01. other side of the world, the
定义: 世界的另一端, 遥远的地方, 不熟悉的地方.
例句: About this time last month, I was on the other side of the world taking part in an international workshop on how to conserve water resources. (大约上个月这个时候, 我在世界的另一端参加了一场如何节约水资源的国际研讨会)
02. other than
定义: 不同; 不同于; 除了; 除此之外.
例句: Other than that, nothing happened. (除此之外, 什么事都没发生)
03. other way around/round/about, the
定义: 正好相反, 恰恰相反.
例句: No, Johnny is the one who asked me out on a date, not the other way around. (不对, 是强尼邀我出去约会, 而不是我邀他出去约会)
04. Ouch! That's gotta hurt.
定义: 哎呀! 那一定疼死人; 哎呀! 那真是贵死人.
例句: "I paid $70 for the parking." "Ouch! That's gotta hurt! ("我付了七十块钱停车费." "哎呀! 那真是贵死人!")
05. ought to have your head examined
例句: If I didn't know you pretty well, I'd say you ought to have your head examined. (如果我不是对你非常了解, 我一定会说你该去检查一下你的脑袋)
06. ought to know better
定义: 应该比别人更清楚哪些是是不对的, 不可行的.
例句: You ought to know better than to go to such a dangerous place. (你应该比别人更清楚不该去那么危险地方)
07. our elders and betters
定义: 我们贤长者. (注: 意指敬老尊贤)
例句: When we were children, we were always taught to respect our elders and betters. (我们还是小孩时候, 大人总是教导我们要敬老尊贤)
08. our paths will cross again in the future
例句: I wish you well and hope that our paths will cross again in the future. (祝你顺心如意, 希望我们将来再碰面)
09. our thoughts and prayers go out to you
例句: We're so sorry for your loss. I am here for you and your family if you need anything at all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this tough time. (我们对于你失去一位家人深表遗憾. 我是特地来看你和你的家人如果你们有任何需要的话. 在这个艰难时刻, 我们向你致上我们的思念和祈祷)
10. out after/for someone's scalp, be
定义: 严惩报复某人, 向某人寻仇.
例句: I got robbed by some punk last night, and now my brother is after the kid's scalp. (昨晚我被一个小流氓抢劫, 现在我兄弟准备要严惩这个少年)
11. out and about
定义: 病愈可以下床走动; 恢复正常生活; 到处走动.
例句: The doctor says she's making a good recovery, and she should be out and about in a few days' time. (医生说她康复良好, 她应该再几天就会病愈, 可以下床走动)
12. out and away
定义: 最..., 远超过..., 无以伦比地. (注: 用于强调最高级的比较)
例句: He is out and away the best car mechanic I know. (他是我所认识最厉害的汽车修理师)
13. out at the elbows/heels/knees, be
定义: 衣衫褴褛, 穷困潦倒, 阮囊羞涩.
例句: I was out at the knees for several years after college, just making enough money to pay for my rent and a couple of meals a day. (离开大学之后我有几年贫困潦倒, 只赚了足够的钱来支付我的房租和一天两餐的费用)
14. out back
例句: We just built a brand new picnic table so we can have our meals out back when the weather is nice. (我们刚造好了一张新的野餐桌, 如此我们可以在天气晴朗的时候在后院用餐)
15. out cold
定义: 昏迷不醒; 昏睡不醒.
例句: I didn't even hear you come in last night. I was so tired that I was out cold as soon as my head hit the pillow. (昨晚我居然没听见你回来. 我累得要命一躺来就昏睡不醒)
16. out for blood
定义: 复仇; 寻衅; 寻仇; 决定要攻击, 杀害或怪罪别人.
例句: The Rockets are out for blood tonight because they lost big time last night. (火箭队决定今晚要复仇因为他们昨晚惨败)
17. out for, be
定义: 意图, 意欲, 决心要...(例如报仇, 寻衅, 玩得尽兴等等)
例句: I wondered if Jack was out for revenge, he kept saying he wasn't. This makes me think he's holding something back from me. (我想知道杰克是不是决心要报仇, 他一直说他没有这个想法. 这让我觉得他有事瞒着我)
18. out for the count
定义: 昏迷不醒; 昏睡不醒.
例句: The rowdy customer was out for the count when the bouncer punched him in the head. (被酒吧保安人员一拳击中脑部之后, 这名扰乱秩序的客人便昏迷不醒)
19. out from under
定义: 脱离困境, 脱离债务.
例句: They've been using credit cards for everything and don't know how they'll get out from under. (他们一直用信用卡支付所有的费用, 也不知道他们该如何脱离债务)
20. out front
定义: 在门前, (在竞赛中)领先, 在观众里, 坦诚, 不掩饰.
例句: Sir, there's a man out front who says he needs to inspect our offices. (先生, 门前有一个人说他需要检查我们的办公室. 注: 这里所提的检查办公室其实是指building inspection, 例如市政府所须做的安全及防火检查)
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