New Year's Eve is just around the corner. Have you made party plans yet?
(just around the corner means occurring soon)
（just around the corner指近在眼前的）
News of the new president was music to my ears-she's terrific.
(music to my ears means good to hear)
（music to my ears指悦耳的）
Nine times out of ten your first choice turns out to be the right one.
(nine times out of ten means almost always)
（nine times out of ten指几乎总是）
Once in a blue moon you see the Aurora here, but it's not like farther north.
(once in a blue moon means very rarely)
（once in a blue moon指千载难逢的）
Passing this quiz will be like shooting fish in a barrel. I've studied a lot.
(like shooting fish in a barrel means very easy)
（like shooting fish in a barrel指轻而易举地）