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Reshuffle the deck?

2016-09-20 10:20

The deck originally refers to a pile of playing cards stacked in a random order.

《Madam Secretary》中的经典口语句型

2016-09-14 10:21

《国务卿女士》是一部关于美国女国务卿生活工作的美国政治题材剧。

High horse?

2016-09-13 09:54

When someone gets on a high horse, they tend to appear haughty and to speak in a manner that is condescending, arrogant and self-righteous.

Make him tick?

2016-09-09 13:41

When we say someone knows how to make a person tick, we mean to say they understand that person really well.

Dyed in the wool?

2016-09-06 11:23

When we describe someone as dyed in the wool, we mean to say they're stubborn and unchangeable, steadfast in their belief or behavior.

Off the wall?

2016-09-02 13:01

If a person is described as off the wall, then this person is irregular, out of control, unpredictable.

The third rail?

2016-08-30 12:14

Third rail refers to something off limits. It is a topic no-one wants to touch because touching it means doom and gloom.

Cut and thrust?

2016-08-26 16:52

When we talk about the cut and thrust of something, we mean to address the exciting and challenging part of it.

Whip hand?

2016-08-23 11:35

People who have the whip hand have power over others in a particular situation.

Trial balloon?

2016-08-19 13:16

When politicians are launching trial balloons, they’re really saying they plan to to gauge and measure public opinion.

Fight or flight?

2016-08-16 10:29

Fight or flight refers to the animal instinct to make a quick decision in a moment of danger.

Forbidden fruit

2016-08-12 11:18

The forbidden fruit represents anything that tempts us but perhaps is not entirely good for us.

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