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英语习语:初级--LESSON 8

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文章摘要: 本文内容来自【英语基本习语】ESSENTIAL IDIOMS IN ENGLISH,全书收录了各种流行经典英语学习方法,此为初级习语LESSON 8的内容。

to be about to: to be at the moment of doing something, to be ready

This idiom is often sued with the adverb just.

◆I was just about to leave when you telephoned.

◆Oh, hi, John. We're just about to eat dinner.

to turn around: to move or face in the opposite direction (S); to completely change the condition of (S)

◆The man turned his car around and drove back the way he came.

◆The company has been very successful since the new business manager was able to turn it around.

to take turns: to alternate, to change people while doing something

◆During the trip, Darlene and I took turns driving so that neither of us would tire out.

◆I have to make sure that my two sons take turns playing the video game.

to pay attention (to): to look at and listen to someone while they are speaking, to concentrate

◆Please pay attention to me while I'm speaking to you!

◆You'll have to pay more attention in class if you want to get a good grade.

to brush up on: to review something in order to refresh one's memory

◆Before I traveled to Mexico, I brushed up on my Spanish; I haven't practiced it since high school.

◆In order to take that advanced mathematics class, Sidney will have to brush up on his algebra.

over and over (again): repeatedly (also: time after time, time and again)

◆The actress studied her lines in the movie over and over until she knew them well.

◆Children have difficulty remembering rules, so it's often necessary to repeat them over and over again.

◆Time and again I have to remind Bobby to put on his seatbelt in the car.

to wear out: to use something until it has no value or worth anymore, to make useless through wear (S)

◆When I wear out these shoes, I'll have to buy some that last longer.

◆What do you do with your clothes after your wear them out?

to throw away: to discard, to dispose of (S)

◆I generally throw away my clothes when I wear them out.

◆Don't throw the magazines away; I haven't read them yet.

to fall in love: to begin to love

This idiom is used with the expression at first sight to indicate a sudden interest in love.

◆Ben and Sal fell in love in high school, and got married after graduation.

◆Have you ever fallen in love at first sight?

to go out: to stop functioning; to stop burning; to leave home or work (also: to step out)

◆The lights went out all over the city because of an electrical problem.

◆The campers didn't have to put out the fire because it went out by itself.

◆Gary isn't here right now; he went out to the store for a moment.

◆I have to step out of the office briefly to pick up a newspaper.

out of the question: impossible, not feasible

◆Stephen told Deborah that it was out of the question for her to borrow his new car.

◆Don't expect me to do that again. It's absolutely out of the question.

to have to do with: to have some connection with or relationship to

◆Ralph insisted that he had nothing to do with breaking the window.

◆What does your suggestion have to do with our problem?

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