Học tiếng anh qua thành ngữ

 

  1. CRUNCH TIME: Thời gian trước khi công việc sắp hoàn thành và mọi người phải làm việc chăm chỉ

  • I’m not getting enough sleep these days. It’s crunch time at work.

2. LET YOUR FREAK FLAG FLY:  Khiến cho người khác thấy điểm khác biệt của bạn

  • My colleagues were surprised at the Christmas party- I let my freak flag fly and showed them a break dance routine.

3. GET OUT OF HAND: Khi bạn mất điều khiển thứ gì đó

  • The party got out of hand and the guests started to throw bottles at each other.

4. GET YOUR HEAD AROUND IT: Để hiểu điều gì đó

  • I just can’t get my head around the factthat Joe is leaving us.

5. DIG IN YOUR HEELS / STICK TO YOUR GUNS: Từ chối thương lượng hoặc thay đổi suy nghĩ

  • My parents wanted me to give up writing, but I dug in my heels and went on to become a famous writer.
  • My parents wanted me to give up writing, but I stuck to my guns and went on to become a famous writer.

6. POUND THE PAVEMENT: Bước trên phố để xin việc

  • I’d been pounding the pavement for months before I found a job in a fast food restaurant.

7. PULL A RABBIT OUT OF A HAT:  Làm điều gì đó không tưởng

  • I thought we were going bankrupt, but my partner pulled a rabbit out of his hat and we landed a major contract.

8. LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNED:  Làm mọi thứ để đạt được thành công

  • I’ll leave no stone unturned until I find out who did this.

9. GET IT OUT OF YOUR SYSTEM:to do something you’ve wanted to do for a long time and don’t want to postpone any longer Làm điều mà bạn muốn làm từ lâu

  • I wasn’t sure how she was going to react, but I had to get it out of my system, so I told her I had found another woman.

10. STEP UP YOUR GAME: Bắt đầu thể hiện tốt

  • If you want to win this competition, you’ll have to step up your game.

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