1、 at a time 每次，一次 at one time曾經 at the time 在那時 at no time=by no means 決不
2、（1）There is nothing we can do about it so we’ll just have to bear it.
（2）His leg still bears the scars. (show)
（3）This letter bears no signature.(簽名) (have)
（4）The tree is bearing a lot of apples this year.
（5）I doubt if that chair will bear your weight
3、A pound doesn’t go far these days
Your suggestion will go far towards solving the problem.
He is talented so he will go far
4、worth doing/n worthy of doing/to do it is worth one’s while
5、Her letter reads as follows. A sign reads “sold”.
The name should read “Benson”. I can read your thought/mind.
The thermometer reads 33 degrees.
I can read your thoughts from the look on your face.
6、attend a meeting/classes/school attend to (look after deal with)
attend to one’s work 做好自己的工作 bring one’s attention to sth 叫某人注意某事
be worth attention值得某人注意 draw/attract/call one’s attention 引起某人注意
pay special/no/close/enough attention to sth
attend on/upon 伺候，伴隨 She had many servants to attend on her.
7、powder rag 粉餅
8、take pride of be proud of/to do/that
9、do up裝扮（fix up修理） do sth up do up the buttons do oneself up打扮
10、worn out磨破 worn out shoes worn out=tired out筋疲力盡 You look worn out
11、fix sth（eye/mind/attention）on /upon sb
fix one’s thoughts/ attention on what one is dong全神貫注的工作
12、to its full length/ at full length詳盡的，全身放松的，最終
at length=eventually/in detail He talked at length about his story
13、do/comb one’s hair
14、according to belong to attend to refer to turn to adapt to
get accustomed to contribute to 貢獻；導致；投稿
15、best noted for=be well known for
16、double chin/room/bed/decker（雙層車） Sales doubled in five years
double blanket and put it over the baby（fold in half）
17、it is just as well I brought my coat---it is freezing in here （lucky）
Since there is no more work to do we might/may just as well go home還是做……的好
just the same
18、They joined in the strike out of desperation.
I have done that out of regard for my sister(出于……)
19、The noise awoke me
They awoke to the danger of the situation too late to do anything about it.
20、make a mistake in犯錯 mistake sb/sth for sb/sth
by mistake make a mistake about sb誤會某人
21、break out in tears=burst into tears
22、stepped in 走進
23、live through 度過
24、so as to = in order to such/ so …to ≈ so…that
25、let down 使某人失望,不幫助
26、in search of 尋找 search sb/place for sth 搜查某人某地找某物
search for sth search through one’s pockets
in one’s/a/the search for
27、stare at盯著某人(驚訝的) glare at盯著某人(憤怒的) tear at
shoot at glance at shout at throw at laugh at aim at
28、stick with sb/sth 繼續支持某人
stick to 堅持 stick out 伸出，突然
29、by accident 偶然
30、be about to do =be on the point of
31、when it comes to當涉及到……
33、at one’s own expense自費 at the expense of 由……付費
cut down the expense減少開支
34、lost color臉色蒼白 On hearing this news her face lost color
35、pull down Since his illness he is very much pulled down
36、hesitate at 猶豫
37、a practiced hand
38、turn inside out turn away 走開，打發走 turn in上交
turn over翻身移交 turn out生產，證明是
40、be anxious about/to do/that/for 憂慮的，渴望的