All are of no value unless they are followed by action.
1. Drop me a line.
2. Sooner or later.
3. I’ll keep my ears open.
4. Neck and neck.
5. I’m feeling under the weather.
6. Don’t get me wrong.
7. I’m under a lot of pressure.
8. You’re the boss.
9. Over my dead body!
10. Can you give me a hand?
11. We have thirty minutes to kill.
12. I’ll come to me.
13. If I were in your shoes.
14. I’ll play it by ear.
15. Let's talk over coffee.
16. Let's give him a big hand。
17. As far as I'm concerned.
18. He's behind the times.
19. I'm pressed for time.
20. I'm up to my ears in work.
21. Just to be on the safe side.
22. I hope I didn't offend you.
23. It's been a long time.
24. It's a long story.
25. It's about time.
26. That's really something.
27. Excuse me for a moment.
28. I mean it. I'm serious. I'm no kidding!
29. It’s none of your business.
30. Don’t give me your attitude.
Old oily Ollie oils old oily autos.
A noisy noise annoys an oyster.
A tidy tiger tied a tie tighter to tidy her tiny tail.
There is a proverb saying, “Time is money.” But in my opinion, time is even more precious than money. Because when money is spent, we can earn it back. However, when time is gone, it will never return. This is the reason why we must value time. So, you should make the best use of your time, gifts and opportunities to show the best of you to the world.
Olympic Games (AD): You are my adversary, but you are not my enemy. For your resistance gives me strength, your will gives me courage, your spirit ennobles me. And though I aim to defeat you, should I succeed I will not humiliate you, instead, I will honor you. For without you, I am a lesser man.
PROVERB & APHORISM谚语和警句
1． Actions speak louder than words.
2． Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
3． He laughs best who laughs last.。
4． Before gold, even kings take off their hats.
5． Do as you would be done by.
6． Talk of the devil, and he is sure to appear.
7． The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
8． In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
Good boy! So far so good. Look at the sunset.
You make me sick. It’s a pretty city. Let’s begin.
附：在英语中用来表达"极其, 非常, 很"的方式1
1) most (used for giving force)
It really is most annoying.
Whatever happens, I shall most certainly attend the meeting.
注意: most只能修饰具有主观意见或感情色彩的形容词和副词, 表示"非常, 很"的概念.我们可以说 most certainly, 但不能说most tall 或 most quick
2) awfully adv.
awfully cold, awfully nice， I am awfully sorry for it.
3) badly adv. (与"want", "need"连用)
They want help badly. He is badly in need of a haircut.
4) more than ... 与中文的"无以名状"差不多
We were more than happy to hear of your escape. I think his offer is more than fair.
5) immensely adv.
I enjoyed it immensely.
6) much adv.
I don't much like that idea. I'm much surprised to hear that.