1.a big shot = an important person 大腕儿,大亨

2.a breath of fresh air 使人耳目一新的人

3.Achilles’ heel 致命弱点;个性的瑕疵

all ears 洗耳恭听

all eyes 目不转睛

6.a wet blanket 讨人嫌的人

in = contribute money 捐献,集资

like hot cakes = sell very well or very quickly 畅销

butterflies in one’s stomach = get nervous 紧张不安

thumbs up 举双手赞成

the apple of one’s eye = be very precious to sb. 非常珍贵

one’ s leg = tease someone 开某人玩笑

one’ s back 辛勤工作

-four seven = 24 hours a day, 7 days a week = all the time 永远,一直

for a song = be sold very cheaply 贱卖

down = rain very heavily 瓢泼大雨

om boys 幕后英雄

the mark = not measure up 不够水平,不合格

compare 绝佳的,最棒的

even 不赔不赚

the book 照章办事

a cloud over 泼冷水,是蒙上阴影

s in the sky / air 空中楼阁

clear as a bell 非常清楚

the air 消除误会

to terms 达成协议

crocodile tears 假装哭泣,假慈悲

corners 走捷径

and don’ts 行为规范

the music 面对现实

and square 正大光明的

things first 先说重要的

e and forget 尽释前嫌;握手言和

the ball rolling 使蓬勃发展

35.a knockout 引人注目

36.a man of few words 沉默寡言的人

37.a rainy day 不如意的日子

thumbs 笨手笨脚的;一窍不通的

in one's pants (skirt) 坐立不安

mod as sb. 与某人一样时髦

one's finger's tips 了如指掌

sixes and sevens 混乱的

at driver 指手划脚的人

one's head off 大发脾气

sheep 不孝子女

one's top 怒发冲冠

one's neck 痛打一顿;拼命做某事

the ice 打破僵局;打破沉默

down the house 掌声雷动

a hole in one's pocket 花钱如流水