第三篇 脾气和性格 （3）
21.说话不算数go back on one’s words
We cannot account on him. He always goes back on his words.
22.废话连篇beat one’s gums
Who would enjoy sitting there listening to your beating your gums?
23.恩将仇报 bite the hand that feeds one
Don’t you know she’s the one that would bite the hand that feeds her?
24.不忍心not have the heart to do
If I were you, I wouldn’t have the heart to leave the kids at home uncared for.
25.勤快an eager beaver
He’s an eager beaver, never staying idle.
26.太不象话了The idea of somebody’s doing
The idea of your calling your mum damned!
She’s bone-idle. She’s even tired of washing her own socks.
28.好客 keep open house
Our neighbor keeps open house.
29.待客周到keep a good house.
She keeps a good house and always makes her guests feel content and satisfied.
30.正直be on the up and up
She’s always been on the up and up and I don’t think she would have done such a thing.