第一/二/ 三集 常用词汇和句型
1.We're right back where we started.
2.She's running out of options.
3.bluff: A bluff is an attempt to make someone believe that you will do something when you do not really intend to do it.
4.put in an appearance: If you put in an appearance at an event, you go to it for a short time although you may not really want to, but do not stay.
5.attribute to： If you attribute something to an event or situation, you think that it was caused by that event or situation.
6.leverage: Leverage is the ability to influence situations or people so that you can control what happens.
7.I hope you don't mind me dropping in unannounced.
8.It's going to get worse before iт gets better.
9.He wouldn'т give me specifics, scared of what he saw, not faking it.
10.make good on sth(eg. threaten/promise): If someone makes good a threat or promise or makes good on it, they do what they have threatened or promised to do.
11.mole: A mole is a member of a government or other organization who gives secret information to the press or to a rival organization.
12.obedient: A person or animal who is obedient does what they are told to do.
13.overkill: You can say that something is overkill when you think that there is more of it than is necessary or appropriate.
14. Such a tease.
15.traumatic: A traumatic experience is very shocking and upsetting, and may cause psychological damage.
16.pun: A pun is a clever and amusing use of a word or phrase with two meanings, or of words with the same sound but different meanings.
17.You just may have to pay for that.
19. sanctimonious： If you say that someone is sanctimonious, you disapprove of them because you think that they are trying to appear morally better than other people.
20.sloppy：If you describe someone's work or activities as sloppy, you mean they have been done in a careless and lazy way.
21.bystander：A bystander is a person who is present when something happens and who sees it but does not take part in it.
22.What you did was reckless. You put me in a bad position. You do something like that again, and I'll be forced to turn you in.
23.entrust：If you entrust something important to someone or entrust them with it, you make them responsible for looking after it or dealing with it.
24.teacher's pet: a child who everyone thinks is the teacher’s favourite student and is therefore disliked by the other students
25.whipping boy：If someone or something is a whipping boy for a particular situation, they get all the blame for it.
26.a social call: one that does not relate to business
27.indisposed: If you say that someone is indisposed, you mean that they are not available because they are ill, or for a reason that you do not want to reveal.
28.gambit: A gambit is an action or set of actions, which you carry out in order to try to gain an advantage in a situation or game.
29.a slap on the wrist: a punishment that you think is not severe enough
30.kiss sb's ass: to be too nice to someone who can give you something you want – used to show disapproval
31.collateral(benefits/damages): relating to something or happening as a result of it, but not as important
32.creep up on sb:
1. to surprise someone by walking up behind them silently:
2. if a feeling or idea creeps up on you, it gradually increases:
33.hit it off: If two people hit it off, they like each other and become friendly as soon as they meet.
34.paternity test: Paternity is the state or fact of being the father of a particular child.
35.chastise：If you chastise someone, you speak to them angrily or punish them for something wrong that they have done.
36. Allow me to humble you.
37. outsource： If a company outsources work or things, it pays workers from outside the company to do the work or supply the things.
38.bruise： A bruise is an injury which appears as a purple mark on your body, although the skin is not broken.
40.fracture： A fracture is a slight crack or break in something, especially a bone.
41. swap：If you swap something with someone, you give it to them and receive a different thing in exchange.
42.You two should swap storis. Should we get some air?