126 the black sheep
用法：1. I was the black sheep of the family. Because of me, my family was very embaraced. 给家里人丢脸了。 2. the person who is always alone. 孤独的人
A: I was such a black sheep when I was young.
B: People hated you?
A: Not really, they just didn't understand me.
B: You seem fine now.
A: Yeah! I think I was just mature for my age!
127 I'm going to...
用法：I'm going to不同的发音代表不同的意思。1. I'm going to prep/somewhere 发音类似 I'm goin t'. 2. I'm going to verb发音类似I'm gonna to, 再快点为 I'm'na/Ah ng na(这种发音时候带有消极意味，例如 I'm gonna go home.)
A: I'm going to go to the store.
B: I'm going to go to the store, too.
A: I'm going to buy beer.
B: I'm going to buy chocolate.
128 (to be) few and far between
用法：few and far between=>rare
A: The food here is really good.
B: Nice restaurants like this are few and far between.
A: I agree. How'd you find it?
129 Man it up!
用法：Man it up!=>to be a man!
A: Dad, I'm tired. Can we rest?
B: Only a little more to the top, son!
A: My legs hurt, da.
B: Man it up, son! Man it up!
A: Put some sunscreen on.
B: I'll only be outside for 20 minutes.
A: Those UV rays are intense.
B: Okay~ Where is it?
131 (to be/feel) boxed in
A: Sue wants to break up with me.
B: Why? You guys look happy.
A: She says she feels boxed in.
B: You are a bit intense~~
132 Give a shout out to~
用法：give a shout out to someone=say hello to someone
A: Shane, can you give a shout out to me in your next lesson?
B: Sure, if I remember. I get so busy, I sometimes forget.
A: I'll remind you every day!
B: That might help!
133 He's slick!
用法：(to be) slick, 说某个人slick意思是那个人像蛇一样，常常惹了一堆不好的事，最终又没有什么事情。
A: How can Bill Clinton still be popular? He cheated on his wife.
B: He's slick. Nothing sticks to him.
A: He's like a snake, huh?
B: Straight from the Garden of Eden!
134 Straight from...
用法：straight from=>directly from
A: How do you like the new boss?
B: He's straight from hell!
135 (to) pay it forward.
用法：pay it forward=>to pay for the next person
A: What would you like today?
B: A Caramel Macchiato. Large, please.
A: That comes to $5.15.
B: Okay... Here's $10.30. I'll pay for the next person's, too!
A: Paying it forward! Great. Next^^
136 a tar baby.
用法：a tar baby=>tar表示有点油腻，很难处理, sticky situation，Sth is a tar baby意思是Sth is difficult to deal with.
A: Do you think the West should have interfered with Saddam Hussein?
B: It was a tar baby!
B: Saddam is gone, but the West is STILL over there. They created a problem and it's just getting worse and worse.
137 He's 40 going on 10!
A: Look at your brother! He's having a great time!
B: He's 40 going on 10!
A: Is it his first time to Disneyland?
B: No! He comes every year! He's a kid!
138 You and me...me and you...You and I...
用法：在美国，一般是You在前。You and I 一般用作主语。You and me 一般用作宾语。
A: You and me are just the same.
B: You and I.
A: Whatever~ We both love English, but you and me both hate to study!
B: And -- you and I both like Coach Shane's lessons! And he likes you and me!!
139 If I were in your shoes...(If I were you...)
用法：if I were in your shoes=if I were you=if I could see the world from your perspetive，一般在给别人建议的时候使用。
A: Should I get the green shoes or the orange shoes?
B: If I were in your shoes, I'd get the purple shoes.
A: Purple? That's an ugly color for shoes!
B: So are green and orange!
140 Keep them coming!
用法：Keep them coming!=>Keep 的意思是Continue，意思是一直保持前文提到的某个动作或名词，如果前文的名词是不可数名词，可以改成Keep it coming!。
A: Thanks for the question. Next? Come on, keep them coming.
B: Why do you teach English for free?
A: Because a lot of people don't have enough money to study.
B: But you have to make money, too!
A: People with money can join my DDM classes. Those classes are inexpensive, but they're not free. Next question! Keep them coming^^
141 Hero vs heroine
A: Who's your favorite hero?
B: Hmm...Joan of Arc（圣女贞德）.
A: She's a heroine, not a hero!
B: Same thing--she was braver than most men!
142 I'm in deep doo doo...
用法：I'm in deep doo doo.=>I'm in trouble. Doo-doo 是粪便Feces的意思。
A: So, John, did you finish?
B: Finish what?
A: The proposal. It's due in 10 minutes.
B: OH MY GOD! I didn't even start.
A: You're in deep doo doo!
用法：tops 一般有两个意思1. the best（最好）. 2. at most（最多）,no more than.
A: I need to buy my new girlfriend a present.
A: Yeah. Should I get her something expensive?
B: How long have you been dating?
A: Three days.
B: Ten bucks tops. No more.
用法：30-something，当你不大愿意说你的确切年龄的时候可用，不过一般表示比较靠后的年龄段 mid-30 to late-30。
A: How old is Shane?
B: I think he's 30-something.
A: No! Maybe late 20s.
B: I think mid-30s.
A: Early 30s tops!
145 To have someone over
用法：to have someone over（日期/for lunch, dinner）=> to invite someone over to my house.
A: What's up tonight?
B: I'm having my girlfriend's parents over.
A: For dinner? You can't cook!
B: KFC, buddy! They'll never know~
146 to brown bag it
用法：to brown bag it=>to bring your own lunch，美国人普遍的食物是三明治，一般用棕色的纸袋子包裹。
A: What are you eating for lunch today?
B: I've got a tun sandwich and some chips.
A: You brown bag it?
B: Yeah! Food I make tastes better and costs less.
147 head honcho
用法：head honcho=boss=decision maker
A: Where's the head honcho?
B: He's out for lunch.
A: Did you eat, yet?
B: I always brown bag it.
A: Homemade food is tops~
148 I'm all tied up!
用法：I'm all tied up!=>I'm busy!
A: Can you come to my little party on Friday?
B: I'm sorry, John. I'm tied up this weekend.
A: But you have to come!
B: John, I told you--I'm getting married on Saturday!
149 for good
用法：for good=for good and all=forever.一般碰到以下情况可以用for good， when you stop/quit/leave something(some place)，或者when you are done with/finished with something。
A: So, you are leaving Korea?
B: Yes, next month.
A: But you'll be coming back, right?
B: No, I think I'll be leaving for good~
150 on and off...off and on
用法：on and off/off and on=> to be occasional.例句有It's been raining on and off. My mom and I talk on and off. I'm working off and on. My tennis is off and on.
A: Where's your girlfriend?
B: We're taking a break.
A: You guys are on and off all the time.
B: This time... I think it's for good.