2016年托业阅读考试备考背景材料9

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  1.Those second-hand pianos are selling like hot cakes, if you want one, you'd better buy one now before they're all gone. sell like hot cakes=sell very well or very quickly

  2.Whenever I have to make a speech I get butterflies in my stomach. get butterflies in one's stomach=get nervous

  3 He would do anything for his daughter. She was the apple of his eye. be the apple of one's eye=be very precious to sb.

  4 Lend me ,please, Tom, I'm broke at the moment. be broke=doesn't have any money

  5 The accident was caused by a taxi driver jumping the green light. jump the green light=doesn't wait for the traffic lights to change to green。

  6.You didn't think I was serious, did you, Joe! It was a joke! I was pulling your leg, that's all. pull one's leg=tease someone,逗某人玩

  7 Because the owner wanted a quick sale, the painting went for a song-only. If something "goes for a song", it is sold very cheaply

  8 There was a shortage of food; so you had to pay through the nose for what you could find. To "pay through the nose " for something is to pay far more for something than it is really worth

  9 If he finds out what you did with the company's money, he'll hit the roof. hit the roof=get very angry

  10 The sky got very dark and soon the rain began to bucket down. bucket down = rain very heavily