1.In the nick of time: 紧要关头¡£
¡¡¡¡You gave me that main idea help in the nick of time ¨C my teacher just gave us a quiz on that reading skill and I passed it!
¡¡¡¡2.Let the cat out of the bag: 说出秘密¡£
¡¡¡¡Brady's surprise party is going to be great if you don't let the cat out of the bag.
¡¡¡¡3.Let the chips fall where they may: 让某事发生£¬不管其是好是坏¡£
¡¡¡¡I'm going to just try out for the cheerleading squad and let the chips fall where they may.
¡¡¡¡4.Lose your marbles:变得疯狂¡£
¡¡¡¡Mom has really lost her marbles; she's making me practice writing the Enhanced ACT Essay seven times this week!
¡¡¡¡5.Once in a blue moon: 罕见的¡£
¡¡¡¡In Florida, the temperature drops below freezing only once in a blue moon.
¡¡¡¡6.Plain as day: 显而易见的¡£
¡¡¡¡It's plain as day that you're in love with her, so just admit it.
¡¡¡¡7.Play second fiddle: 居次位¡£
¡¡¡¡I hate playing second fiddle to my sister; she always does things better than I do!
¡¡¡¡8.Put your foot in your mouth: 说错话¡£
¡¡¡¡Jessica really put her foot in her mouth when she asked about John¡¯s job right after he lost it.
¡¡¡¡9.Pull yourself together: 冷静下来£»振作起来¡£
¡¡¡¡Pull yourself together, man! Sure, your girlfriend just dumped you and then you got hit by a car, but you can't let those things get you down.
¡¡¡¡10.Sick and tired: 被打扰或困扰¡£
¡¡¡¡She is sick and tired of her dog chewing up her shoes every day.
¡¡¡¡11.Sleep on it: 在做决定前先考虑一会¡£
¡¡¡¡Don't tell me whether you'll move to Texas with me or not today. Sleep on it, and get back to me tomorrow.
¡¡¡¡12.Snug as a bug in a rug:温暖舒适的£»满足的¡£
¡¡¡¡That baby looks as snug as a bug in a rug cuddled up next to his mother.
¡¡¡¡13. Step up your game: 迎头赶上¡£
¡¡¡¡Listen, Jen. You'd better step up your game if you want to get all A's in Miss Finch's Physics class. She isn't easy!
¡¡¡¡14.Stick your nose into something: 干涉¡£
¡¡¡¡Sharon always sticks her nose into everyone else¡¯s business.
¡¡¡¡15.Straight from the horse's mouth: 来自最可靠的消息¡£
¡¡¡¡Listen to the news straight from the horse's mouth; we're all getting bonuses this week!
¡¡¡¡16.Take it easy: 放松¡£
¡¡¡¡I know you're not feeling well, so try to take it easy today.
¡¡¡¡17.Tip of the iceberg: 一个较大问题的显而易见的一小部分£»冰山一角¡£
¡¡¡¡The fact that Carrie is dating a member of the mafia is just the tip of the iceberg; she's also smuggling contraband into the country.
¡¡¡¡18.To not see the wood for the trees: 一叶障目£»只看到细节而未注意到最重要的事实¡£
¡¡¡¡She always argues about the silliest things; it¡¯s like she can¡¯t see the wood for the trees.
¡¡¡¡19.Up a creek without a paddle:处于困?#25345;?#20013;¡£
¡¡¡¡If you don't have any money to pay for the repairs we just made to your car, I guess you're up a creek without a paddle because you can¡¯t have your car back.
¡¡¡¡20.You rock!: 你真棒£¡
¡¡¡¡Dude. You rock. Thanks for offering to watch my pet iguana all week.