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听故事学日常英语短语2 第05课 短语Part 2

get a hold of

得到…

Hello, Jimmy? You'll never believe who I got a hold of!

你好,吉米?你绝对想不到我找到了谁!

He couldn't get hold of his friend to tell him the plans were changed.

他联系不上他的朋友,告诉他计划改变了。

Please write down a phone number where we can get a hold of you.

请写下一个电话号码,以便我们与你取得联系。

A: Did you get a hold of Mike?

A:你找到迈克了吗?

B: No. His line was busy.

B:没有,他的电话占线。

learn (something) by heart

记住(某事)

He's my favorite! I've learned all his songs by heart!

他是我最喜欢的歌手!我已经把他所有的歌都背下来了!

She can't read music, so she learns all the songs by heart.

她不会读乐谱,所以她把所有的歌都背下来了。

I had to learn the whole book by heart in elementary school.

在小学的时候,我不得不把整本书背下来。

A: How did remember all those math equations?

A:你是怎么记住那些数学方程式的?

B: I learned them by heart.

B:我把它们背下来了。

mix up

混淆

I often mix up my friends' phone numbers.

我经常把我朋友的电话号码弄混。

I mixed up your names. Could you say that again?

我把你们的名字搞错了。你能再说一遍吗?

The office mixed up the addresses and sent the wrong forms to the two customers.

办公室把地址弄混了,把表格发错了给两位客户。

A: You are supposed to come tomorrow, not today.

A:你应该明天来,不是今天。

B: Sorry! I mixed up the dates.

B:对不起!我把日期搞错了。

take by surprise

使吃惊

The phone call took him by surprise.

这个电话让他大吃一惊。

His friend's visit took him by surprise.

他朋友的来访使他大吃一惊。

When he asked her to marry him, he took her completely by surprise.

当他向她求婚时,完全把她惊呆了。

A: I can't believe that your mother joined the army!

A:我真不敢相信你妈妈参军了!

B: Yes. She took us all by surprise.

B:是的。她使我们大家都吃了一惊。

take time off

休息;休假

She took time off to enjoy a vacation in the sun.

她休假去享受阳光下的假期。

I have to take time off next week to go to the doctor.

我下周要请假去看医生。

Our company is very strict about taking time off.

我们公司对休假很严格。

A: Why don't we go to Paris next weekend?

A:我们何不下周末去巴黎呢?

B: I'm not sure if I can take time off work.

B:我不确定我是否能请假。

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