307. 经过一年的刻苦钻研，琳达取得了很大成就。 [误] Linda has made great achievements after one year\'s hard research. [正] Linda has had/recorded/scored great achievements after one year\'s hard research.注：“取得成就”的固定搭配是“have/record/score achievements”，而“make achievements”却不是地道的英文说法，我们常用的是 make progress。 /200812/59753M: Amelia, could you spare a few minutes?A: sure. What do you need?M: well, I wanted to let you know that I've put in my notice.A: really? Why?M: it's complicated. But bascially it boils down to one thing. This company is downsizing and I can't continue working for a company that may let me go.A: but surely they won't fire you! You're one of the most experienced managers here!M: well, to be honest, there's another reason. I've got a better offer.A: well that's great news! Congratulations! Where will you be located?M: the head office is in New York, but I'll be dealing with overseas companies and flying to this side of the world from time to time.A: it'll be sad to see you go, but it sounds like you're found yourself a great opportunity. M: I have. I feel lucky. I look forward to dealing with overseas companies and at the same time having a chance to use English more.A: I'm sorry to bring this up, but would it be possible for you to write me a letter of recommendation before you go?M: of course I can. In fact, if there are other job opportunities at this new company, I'll recommend you personally.A: thanks. I appreciate that. /12/93045What's the matter? You look sad. 你怎么了?看着这么伤心。What's wrong/Is anything wrong? 出什么事了？ /201005/104880汤姆是个美男子.Tom is a lady-killer. *lady-killer直译是"少女杀手",其实不是杀手,而是指一下子就能迷住女人的男子. /201001/95325电影词典: bootleg 盗版 illegal copy 美国俚语: whacked out ： 精神完全失常 completely insane, very crazy .例：That girl is whacked out. （那个姑娘一定是疯掉了。） Don't get whacked out Don't be crazy补充词汇：chill 镇定，控制情绪经典对白 from "Armageddon" means "The End of the World "“You know I shut down number two last night, right?“Yeah man, I had a hunch on that.”“Dude, let me tell you something, someday, many years from now. When you’re all growed up…and you got your own oil company and million of your own money on the contract…you can do whatever comes into that little A.J.-idiotin’ mind of yours you want…but as long as it says ‘Harry Stamper Oil’ on the rig you will not disobey my rules. You got that?”“Yeah, I do got that.”“Right now, I need to hear five words from you.”“Uh…”“I’ll never do that again.”“Never do that again. I’m fool. That was idiotic. I mean that was stupid. I’m an idiot. I know what name’s on the sign. I’m not…I can’t…”“What’ going on here?”“What’s going on? Well, I mean, I screwed up. I’m a little edgy.”“How long you worked for me?“Five wonderful years.”“In five years, you have never apologized to me this quickly. Something’s going on here. I’m gonna find out what it is.“No, no, no. Well! I’m turning over a new leaf. I’m trying to learn from the man. What would Harry do? I’m at a loss for words. /200812/57557
Billy: It weighs about six pounds, Jen. Time to join a health club.Jennifer: So you ride this all over the city?Billy: Anywhere.Jennifer: I'd like to see you ride that thing in the hills of San Francisco.Billy: I'd be entertained just watching you try to ride in the driveway.
Let's swap numbers.咱们交换一下号码吧.Swap: 交换Will you ~ places with me?你愿意和我换位置吗?I'll swap you three of mine for one of yours. 我以我的三个换你一个.