* turn one's head使某人满意
Sara is a successful woman, but she never allows her achievements to turn her head.
* have one's heart set on...一心想要;;
Once he had his heart set on something, he'll accept no turning-back.
* one's heart in one's mouth吓得要命
My heart was in my mouth when I heart someone tapping on my window one raining night.
have one's heart in one's mouth; with one's heart in one's mouth
* not have the heart to do something不忍心去做
How can you have the heart to kill my pet?
* take something to heart往心里去/认真接受意见等
Tom decided to take his father's words to heart and wash his hands off smoking.
* be in the seventh heaven高心极了
Mary was in seventh heaven when she finally came to Paris, the center of fashion.
* move heaven and earth想尽一切办法
Believe me. I promise to move heaven and earth to help you.
* cool one's heels等的双脚发凉，久等
Let's meet at the gallery at 7 o'clock. Come at 7 sharp. Don't make me cool my heels.
* take to one's heels逃走
The naughty boy took to his heels after he should 'trick-or-treal'.
* shoot from the hip信口开河
Don't take Jay's words to heart. He shouldn't have shot from the hip.
* by hook or by crook千方百计得，不择手段得
He rose to that position by hook or by crook.
* blow hot and cold出尔反尔，喜怒无常
Do you think he'll support you? He is the type who blows hot and cold.
* make it hot for...刁难某人
Out section manager is a woman. Our general manager always looks down upon her and makes everything hot for her.
* have the hots for someone迷恋某人
You have to stop her. She has the hots for a married man.
* bring down the house博得满堂喝彩
The first-prize winner of the speech contest has brought down the house for several times.
* be over the hump已度过难关
The Asian financial crises has almost paralyzed Asian economy. But we are over the hump now.
* have a hunch that...预感到;;
I have a hunch that the bear market will be over soon.
* be hunky-dory挺不错的
A: How do you like the food here? B: Hunky-dory.
* skate on thin ice如履薄冰，冒风险
We are skating on thin ice if we continue killing wild animals.
* toy with the idea of...心里盘算要;;
She's toying within the idea of marring a foreigner.
* no ifs, ands and buts不要找任何的理由和借口
A: You know I could have done it well, but... B: No ifs, ands and buts. Tell me if you want to save your job.
* give someone an inch and he'll take a mile得寸进尺#p#分页标题#e#
Give my roommate an inch and he'll take a mile. Last time, I offered him some candies. Today, he asked for an ice-cream.
* have many irons in the fire同时有很多要紧的事要做
Although he was out of job, he still wrote to his parents saying he had many irons in the fire.
* be in a jam陷入困境
get in a jam
You've got to help me. I'm in a jam. May car refused to work on my way to office.
It is dangerous to jaywalk.
* in a jiffy不大一会儿
=in a moment, right away. at once
I'll be with you in a jiffy.
* have a case of ) the jitters忐忑不安
The new teacher had a case of jitters when he first stood in front of the class.
* keep up with the Joneses与别人比阔，与别人攀比
He likes keeping up with the Joneses.
* get a kick out of doing something从;;得到很大的乐趣
He gets a kick put of racing.
* take kindly to something/someone愿意接受
Don't you feel that people in the lab don't take kindly to a nosy reporter?
* kill someone with kindness好得让人受不了
The old lady almost killed me with kindness when I lived at her home.
* parade one's knowledge买弄学问
He is a well-learned man, bit he never parades his knowledge.
* be at large逍遥法外也可以形容动物不受约束)
The murderer was still at large. The victim's parents was determined to find enough evidence to sue him to court.
* rest on one's laurels故步自封，吃老本
You are sure to be lagged behind if you rest on your laurels.
* turn over a new leaf洗心革面
The juvenile delinquent promised that he would turn over a new leaf if he could be given lenient punishment.
* have a hollow leg喝酒)海量
The best man has a hollow leg. He drinks a lot instead of the bridegroom.
* pull someone's leg开某人的玩笑
Never ever pull his leg. He is a man without a sense of humor. He takes everything seriously.
* keep someone at arm's length与某人保持距离
My boss is my uncle. In order to avoid unnecessary misunderstanding, I'd better keep him at arm's length in company.
* let someone down使某人失望
Joe really let me down by having broken his promises for serveral times.
* can't for the life of one怎么;;也不行
I thought I could recite my speech backwards, but when I stood in front of the audience, I couldn't for the life of me remember what to say.
* air one's linen in public家丑外扬
The wife was often beaten by her husband, but she never told others. She didn't want to air her linen in public.
* keep a stiff upper lip意志坚定，坚强不屈#p#分页标题#e#
One failure means nothing. You've got to keep a stiff upper lip.
* be at loggerheads with...互不相让
The two parties were at loggerheads with each other over the new tax policy.
* a born loser一事无成者
Nobody is a born loser. All you need is perseverance.
* louse up something把某事搞得一团糟
He let the cat out of the bag, which loused up the whole deal.
* not do...for love or money死也不会;;
Stop trying. I won't betray my friend for love or money.
* feel a lump in one's throat心里感到很难受
I felt a lump in my throat on hearing her story of fighting with the deadly disease.
* make do with...用;;凑合
We are too tired to cook. We can make do with two bags of instant noodles.
* the man in the street普通的人，老百姓
The interview with the man in the street shows that 90% of them are satisfied with the TV fro grams.
* be one's own man不受他人支配，自己管自己
Our monitor is not easy to cope with. He is much his own man.
* steal a march on someone抢在他人前面，暗渡陈仓
We stole a march on our rivals by reducing 5% of our price and got back our market.
meat and drink精神寄托
To some old people, raising pets is their meat and drink.