最後更新日期：2023 年 04 月 26 日
1. be sick for = be eager for = long for = hunger for
= thirst for = crave for 渴望
He is sick for home.他渴望回家。
2. stay up = sit up = burn the mid-night oil 熬夜
I stayed up late last night reading novels.我昨晚熬夜讀小說。
3. at/in one sitting 一口氣
I finished the book at one sitting.我一口氣讀完這本書。
4. judging from 依~來判斷
Judging from her accent, she must be a Japanese.依她的口音判斷，她必定是日本人。
5. at stake = in danger 有危險
His reputation is now at stake.他的名聲陷於險境。
6. step by step 漸漸地；一步一步地
Follow the instructions step by step.依照指示一步一步地做。
7. slow down 減速
Slow down before you reach the intersection.到達十字路口前要減速。
8. stay put 待在原處
I was told to stay put.他們叫我待在原處別動。
9. specialize in 專攻
He specializes in medicine.他專攻醫學。
10. in high spirits = in good spirits 興高采烈
I am in high spirits because I came in first (place).
1. stand for 代表
What does that symbol stand for?那符號代表什麼？
2. stick to 堅持；繼續
You must stick to your promise.
3. on strike 罷工
The train drivers are all on strike.火車司機都在罷工。
4. take steps/measures 採取措施
The government has been taking steps to improve Taipei’s traffic condition.
5. be subject to+ N 易罹患；隨時會；受~約束
Prices are subject to changes without further notice.
6. suffer ( from ) 為~所苦；遭受 ( 苦難 )
I often suffer from stomachaches.我經常胃痛(肚子痛)。
7. take after = resemble 相像
He takes after his father in appearance.= He looks like his father.他長得像他的父親。
8. take sb. / sth. + for 認為；當作
Do you take me for a fool?你把我當傻瓜嗎？
9. take up 佔用；專攻；研習
This small box won’t take up too much room.這小盒子佔不了多少空間。
I want to take up painting next semester.我下學期想修繪畫。
10. talk sb. into 說服某人去做 ~
He talked me into investing in that company.他說服我投資那家公司。
1. talk sb. out of 說服某人不要去做 ~
He talked me out of buying a new car.他說服我不要買新車。
2. tell/distinguish A from B 區分A 與B
= tell/distinguish between A and B
= tell A and B apart
Can you distinguish between the twin brothers?你能區分這兩位孿生兄弟嗎？
3. in terms of 從~觀點；就~而言
Your proposal is not feasible in terms of our budget.
4. be through with 不再；與~絕交
She said she was through with singing.她說她不再唱歌了。
John is so stuck-up and self-inflated that I want to be through with him.
5. through thick and thin 共患難
I’ll be with you through thick and thin.我會和你共患難。
6. tune in to 收聽（電台的）節目
I always tune in to ICRT at 12:00 p.m. to hear the news.
7. as a rule of thumb 根據經驗
As a rule of thumb, you should plant the seeds in spring.
8. for the time being 暫時
For the time being you will have to stay here.你暫時必須待在這裡。
9. touch off 觸發
His speech touched off a political debate in Congress.
10. take turns 輪流
We took turns driving the car.我們輪流開車。
- sth occurs to sb 某人想到
- How about ving? 你認為…如何?
- adapt 適應 adopt 採用 adept 內行
- blow one’s mind 意思 mind 相關片語
- Own 用法 of one’s own /on one’s own
- Thanks, but no thanks 謝謝，不必了
- 動物慣用語英文 as…as…像~一樣