英语学习笔记note8

The Nanny Diaries

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take a crack at

试一试
I want to take a crack at mending the clock.
Why don’t you take a crack at it?

= I’ll take a whack at it
= I’ll venture a try
= I’ll give it a go
= I’ll take a stab at it
= I’ll give it an attempt

be my guest

请自便,别客气

be a sport

讲点交情,给个面子(表请求)
Please be a sport and lend me some money.

off-limits

禁止拥有的
Alcohol is off-limits to children.

slip one’s mind

忘记
Things like homework always slip my mind.

pull down

赚钱,获得报酬、工资
He pulled down these years and earned a lot of money.

sleep in

睡懒觉
She usually sleeps in on weekends

kindred spirits

志趣相投,非常相似
You and me are raal kindred spirits in this aspect.

out of one’s league

不是一路人
She is the princess who is out of my league.

whip up

快速做顿饭
I’m going to whip up a meal for myself.

round the clock

昼夜不停地
She always works round the clock and she even forgets meal sometime.

out of spite

出于怨恨
I refused he request out of spite.

it’s only fitting that

再合适不过了
It’s only fitting that we hold the party tonight.

once in a blue moon

及其难得,千载难逢
A chance like that comes along only once in a blue moon.
He visits us once in a blue moon.

corner sb

强求与某人交谈
Golan managed to corner the young producer-director for an interview.

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