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英语习语:中级--LESSON 18

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文章摘要: to do without : survive or exist without something (also: to go without) With prices so high now, Ill have to do without a new suit this year. ◆As a traveling salesperson, Monica cant do without a car. ◆Its a shame that so many poor people in the

to do without: survive or exist without something (also: to go without)

With prices so high now, I'll have to do without a new suit this year.

◆As a traveling salesperson, Monica can't do without a car.

◆It's a shame that so many poor people in the world have to go without basic necessities of life such as nutritious food and suitable shelter.

according to: in the order of; on the authority of

◆The students on the football team were ranked according to height, from shortest to tallest.

◆According to my dictionary, you are using that word in your essay incorrectly.

to be bound to: to be certain to, to be sure to

This idiom is used when the occurrence of an event seems inevitable or unavoidable.

◆We are bound to be late if you don't hurry up.

◆With the economy improving now, their business is bound to make more money this year.

for sure: without doubt (also: for certain)

◆In the dark, I couldn't tell for sure whether it was Polly or Sarah who drove by.

◆I now for certain that Gene will move back to Washington next month.

to take for: to perceive or understand as (S)

This idiom is usually used when someone is mistakenly perceived. A noun or pronoun must separate the idiom.

◆Because of his strong, muscular body, I took him for a professional athlete. As it turns out, he doesn't play any professional sports.

◆What do you take me for --- a fool? I don't believe what you're saying at all.

to try out: to test, to use during a trial period (S)

◆You can try out the new car before you decide to buy it.

◆I can let you try the computer out for a few days before you make a decision.

to tear down: to destroy by making flat, to demolish (S)

◆The construction company had to tear down the old hotel in order to build a new office building.

◆The owners had to tear the house down after it burned down in a fire.

to tear up: to rip into small pieces (S)

◆Diedre tore up the letter angrily and threw all the pieces into the trash can.

◆He told the lawyer to tear the old contract up and then to prepare a new one.

to go over: to be appreciated or accepted

This idiom is usually followed by the adverb well. (I Lesson 6 this idiom has the meaning to review, as in the second sentence of the second example below.)

◆The teacher's organized lessons always go over well with her students.

◆The comedian's jokes weren't going over well; the audience wasn't laughing much at all. I think that the comedian should go over his material more carefully before each act.

to run out of: to exhaust the supply of, not to have more of

◆We ran out of gas right in the middle of the main street in town.

◆It's dangerous to run out of water if you are in an isolated area.

at heart: basically, fundamentally

This idiom is used to describe the true character of a person.

◆James sometimes seems quite unfriendly, but at heart he's a good person.

◆The Fares often don't see eye to eye, but at heart they both love each other very much.

about to: ready to, just going to

◆We were about to leave the house when the phone rang.

◆I'm sorry that I broke in. What were you about to say?

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