1.犹豫不定be of two minds
I’m thinking of buying a car, but I’m still of two minds .I can hardly decide as to which brand I should take.
2.心事重重 some thing weighs heavily on one’s mind
The boss is quite down these days. He seems to have something weighing heavily on his mind.
3.埋头苦干 keep one’s nose to the grindstone
These years those who’re keeping their nose to the grindstone can’t make bundles.
4.心凉了半截 cool one’s ardor
Lily was head over heels in love with their company’s boss and was thinking of marrying him, but the news that he had taken several girls for a ride cooled her ardor.
5.使人大为激动make one’s spine tingle
XiaoLi’s promise to marry him made his spine tingle.
6.怀恨在心 bear somebody a grudge
Take care not to offend him, or he’ll bear you a grudge.
7.感到四肢无力 feel wobbly and rough.
8.受冷落feel left out
Who would like to feel left out at such a function?
9.不容易 no cinch.
I know I’ve made some money, but it was no cinch to get it.
10.为难 be in a pickle
I’m really in a pickle. I’m supposed to buy him a fur coat, but I don’t have enough money for such an item.(pickle作“困境”解)
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