Mount Rushmore?

2015-08-07 14:59

LeBron James says that he will eventually be on the NBA’s Mount Rushmore, what does it mean?

深度水解"玛丽苏"

2015-08-05 15:36

玛丽苏,即Mary Sue的音译,1973年诞生于国外的同人小说(fan fiction)圈。

Sticking your neck out

2015-08-04 11:15

“I like mine a lot, but I wouldn't stick my neck out and say the other one is inferior”, what does it mean?

Out of the woods?

2015-07-31 13:45

Does the stock market upswing mean we are out of the woods? What woods?

Just a bad apple?

2015-07-28 15:17

A few bad ones in an organization will make the whole group look bad or rotten.

Touch base?

2015-07-24 12:40

To touch base is to make contact after a hiatus to see if everything is OK.

Thrown under the bus?

2015-07-21 15:08

"Under the bus" is a metaphor here, meaning a terrible thing will happen.

Return to the hot desk?

2015-07-17 16:36

Hot desk, you see, means he's sharing a desk with colleagues at work.

Best foot forward

2015-07-14 10:38

They’re telling you to prepare yourself the best you can and make the best initial impression you can.

In "lockstep"?

2015-07-10 13:37

Please explain this sentence, particularly "lockstep": Through two matches, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are in "lockstep".

Leon:这个杀手不太冷

2015-07-07 14:26

--I finished growing up, Leon, I just get older. --For me it’s the opposite, I’m old enough, I need time to grow up.

Do not skip steps?

2015-07-03 13:41

Please explain this sentence, particularly "skip steps": We take on too much, skip steps, and often, as a result, we give up.

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