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Idioms & Phrases (I) in one’s early/late twenties/ thirties… do/take exercise pass away in someone’s eyes be/get/become involved in above all give advice vs. take advice make good use of keep one’s mouth shut calm down/ cool down/off make a deal with sb.
Idioms & Phrases (II) 1. keep a/ one’s promise 2. lack(n.) of 3. after all 4. a great number of vs. a great amount of 5. take it easy 6. had better (not) + V 7. lose one’s temper 8. fill out 9. get along (well) with 10. take part in sth.
in one’s early/late twenties/thirties… Jane got married in her late twenties. Pete retired in his late fifties. (On your own) 詹姆士在三十出頭就當上一家百貨 公司的經理。 James became a manager in a department store in his early thirties.
do/take exercise If you want to lose some weight, you need to take some exercise. (On your own) 每天做運動將有助你保持健康。 Taking exercise every day will help you stay healthy.
in one’s eyes/ in the eyes of sb. In the eyes of your parents, you are always a kid no matter how old you are. (On your own) 在他眼裡他女朋友是世界上最美的女 人。 In his eyes, his girlfriend is the most beautiful woman in the world.
give advice vs. take advice Let me give you a piece of advice: You need to exercise more often. Sometimes it’s hard to take advice from others. (On your own) 她沒有接受我的忠告，反而把實情 告訴了大家。 Instead of taking my advice, she told everyone the truth.
make good use of sth. I didn’t make good use of the summer vacation last year. But I won’t make the same mistake this time. (On your own) 你應該好好地利用你所賺的每塊錢。 You should make good use of every dollar that you have earned/made.
keep one’s mouth shut You’d better keep your mouth shut, or you might say something wrong again. (On your own) 閉嘴！讓我一個人靜一靜。 Keep your mouth shut! I want to be left alone.
calm down/ cool down/off Calm down. Maybe he’s just out for a moment. He’ll be back soon. (On your own) 我知道你這樣說是要我冷靜下來， 但是沒用的。 I know you’re saying so to calm me down, but it’s no use.
make a deal (with sb.) Let’s make a deal: If you can get up early tomorrow, I’ll make breakfast for you. (On your own) 別忘了你昨天跟我訂的協議。 Don’t forget the deal you made with me yesterday.
above all This activity includes a picnic, a volleyball game, and, above all, a band concert. (On your own) 我們有好的老師，我們有最好的球 員，最重要的是我們有信心。 We have good teachers, we have the best players, and, above all, we have confidence.
be/get/become…involved in sth. I don’t want to get involved in your quarrel with your husband. (On your own) 我不知道約翰是否有參與該計畫。 I don’t know if John got involved in that project.
pass away Her grandfather passed away at the ripe age of 95. (On your own) 聽到她祖母去逝的消息她哭了好一 會兒。 Hearing that her grandmother passed away, she cried for a long while.
1. keep a/ one’s promise Once you make a promise, you should try your best to keep it. (On your own) 如果你遵守你的承諾，我就遵守我的。 If you keep your promise, I’ll keep mine.
2. lack of sth. Lack of confidence is her biggest weakness. (On your own) 由於缺乏經驗，他上班第一天犯了 很多錯誤。 Due to lack of experience, he made a lot of mistakes on his first day at work.
3. after all Don’t laugh at him. After all, he’s only a kid. (On your own) 難怪你不懂這個笑話。畢竟英文不是你 的母語。 No wonder you don’t understand the joke. After all, English isn’t your mother tongue.
4. a great number of vs. a great amount of A great number of students went to his concert and he performed a great amount of music for his young fans. (On your own) 有些人一個月可以賺很多錢，但有 很多人卻找不到工作。 Some people can make a great amount of money a month, but a great number of people can’t find a job.
5. take it easy Take it easy. There’s nothing to worry about. (On your own) 放輕鬆。我不會剪你的頭髮的。 Take it easy. I won’t cut your hair.
6. had better (not) + V… You’d better leave before it gets dark. You’d better not tell him that you ate all the cake or you’ll be in big trouble. (On your own) 在做決定前，你最好先向你父母求助。 Before making a decision, you’d better ask your parents for help.
7. lose one’s temper Tell me the truth before I lose my temper. (On your own) 我爸爸是個很容易發脾氣的人。 My father is a person who loses his temper easily.
8. fill out It won’t take you very long to fill out this form. (On your own) 要填好這表格，你需要一些你父母 的資訊。 To fill out the form, you need some information about your parents.
9. get along (well) with I hope I can get along well with my classmates. Tom finds it hard to get along with his boss, so he decides to find a new job. (On your own) 設法和他們好好相處，遲早你會發 現這是值得的。 Try to get along well with them and you’ll find it’s worth it sooner or later.
10. take part in Did you take part in the summer camp held by the city government? There are many extracurricular activities for us students to take part in. (On your own) 已經有好幾千個學生參加了示威遊 行。 Thousands of students have taken part in demonstrations.