1. a big letdown 大失所望的事
It was a big letdown that I didn't pass the final exam.
2. max out 累惨了
Max out! Finally I finished my assignment.
3. a spate of words 语无伦次, 废话连篇
When the teacher asked me to do the presentation, a spate of words poured out from my lips, for I didn't prepare it at all.
4. all bark and no bite 光说不练
All bark and no bite will do you harm.
5. take a shine to 有好感
You are a lucky dog. You are one of the few whom she takes a shine to.
6. all thumbs 一窍不通
When it comes to advanced math, I am all thumbs.
7. apple polish 拍马屁
His promotion lies in his great apple polishing skills.
8. ask for the moon异想天开
Poor Smith wants to build a great business after his graduation, I am afraid he is asking for the moon.
9. stick in the mud 保守的人
My grandmother is a stick in the mud.
10. get off it 别胡扯, 别瞎说
Oh, get off it; he is my cousin, not my boyfriend.
11. at one's own charge自费
I'll have a trip during the National Day at my own charge.
12. bag (v.) 逃课
It is not your fault that she bagged class.
13. pull some strings 走后门
I'll have to pull some strings if I can't buy the concert tickets.
14. at the bottom of fortune's wheel倒霉透顶
My PC was broken again; I'm at the bottom of fortune's wheel.
15. be a good sport 来点高兴的,提神的事
Be a good sport, let's sing a song together.
16. overgrown 孩子气
She is an overgrown girl and is apt to get angry with her boyfriend.
17. a heavy course load 繁重的课程负担
Nowadays in China, most of the school students have a heavy course load.
18. act the lord 装阔,摆阔
We should criticize some college students who act the lord.
19. spoil the show 大刹风景
It will spoil the show if my parents come into my room when I am dancing crazily.
20. the third wheel 累赘，电灯泡
You two go to see the movie alone, I don't want to be the third wheel.
21. allow oneself in 沉溺于
College students should not allow themselves in the video games bar.
22. spring for 请客
Let me spring for dinner tonight.
23. get down to 放得开，不受拘束
Though he is quiet in daily life, when gives a speech he really gets down!
24. animated talk 畅谈
Every night my roommates give the splendid animated talk about our bright future.
25. as close as a clam 一毛不拔,吝啬
Do not expect Lily to treat you dinner, she is as close as a clam.
26. show sb. the back door 下逐客令
If you behave rudely, I will show you the back door.
27. at one's feet 在……门下，在……手下
I have got great achievements at this distinguished scholar's feet.
28. catch some Zs 小睡一会
Be quiet, girls, I want to catch some Zs.
29. open sesame 秘诀，关键，敲门砖
Wealth is an open sesame to get that actress's love.
30. wear sb.'s heart on sb.'s sleeve 情绪化
The weak point of the young generation is to wear their hearts on their sleeves.
31. call in sick 打电话请病假
The teacher got angry again, for Jack called in sick again.
32. blow it 搞砸了,弄坏了
A: How did you do on the exam?
B: I blew it.
33. mess around 瞎混
Work hard, do not mess around or else you will regret one day.
34. fast worker 闪电恋爱
A: What's eating you? You have been so quiet all morning.
B: I fell in love with a girl, but she says she doesn't want to be a fast worker at all.
35. cold shoulder 不理人
The couple has been angry with each other for a long time, even now the wife still gives cold shoulder to her husband.
36. blind date 从未晤面的男女经第三者安排所作的约会
37. have the face 厚颜无耻
We are so surprised that you have the face to say you are the top student in the class.
38. catch up with 把握一切
This research fellow could catch up with and surpass advanced world levels in physics.
39. raise hell大发牢骚
When the boss entered the office she was raising hell.
40. click (两人)合得来
After the blind date with Charles she found they really clicked.
41. get a load of 试试
A: Hi, Bob, this is my new car Benz.
B: Wow, that's awesome; can I get a load of it?
42. fix …… up 撮合某人
I think Mary and Tom would make a perfect couple, let's fix them up.
43. gag me with a spoon 我快吐了
Gag me with a spoon! Look at the girl's short shirt!
44. go together 谈恋爱
Even their parents don't know they are going together.
45. give sb. some dope 散播内幕
If you are my best friend, you will give me some dope about it.
46. feeling blue 无聊
Every time she feels blue she will have a field day.
47. break the ice打破僵局
In order to break the ice I decided to treat all my colleagues to dinner.
48. flip out 高兴之极
He flipped out when he knew that we won the game.
49. cut class 旷课，逃课
He failed in English exam because he is always cutting classes.
50. get hot 亲热
The teacher warned the couple not to get hot in public.