201 trip VS travel VS journey
A: Do you like to travel?
B: Not really. I prefer short trips.
A: So, you've never been overseas?
B: Never. I haven't even seen the ocean!
202 jumping on the wrong bandwagon
A: Semi-Finals t-shirts for the 2014 World Cup. 50% off!
B: Who's on it?
A: Team USA! We're going to the Semi-Finals!
B: The USA?! Ha! You're jumping on the wrong bandwagon!
203 I just don't happen to...
用法：用于当别人给你建议，或者给你某物的时候，你不喜欢别人给的建议，或者别人的东西时告诉别人 yes but not this...
A: It's Sunday. You're at home.
A: I thought you were religious.
B: I am. I just don't happen to go to church.
A: You quit smoking!
B: Yeah! Two months now.
A: Wow! That's great. How'd you do it?
B: Willpower. 100% willpower.
205 A trumps B
用法：to trumps=to defeat
A: I need to study. Be quiet!
B: The living room is not a good place to study.
A: Says who?
B: Environment trumps willpower. Go to the library.
206 I'm looking into ~ing
用法：I'm looking into=I'm thinking about
A: What are you searching for?
B: I'm looking into buying a juicer.
A: Good for you. Trying to be healthier?
B: I'm trying^^
A: You look frazzled.
B: It's the city life. I feel boxed in.
A: What are you gonna do?
B: I'm looking into moving to the country.
208 I have a hankering for~
用法：I have a hankering for sth(sth to eat)=suddenly I really want to eat sth. 突然想吃什么。hankering，渴望。
A: What do you want for dinner?
B: Well, I have a hankering for donuts.
A: Donuts? They're for breakfast.
B: So! I want jelly-filled donuts!
209 not nearly enough
用法：not nearly enough=not enough，加nearly表示强调前面短缺的部分，远远不够。The movie is not nearly funny enough.
A: I love you, honey.
B: Really? Then give me a foot rub.
A: Gross. I don't like feet.
B: You don't love me nearly enough.
B: No! My aching, stinking feet. NOW!
210 I even (verb)
A: You really love to cook, don't you?
B: Yes, I even love to wash dishes!
A: You're crazy.
B: You're lazy!
A: Look at that guy swagger.
B: He must think he's so hot!
A: Ha!! He's bald!!
B: Oh my god!!!
212 even(two more meanings)
解释：1. 形容更加。。。的东西，更加。2. flat， smooth，平的，平坦的，水平的。
A: This road is even nicer.
B: Nicer than the road before?
A: Yes. It's so smooth.
B: You're right. It's very even.
213 may be OR maybe
解释：may be=might be 是动词，也许，可能， maybe=perhaps 是副词，大概，也许，可能会。
A: I hope you're not busy next May, Bea. You may be pregnant.
B: May be pregnant?
214 CONtent or conTENT
A: How do you like the content?
B: I'm not content.
A: What's wrong?
B: It's lacking. There needs to be more.
215 classic OR classical
解释：classic 是形容词，典型的，优秀的；classical 也是形容词，古老、传统的、古典的。
A: I love classical music, man.
B: Me, too. Mozart is divine.
A: No, I mean Rush, Queen, AC/DC!
B: Oh, you mean classic music, then. Classic rock to be more specific.
216 to hunker down
A: What are you up to ?
B: I'm hunkering down for finals.
A: How many you got?
B: 5. And a paper, too.
217 to flake out
用法：to be unreliable.
A: Where's Jim?
B: He flaked out again.
A: What? We need him.
B: He always does this. He's unreliable.
218 the straight and narrow
用法：to be straight and narrow=to be on the straight and narrow => to live by the rules
A: If you want to be respected, you have to stick to the straight and narrow.
B: What do you mean?
A: You have to follow the rules. Keep to principles.
B: But I hate following rules. And I hated my school principals, too.
219 on a health kick
用法：on a ~ kick，on an English kick
A: What's with all the vegetables?
B: I'm on a health kick.
B: My wife and I are planning on having kids next year. We wanner be as healthy as possible.
220 Nothing but the best~
用法：Nothing but the best=Only the best
A: What's this?
B: A little lunch especially for you.
A: Tuna sandwiches and Doritos?
B: Nothing but the best for you^^
221 Great taste
用法：he only likes the best things. He/She knows how to pick the best.
A: He fed you Doritos on your birthday?
B: Yes. Original flavor.
A: Oh...Great taste.
B: Hello! Those are the best.
222 What's all the racket
用法：What is all the racket?=What is all the noise? What is all that racket?
A: What's all the racket?
B: They're tearing down the building next door.
223 pipe down
用法：pipe down=keep the volume down
A: You'd better pipe down.
A: Dad just got home. He's got a headache.
B: Oh. Thanks for telling me.
A: Can you order these chocolates for me?
B: Sorry, baby. No international orders. Are you okay?
A: I'm devastated. They look so good~~
B: Don't worry, sugar. I'll find some better chocolates.
225 give the green light
用法：to give someone the green light.=>give you permission to do sth
A: What are you doing?
B: I'm planning my vacation to Iceland.
A: The boss said you can take the time off?
B: He gave me the green light 5 minutes ago!