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托福听力之经典常用词组

2019-08-19编辑: 环球教育整理来自: 互联网

  积累一些托福听力经常会用到的词组,对理解托福听力段子的意思有极为重要的作用。下面环球教育小编就为大家带来托福听力之经典常用词组汇总。

  1.flying colors--success, victory

  2.little by little--gradually

  3.call off--cancel

  4.come into--receive, especially after another's death

  5.put off--postpone

  6.stop by--make a brief visit on one's way elsewhere

  7.tie up--hinder

  8.be out for--trying to get

  9.fill in for--take another's place

  10.turn down-- (1) refuse or reject (2) reduce the loudness of

  11.go off--begin to ring

  12.cut down--lessen; reduce; limit

  13.come up with--produce; supply

  14.make it-- (1) achieve a specific goal (2) succeed in general

  15.catch one's eye--attract one's attention

  16.care for-- (1) like; value (2) look after; take care of

  17.head and shoulders above--much better

  18.catch on--become popular

  19.on the whole--in general

  20.fill sb in--tell what sb should know

  21.in a nutshell--in a few words

  22.from top to bottom--completely; entirely

  23.take the plunge--enter with sudden decision upon an unfamiliar course of action

  24.on the tip of one's tongue--unable to be recalled

  25.cheer up--feel happy; stop being sad or discouraged; become hopeful

  26.hold off--postpone; delay

  27.on cloud nine--a state of perfect happiness

  28.back out--withdraw from an undertaking

  29.grin and bear it--be as cheerful as possible in pain or trouble; do something without complaining

  30.turn out to be--come to be; prove

  31.bite off more than one can chew--attempt something that exceeds one's ability

  32.in the air--uncertain

  33.get hold off--find a person so you can speak with him

  34.learn the ropes--acquire thorough or special knowledge of a job

  35.tear oneself away from--depart with great reluctance; force oneself to leave

  36.tie up--engage or occupy completely

  37.touch on--mention a subject briefly or casually

  39.see to it--take care;take the responsibility;make sure

  40.get along with--live or work in harmony with

  41.give away--give as present

  42.account for--explain

  43.out of print--no longer available for purchase from the publisher

  44.send out--distribute

  45.in no time--in a very brief time;almost at once

  46.before long--soon;without much delay

  47.play by ear--(1)play an instrument without using written music (2)handle a matter without adequate preparation or guidance

  48.wear and tear--loss or damage caused by use

  49.come what may--no matter what happens

  50.drop by--make a short or unplanned visit

  51.be short of--not having enough

  52.cut it out--stop doing sth

  53.be sick of--be tired of;having a strong dislike of

  54.look for a needle in a haystack(a bottle)--search for something in a place where it is hopelessly lost.

  55.knock oneself out--work very hard;make a great effort

  56.run up against--encounter

  57.far from--anything but;not at all

  58.far from it--by no means;not at all

  59.hang on to--hold tightly;keep firmly

  60.get nowhere--be unsuccessful;obtain no result

  61.day in and day out--every day;all the time

  62.break down--cease to function

  63.get going--get started;begin to move

  64.take one's time--not hurry

  65.boil down to--indicate,especially as a final judgement or analysis

  66.make up--take a test for the second time

  67.put up with--bear with patience;tolerate

  68.by and by--before long

  69.give someone a hand--help;assist

  70.ring a bell--sound familiar

  71.snap out of it--

  (1)change one's habits,attitude,etc,suddenly

  (2)regain one's composure,energy,or good spirits;recover

  72.raise the roof--make trouble;start a fight or an argument

  73.get away with--escape without punishment

  74.on business--with definite work to do

  75.look up--search for;as an item of information,in a referance book

  76.let up--(1)cease;stop (2)slacken;abate

  77.in any case(or event)--no matter what happens

  78.come out--be published

  79.look into--investigate;inspect

  80.fall back on--rely on

  81.spell out--explain very clearly or in detail

  82.wrap up--bring to end,especially a successful conclusion


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