1.大吵大闹 yell bloody murder
My wife will certainly yell boldly murder when she learns how much I have spent for them.
2. 很像 the spitting image of
Xiao Li is plain the spitting image of his father, who behaves just like a lamb in front of his wife.
3. 绝交信Dear John
Beck went plain crazy with anger on the day when he received his Dear John from his exgirlfriend.
4.不能轻信take something with a grain of salt
You must always take what he says with a grain of salt. He’s a born liar.
5. 告发，检举 blow the whistle
It’s said that those government officials who had blown the whistle also got transferred.
6. 指控 charge somebody with
He was charged with raping and got arrested.
7.刮目相看sit up and take notice
He has published a number of books and they all become best-sellers, the fact of which makes many people sit up and take notice.
8.挺不错的 be hunky-dory
His girlfriend is hunky-dory, getting on nicely with almost everyone.
9.已经……了 be over
电影已经完了 The film is over.
10.断断续续be off and on
I have been learning English off and on for 12 years.
Passage Twenty-five (Exploration of the Titanic) After resting on the ocean floor, split asunder and rusting, for nearly three-quarters of a century, a great ship seemed to
Passage Twenty-seven (Analysis and Interpretation of the News) The newspaper must provide for the reader the facts, unalloyed, unslanted, objectively selected facts. But in