当前位置 : 网站首页 > 考试资源 > 英语类考试 > > 正文

全国英语等级考试四级口语精选练习辅导 (9)

2020-11-18 10:43:43来源:教育资源网下载数: 打印此页

burn the midnight oil

(verb phrase)

to work hard very late into the night--and as if working only by the light of an oil lamp

EXAMPLE:

"The manager had so much work piling up on her desk she knew she was going to have to burn the midnight oil to finish it."

business is picking up

business is increasing, getting better after a slow sales period as more orders, products, or services are now being sold

EXAMPLE:

"After a year of poor sales, the automobile industry is receiving many orders for its new cars, and all the employees are happy to see that business is picking up."

eam of the crop

the best, very best, or best ever of something--the top choice or pick

EXAMPLE:

"At the art auction, Van Gogh’s paintings were considered to be the cream of the crop and received the highest bids."

cut and dried

in accordance or agreement with a standard formula, exact method, guidelines, or procedure; routine

EXAMPLE:

During the 19th and early 20th century only males performed in the Peking Opera and the ways to become an actor were cut and dried

dog and pony show

a presentation that has no substance and is just a shallow demonstration, entertainment, or "show" usually done by a corporation or business to bring attention to itself or one of its products.

EXAMPLE:

"The new e-commerce company put on a dog and pony show for potential investors."

阅读全文

全国英语等级考试四级口语精选练习辅导 (9)

下载此文章的word文档到本地电脑,方便查看和编辑

相关内容