Phrasal - Set 3

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Phrasal - Set 3
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  1. zhi2 dao4 na4 shi2 hou4


    e.g. ~ I thought she'd give me her letter.
    Up until then

    Up until then I thought she'd give me her letter.
  2. Goodbye until sometime in the future.

    e.g. See you ~.
    Until then


    See you until then.
  3. Complicated dealings of circumstances.


    e.g. The ~ of her political career has been made into a movie.
    Twist and turns.

    The twist and turns of her political career has been made into a movie.
  4. Contribute.

    e.g. Would you please ~ a dollar on the present for Guy?
    Chip in.


    Would you please chip in a dollar on the present for Guy?
  5. At an acceptable level or quality.


    e.g. Once his internet marketing skill is ~, he will be assigned a new job.
    Up to scratch.


    Once his internet marketing skill is up to scratch, he will be assigned a new job.
  6. Work very hard.

    e.g. Girls, get on the street, and ~.
    e.g. I ~ getting him a brand new sneakers, and now he is giving away to his friend.
    Bust your butt / ass/ ball

    Girls, get on the street, and bust your butt.

    I busted my balls getting him a brand new sneakers, and now he is giving away to his friend.
  7. Work very hard.

    e.g. She ~ for a few years before settling down in the beautiful apartment.
    Work my fingers to the bone.

    She worked her fingers to her bone for a few years before settling down in the beautiful apartment.
  8. Confused or surprised by something unexpected.

    e.g. When he was told to complete the proposal within five days, he was totally ~.
    Taken a back.

    When he was told to complete the proposal within five days, he was totally taken aback.
  9. To discontinue the practice.

    e.g. The conventional method, which produce pollution to the lake, must be ~.
    Phase out.

    The conventional method, which produce pollution to the lake, must be phased out.
  10. A substitute.
    ti4 shen1 (yan3 yuan2) ..etc

    e.g. Mike and his wife has become the ~ parents of their friend's child.
    Stand-in.

    Mike and his wife has become the stand-in parents of their friend's child.
  11. Sharply-outlined, free from ambiguity and uncertainty.
    hao2 wu2 yi2 wen4 de

    e.g. There is no ~ solution to the airport congestion.
    e.g. The team work of the Spurs has brought them a ~ victory against the Heat.
    Clear cut.

    • There is no clear cut solution to the airport congestion.
    • The team work of the Spurs has brought them a clear cut victory against the Heat.
  12. Put it on your shoulder so that you could move more freely.
    Accept a responsibility.

    e.g. Being promoted to a manager, he starts to ~ of monthly sales.
    To shoulder a burden.

    Being promoted to a manager, he starts to shoulder the burden of the monthly sales.
  13. To favor or appear to favor both sides of.
    To straddle an issue.
  14. To make determined effort to defend something or stop something from happening.

    e.g. This seems like the moment when John would ~.
    e.g. I felt the situation has existed far too long and it was time to ~.
    To make a stand.

    This seems like the moment when John would make a stand.

    I felt the situation has existed far too long and it was time to make a stand.
  15. wei4 za2 wu4 shi4 pao3 yi4 zao1


    e.g. As a result of his mistake, I'm going to ~ , be right back.
    Run some errand.

    As a result of his mistake, I'm going to run some errand, be right back!

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