001 How are you doing?(How ya’ doin)
A: How are you doing?
B: Great! How are you doing?
A: Not too bad, thanks!
B: Take it easy~
002 What do you do for a living?
解释：你做什么工作？日常问候语=what is your job?=how do you make money?=Do you have a job?=Where do you work?=How do you earn money?。
A: What do you do for a living?
B: I’m a teacher.
A: Oh, really? What do you teach?
B: I’m a math teacher at Carson College.
003 I’m into sports!
解释：对…感兴趣。be into sth=be interested in sth。
用法：后接something，类似用法有 get into sth。
A: I can’t believe you’re watching that.
B: The Golf Channel? I’m into golf.
A: Since when?
B: Since college. I used to play every day!
004 My knee went out.
解释：not working properly，有点问题。
用法：发音时went out省略t，变成wen out。在美语中有三个强音 s, n, l，遇到三个弱音d, t, th时，经常省略掉弱音，比如went out。
A: You wanna play some basketball this weekend?
B: I’d love to, but my knee went out.
A: Ouch! How did that happen?
B: When I was playing soccer~
005 What’s up this weekend?
用法：问对应的人…时候要做什么，what are you doing。可以取消what”s中的t，也有人写成wassup.
A: What’s up this weekend?
B: I’m gonna go hiking.
A: Where at?
B: Park Canyon. You wanna go?
006 I’m gonna kick back
解释：kick back 休息，放松=relax
用法：I’m gonna=I’m going to， 发音接近 ahm mənuh.
A: You wanna go do something?
B: No~ I’m gonna kick back.
A: You’re so lazy!
B: Hey! I had a long week.
007 I slept in.
解释：sleep in = to sleep late in the morning without alarm clock，睡了个懒觉
A: You look refreshed.
B: Yes! I slept in. I woke up at 10!
A: I wish I could. I’ve got kids~
B: That’s why I’ll never marry!
008 I overslept.
A: Where have you been?
B: I’m sorry, boss. I overslept!
B: I’m sorry. It won’t happen again~
009 I’m gonna stock up on water.
解释：gonna stock up on=going to buy a lot. 置办，囤积，大量购入
用法：I’m gonna stock up on beer, bread, frozen veggie.后加名词，特别是将来会用到的。
A: What are you getting at the store?
B: I’m gonna stock up on water.
A: What about cookies?
B: Those, too!
010 I’m counting on you.
解释：I’m counting on you. =I’m relying on you.=I’m trusting in you. =I’m believing you.指望，依赖，相信某人会做某事。
用法：说快发音去掉t，类似 am cauning on you.
A: Will you help me move this Sunday?
A: I’m counting on you~~
B: Don’t worry! I’ll be there~
011 I had a long week.
解释：a long week=a difficult/tiring week.漫长的一周，难熬的一周，反义词是 a good week, a easy week, a nice week, a stress-free week。
用法：说快发音去掉h，类似 I ad a long week，其中long更接近lawng.
A: You look stressed.
B: Well, I had a long week.
A: Already? What happened?
B: Just work. I have a new project that’s taking forever.
012 TGIF！(Thank god, it’s Friday!).
解释：TGIF!=Thank God, it’s Friday! 经常用在难熬的一周终于结束了之后。
用法：God有的人写作god，FNL=Friday night life.
A: Ugh! Thank god, it’s Friday!
B: No kidding! You going out tonight?
A: No way! I’ve got FNL~
B: Have fun~
013 That’s pure nonsense.
解释：That’s pure nonsense=That’s not true=That’s a rumor.无稽之谈，胡说八道。
A: You’re sitting too close to the TV.
B: I’m comfortable.
A: Your eyesight is going to get bad.
B: That’s pure nonsense!
014 Did you get out ~ing?
解释：Did you get out shopping?=Did you go (out) shopping? 你外出去做某事了吗？
用法：英语国家的人喜欢使用两个词的动词，out是强调在外面。可以用作 did you get out ving=did you go ving?=did you get out to do sth?但是经常用ing格式，没有did you get ving的用法。
A: Did you get out hunting this weekend?
B: Yesterday morning.
A: Did you get anyting?
B: Nothing but really cold feet!
015 (to) do away with (something).
解释：to do away with sth=to get rid of sth，去掉、除去、消灭。
A: I need to do away with my knuckle cracking.
B: It’s a hard habit to break.
A: I know. It’s almost impossible.
B: Want me to help?
016 (to) do sth up.
解释：to make it very exciting，完美完成。
用法：经常用作 do it up，it一般指事件events，party、celebration，up的位置可以调换 to do up sth。
A: Are you gonna do it up for your mom’s birthday?
B: No, we’re just gonna have a nice dinner at home.
A: No party?
B: She said she didn’t want one.
017 (to) do up (sth).
用法：to do up 后加名词。
A: Is it cold outside,mom?
B: Yes. Be sure to do up your jacket.
A: Okay. Where’s my hat?
B: It’s in your pocket.
018 (to) do it over.
解释：一般接介词over表示 再一次，所以意思是 do it again，再做一次。
用法：do it over=do it again，美语发音t接近d，接近 flipped sound弹音。
A: How do you like my picture, daddy?
B: What is it?
A: It’s a picture of a bear.
B: Oh…um… you shold do it over.
021 Check back in a jiffy
解释：东西还没有准备好，等一下回来取。check back，再联系，in a jiffy=quickly，马上，不一会儿。
用法：另有一个用法 I’ll be with you in a jiffy，In a jiffy, it will be my birthday。
A: Hi, are my copies done?
B: Not yet. Check back in a jiffy.
A: All right, I’ll go get a latte and come back.
B: They’ll be done for you.
022 Pick your poison
A: Ooh, these all look good!
B: Pick your poison.
A: Hmm… I’ll have the peanut butter cookie.
B: Good! I want the triple chocolate!
023 Those poor children
A: Those poor children. Why do wars mostly affect poor people?
B: I hate wars.
A: We need to tell our leaders “No more war”.
B: We have to
024 ~ is pathetic
A: How do you spell “raisin”? With an “i” or an “e”?
B: An “i”.
A: What about “streusel”? Two “s”s?
B: No. One. Your spelling is pathetic!
025 What purpose does it serve
解释：what is it used for，他是用做什么的？what is its function
A: Why are you taking vitamin C all day long?
B: These are really good when you’re sick.
A: What purpose do they serve?
B: They help strengthen your immune system.