Gone like hot cakes?

2013-11-15 11:34

“Hot cakes” is an American idiom, representing a commodity that’s popular and easy to sell.

Save the day?

2013-11-12 13:14

To save the day means to prevent sth. bad from happening or to prevent sth. bad from getting even worse.

Meeting them half way?

2013-11-08 13:58

A willingness to meet with your opponent half way simply means that you're very willing to negotiate and make compromises.

Repealing Obamacare is a nonstarter?

2013-11-05 13:22

If someone's proposal is deemed a nonstarter, it is not very good.

Step on your toes?

2013-11-01 11:38

If someone's words step on our toes, they can hurt our feelings real bad.

如何精确地笑

2013-10-31 09:26

一张图,说明各种笑的英文 -- 除了laugh和smile,美剧里经常会看到那些字幕组对于其他笑的精确翻译,这里一张图总结一下常见的笑容的精确分类。

Crying wolf?

2013-10-29 11:50

Crying wolf has become synonymous with anyone raising a false alarm, especially to attract attention.

“充值卡”英文怎么说

2013-10-28 08:54

公交充值卡应该表达为prepaid (IC) card 或者public transport card或者smart card,手机充值卡可以表达为top-up card/calling card。

一杯咖啡,一缕阳光

2013-10-25 13:22

一张图让你搞懂常见的各种咖啡。

什么是“幸运小姐”(Lady Luck)?

2013-10-25 10:00

Lady Luck stands for good fortune, the chance of something good happening to you.

Leon教你如何练就地道口语(视频)

2013-10-23 09:19

英语点津特约专栏作家Leon在这次专访中分享了他练就地道口语的经验,一起来看看吧!

Won’t break the bank?

2013-10-22 11:28

If you have to break your piggy bank to buy something, then it is perhaps too expensive.

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