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现代英语习惯用语500例

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现代英语习惯用语500例

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· Be taken aback大吃一惊

The manager was taken aback at the news that some company had already launched the product into the market.

· Be above oneself趾高气扬

Sally was quite above when she learned the news that she was the only one on the company that had been promoted.

· Keep abreast of (with)…紧跟……,与……保持并进

As a multinational corporation, we must keep abreast with the latest development of the international market.

· Gain acceptance with (among)…得到……认可;被……接受

Some of the American culture has gained wide acceptance with the Japanese, especially among those young people.

· Have access to…有接近……的机会

Even today many people in the remote mountainous areas have no access to free medical treatment.

· By accident偶然的

She discovered the medicine solely by accident.

· Gain wide acclaim from…受到……的普遍称赞

The new policy gained wide acclaim from Chinese farmers all over the country.

· Accommodate oneself to…使自己适应与……

He knows how to accommodate himself to situations in which he is involved and how to deal with intricate matters.

· In accord (with)与……保持一致

I was glad to learn that their views were in general accord with ours.

· Of one’s own accord自愿地,主动地

He contributed such a large sum of money to charity solely of his own accord.

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· Give a bad/poor account of oneself表现不佳

Frank did not want to give a bad account of himself by talking about things that he is not familiar with.

· Make much little account of…十分重视/不很重视……

The government makes much account of children’s education and their health.

· Acquaint oneself with…使自己熟悉……

Since the day when he arrived in the United States, she had always given much heed to acquainting herself with the local culture and the American way of life.

· Scrape (up) an acquaintance with…设法接近(结识)

Sandra is trendy lady and she knows how to scrape up acquaintance with social notables of Chicago.

· Put on an act装腔作势

Some professors are always putting on an act, either speaking like a book or being playful with words.

· Go into action付诸实施,开始行动

The police made a perfect plan of the cracking down on the gang. But it didn’t go into action until a week later when they thought the time was ripe for the action.

· Put…into action使……付诸实施

You can’t decide whether a plan is good or bad until i

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