He did himself few favors?

2011-02-15 13:14

If you do somebody a favor, you offer them some sort of help.

“保健食品”英文怎么说

2011-02-12 09:03

“保健食品”应译成dietary supplement,而health food则是指“健康食品”。

Ugly mug?

2011-02-11 13:56

"Stick its ugly mug out" means for something unpleasant to happen.

Sitting duck

2011-02-01 12:13

"Sitting duck" means that you are in a defenseless position.

Lay an egg?

2011-01-28 12:32

"Lay an egg" means for someone to embarrass or disappoint with their performance.

Answer the bell?

2011-01-25 11:27

If one answers the bell, one is ready to face up a challenge.

Cream of the crop?

2011-01-21 16:37

"Cream of the crop" is another creative way of saying you're best of the bunch.

Socialists' election to lose?

2011-01-18 17:08

It's yours to lose means you'll probably have it unless you do something really stupid.

A die-hard Teresa Teng fan?

2011-01-17 10:16

To die hard is to die in the hard way, not ceasing to be easily.

Hair-raising time?

2011-01-11 16:17

Hair-raising means scary, frightening or very exciting.

Think big?

2010-12-28 10:37

Whenever people ask you to "think big", they mean for you to be ambitious.

All "for good"?

2010-12-24 15:02

"For good" means for ever, or permanently.

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