1、Teacher’s Pet means the pet which a teacher keeps.
2、I'm a night owl and seldom go to bed until after midnight. I often____.
A、hunt an owl at night
3、Hit the books means to beat the books hard.
4、We're going to dine out to celebrate this evening, because my roommate passed CET-6 with flying____.
5、He has an excellent job, with an amazing car! He even owns his own flat in the City. So he's a bit of a high-flyer. So he is____.
B、on airplane a lot
6、When we say somebody only goes to the library once in a blue moon, we imply that he seldom goes to the library.
7、Choose the best translation of “give him an A for effort” .
8、She’s _________ the moon about her progress. She really wasn’t expecting to get an A on her paper.
9、If something is a "drag", that means it is unpleasing or depressing.
10、________ is about work and means to have a lot or too many duties to perform, or too much work to do at one time.
A、To have a lot in one’s mouth
B、To have a lot in one’s bag
C、To have a lot on one’s plate
D、To have a lot on ones leg
1、Choose the best translation of “You have really left me high and dry.”
2、To land a job means to get a new job.
3、Roll one’s sleeves up implicates ________.
A、to expose the arms
B、to turn one's sleeves upward
C、to prepare to get to work
D、to be ready to take action
4、Which of the followings means a large sum of money？
5、Which of the following phrases can be translated into “生活富裕、过得很阔气” ？
A、live high off the hog
B、get on one’s high hog
C、on a high horse
D、get off one’s high horse
6、You paid only one hundred dollars per month to rent that apartment ? That was ____ bang for your buck
7、Low-paying jobs are _______ but it’s hard to find a good one.
A、a dime a dozen
B、a dime and dozen
C、a dime and dozens
D、dimes and dozens
8、The car was so expensive! I can't afford it, and I don't want to break the _____.
9、The phrase “burn a hole in one’s pocket” is usually applied to money, suggesting that the person with the money feels the need to spend it quickly.
10、It's time to roll up your _______ and get the job done.
1、Girly girl is a girl or woman who chooses to dress and behave in a traditionally feminine style, and talking about relationships and other activities which are associated with the traditional gender role of a girl.
2、I guess I don't have much of a . Every year I plant cabbage, beans and sweet corn in my backyard but all I ever get is a lot of weeds.
3、When you are in a situation where you make a plan as you go, you're " "
A、playing it by ear
B、playing it by score
C、playing by the book
D、playing it safe
4、Mary resented always to her older sister.
A、playing second fiddle
B、playing first fiddle
5、She says he led her astray, but it .
A、takes two to tango
B、takes two to make a quarrel
C、takes two to cooperate
D、takes two to talk
6、Stubbornness is what made it impossible for Paul and Barnabas to concerning their relationship with John Mark.
A、work out fine
B、work out the problem
C、work things out
D、work out a compromise
7、Aunt Sally is a traditional English game usually played in pub and fairgrounds in the 17th Century. We can use this idiom to express the meaning that someone becomes the target of public criticism.
8、When someone says they have to “face the music,” it means they are going to a musical performance or concert.
9、He must learn to his medicine.
10、When you hear good news, or just news that makes you happy, you say something is " ".
A、music to your ears
B、talking my ear off
C、all eyes and ears
D、in one ear and out the other
1、Like many of you, I get an idea, and either____, or not.
A、go to it
B、go on with it
C、go for it
2、As a politician, he must be on the ball in the election. Therefore, he is____.
3、Life can sure throw a good ____ ball when you least expect it. Yet I’ve had this new start and I’m enjoying every minute of it.
4、It is a whole new ball game for freshmen to go to college.
A、a completely different situation
B、a completely different game
5、My friend’s father is nearly 90, but he’s as fit as a ____.
6、Don’t worry about it. No sweat.
7、Beer is a smash____ in China and is surprisingly consumed more than the traditional liquor.
8、Developing and maintaining friendship involves give and ____.
9、Put more____into it! We will finish it soon.
10、If no one believes in you, anything you do is a positive. So you can say, ____.
A、just do it
B、just say it
1、“Black tea” means that ______.
2、When someone says that his father is a beefeater, he means that ______.
A、His father is a Yeoman Warder.
B、His father guards at the Tower of London.
C、His father likes eating beef.
D、His father only eats beef.
3、If you want to take the leftovers home, you can say ______.
A、Wrap it up, please
B、I'd like to take the rest.
C、Can I have a doggy bag, waiter?
4、“Earn one’s salt” means ______.
B、buy some salt
5、“Worth one's salt” means ______.
A、competent or capable
B、salt is essential for life
6、“Banana skin” refers to something that could cause difficulty or embarrassment.
7、The meaning of “chew the fat” is ______.
A、having a long, casual, friendly chat with someone.
B、eating the fat
C、chewing the rag
D、having greasy food
8、The member of a family who earns the money to support the others is ______.
9、What’s the meaning of “I have other fish to fry”?
A、I have something else to do
B、I have other fish that has been prepared by frying
10、“Tom really drank like a fish at the party on Saturday” means that Tom drank alcohol excessively.
1、Never mind what you ought to be doing — the work will get done sometime. Relax! It was ________ , remember?
A、care killed the cat
B、curiosity killed the cat
C、anger killed the cat
D、joy killed the cat
2、If you refer to a businessman or politician as a ________, you are indicating that you disapprove of the way they use their wealth and power.
3、John is a ________ , he just won 100 dollors on a bet.
4、Linda came to the party dressed up like in a punk outfit and with her hair dyed pink.
A、the dog’s hair
B、a dog's dinner
C、a dog’s ear
D、the dog’s tail
5、_________ means to turn somthing inferior into something of top quality.
A、To make a silk purse out of a sow's ear
B、To make a pig of oneself
C、To make a pig’s ear of something
D、pig in the middle
6、I don't think I deserve to be made ________ for a couple of bad results.
A、the black sheep
B、the black goat
D、the mild lamb
7、A ________ refers to a chatterer.
8、The dog days are the hottest, most uncomfortable part of the Southern Hemisphere summer.
9、If a person or organization is the top dog, they are the most successful or powerful one in a particular group.
10、_________ means a mess or muddle.
A、the dog’s hair
B、a dog's dinner
C、a dog’s breakfast
D、the dog’s tail
1、Which idiom means to tell someone to leave, or to tell someone to leave you alone?
A、take a rain check
C、take a hike
D、keep one’s shirt on
2、Which idiom means to do similar things what others are doing or to follow the trend?
A、jump on the cart
B、jump on the bandwagon
C、jump into the car
D、jump on the bus
3、Many girls have __________ and are wearing black to be fashionable.
A、jumped on the bandwagon
B、jumped to conclusion
C、jumped the gun
D、jumped on the cart
4、Man: Can you come over for dinner tonight? Woman: I’m up to my ears in work, so I’ll have to take a rain check. Question: What does the woman mean?
A、She wants to check the weather before deciding.
B、She has a problem with her hearing.
C、She’d enjoy coming to dinner another time.
D、She wants the man to help her with some work.
5、I got into a car accident, lost my job and my dog ran away, all in the same week. _________.
A、When it rains it pours.
B、That's water under the bridge.
C、No need to panic.
D、That is wishful thinking.
6、You should save some money for _________.
A、a rainy day
B、a sunny day
C、a snowy day
D、a windy day
7、Which of the following are optimists likely to say?
A、An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
B、We hope for the best and prepare for the worst.
C、Don’t cross the bridge until you come to it.
D、Every cloud has a silver lining.
8、At this point, that problem is just ________. It's not important any more.
A、water under the bridge
B、hit the road
C、go up in smoke
D、spill the beans
9、Failing to meet a deadline once could _________ with a client forever.
B、jump the gun
C、jump to conclusion
D、burn your bridges
10、When the steel plant shut down, the town's people were all _________. The workers had no jobs, and the shops had no business. It was really tough all around.
A、in a boat
B、in the boat
C、in the same boat
D、on the same boat