1. to have(many) irons in the fire: to have a lot of activities going on at the
Don't bother him because he has many irons in the fire.
Some people even like to have many irons in the fire.
2. to talk over (one's) head(s): to use large or big words so that audience will
not understand exact
Dr. Lee's lecture was so specialized that he almost talked over our heads.
In order to show his profound knowledge he talks over my head.
3. to put (something) back into (in) its cage: to put something under control
We are trying to put inflation back into its cage and our economy is on the
Diplomats and politicians need to put aggression and hostility back into its
4. to keep (one's) fingers crossed: to hope something good will happen
"I wish you best (good) luck!"或 "Good (best) luck to you!")
He keeps his fingers crossed hoping his father will send him more money.
Many people have been keeping their fingers crossed that we can live in a
peaceful world. (许多人都在期求好运，盼能在战争的世界里生存。)
5. to stretch (one's) legs: to relax or to take a short break
Let's take ten minutes to stretch our legs. （让咱们先劳动非常钟。）
May I take a break so that I can stretch my legs？ (我能够劳动一会儿伸伸腿吗？)
During the a long flight from the US to Taiwan, I normally stretch my legs every
two hours. (在从美国到台湾的短途航行中，我通常每两个小时起身走走。)
6. to read between the lines：to interpret the hidden meaning or a hidden
message; to discern the true fact
As you look at this poem, be sure to read between the lines.
After he re-read the love letter between the lines, he realized that he was
dumped by his sweetheart. (重读情书之后，他终于明确他曾经被情人丢弃了。)
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1. to have (many) irons in the fire: to have a lot of activities going on at the
same time (at the same time, there are many things to get done well, but I do not know where to start, as if you're awfully)
Don' t bother him because he has many irons in the fire.
(don't disturb him the event, he too busy! Some people even like)
to have many irons in the fire.
(some people like to have a lot of things busy.
to talk over 2.) (one' s) head (s): to use large or big words so that audience will
not understand exact
meaning (to talk about too amateur or simple, non ordinary people can understand; also refers to someone in order to show the special talents, mean to talk about some simple practice or some difficult words,
Dr. Lee' bullyothers); s lecture was so specialized that he almost talked over our heads.
(Dr Lee's lecture too amateur, would make it impossible for us to understand. In order to show)
his profound knowledge he talks over my head.
(who resort to deceit in order to show his simple knowledge. 3.)
to put (something) back into (in) its cage: to put something under control
(to control certain events, mostly refers to the political, neurasthenia and other
We are trying) to put inflation back into its cage and our economy is on the< p> mend. (we are trying to control inflation, while improving our economy.
, Diplomats, and, politicians, need, to, put, aggression, and, hostility, back, and and. )
4. to keep (one' s) fingers crossed: to hope something good will (wish someone good luck or all the smooth. The index finger and middle finger with very good luck, is a foreigner to science, but in writing or formal occasions, mostly by
" I wish you best (good) luck! " or " Good (best) luck to you
He keeps! "); his fingers crossed hoping his father will send him more money.
(he is eager to have good luck, the father will send him more money. Many people have been)
keeping their fingers crossed that we can live in a
peaceful world. (a lot of people are very good, we can survive in the world of war.
5. to stretch (one' s) legs: to relax or to take take, "Hou" (after long sitting, shrunk or slightly work).
May I take a break so that I can stretch my? (I can work for a while to stretch my legs?
, During, the a long flight from the US to Taiwan, and the two hours of the excursion from Taiwan to the United States usually take a walk. 6. to read between)
the lines:to interpret the hidden meaning or a hidden
message discern the true fact
; to (implicit meaning between the lines from the grasp; experience can understand the true meaning of overtones or the
As you look at) this poem, be sure to read between the lines.
(time to read this poem to understand the meaning of it from between the lines.
, After, he re-read the love letter between the lines, he, and he, after the rereading love letter, he finally realized that he had been thrown away by his lover.
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