1.after all "终究, 毕竟"
"After all, housework is the job of the parents, isn’t it?"
2.at present "现在, 目前"
Some people think computers at present are cleverer than human beings.
3.be careful with 小心
You must always be careful with electricity.
4.be keen on 喜爱
I am keen on sports.
5.break into" 闯入, 破门而入"
The mud outside and the spotless carpet inside told me that probably no thief broke into Li's house.
6.come to an end 结束
"We have finished discussing everything, and so I suggest that the meeting come to an end"
7.die of 因……病而死
Dinosaurs probably all died of diseases.
8.do sb. a favour 帮某人忙
"I'll do you a favour. Tomorrow, you'll be the last one to die."
Will you do me a favour to post the parcel for me on your way to school?
9.dream of 梦见
They'd never dream of paying me for doing housework.
10.dress up 穿着打扮
"I like to play and dress up, too."
11.for the time being "暂时,眼下"
"the answer to the question 'is a computer cleverer than i am?' is, for the time being, 'no'."
12.go for a swim 去游泳
"mr hu and class 6b went to east point beach for a trip. first, they went for a swim."
13.go on a picnic 去野餐
many people love going on a picnic in autumn because the weather is warm and dry.
the laser beam hit the eye. the fire went out.
15.go to sleep入睡
gork lay down on his bed and went to sleep.
17.make a living谋生
"One evening, Grandpa,said, 'I once had a friend called Day and he made a very good living.'"
18.make one's bed 整理床铺
We must make our beds after we get up every morning.
19.make up one's mind下决心
A good detective never made up his or her mind too quickly.
More than sixteen million people live in Shanghai.
Perhaps we won't travel by ferry any longer.
22.now and then/again时而; 偶而
"My parents give me presents now and then/again, usually things that I can use."
23.on the phone在听电话
May I serve you instead of Susan? She is on the phone now.
24.play a trick on捉弄
Mr Wind was not very nice because he liked playing tricks on others.
25.search for搜寻; 搜查
"Police are still searching for the kidnappers of Tery Test-tube, son of Professor Test-tube, the famous scientist."
Police are still searching for the robber who robbed the bank the other day.
"When the ghost fish were completely sold out, Happy usually departed for another town."
Shut up and listen!
28.take charge of 负责, 管理
we elected joyce to be the chief editor. then joyce took charge of the meeting.
mr li has been elected monitor and he will take charge of our school soon.
i was elected to be the secretary. i started taking notes.
30talk to / with sb与某人谈话
let's talk to mum about our trip to beijing.
31turn out结果是, 证明是
this turned out to be true. what he said turned out to be true later.