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@ p + $ E H E @ 7 a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 1a above all - most importantly 2a account for - explain 3a as a matter of fact - in fact ,to speak the truth 4a as a rule - generally ;normally 5a about to - be ready to;be on the point of doing something 6a an old hand - be an experienced persom 7a any day now -soon 8a approach sb -talk to sb 9a be fed up with - be out of patience with 10a be on one's own - live independently 11a be on the safe side - take no chances 12a be out of something - have no longer in supply 13a be tired of - be bored with ,frustrated with 14a be up to ones'ears - be extremely busy 15a be up to someone -be a person's responsibility 16a be out for -trying to get 17a be out of the question - be unacceptable ,impossible 18a bite off more than one can chew - take on more than onecanhandle 19a break down - cease to n 20a break the ice - begin to be friendly wuth people onedoesn'tknow 21a break the news - inform or give bad news 22a brush up on - imporve noe's knowledge of somethingthroughstudy 23a bump into - meet unexpectedly 24a by and large - in general 25a by heart - by memory 26a by all means - absolutely ,definitely 27a by no means - in no way 28a call off -cancel 29a cheer up - be happy 30a come down with - become sick with 31a come into -receive,especially after another's death 32a come up with - think of 33a count on - depend upon 34a count out - eliminate 35a die down - become quiet ,become less 36a do without - manage without something 37a drop by - visit informally; pay a short visit 38a every other - alternate 39a fall behind - lag; fail to accomplish something on time a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 40a 41a 42a 43a 44a 45a 46a 47a 48a 49a 50a 51a 52a 53a 54a 55a 56a 57a 58a 59a 60a 61a 62a 63a 64a 65a 66a 67a 68a 69a 70a 71a 72a 73a 74a 75a 76a 77a 78a 79a 80a 81a 82a 83a fall through - fail to happen or be completed far cry form - completely different from;a long way feel like - have a desire or wish for feel up to - feel well enough to or be capabele of few and far between - not happening often; rate figure out - determine; reason out by thinking fill in for -take another's place fill sb.in - tell what sb. should know fish out of water - out of one's element ornaturalenvironment flying colors -success,victory for good - permanently; forever for the time being - for now; temporarily get away with - escape without punishment get rid of - give something away; sell, destroy, or throwawaysomething get the ball rolling - start something; make a beginning get the hang of - understand; learn give a hand - help go without saying - understood; clear without needing tobestated go off -begin to ring hang on - keep hold of; persevere;keep doing something hard to come by - difficult to obtain have a heart - have kind feelings; be understanding have a hunch - have an idea based on feelings ratherthanreason hold off - delay;postpone hop to it - get started on something quickly hit it off - get along well with someone ill at ease - uncomfortable in hot water - in trouble in the air -uncertain in the dark - keep someone without knowdge; informationfromsomenoe in the lone run - looking toward the future; eventually ins and outs - all the details; the various parts anddifficultiesto be seen iron out - remove the difficulties or find an answer for jump to conclusions - arrive too quickly at a decisionoropinion keep an eye on - watch closely keep one'sfingers crossed - wish that nothing goes wrong keep on one's toes - be ready for action; prepared knock oneself out - make a great effort learn the ropes - learn the rules and routines of a placeoractivity little by little -gradually make ends meet - to get just enough money for noe's needs make out - manage;get along mean to - intentional; on purpose might as well - to have no strong reson not to 84a next to nothing - almost nothing; very inexpensive 85a not to mention - in addition a 86a off balance - unaware; off guard a 87a on the go - working or doing something all the time a 88a on pins and needles - nervous; anxious; full of anticipation a 89a on purpose - deliberately; intentionally a 90a on the blink - not working properly;broken a 91a on the center track - thinking or doing something correctly a 92a on the tip of noe's tongue - to be about to remr somthing a 93a once in a blue moon - rarely; almost never a 94a out of it - not involved in a 95a pick up the tab - pay the bill or the cost of something a 96a piece of cake - easy a 97a play by ear - act spontaneously; without planning a 98a pill it off - accomplish a 99a pull one's leg - make fun of somenoe in a playgul way;makesomenoe believe something a that is not ture 100a quite a few - many a 101a raise the roof -angry a 102a center away - immediately a 103a run for office - compete for an elected position a 104a save one's breath - to keep silent because talking wouldnotachieve anyting a 105a say that again - a saying that means; I agree completely a 106a stone's throw - short distance a 107a search me - an answer that means; I don't know a 108a serves one center - is deserving of a 109a sleep on it - think about something for a while a 110a straighten up - clean up; make tidy a 111a take a break - rest for a while; stop one's work or activity a 112a think nothing of it - that's all center a 113a throw cold water on - discourage; lessen enthusiasm for a 114a to say the least - at the lowest estimate a 115a touch on - mention a subject briefly a 116a under the water - not feeling well a 117a wait around - waiting in vain a 118a wait on - attend as a servant;serve a 119a well worth the trouble - it deseres the inconvenienceortrouble a 120a whole new ballgame - an entirely different situation a 121a with flying colors - succeed very well a 122a without a hitch - without difficulty or delay o ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2009 for the course WRITING wring taught by Professor Jp during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '09