- change of pace 节奏变换
You can’t do these chemistry experiments all day long. You certainly need a change of pace. 你不能一整天都做这些化学实验。你需要休息一下干点别的，改变一下节奏。
- a far cry from 相距甚远
The published book is far cry from the early manuscript.
- and how 的确 A: She’s a good dancer. 她是个很棒的舞者。 B: and how. 的确！
- a matter of time 时间问题 It is only a matter of time. 这只是时间问题
- a phone call away 一个电话之远，愿意过来帮忙。
If you need my help, do let me know. Just remember I am a phone call away. 如果你需要我的帮助，一定告知我。记住我总是愿意帮助你的。 6. be addicted to 对……上瘾 She has been addicted to drugs for years.她有毒瘾好多年了。 7. all along 一直 I knew it all along. 我一直都知道这件事。 8. anything but 绝对不 I was anything but happy about going. 要离开我是一点都不开心。 9. account for 解释 How do you account for it? 你怎么解释这件事情？ 10. after all 到底 A: I’ve just seen the X-rays and your teeth look just fine.我刚刚看过X光片了，你的牙齿没有问题。 B: I see. Then there is nothing to worry about after all. 我明白了。所以没什么可担心的了。