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Shopping is a bit of a relaxing hobby for me, which is sometimes troubling for the bank balance.
Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Since 1952, it has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season in the US, and most major retailers open very early and offer promotional sales. Some websites offer information about day-after-Thanksgiving specials up to a month in advance.
With the clean air and lack of traffic or industry, countryside areas are much healthier places than the average city.
Another benefit would be the sense of community that comes with living in a small village where everyone knows each other.
The pace of life in the countryside is slower, and the people are more laid-back and friendly.
This is a picture-postcard village.
catch some Z's
get some sleep
dead to the world
steal one's girlfriend/boyfriend
go well with everything
This white shirt goes well with everything.
How to poach an employee from a competitor?
have one over the eight
喝高了He stumbled so it was obvious he had one over the eight.
make eyes at someone／give someone the eye
He makes eyes at her when she plays the piano.
gild the lily
"做多余的修饰；画蛇添足" Don't add anything to the dress. It would just begilding the lily.
the ends of the world
I'll take you to the ends of the world in it!
the end of the world，就是"世界末日"
drown one's sorrows
below the belt
His remarks about her paper were a bit below the belt.
cut someone some slack
Cut him some slack and let him learn from this.
miss the bus/boat
If you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas
Let nature take its course
Stay calm and let nature take its course.
bite off more than one can chew
I think you bit off more than you could chew when you agreed to paint this house by yourself.
That is the last straw.
He's always been rude to me, but it was the last straw when he started insulting my mother.
play it by ear
I can't promise I can make it tonight. Let's play it by ear.
a stone's throw
He lives only a stone's throw from here.
be/live in each other's pockets
I don't think it's good the way you two are always in each other's pockets.
a piece of cake / as easy as a pie
windfall / pennies from heaven
He was thinking how to deal with the windfall/pennies from heaven.
You can't compare apples and oranges
have egg on one's face
a square meal
The receiver is a butterfingers. He missed the ball, again.
It's no use crying over spilled milk
Variety is the spice of life.
the best thing since sliced bread
bring home the bacon
Who brings home the bacon? You or your husband?
be tickled pink
be really pleased
on top of the world
have a whale of a time
to enjoy yourself very much玩得开心
get / put someone's back up
have butterflies in stomach
bite one's nails
have got it bad
carry a torch for someone
Dear John letter
live under the cat's foot
beauty is in the eye of the beholder
rob the cradle
cat and dog life
be down in the dumps
feeling unhappy or without hope
take your breath away
Spanning an enormous 34,000 square metres, the terraced shelves create both stairs and seating areas.
The five-storey building features a floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade, which acts as "everything from stairs to seating".
The undulating shelves not only look amazing, but serve important functions by creating stairs, seating and a layered ceiling. They also create the space to hold 1.2 million books.
Hidden behind the books are a variety of reading rooms, offices and lounges set along the interior walls.
sink their teeth into the mouth-watering experiences
the delectable aroma wafting over the entire length of the ancient, winding streets
数字支付方式 digital payment
二维码 Quick Response (QR) code
扫码打赏 tipping via QR code
矩阵条形码 matrix barcode
when you open the box, your heartbeat speeds up a little bit
红包 red envelop/packet
压岁钱 gift money
纪念币 commemorative coin
特种邮票 special stamp
纪念钞 commemorative bank note
all walks of life
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