01. mop (up) the floor with someone, to
定义: 彻底击溃某人; 压倒性击败, 击溃.
例句: Although he wasn't favored to win the race, Jack really mopped the floor with his competition. (尽管他不是被看好能赢这场比赛, 杰克确实压倒性地击败他的对手)
02. mop up, to
定义: 揩拭抹干; 做结尾工作; 收拾烂摊子; 大快朵颐; 完成工作或生意; 大肆搜集; 囊括; 大胜; 扫荡敌人残余势力.
例句: Our manager told us he would not mop up after us this time. We have to fix our own mistakes. (我们经理告诉我们他这次不会再替我们收拾烂摊子. 我们必须要自己犯的错自己来解决)
03. moral authority
例句: The scandal has undermined the government's moral authority. (这件丑闻已经削弱了政府的道德权威)
04. moral fiber, the
定义: 气节, 道德的坚持, 道德品格.
例句: He cares about no one but himself and has no moral fiber at all. (他只想到自己一个人其他人谁都不管, 一丝道德品格都没有)
05. moral high ground, the
例句: When it comes to invasion of privacy, none of the newspapers can take the moral high ground. All are guilty. (一旦涉及到侵犯隐私权的议题上, 这些报社没有一家能够站在道德制高点上. 所有的报社都犯了隐私权侵犯的错误)
06. moral of the story/experience, the
定义: 故事或经验的寓意, 教训或启示.
例句: And the moral of this story is, people who don't learn to take responsibility for their own actions often end up in prison. (这件事情的启示是那些没有认识到自己应该为自己行为负责的人们经常最终沦落至牢狱之灾)
07. moral support, a
定义: 精神支持, 道义相挺.
例句: A number of neighbors had gathered outside their house to lend moral support to the distressed family. (一些邻居聚集在他们房屋外面, 给予这个遭受困苦的家庭精神支持)
08. more ... than you ever thought possible, be
例句: The knowledge you gain from this training will provide the tools to help you achieve your wildest dreams sooner than you ever thought possible. (你从这场训练中所取得的知识可以提供你一套工具它们能协助你早日甚至比你想像还更快地实现你的终极梦想)
09. more and more
例句: More and more people are buying home security systems for their homes. (越来越多的人们给他们房屋购买电子安全系统)
10. more dead than alive
定义: 累坏了, 精疲力尽; 病奄奄的.
例句: The poor child was more dead than alive when they finally found him. (当他们最后找到了他的时候, 这个可怜小孩已经是病奄奄的)
11. more exactly
定义: 更准确地, 更确切地.
例句: The more exactly you know what you are looking for, the easier it will be to find it. (你越准确地知道你要寻找的东西是什么, 你越容易找到它)
12. more fun than a barrel of monkeys, be
例句: I always have a great time when Katie's around. She's more fun than a barrel of monkeys! (当凯蒂在身边的时候我总是玩得痛快. 她非常有乐趣!)
13. more haste, less speed.
例句: I know we're all eager to get the new software released to the public, but remember: more haste, less speed. We don't want to end up wasting time fixing bugs that could have been avoided. (我知道我们都急切地想把新软件发行给公众, 但是请记得: 欲速则不达. 我们不想最后变成浪费时间来修改我们可以避免的软件错误)
14. have more holes than Swiss cheese, to
定义: 漏洞百出, 不够严谨. (注: 意指法律上, 辩论上或论点上有许多漏洞)
例句: Does anyone have a better suggestion? Mark's idea has more holes than Swiss cheese. (有人有更好的建议? 马克的想法漏洞百出, 不够严谨)
15. more importantly, ...
例句: Let's not beat around the bush, we can't do without John. More importantly, we can't afford to lose him. (我们干脆直截了当地说我们不能没有约翰. 更重要的是, 我们承担不起失去他的后果)
16. more in sorrow than in anger
例句: Oh, I'm sure she said that more in sorrow than in anger. She's still reeling from her husband's death, after all. (哦, 我确信她说这句话悲哀过于愤怒. 毕竟她仍然为她丈夫之过逝陷于悲痛之中)
17. more like
定义: 大约, 更接近.
例句: In fact, if you adjust for the increase in cost of living, it's more like $1,000, and if you take out taxes, you are looking at a little more than $700 a year. (事实上, 如果你把生活费用的增加加以调整之后大约是一千元, 如果再除去税金, 你得到的数字是七百元多一点一年)
18. more likely than not
定义: 很可能, 几乎确定的.
例句: We will more likely than not stay home this evening. (今晚我们很可能会待在家里)
19. more money than brains
定义: 有钱但不聪明的, 富有但不会使用钱的.
例句: Tom bought a house but didn't use it, rent it or sell it. He has more money than brains! (汤姆买了一栋房子但他既没使用它, 也不租出去或卖出去. 他虽有钱但不会使用钱!)
20. more of
定义: 更确切. (注: 经常用在"与其说...还不如说是...还更确切"等语汇上)
例句: You're not asking a question. It's more of a comment to me. (你并不是在问问题. 对我来说它更确切地像一句评论)
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