1. keep one's shirt on保持冷静
Keep your shirt on. He didn't mean to offend you. That's just the way he talks.
2. cool it冷静一点
Cool it. You are making me mad.
3. joy ride兜风
Let's go for a joy ride.
Do you like rap music? I have trouble understanding the words.
5. red-letter day大日子
This is a red-letter day for Susan. She made her first sale to a very important client.
1. go up in smoke成为泡影
Peter’s vacation plans went up in smoke when a crisis arose in the office.
2. hit the road上路
We should probably hit the road. It’s going to take us two hours to get home.
3. shape up表现良好，乖
You’d better shape up if you want to stay on.
4. scare the shit out of someone吓死某人了
Don’t sneak up behind me like that. You scared the shit out of me.
5. pull strings运用关系 （源于“拉木偶的线”）
He pulled some strings and managed to get us front row seats for the concert.
1. come again 再说一遍
Come again? I didn't quite understand what you said.
2. come clean 全盘托出，招供
The criminal decided to come clean.
3. spring for 请客
Let me spring for dinner.
4. spill the beans 泄漏秘密
Don't spill the beans. It's supposed to be a secret.
5. stick in the mud 保守的人
Cathy is such a stick in the mud. She never wants to try anything
I have to go to the john. Wait for me in the car.
2. keep in line管束
He needs to be kept in line. He's too wild.
3. jump the gun草率行事
Don't jump the gun. We have to be patient for a while.
4. jump to conclusion妄下结论
Don't jump to conclusion. We have to figure it out first.
This car is a real lemon. It has broken down four times.