I made myself clear.
I think I have made everything clear. I catch what you said. I heard.
I can make out your handwriting. I can judge your handwriting. I get it.
That shows it. I catch it. I grasp it.
It's reasonable. It makes sense. It's acceptable. I can't understand. It's beyond me. That's beyond me.
I don't know what you will do. I can't see what you are driving at. I can't understand what you are driving at. I am just kidding. I am pulling your leg. I am joking. Let me see.
Let me think it over. It's on the tip of my tongue. I can't recall it immediately. What should I say... How sould I put it...
I really don't know how to put this.
I don't know how to say. I am not sure how to put this. Beats me.
I can't answer that. You've got me. What would you call it? What do you call it?
Please form a line. Leave me alone. Don't bother me. Don't push! Quit pushing! Get your hands off me! Don't touch me! Get out! Go away!
Get out of here!
Don't be a blabber mouth! Don't blab this to anyone! Don't be so talkative. Keep your lips sealed. Don't tell anyone my secret. Stay out of this! Mind your own business! Don't get involved. Don't get in my way! Don't be in the way! Shut up! Shut your mouth! Don't say any more. Kneel down!
Get down on your knees. On your knees. Trust me!
I can keep my promise. You can depend on me. He means what he says. He is a man of his word. He is a dependable man. He will let you down. He will disappoint you. I promise! I swear!
Can you give me some advice? Could I ask for some advice? Your advice is highly valued.
Your advice is greatly appreciated. There is something in what you said. What you said makes sense. I am sure I'll give up this chance.
I am really going to give up this chance. Don't lose heart.
advantage, have the advantage of somebody, have got the upper hand sentence patterns:
He gained an advantage over an opponent. You have the advantage of him. I am afraid Tom has got the upper hand. 信守诺言
keep one's promise, mean what one says sentence patterns:
Whatever you have said, you should keep your promise.
He always doesn't mean what he says. 让...失望
let somebody down, disappoint sentence patterns: Don't let us down.
What she did disappointed us. 2. 多种表达 Hold it! Stop! Knock it off! Wait!
Wait a minute, please! Just a minute, please! Give me a minute! Be quiet! Stop quiet! Don't do that. Stop it! Don't cut!
Get in line!
Please go to ithe end of the line. Please line up. Please queue up.
Don't be discouraged. Don't belittle yourself.
1.词组句型 谣言，谣传 grapevine, rumor
I heard the news from grapevine. I heard a rumor that she was leaving. Rumor says that she was fired. 2. 多种表达 Don't tell anyone. Keep under your hat. Let's keep this our little secret. As a matter of fact, ... To be honest, ... To be frank, ...
Frankly speaking, ... Actually, ...
He can tell you the truth. He will be open with you. He will be frank with you. He will tell you frankly. I will have a confession. I have something to confess. I have a confession to make. I don't have a secret.
I am not keeping a secret. She'll fill me in. She'll tell me all.
She'll tell me all the details. She'll not leave anything in her mind. This is all I know.
I don't know anything about it. This is all I know. Did she say a word? Did she say anything? Are her lips sealed?
很困的，想睡的 drowsy, sleepy sentence patterns:
He has just waken up and was still drowsy. That vine made me quite sleepy. 2. 多种表达
What's that noise? I wonder what that noise is.
I wonder where that noise is coming from. What are you up to tonight? What's going on tonight? Who does that belong to? Whose is that?
To whom does that belong? What's it called? What do you call it? What's your name? May I know your name? Where are you from? Where do you come from? Where are you headed? Where are you going? Where are you off to? For example? For instance?
How do you pronounce that word? How to pronounce that word? What's the matter?
What seems to be the matter? What's the trouble?
What seems to be the problem? What time do you usually get up? When do you usually get up?
《英语口语 一语千说》第七篇 情感表露 01高兴、兴奋
1. 词组句型 高兴的 pleased, happy sentence patterns:
He's very pleased after seeing these animals. She's very happy every day. 非常高兴
be over the moon, excited, wild with joy
After winning that competition, she was over the moon.
He is too excited to say one word.
After seeing his girlfriend get off, he is wild with I'm in a good mood today. I'm in a great mood today. I am looking forward to seeing you. I can hardly wait until seeing you. I expect to see you immediately. joy.
2. 多种表达 I am very happy. I am thrilled. I am pleased. I feel so happy. I am very pleased. I am really delighted. I am in heaven. Hooray! Wow! Yeah! Super! Smashing! Fantastic! Yippee! Very fascinating! Delightful! Fantastic!
I am glad to hear it. I am delighted to hear it. I am pleased to hear it. That's great to hear it. I am relieved to hear that. She is on top of the world. She looks cheerful. She is in high spirits. She is over the moon. I've never been so happy.
I've never been as happy as I am now. This is the happiest moment in my life. This is the best moment of my life. I couldn't say how delighted I am. She looks very happy.
Happiness appears on her face. She wears a happy expression. I feel great.
I feel wonderful. I feel fantastic. I feel terrific.
This is too good to be true. It's unbelievable. Too good to be true.
I am really happy for you.
I am so excited for you.
I am really delighted about your success. You did it! Alright! Yeah!
I lucked out today. I feel lucky today. I am in luck today. Thank heavens! Thank God! Thank goodness! That's wonderful. That's excellent. How wonderful! Sounds great!
That sounds like fun. That sounds great. It sounds great!
I am satisfied with your performance. I am pleased with your performance. I am contented with your performance. I am too excited to go to sleep. I am so excited that I can't go to sleep. It's very exciting. How exciting it is!
riddance, get rid of, eradicate sentence patterns:
She's gone at last, and good riddance to her. Can you get rid of smoking?
The police attempts to eradicate crime. 2. 多种表达 Thank goodness!
Thank heavens! Thank God for that! What a relief! That's a relief. I feel relieved.
That relieved me so much. I feel a lot better now. I am relieved. Thank goodness! Thank God! I am surprised.
What a surprise!
I felt relieved to hear that.
I was most relieved to hear that. It greatly released me.
I felt much better after hearing that. Here we are at last. We've finally arrived. Good riddance! I am glad they are gone. I am glad to learn it's all over. It's lucky that you didn't take that ship. It's fortunate you didn't take that ship.
I feel sure that I will win.
I feel sure that he must turn up. I am confident about his appearance. I am sure that he must come here. I have every confidence in his success.
I have every confidence that he will succeed.
There is no doubt that he is going to be an excellent scientist.
Without any doubt, he is going to be an excellent scientist.
忧郁的，沮丧的 blue, melancholy sentence patterns:
Don't look so blue.
We found her alone and feeling melancholy. 2. 多种表达 I am sorry to hear that. I feel sad to hear that. I feel blue.
I feel melancholy.
I am feeling very sad about your failure. I am very sorry to hear your failure. She is in low spirits. She is down.
She is low.
She is down in the dump. She is down-hearted. She is dispirited. She looks glum. She looks gloomy.
optimistic, hopeful, sanguine sentence patterns:
He holds an optimistic view of events. I feel hopeful of my bright success.
They are not sanguine about their chances of success.
I am always very optimistic. I am always very hopeful.
I am always very sanguine.
I am very optimistic about our chances of success. I am very optimistic that we'll succeed. Things will turn out all right. Things will work out all right.
Everything will be fine. Tomorrow must be bright. I am sure about success.
I am sure that final success belongs to me.
disappoint, lose hope, lose faith sentence patterns:
What I did just disappointed his expectations. He loses hope on his study. 2. 多种表达
What a disappointment! What a letdown! I am disappointing.
This is disappointing. That's a real letdown. How disappointing! What a pity! What a shame! Too bad!
What a bummer! It's a real pity!
I am so disappointed. I am very disappointed. I wasn't pleased with it.
You let me down. You disappointed me.
You weren't as good as I expected. You weren't as good as I thought. It was a waste of effort.
That's a waste of time. My effort was wasted.
All my effort went down the drain.
It's too bad that the tickets have been sold out. It's a great pity that the tickets have been sold out. All that for nothing. It was all for nothing. I screwed up. I blew it. I messed up. It's all my fault.
I am disappointed that I missed the gathering.
It's rather disappointing that I missed the gathering. It's not what I expected. It's not as nice as I expected. It's expected to be much better. I am quite pessimistic. I take a gloomy view.
I was hoping to meet you.
I had hoped that I could meet you.
I'd been so much looking forward to meeting you. I feel really sad. I am really sad.
I am really unhappy. Oh, dear!
My heart will break. I felt heart broken.
The sad story depressed me.
The sad story really brought me down. How ruthless! How uncaring! How cruel!
No one can understand how I really feel. No one can relate to me.
Nobody can understands my feelings.
abandon, give up, give in sentence patterns:
He abandoned all hope. I gave up smoking 2 years ago. We shoudn't give up easily. Those rebels were forced to give in. 2. 多种表达 I give up. I fold. I give in.
I never have my luck. It's bad luck. I can't help it.
I can do nothing more about it. It can't be helped. It can't be done.
There's nothing I can do about it. I am rather pessimistic. I am not optimistic at all. Our plan is doomed to fail. Our plan must fail in the end. No chance at all.
There's not even a dog's chance. Fat chance! No way!
We are hopeless about it. That's the way it goes.
I am doubtful about their plan. I am skeptical about their plan. I am dubious about their plan. It was fate. It was doom.
It was meant to be. It was my destiny.
I have no clue.
I don't have any idea. I haven't a clue.
I am throwing in the towel. I am giving up.
It's time I resigned myself to defeat. It's hopeless. No dice.
Better than nothing.
It won't get you anywhere. It's history. It's too late. It's happened. It's all over. It's in the past. It beats me. I have no idea. I don't know.
I have no other choice but to do. There's no way to avoid that. It's my only choice.
I have to.
I no longer feel devoted to this place. I no longer feel attached to this place. I don't feel loyal to this place any more. It's bound to happen. That makes sense. That figures.
It isn't the same as I imagined. It isn't like I dreamed.
It isn't exactly the way I thought it would be. I feel empty.
I feel incomplete. I feel meaningless.
I came alone in this world. I am depressed. I feel blue.
I feel down in the dumps. I feel low. It's depressing.
It makes me feel depressed. I don't feel like doing anything. I don't have any enthusiasm for life.
regret doing something, regret having done something
I regret telling you the truth. I regret having picked up you. 2. 多种表达
I shouldn't have done it. I wish I hadn't done that. I really messed up.
I should have known better.
I regret telling him that message.
I regret having told him that message. I am sorry for telling him that message. I shouldn't have said that.
I wish I wouldn't have said that. I should have known. I acted like a fool. I should have known better.
I am sorry to have missed the chance. I regret having missed the chance. I went a little far. I overdid it.
I am too nervous.
I am too upset.
How I wish I hadn't left the job! I wish I hadn't left the job. If only I didn't leave the job.
get on one's nerves, fly into a rage, drive sb mad sentence patterns:
What you did got my nerves. Just now he flew into a rage. Her action drives me mad. 2. 多种表达 I am very angry. I am mad. I am annoyed. I am worked up.
I am irritated. I am in a temper. No more excuse.
Don't make any excuses. Don't give me any excuses. Don't be upset. Don't take offence. How annoying she is! She is disgusting. I am disgusted with him. I dislike him.
It's not a good excuse. It's no excuse.
Don't give me any lip services. Don't give me in lip. I am furious with him. I am mad at him. I am angry at him. I am upset with him. I am annoyed with him. He really makes my blood boil. You are getting on my nerves. You're bothering me.
You're really irritating me. Don't make fun of me! Don't tease me!
Don't talk down to me! I've run out of patiences. I lost my temper.
It dries me up.
I'm at the end of my forbearance. She is pain in the neck. She is a bore. She is a nuisance. We've got to get even. We have to get him back. We must revenge.
I wasn't born yesterday. I am not naive.
Damn it! Why don't you stop that? Why on earth don't you stop that? He can't stand her behaviour. He can't bear her behaviour.
He can't put up with her behaviour. It really makes me angry.
It really makes me mad. She lost her temper. She flew into a rage. It burns me up.
It really makes me angry.
It really makes me see red.
Don't think you can make a fool out of me. Don't try to make me look foolish. You can't make me look stupid. Don't talk back to me. Don't talk to me like that. You're asking too much. You're being too greedy. You're pushing your luck. You will be sorry. You will regret. She has a quick temper. She has a shorter temper. She has a bad temper.
I won't let you have your own way. You can't have everything your own way. I am not giving in. Is she crazy? Is she nuts?
Is she out of her mind? Is she insane? Is she all there?
Don't look at me like that. Don't stare at me. Have it your way! Do it your way! Do whatever you want! Suit yourself!
blame, find fault with..., reprove sentence patterns: Don't blame me.
She blamed him for the failure of their marriage. She always finds faults with me.
The president reproved people for not voting. 2. 多种表达
I blame you for being so careless.
You should be more careful. Step on it. Be quick!
Get a move on! Move it! Snap to it!
Don't blame me.
Don't put the blame on me. Don't accuse me. You are to blame. It's your fault.
It's all your fault.
Don't push me too hard. Don't push me too far.
Don't take it out on me.
Don't take your frustration out on me.
Don't treat me badly just because you had a bad day. I didn't do anything wrong. Pay up! Pay your debt. Pay me back.
Give me my money now. Shoot! Shit! Damn it! Damned!
Don't lie to me. Don't tell me lies. What a shame! Shame on you! For shame. What a fool! What a drag! That wretch! Don't act stupid. Don't act silly. Don't act down. Don't be ridiculous. Don't talk silly. Don't be foolish. Don't pull my leg.
Don't talk nonsense. Don't talk stupid.
I don't want to hear any more about his lies. I don't want to hear his ball.
I don't want to hear his lies to me any more. Does he make up a story? Is he telling lies? Is that the truth? Don't play damn.
Don't pretend you don't know. You treat to me.
You pulled over me.
Aren't you shame of yourself? Shame on you. He almost made it. He was almost on time. He was just a little late. Do something!
Please do something about it. I take great exception to the delay. I really object to the delay. I am not very satisfied with it. I am not quite happy with it. This is the last straw. I can't stand it any more. I can't put up with it any more. I've stood as much as I can. I can't bear it any more. I've had it up to here.
I am not pleased with his answer. I am dissatisfied with his answer. His answer didn't satisfy me. He's always giving us homework. He's constantly giving us homework. He keeps on giving us homework. He is too generous. He is too kind.
I can't make it in one hour. One hour isn't enough.
It'll take me longer than one hour. It is not good enough. It is not satisfactory. It's awful. It's terrible. Oh, heck! Oh, darn! Play fair! Don't cheat!
That's not enough.
I'd like more. I need more. Don't lie to me. Don't tell me lies.
Would you mind not bothering me while I'm at study?
Would you mind not interrupting me while I'm at study?
I wish you wouldn't sleep during office hour. I hope you would not sleep during office hour. It's a waste of time and money. What a waste of time and money! You are wasting your time and money. I have a complaint to make. I hold another attitude. It's so noisy here. It's too noisy to bear. Could you hurry up? Hurry up, ok?
Your daughter is too mischievous. Your daughter is too naughty. Could you be more polite next time? Would you be more polite next time? I am afraid you're to blame for it. I am afraid it's your fault. We can't accept your explanation. Your explanation is unacceptable. You're really good for nothing.
You did nothing.
It's awfully tedious. It's for the birds. It seems rather boring. It sucks! It's no good. It's rather dull. It's rather tedious. I am not satisfied. I am disatisfied. I am not content. I am discontent.
I can't get into my study.
I can't concentrate on my study. I can't get excited about my study.
I find it difficult to say my job is interesting. I am not at all keen on the music.
I can't work up much enthusiasm for the music. I find it difficult to be enthusiastic about the music. I can't say I'm all that interested in the music. I don't find the music very exciting.
I can't say I am completely interested in the music. I can't take it any more. I can't take the strain. I can't stand it any longer.
I can't put up with it any longer. That's enough! I've had it. I've had enough. Enough is enough.
Her babbling is a total bore. Her gossip really bores me stiff. I am rather bored by the singing. I am fed up with the singing.
乏味的，无聊的 tedious, boring sentence patterns:
We had to sit there and listen to the tedious speeches.
Just now we had a boring conversation. 2. 多种表达 Dull!
It's dull. How boring! Bother it!
Isn't it a bother?
idiot, ass, stupid, fool sentence patterns:
You are an idiot since birth. Don't be such an ass!
He made a real ass of himself at the party. I don't want to hear your stupid excuse. I was a fool enough to believe her. 2. 多种表达
You fool! You stupid! You idiot! Turkey! Coward! Chicken shits! Scarcely cat! You sissy! Chicken! God damn you! Damn you! Damn! Stingy!
Cheapskate! Miser! Scraper! Penny Pincher! Niggardly! Rave! Shit! Bullshit! Talk nonsense! Fag! Faggy! You beast! You animal! You pig! You rascal! You hooligan! You scoundrel! You rascal! You sly dog! You're shrew! Fatso! Fatty! Cow! Pig!
You loser! You lowlife! You scum! Shorty! Shrimp!
be fond of..., be keen on..., be crazy about... sentence patterns:
I've always been fond of you. I am keen on playing football. I am crazy about chess. 厌恶，憎恨
dislike, detest, least favourite sentence patterns:
My mother dislikes seeing him and me. He detests people complaining. He is the least favorite person. 2. 多种表达 I love to watch TV. I like watching TV. I enjoy watching TV. I love hamburger. I live for hamburger.
I am crazy about hamburger. Hamburger is the greatest. Would you like some sugar? Do you want some sugar? Would you care for some sugar? I adore this color.
I have a fancy for this color. I am interested in collecting stamps. I am fond of collecting stamps. I am keen on collecting stamps.
Are you pleased with your new house? Are you happy with your new house? I prefer milk to coffee. I'd rather have milk than coffee. I like milk more than coffee. I am crazy about swimming. I am mad about swimming.
I am head over heels about cartoons. I am really fond of cartoons.
Which do you like better, ... or...? What do you prefer to have, ... or...? What would you rather have, ...or...? Do you go for pop music? Are you keen on pop music? Do you like pop music? Do you love pop music? I am choosy.
I am picky. I am particular. I am fastidious.
I came to like noodle. I've started to like noodle. I've come to like noodle. This is exciting. This is thrilling. I am satisfied. I am content. I am pleased. I don't like it. I dislike it.
I don't care for it. I don't care for any soup. I don't like any soup. I can't stand him. I can't bear him.
I can't put up with him.
It's absolutely incredible. That's amazing! How about that! Isn't that surprising? That's surprising. Fancy that!
Are you pulling my leg? Are you kidding? Are you joking? You must be joking. Really?
Is that right? Is that so?
That's really a surprise. What a surprise!
What an extraordinary thing! It's hard to believe. I can't believe my eyes. It blew me away. It can't be! That can't be! It's not true. It can't be true. Impossible.
It's out of the question. That'll be the day. Are you serious? Serious?
You are serious? My God! Good grief! Bless me! Good Lord! My goodness! Oh, My! Oh, Dear!
Good gracious! Oh, brother! You surprised me! You scared me! What a surprise! A great shock. A big shock.
astonishing, amazing, surprising sentence patterns:
I find it astonishing that no one likes that TV program.
It's amazing that you can swim. It's really a surprising decision. 难以相信的
incredible, unbelievable sentence patterns:
What an incredible story!
It's really an unbelievable skill! 2. 多种表达 I am shocked! I am in shock! What a shock! How amazing! How astonishing! How surprising! Unbelievable! Incredible!
That's unbelievable! I can't believe it.
That's a shock. It's news to me.
That's the first time I've heard of it.
I don't pay much attention to what she says. I don't take her very seriously. I doubt it!
I don't trust her. I think she is lying.
I haven't the least faith in his words. I haven't much trust in his words. Come on! Come off it!
It's doubtful whether it'll work. There is doubt whether it'll work.
It's too good to be true.
It's so unbelievably good that there has to be something wrong.
Nothing this good ever happens, it must be a mistake.
I am at a loss what to do. I don't know what to do.
I am unable to decide for myself. What should I do? What am I supposed to do? What should I do?
I am unable to decide for myself. It's a hassle.
It's a pain in the neck. It's a lot of trouble. I made a mistake. My mistake. It's the hard part. It's the difficult part. He feels guilty. He feels bad about it. It's all his fault. He feels terrible. She looks puzzled. She looks confused. That idea haunts me. I can't get rid of that idea. I can't get it out of my mind.
at a loss, puzzle, hassle sentence patterns:
I am at a loss what I should do tomorrow. The reason for doing it is still a puzzle to me. Taking so many luggage in the bus is a hassle to me. It's a hassle. 2. 多种表达
It sounds fishy to me.
It sounds suspicious to me. It sounds funny to me. I smell a rat. Really? Are you sure? Is that so? Do you believe it? Are you joking? Do you mean it? Are you kidding?
You don't mean that, surely. That's odd! That's strange! I doubt it!
I know better than that. I suspect it!
I mistrust it!
I find it hard to believe. I wouldn't bet on it. I don't buy your story. I don't believe you at all. I won't buy that story. I can't believe it. I don't buy it.
I won't believe that story. You must be joking. You can't be serious.
Do you think he is serious? I don't take her too seriously.
1.词组句型 介意，在乎 care, mind
He doesn't seem to care about the examination. Do you mind if I somke here? 2. 多种表达 I don't care. I don't mind. Anything's fine. It's up to you. I leave it up to you. Whatever you want. As you wish. If you are happy. Nobody knows! No one knows!
It's none of my business. It's no concern of mine. It's not my concern. It has nothing to do with me. I don't care.
I don't give a damn. So what?
I don't care what they say.
What they said doesn't matter to me. Other people's opinions don't concern to me. I am not concerned about their words. Her help isn't necessary. We don't need her. We can do without her. It's the same old story. There's nothing new. It doesn't matter. I don't care.
It doesn't make any difference. Either one will do. It's all the same to me.
I have nothing special to say.
I have nothing particular to talk about. I don't have anything special to discuss.
He gave me a gift of chocolates. 2. 多种表达
Happy New Year!
Here's to the New Year! Happy Lunar New Year!
Happy Chinese New Year!
I hope the coming new year will bring about a more prosperous future.
The very best of luck to you in the New Year! Happy Easter!
Happy Thanksgiving! Merry Christmas! Have a merry Easter! Have a good Easter! I wish you a merry Easter! Happy birthday!
May I wish you a happy birthday.
I'd like to wish you many happy returns of day! Thanks for being in my life! Thanks for living with me together! Happy Valentine's Day!
《英语口语 一语千说》第八篇 商业信函 01概述，02引言部分
信函（引言部分） 1. 词组句型 收信
receive a letter, hear from sentence patterns:
Yesterday I recieved a letter from your company. I heard from you the day before yesterday. 2. 多种表达
We have received your letter of October 1. We have received your letter dated October 1. We are grateful for your inquiry of August 22. We are thankful for your inquiry of August 22.
We are pleased to learn from your letter of October 8...
From your letter of October 8 we have learned that...
This is to acknowledge your letter of October 1. We are pleased to acknowledge receipt of your letter of October 1.
This book was a present from my brother. I made him a present of cat.
We acknowledge with thanks your letter of October 1.
We are very glad to receive your letter. We are delighted to receive your letter.
We regret to inform you that... We regret to let you know... We regret to advise you that... We will inform you that... We advise you that...
Please be advised that...
It is a pleasure for us to know that... We are sorry to learn from your letter that... We regret to hear that...
We much regret to learn from your letter that... We would like to apologize to you for this matter. We would like to offer our sincere apologies for this matter.
It is nice to know that... It is nice to learn that... It is nice to hear that... We feel regretted that... We feel regrettable that...
in reply to, in response to, in answer to
The doctor went at once in answer to his phone call. In response to your inquiry, we wrote the letter immediately.
The teacher gave the answer in reply to the student's asking. 2. 多种表达
We are pleased to respond to your inquiry. We are pleased to answer to your inquiry.
We are writting in reply to your letter of October 1. We are writting in response to your letter of October 1.
We are writting with reference to your letter of October 1.
This refers to your letter of January 1.
This is in response to your letter of January 1. This is in answer to your letter of January 1. This is in reply to your letter of January 1. In accordance with your letter, we... In compliance with your letter, we... According to your letter, we...
enclose, attach sentence patterns:
I'll enclose your letter with mine. Attached you'll find... 2. 多种表达 We will enclose... We will attach...
There is a copy of ... attached to this letter. There is a copy of ... enclosed to this letter. Attached, please find...
Enclosed is a copy of the agreement. A copy of the agreement is enclosed.
Enclosed, please find a copy of the agreement.
We would greatly appreciate if you could send us latest catalogue.
We are grateful to it if you could send us your latest catalogue.
We will send you... We are sending you...
We will mail you...
We are pleased to send you the copy. We are very glad to send you the copy. We are very happy to send you the copy.
1.词组句型 通知，告知 inform, advise sentence patterns:
Have you informed the police that your money was missing?
Please advise us when the goods are dispatched. 2. 多种表达
We are pleased to inform you that... We have the pleasure to inform you that... We are excited to inform you that... We are happy to tell you that... We are sorry to inform you that...
I should apologize to you for not answering your letter of June 1 in time.
I'd like to apologize to you for my delay in replying your letter of June 1 in time.
I'd like to apologize for not replying your letter of June 1 in time.
I am sorry for not answering your letter sooner. I am sorry for not responding to your letter sooner. I am sorry I haven't anwered your letter until now. Please forgive me for not having written you for so long.
Please excuse me for late reply to your letter.
For these reasons, we have to delay the delivery. We hope to take this occasion to remind you that... We hope to take this opportunity to remind you that...
Your goods are not up to the standards. Your goods fall short of the standards. The goods do not correspond with the sample. The goods do not agree with the sample.
The goods are not conformity with the sample.
On examination, we found the quality of the goods doesn't agree with the samples.
Upon examination, we found the quality of the goods doesn't agree with the samples. The style is not satisfactory.
The style is far from being satisfactory. The style is not to our satisfaction. May we ask you to send us...? I am very sorry to tell you that... I regret to tell you that...
I have to tell you with much regret that... I would like to draw your attention to... I would like to call your attention to... It is regretful to learn of... We regret to know...
Thank you for your great help. We thank you for your great help. We thank you for your cooperation. We appreciate your cooperation. We apologize for...
We are extremely sorry about... We sincerely apologize for... We have to apologize for... We must apologize for...
We hope that you will...
We should be grateful if you could cooperate with us.
We should be obliged if you could cooperate with us.
We should be thankful if you could cooperate with us.
We think that... We consider that...
We have the view that... We are of the opinion that...
result in, result from sentence patterns:
The accident resulted in the death of two passengers.
His tiredness resulted from lack of sleep. 2. 多种表达
Owing to an increase in demand, we have to enlarge production scale.
Because of an increase in demand, we have to enlarge production scale.
As a result of an increase in demand, we have to enlarge production scale.
On account of an increase in demand, we have to enlarge production scale.
Due to an increase in demand, we have to enlarge production scale.
We observed that there is a short supply of the raw material.
We found out that there is a short supply of the raw material.
We discovered that there is a short supply of the raw material.
Inflation results in high prices. Inflation causes high prices. Inflation leads to high prices.
Inflation produces high prices. High prices result from inflation.
In view of this, we have to delay the delivery.
Under these circumstances, we have to delay the
We understand that... We deeply believe that... We are convinced that... We are confident that... We feel strongly that... We are in full agreement with... We entirely agree... We find... unacceptable. We find...it isn't acceptable.
Your reconsideration of...would be appreciated. We would be delighted if you reconsider. The one point that concern us is... The one point that troubled us is...
Your suggestions are being followed up by... Your suggestions are being reviewed by...
We would appreciate receiving your comments. We would appreciate it if you could send us your comments.
We will be interested in receiving your comments. We will be interested in hearing your comments. Kindly inform me when it is put into effect. Kindly notify me when it is put into effect. Please let me know when it is put into effect. We have been told by... that... We have been notified... that... I notice that...
It comes to my attention that... It comes to notice that…
Please do not hesitate to contact us. Please do not hesitate to call us. We are always anxious to assist you. We are always willing to assist you.
For more details, please contact us as soon as possible.
For more details, please get in touch with us as soon as possible.
For further information, please contact us as soon as possible.
We appreciate this opportunity to meet. Thank you for this opportunity to meet. It's a pleasure to do business with you. It's always a pleasure serving you. It's a pleasure to serve you. 附录：谚语与日常用语 Money is the root of all evil. 金钱是万恶之源。
Money is a good traveler in the world. 有钱走遍天下。
To do injustice is more disgraceful than to suffer it. 制造不公比承受不公更可耻。 Necessity is the mother of invention. 需要是发明之母。
Give me a liberty, or give me death. 不自由，毋宁死。 Union is strength. 团结就是力量。
Who pardons the bad, injures the good. 宽恕坏人者，必伤及好人。
Love makes the world go round. 爱使世界转动。
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never return.
The course of true love never did run smooth. 通向真爱的路从无坦途。
All happy families are like one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
It is a wise father that knows his own child. 知子莫如父。
Without a friend, the world is a wildness.
yours truly, sincerely yours, yours sincerely, sincerely, cordially, my best regards, with best regards, with regards, best wishes, the very best to you
We look forward to your favorable reply. We look forward to your satisfactory reply. We would appreciate an early reply. We look forward to hearing from you soon. We look forward to your early reply.
We hope to receive your reply at an early date. We hope to receive your early reply.
We hope to receive your prompt attention to this
没有朋友，这世界无异于荒野。 Books and friends should be few but good. 书籍和朋友都要少而精。
Without confidence there is no friendship. 没有信任，就没有友谊。
Friendships multiply joys and divide griefs. 友谊倍增欢乐，分担哀愁。
The secret of success is constancy of purpose. 成功的秘诀在于目标之永恒。
Confidence in yourself is the first step on the road to success.
自信是踏上成功的第一步。 Diligence is the mother of success. 勤奋是成功之母。
Where there is a will, there is a way. 有志者事竟成。
He loses indeed that loses at last. 最后的失败是真正的失败。
Failure doesn't mean you should give up, it does mean you must try harder.
失败不表明应认输，它意味着必须加倍努力。 Confessing a fault makes half amends for it. 承认错误等于改正了一半。 A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit. 吃一堑，长一智。 Doing is better than saying. 说得好不如做得好。 Easier said than done. 说明容易做时难。 Promise little, but do much. 少许愿，多做事。
Silence is gold. 沉默是金。
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. 奋斗、探索、发现，而不要放弃。 Do the likeliest and hope the best. 尽最大可能，抱最大希望。 No sweet without his sweat. 苦尽甘来。
Education has for its object the formation of charactor.
Every time you stop a school you will have to build a jail.
Like teacher, like pupil. 有其师，必有其徒。 Life is short and the art long. 生命短暂，艺术永恒。
Genius is nothing but labor and diligence. 天才无非是工作和勤奋。 Knowledge is power. 知识就是力量。
Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. 知识是一座宝库，而实践是开启这座宝库的钥匙。
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Give me where to stand, and I will move the world. 给我一个支点，我就能撬动地球。 Not to advance is to move back. 不进则退。
No autumn fruit without spring blossom. 没有春华，也就没有秋实。
A little of everything, and nothing at all. 样样通，样样松。 Time softens all griefs. 时间缓解一切哀痛。
Don't waste of your precious time, for youth, once spend, will never come again. 光阴勿虚度，青春不再来。
Time is like the water in sponge, if you squeeze, you can always get some.
时间象海绵里的水，只要挤，总是有的。 Time tries all things. 时间检验一切。
Sorrow calls no time that's gone. 悲伤唤不回逝去的光阴。 As you brew, so you must drink. 作茧自缚。
Virtue is a jewel of great price. 美德是无价之宝。
Respect yourself, or on one else will respect you. 尊重你自己，否则难以得到别人的尊重。 He who has good health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.
有健康就有希望，有希望就有一切。 Chances favor the minds that are prepared. 机遇总是降临到时刻做好准备的人身上。
He is unworthy to live who lives only for himself. 只为自己而活的人，活得无价值。 Every man is the master of his own fortune. 每个人都是自己命运的主人。
Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.
希望是支撑世界的支柱，是清醒人的梦。 Laugh, and the world laughs with you, weep, and you weep alone.
笑，世界与你同笑；哭，你独自去哭吧。 Reason is the guide and light the life. 理智是人生的向导和光辉。
Living without an aim is like sailing without a compass.
生活无目标，犹如航海无罗盘。 Truth needs no colors. 真理无须粉饰。
Truth needs not many words. 真理不在言多。 Genuine gold fears no fire. 真金不怕火炼。
Man proposes, God disposes. 谋事在人，成事在天。
A single fact is worth a shipload of arguments. 事实胜于雄辩。
We know not what is good until we have lost it. 失去了的东西方知其可贵。 All is not gold that glitters. 闪光的未必都是金子。 Love at first sight. 一见钟情。
Kill two birds with one stone. 一石双鸟。
No news is good news. 不闻凶讯便是吉。 Time flies. 光阴似箭。
Jack of all trades, master of none. 百艺通不如一艺精。 Look before you leap. 三思而后行。 Seeing is believing. 眼见为实。
There is no smoke without fire. 无风不起浪。
Well begun is half done. A good beginning makes a good ending.
良好的开端是成功的一半。 Better late than never. 亡羊补牢总比不做好。 Rome was not built in a day. 冰冻三尺，非一日之寒。 All roads lead to Rome. 条条大路通罗马。
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. 入乡随俗。
Practice makes pefect. 熟能生巧。
When it rains, it always pours. 祸不单行。
Blood is thicker than water. 血浓于水。 Like father, like son. 有其父必有其子。
You cannot make an omelet without breaking eggs. 为达目的必须付出代价。 A rolling stone gathers no moss. 滚石不生苔。
A friend in need is a friend indeed. 患难见真情。
The proof of the pudding is in the eating. 事实胜于雄辩。 The sooner, the better. 越快越好。
It takes two to tango.
Both sides must be blamed. Both of them should be blamed. 一个巴掌拍不响。 Tit for tat. 以牙还牙。
We are as different as night and day. We are completely different. We have nothing in common. 我们有如天壤之别。 Monkey see, monkey do. 东施效颦。
First come, first served. 先到先招待。 It's out of date. It's old-fashioned.
It's behind the time. 落伍，不流行了。 Anything could happen.
There is no knowing what may happen. Anything's possible. 任何事都可能发生。 Money talks. 金钱至上。 Never say die. 别灰心。
Let bygones be bygones. 过去的就让它过去吧。 A fair-weather friend. 酒肉朋友。
A lion may come to be beholden to a mouse. 得饶人处且饶人。
An empty sack cannot stand upright. 人穷志短。
If each would sweep before his own door, we should have a clean street.
家家各把门前扫，整条街都会井井有条。 Live and let live.
自己活，也要让别人活。 There is a tide in the affairs of men. 人生总有涨潮时。
You cannot teach an old dog new tricks. 朽木不可雕。
Love me, love my dog. 爱屋及乌。
Light not a candle in the sun. 不要画蛇添足。
Lookers on see most of the game. 当局者迷，旁观者清。 Take things as they come. 随遇而安。
There is nothing that costs than civility. 以礼待人，分文不费。
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
井枯方知水贵重。 Pride goes before a fall. 骄傲使人失败。
The leopard cannot change his spots. 江山易改，本性难移。
Birds of a feather flock to gather. 物以类聚。
United we stand, divided we fall. 合则立，分则散。
The more haste, the less speed. 欲速则不达。
A house divided against itself cannot stand. 家和万事兴。
The beaten road is the safest. 常走的路最安全。
There is no royal road to learning. 学无坦途。
Once bit, twice shy.
一朝被蛇咬，十年怕井绳。 Time and tide wait for no man. 时间不等人。
It's never too old to learn. 活到老，学到老。
A horse stumbles that has four legs. 马有四条腿，仍有失蹄时。 Every flow must have its ebb. 潮涨潮落。 Grasp all, lose all. 样样要，样样掉。 As you sow, you shall mow. 种瓜得瓜，种豆得豆。 A soft answer turns away wreth. 婉言息怒。
After a storm comes a calm. 雨过天晴。
Don't make a mountain out of molehill. 不要小题大做。
When one door shuts, another opens. 一扇门关上了，另一扇门会敞开。
Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion. 宁为玉碎，不为瓦全。
Cut your coat according to your cloth. 量体裁衣。
What you don't want done to yourself, do not do to others.
The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.
梅花香自苦寒来。 Easy come, easy go.
A fox may grow grey, but never good. 江山易改，本性难移。
Beginnings are always difficult. 万事开头难。
A good medicine tastes bitter. 良药苦口。
An idle young, a needy age. 少壮不努力，老大徒伤悲。 Diligence is the mother of success. 勤奋乃成功之母。
The early bird catches the worm. 早起的鸟有虫吃。
All time is no time when it is past. 时光一去不复返。 A tall tree catches the wind. 树大招风。 No pains, no gains. 不劳无获。
One good turn deserves another. 善有善报。
Out of sight, out of mind. 眼不见，心不烦。 Pride goes before a fall. 骄兵必败。
The wise man is always a good listener. 智者善听人言。
Never think yourself above your business. 切勿眼高手低。 Still waters run deep. 大智若愚。
Penny-wise, pround-foolish. 捡了芝麻，丢了西瓜。
Nothing ventured, nothing gained. 不入虎穴，焉得虎子。 Strike while the iron is hot. 趁热打铁。
There's no place like home. East or west, home is best. 金窝银窝不如自己的草窝。 Great minds think alike. 英雄之见略同。
Don't cut down the tree that gives you shade. 做事不能忘恩负义。
You can't run after two hares at a time.
One swallow does not make a summer. 一燕难成夏。
Let sleeping dogs lie. 不要招惹是非。 Every man has his liking. 萝卜白菜，各有所爱。
God helps those who help themselves. 天助自助者。
Don't put the cart before the horse. 不要本末倒置。 Care killed the cat. 忧虑伤身。 Bad news had wings. 坏事传千里。
Who laughs last laughs best.
笑到最后的人是笑得最好的人。 A miss is as good as a mile. 失之毫厘，谬以千里。 Business is a business. 公事公办。 Content is happiness. 知足常乐。
Give a dog a bad name and hang him. 欲加之罪，何患无词。
Heaven's vengeance is slow but sure. 天网恢恢，疏而不漏。 Beauty lies in lover's eyes. 情人眼里出西施。 Time cures all things. 时间医治一切。 The die is cast. 已成定局。
The walls have ears. 隔墙有耳。 It's all Greek to me. 一窍不通。 A fish out of water. 如鱼离水。 A pain in the neck. 讨厌的事。
Every Tom, Dick and Harry. 不管三七二十一。
as strong as a horse 强壮异常 as quiet as a mouse 静悄悄地
to keep somebody at arm's length 远离某人 as different as chalk and cheese 天壤之别
to be born with a silver spoon in one's mouth 生在富贵人家
to give somebody an inch and he will take a mile 得寸进尺