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Under the thumb?

2018-03-27 10:53

If you have people under your thumb, you are kind of, like, likening them to a small insect, such as an ant on the table.

老外在中国:漫步巴拿马

2018-03-23 17:16

了解一个城市的好方法就是乘坐当地的火车或公交。

Choice words?

2018-03-23 11:57

Choice words are often euphemisms for curse words and other obscene words that are sometimes not even fit for print or repetition.

Ins and outs?

2018-03-20 10:43

“Ins and outs” means all the details.

Getting too close to the sun?

2018-03-16 11:36

If someone is described as flying too close to the sun, he or she is being reckless and rash, driven hubris or arrogance.

Sounding board?

2018-03-13 11:15

One person uses the other as a sounding board so as to see how his or her ideas sound to the other person.

Baker’s dozen?

2018-03-09 11:18

Anyways, baker's dozen means 13 – not twelve, the number a dozen usually represents.

Through the office grapevine?

2018-03-06 11:40

Grapevine is anonymous with the rumor mill, the unofficial channel through which information, or rather, gossip is shared.

留学在外 情以食牵

2018-03-02 17:47

其实妈妈也没那个耐心。只是为了我,她甘愿去做。

Better angels?

2018-03-02 13:54

One's better angels or the better angels of our nature represent the Godliness in us.

《中国关键词》英译实践探微

2018-03-01 15:22

在翻译过程中首先要准确表达这些术语的基本概念和内涵。

Better judgement?

2018-02-27 12:21

They mean to say they shouldn't have done it had they fully followed their head instead of the heart.

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