Ramona and Beezus
My brother got fired but he landed on his feet and found another job that paid twice as much money.
Reading this book, we can identify with the main character’s struggle.
I believe that most readers will identify with the auther.
I had a strange feeling in the pit of my stomach.
There is always a strange voice in the back of my head.
Don’t throw that plastic bag away. It may come in handy.
You should come to see me once in a while.
Let’s pull up at the restaurant.
I want everyone to butt out of my life.
shoot off one’s mouth 打嘴炮，用来表达说大话，总是夸夸奇谈的意思
Jim doesn’t play tennis very well but he’s always shooting off his mouth about how good he is. He talks as if he knew everything about the game.
shoot the cat 呕吐
Bear was so sick that he shot the cat.
be like shooting fish in a barrel 易如反掌，手到擒来
Learning English is like shooting fish in a barrel.
渡过，克服 = get over
I need some money to tide us over until pay day.
He knows how to nail the interview.