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英语习语:初级--LESSON 9

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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 9的内容。

to wake up: to arise from sleep, to awaken (S)

Compare wake up and get up (Lesson 1) as used in the first example.

◆Marge woke up this morning very early, but she did not get up until about ten o'clock.

◆My alarm clock wakes me up at the same time every day.

to be in charge of: to manage, to have responsibility for

◆Jane is in charge of the office while Mrs. Haig is a business trip.

◆Who is in charge of arrangements for the dance next week?

as soon as: just after, when

◆As soon as it started to snow, the children ran outside with big smiles on their faces.

◆I'm busy now, but I'll meet you as soon as I've finished this work.

to get in touch with: to communicate with, to contact

◆You can get in touch with him by calling the Burma Hotel.

◆I've been trying all morning to get in touch with Miss Peters, but her phone is always busy.

to have a good time: to enjoy oneself

◆We all had a good time at the class reunion last night.

◆Did you have a good time at the park? I really enjoyed it.

in no time: very quickly, rapidly

This idiom can be used with the idiom at all to add emphasis to the certainty of the statement.

◆Mac said that he'd be ready to leave in no time.

◆We thought that the meeting would take two hours, but it was over in no time at all.

to cut down on: to reduce, to lessen (also: to cut back on)

◆In order to lose weight, you have to cut down on your intake of sugar.

◆The doctor told me to cut back on exercise until my back injury heals.

quite a few: many

◆Quite a few students were absent yesterday; in fact, more than half of them were not there.

◆We did not expect many people to attend to affair, but quite a few of our friends actually came.

used to: formerly did, had the habit of

This idiom is used to indicate a past situation, action, or habit that does not exist in the present. The idiom is always followed by a simple verb form.

◆I used to live in New York, but I moved to California two years ago.

◆Kim used to smoke cigarettes, but she stopped the habit last month.

to be used to: be accustomed to

This idiom refers to a situation, action, or habit that continues in the present. The idiom is always followed by a noun or gerund phrase.

◆He is used to this climate now, so the changes in temperature do not affect him much.

◆I am used to studying in the library, so it's difficult for me to study at home now.

to get used to: to become used to, to become adjusted to

This idiom describes the process of change that allows someone to be used to a situation, action, or habit.

◆It took Yoshiko a long time to get used to the food that her American host family served her.

◆Mark can't seem to get used to wearing contact lenses; recently he's been wearing his glasses a lot.

back and forth: in a backward and forward motion

◆The restless lion kept pacing back and forth along the front of its cage.

◆Grandmother finds it relaxing to sit in her rocking chair and move back and forth.

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