1、for nothing 免费
To pay to see that movie would be foolish, when you can see it on TV for nothing.
2、 from top to bottom 从上到下
A: Maybe you lost your wallet in this room.
B: I’ve searched it from top to bottom..
3、 get away with 对…..摆脱惩罚 A: Did you know that Bob is leaving for home tonight? He isn’t planning to take his final exams. B: He can’t get away with that
4、get going 赶紧行动; 同义：get moving
A: It looks like we won’t have enough time to do all we wanted to.
B: Who says we won’t? let’s get going.
5、 get on one’s nerve 招惹某人神经了
A: Why did you come to the meeting late? I left a message with your roommate about the time change.
B: She has a very short memory and it really gets on my nerve sometimes.
6、 get of on the wrong foot 开始事情就做错了 I got off on the wrong foot, and I don’t have any idea which way to turn now.
7、 get a lot out of something 从……学到很多 The training program was difficult, but she got a lot out of it.
8、 get at 想说 Do you understand what I’m getting at?
9、 get started on 开始做 We should get started on the project.
10、 get time off from work 从工作中抽时间 Oh, so she was able to get time off from the work.
11、give credibility to 相信
A: did you hear about Jim?
B: I wouldn’t give that rumor any credibility.
12、 go easy on 温和对待 Well, since it’s your first and only ticket, the judge will probably go easy on you.
13、go in one ear and out the other 一耳朵进，一耳朵出 Well, you know Mike, everything’s in one ear and out the other.
14、 go jogging 去跑步 Are you ready to go jogging?
15、go to one’s head 某人自负
16、 graduation announcements 毕业典礼请柬 Have you ordered your graduation announcements?
17、 graon about 抱怨 How come Michael’s always groaning about something?
18、 guest lecturer 客座教授 The only person who understood the guest lecturer was the professor.
A: What a gorgeous jacket. It must have cost a fortune.
B: Not at all. It’s a hand-me-down.
20、 hand down 易如反掌 Lee won the chess match hands down.
21、hit the spots 特别好 This lemonade sure hits the spots.
22、 hold the grudge 记仇
A: I wish I hadn’t hurt Mary’s feelings like that. You know I never meant to.
B: The great thing about Mary is that she doesn’t hold the grudge.
23、I have no idea which way to turn 我不知道该怎么办
24、 I have seen worse 我见过更糟的
25、 in advance 提前;同义：before hand, ahead of time It’s a really nice apartment. But the owners want two-month rent in advance and I just don ’t have it.
26、 in case 万一 Let’s take our suits along in case the sun comes out.
27、in next to no time 马上 A: Are you going to be using the copying machine long? B: I’ll be through in next to no time.
28、 in the red 赤字 反义：in the black
29、 in the works 正在准备阶段 An advanced course in theoretical chemistry is the works.
30、 keep to oneself I’m amazed that you still haven’t gotten to know your neighbors.
31、 kill time 浪费时间 Gosh, what can we do to kill the next 10 hours?
32、 leave…up to somebody We’ll have to leave the decision up to him.
33、letter of recommendation 推荐信;letter of reference 推荐信
34、 look on the bright sides of things 看事物的光明面
35、 no kidding 不是开玩笑吧
36、 on the tip of one’s tongue 就在舌尖
A: Are you sure you can’t remember the name of that record?
B: It’s just on the tip of my tongue!
37、 quitting time 下课时间 I’m glad it’s almost quitting time.
38、take it over 重修 Don failed physics and had to take it over.
39、 than necessary 比应该的要冷 The lab was cooler than necessary.
40、 have a way with 擅长 Bonnie really has a way with words.
41、 have had it with 处于 I’ve had it with being sick in bed. I’ve read most of these magazines twice.
42、head and shoulders above 高出许多 In computer programming, Susan is head and shoulders above the rest of us.
43、 and how 的确 A: She’s a good dancer. B: and how.
44、 a matter of time 时间问题 It is only a matter of time.
45、 a phone call away 一个电话之远，愿意过来帮忙。 If you need my help, do let me know. Just remember I am a phone call away.
46、 a while back 不久以前
47 、all along 一直 I knew it all along.
48、 anything but 不 I was anything but happy about going.
49、 account for 解释 How do you account for it?
50、a far cry from 相距甚远 The published book is far cry from the early manuscript.