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SAT II - Vocabulary

special phrases SAT II - review book pg. 38-40
STUDY
PLAY
冷清清
lěng qīng qīng - Scarcely anybody
五花八門/五花八门
wǔhuābāmén - abundant (in varieties)
痛快
tòngkuài - very happy; delighted; joyful
土產/土产
tǔchǎn - local products
井底之蛙
jǐngdǐzhīwā - person with a very limited outlook
難怪/难怪
nánguài - no wonder
嘲笑
cháoxiào - make fun of
招待券
zhāodàiquàn - complimentary ticket
舊貨拍賣 /旧货拍卖
jiùhuòpāimài - garage sale
人山人海
rénshān rénhǎi - huge crowds of people
遊樂園/游乐园
Yóu lèyuán - Amusement Park
三心二意
sānxīn-èryì - change one's mind constantly
郊遊/郊游
jiāo yóu - field trip , outing
春風滿面/春风满面
chūnfēngmǎnmiàn - Face beaming with happiness.
土生土長/土生土长
Tǔshēng tǔzhǎng - born & brought up locally
門當戶對/门当户对
méndānghùduì - similar family background
婚姻
hūnyīn - marriage
注重
zhù zhòng - pay attention to; emphasize
獎學金/奖学金
jiǎngxuéjīn - scholarship
應酬/应酬
yìngchóu - have social interaction with
青少年
qīngshàonián - teenager
觀眾/观众
guānzhòng - audience
對象/对象
duìxiàng - boyfriend or girlfriend; fiance, target, object
未婚妻
wèihūnqī - fiancée (female)
未婚夫
wèihūnfū - fiancée (male)
電燈泡/电灯泡
diàndēngpào - third wheel
活該/活该
huógāi - serve sb right / deservedly
不及格
bù jíɡé - to fail a test
倒楣
dăoméi - to have bad luck
紅人/红人
hóng rén - trusted person , a person who is popular
秘書/秘书
mìshū - secretary
老公
Lǎogōng - Husband (Informal)
老婆
lǎopo - wife (Informal)
不錯/不错
búcuò - not bad/pretty good
差不多
chà bu duō - almost, nearly
內人
nèirén - my wife (humble)
外子
wàizǐ - my husband (humble)
零錢/零钱
língqián - change, coins
火氣/火气
huǒqì - bad temper
批評/批评
pī píng - to criticize
人才
rén cái - talented person
翻譯/翻译
fānyì - to translate
洋人
Yángrén - Westerner
洋裝
yángzhuāng - western-style clothing; dress
小說/小说
xiǎoshuō - fiction ; novel
喜酒
xǐjiǔ - wedding banquet