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Anne jions Peggy,who seems toally out of it.
Anne：You seem really ticked off. What's up?
Peggy： Just get out of my face, would you?
Anne： Chill out! What's eating you, anyway?
Peggy:：Sorry. I'm just that I think I blew the final and now my parents are going to get all bent out of shape. I like totally drew a blank on everything!
Anne：Well, now you're really going to freak out when I tell you who aced it.… what's-her-face.…the one who always kisses up to the teacher.
Peggy：Jennifer Davies? Give me a break! I can't stand her. She's such a dweeb!How could she possibly ace it when she keeps cutting class all the time?
Anne：She's the teacher's pet, that's why. Besides，he's so laid back he lets her get away with it. She just really rubs me the wrong way. And you know what? I think she's got the hots for him,too.
Peggy：Get out of here!
Anne：I'm dead serious. Yesterday, before class starts, she walks up to Mr- Edward's desk and goes, ‘Good morning, Jim.’
Peggy：Oh, gag mef She's totally gross!
Anne jions Peggy,who seems to be in a daze.
Anne:You seem really angry. What's the matter?
Peggy: Just leave me alone, alright!
Anne:Relax! What's the matter with you, anyway?
Peggy: Sorry. It's just that I think I failed the final examination and now my parents are going to gel all upset.I. uh, couldn't think of any of the answers!
Anne: Well, now you're really going to be mad when I tell you who got 100% on it... I forgot her name... the one who always flatters the teacher.
Peggy: Jennifer Davies? You're kidding!I don't like her! She's such a moron! How could she possibly get 100% on it when she's absent from class all the time?
Anne: She's the teacher's favorite student, that's why. Besides,he's so casual he permits her to do it. There's just something about her I don't like. And you know what?I think she really likes him,too.
Peggy: You've got to he joking!
Anne:I'm very serious. Yesterday, before class starts, she walks up to Mr. Edward's desk and says. ‘Good moming, Jim.'
Peggy: Oh, that makes me sick! She's totally disgusting!
ace a tes [to] 考试得满分；测验得高分，blow something [to] 弄糟某事；做某事失败，chill out [to] 镇静；放松点，cut class [to] 旷课；逃课，dead serious [to be] 非常认真的；及其严肃的，draw a blank [to] 突然忘记；一下子记不起来，dweeb n.idiot,eat [to] v.使心烦意乱；使生气,final n.期末考试,freak out [to] 失去控制；激怒,gag me! 真叫我！,get [all] bent out of shape [to] 十分生气；非常恼火,get away with something [to] 做事得逞,get out of here! 开玩笑；get out of someone's face [to] 别打扰某人；不再纠缠某人,give someone a break [to] 得了吧,go [to] 说,gross [to be] 令人..的,hots for someone [to have the] 对某人产生..念，对某个异性产生好感,kiss up to someone [to] 巴结某人,laid back 心平气和的；镇静的,like 怎么说呢,out of it [to be] 精神恍惚；模模糊糊,rub the wrong way [to] 激怒；令人烦躁,teacher's pet 老师的宠儿,ticked [of] [to be] 生气；恼火,unable to stand someong or something [to be] 无法接受某人或某事,what-her-face 她叫什么来着，我忘了她的名字,what’seating you? 怎么回事？,what's up? 出什么事了？
At the Party 俚语地道说法
Bob and David arrive at Stephanie's party.
David: I thought this was supposed to be a big bash!
Bob:Oh, it will be. Stephanie said it's gonna be huge. We're just early, thatas all. So, what do you think of her house?
Dovid: This place is really cool. Stephanie's old man must be loaded.Hey, look! There's that Donna chick. Man, can she strut her stuff! Don't you think she's a turn on?
Bob:No way! Have you lost it? She may have a great bod, but as for her face, we're talking butt ugly. Get real! Come on, let's go scarf out on some chow before it's gone，
David: What is this stuff?
Bob: Beats me. Looks like something beige. Just go for it.
David: Yuck! Make me heave! Hey, dude... this party's a drag. I dunno about you, but I'm makin' a bee line for the door I'm history!
At the Party…标准英语的说法
Bob and David arrive at Stephanie's party.
David: I thought this was supposed to be a big party!
Bob:Oh, it will be. Stephanie said it's going to be huge. We're just early, that's all. So, what do you think of her house?
David: This house is really nice. Stephanie's father must be rich. Hey, look! There's that girl, Donna! Let me tell you，she's a real show-off! Don't you think she's sexy?
Bob: Absolutely not! Are you crazy? She may have a great body, but as for her face,is's really ugly. Be rational! Come along with me, let's go eat some food before it's gone.
David: What is this unidentifiable substance?
Bob：I don’t know. It looks like something beige. Just be courageous.
David: How unpleasant! This makes me sick! Hey, friend... this party is a bore. I don't know about you, but I'm heading directly for the door. I,m leading!
bash n.晚会；聚会,beasts me! 我不知道！,bee tine for [to make a] 快速直接地；直奔,bod n.身体；躯体,butt ugly [to be] very ugly,,chick n.女孩；妞,chow n.食物；食品,come on 到时间了，走吧,cool adj.令人满意的；令人愉快的,drag [to be a] n.令人厌烦的人或事,dude n.家伙，男人,get real [to] 严肃的；认真的,go for it [to] 大胆实,heave [to] 大量的呕吐,history [to be] 离开,loaded [to be] 有钱的，富有的,man 哇,no way 不行；绝不；没门,old man 父亲；男朋友；丈夫,place n.家；住家,scarf out to 大吃大喝；暴食,strut one's stuff to 炫耀自己的外表,stuff n.乱七八糟的东西,turn on to be a :sexy的,we're talkin 我的意思是说,yuck！ ...！
At the Movies...俚语地道说法
Chris and Lisa are seated in the movie theater waiting for Steve to arrive.
Chris: I wonder what's keeping Steve?
Lisa: Oh, I forgot to tell you. He's not gonna show up. He called just before we took off.
Chris: What kind of line did he hand you this time?
Lisa: Something about his car dying again.
Chris: What a bunch of noise. He doesn't even have a car. He gets around everywhere by bike. I don't know what he's trying to pull. The guy's a total flake.
Lisa:You said it. That's the last straw. The guy lies like a rug. I don't no why we've put up with him for this long. I'm telling you, if I run into him tomorrow，I'm reading him the riot act. This time,he blew it big time.Man, I'm gonna have a field day with him.
Chris: Try not to lose your cool too much. One thing's for sure.It'll be a cold day in hell before we invite him to the movies again. By the way, do you even know what this movie's about?
Lisa: All I know is that the critics panned it. They all said the star kept blowing his lines. But you can always count on one thing... if a critic thinks a movie's a bomb,it'll be a smash hit.
blow it big time [to] 犯严重的错误，blow one‘s lines [to] 念错台词；忘记台词，bomb n. 演出惨败，bunch n.一群；许多，by the way 顺便提一下，cold day in hell [a] 绝无可能的情况count on [to] 依靠；指望，die [to] 坏了，field day 快乐时光，flake n.不可靠的人；不信赖的人，get around [to] 往返；往来各处，guy n.家伙，人，hand someone something [to] 把某物交给某人，keep someone [to] 阻留某人；扣留某人，last straw 一个人忍耐的极限，lie like a rug [to] 撒了弥天大谎，line n.理由；借口，lose one's cool [to] 发脾气，nolse n.胡说；废话，pan [to] 严厉的批评，pull something [to] 干坏事；得逞，put up with [to] 忍耐，忍受，read someone the rlot act [to] 申诉某人，训诚某人，run into someone [to] 偶然碰见某人，show up [to] 到达，smash hit 巨大的成功，take off [to] 离开，动身，you said it! 我同意！我没意见！
At the Movies…
Chris and Lisa are seated in the movie theater waiting for Steve to arrive.
Chris:I wonder what's detaining Steve?
Lisa：Oh,I foget to tell you. He's not going to arrive. He called just before we left.
Chris: What kind of excuse did he give you this time?
Lisa: Something about his car becoming inoperable again.
Chris: What a lot ot nonsense. He doesn't cvlii have a car. He comimites everywhere by bike. I don't know what he is trying to succeed at doing. The man totally unreliable.
Lisa: I agree. That's all I can tolerate, rhe man always lies. I don't know why we've tolerated him for this long.I'm telling you,if I inadvertently encounter him tomorrow,I'm reprimanding him. This lime, he made a big mistake. Man,I'm going to have a great time yelling at him.
Chris:Try not to lose your temper too much.one thing is certain.We'll never invite him to the movies again .Incidentally,do you even know what this movies about?
Lisa： All I know is that the eritics criticized it harshly.They all said the star kept making mistakes saying his lines.but you can always depend on thing... if a eritic thitiks movie is a had production,it'll be a huge succuss.
At the Mall...
Debbie and Alicia are out shopping.
Debbie: Oh, brother! get a load of that number she's wearing. I wouldn’t be caught dead in that.What a scream!
Alicia: I forgot you always get a kick out of trashing everyone in the mall. I think that's the only reason you drag me here.
Debbie: Okay, okay, I'll behave. Let's go hit the stores, but I can only window shop cause I'm broke... unless you let me sponge a few bucks off you,
Alicia: Sure，what do I care? I'm rolling in it!
Debbie: Great, then let's shop till we drop!
Alicia: Gee, look at the blouse in that window. It's drop-dead gorgeous! I've got to have it. Holy cow! 200 bucks?Talk about a rip-off! Like I'm really going to fork out that kind of dough for a blouse.
Debbie: Hold it down! Let's just get gaing. This joints a little too rich for my blood.
Alicia:That really bugs me. That thing had my name on it.Come on, I want to go drown my sorrow in a vat of ice cream.
Debbie： Now you're talkin！
broke exp.贫困的，身无分文的,brother 天哪！老兄！,buck n.元,bug [to] v.使恼怒；烦扰,caught dead [not to be] 不想被逮个正着；不想在某种情况下被发现,dough n.钱，现金,drag someone somewhere [to] 硬拉某人去某处,drop-dead gorgeous 绝对迷人的，非常漂亮的,drown one's sorrows [to] 借酒消愁,fork out [to] 付款,gee! 哎呀！哇！,get a kick [to] 得到极大的乐趣,get going [to] 离开；出发,have one's name on something [to] 某物完全符合某人；为某人量身定做,hit the stores [to] 进入商店,hold it down [to] 保持安静,holy cow！ 天哪！,joint n.地方，处所,load [to get a] 注视，仔细看,now you're talkin！ 你说的有道理！,number 衣服,rip-off n.偷窃，敲竹杠,rolling in it 富有的，有钱的,scream [to be a] 引人狂笑，及其可笑
shop till one drops [to] 逛街购物直到筋疲力尽,sponge off someone [to] 向某人借钱,talk about a(n) 那可真是…,too rich for my blood 昂贵的,trash someone [to] 严厉的批评某人,window-shop [to] 浏览商圈橱窗
The New Car
Richard is showing Paul his new car.
Paul:This is a nice set of wheels. How much did the dealer soak you for this?
Richard:A pile. I'll probably have to moonlight for the rest of my life, but so what, it'll be worth it. It sure beats the clunker I had before. Come on, hop in. Let's take a spin. You're not gonna believe how this sucker can haul.
Paui:Okay then, punch it! Whoa! This thing can really bum rubber.
Richard:And it corners like it's on rails. Check out what happens when I nail the brakes. It can stop on a dime.
Paul:Jeez, just watch out for cops or you're gonna end up in the slammer. You know that lead foot of yours.
Richard：Yeah, I know. I went through my last set of skins, in no time flat. I even had three blowouts in two weeks.
Paul:Now watch...you've only had your car for a day and some guy'll probably run a light and total it!
Richard：Knock it off, would you? What are you trying to do? Jinx it?
beat something [to] 超过某物；优于某物；使某物黯然失色，blowout n.爆裂的车胎，burn rubber [to] 突然加速，check out [to] 注意，观察，clunker n.破旧的汽车；老爷车，cop n.警corner like on rail [to] 拐弯性能好，haul [to] v.赶快；拖，拉，hop in [to] 上汽车，in no time flat 立即，马上，jeez! 天哪！，jinx someone or something [to] 诅咒某人或某物，knock it off [to] 停止，lead foot [to have a] 喜欢快车，moonlight [to] v.做业余工作，兼职，nail the brakes v.急刹车，pile [a] n.许多，punch it [to] 猛然加速，run a [red] light [to] 闯红灯，set of skins 成套的轮胎，set of wheels 汽车，slammer [to throw someone in the] 监狱，so what！ 那又怎样！，soak [to] 敲竹杠，索价太高，stop on a dime [to] 突然停止
sucker n.事物或人的统称，take a spin [to] 乘车兜风，total [to] v.完全毁坏；彻底报废，whoa！ 哇！，yeah adv.是的
At the Gym...
Kim and Liz just got out of an aerobics class.
Liz:Isn't he the best instructor? I think he's so hot. For a guy who's that buffed, he can really get down. Wow! I really feel revved, don't you?
Kim:So help me,I'll gonna get you for this.
Liz:What's with you? Didn't you think it was fun?
Kim:Oh, yeah! I had a blast! I love sweating like a pig with a bunch of lardos with pot bellies who all reek to high heaven.Sorry, I'm just not into this health kick.
Liz:Oh, get off it! It wasn't such a killer class. Guy, don't be such a wuss. You just have to get into it. Like they say. no pain, no gain.
Kim:I'm wiped out. I think I'll just let myself go to hell in a handbasket, thank you.
Liz:Look, next time get yourself some comfy shoes and you'll be rarin' to go. You're gonna come back again with me, aren't you?
Kim:When hell freezes over. I'm just not cut out for jumping up and down for an hour to music that makes my teeth vibrate.But thanks for inviting me.
Liz:Come on. You'll feel better after we hit the showers.
Kim:Like I' m really going to strip down and show this body in the raw in front of total strangers. Have you flipped?
blast n.欢乐的时刻，buffed adj.肌肉发达的，身体强壮的，comfy adj.舒适的，cut out for something 具有某种天赋，flip [to] v.发疯，get down [to] 使自己不受拘束，放纵自己，get into something [to] 是自己陷入某事之中；沉溺于某事之中，get off it [to] 别胡扯；别废话，get someone [to] 抓住某人；报复某人，guy 老兄，hell in a handbasket/handbag [to go to] 急剧恶化；变坏，hit the showers [to] 去淋浴，hot adj.性感的，对异性有魅力的，in the raw 裸体的，kick n.时尚；狂热行为，killer adj. 非常困难的事，lardo n.胖子，no pain no gain 不劳无获，pot belly 胖大的肚子，rarin' to go 精力充沛；跃跃欲试，reek [to] 散发恶臭，revved adj.准备充分的；激发出干劲的，so help me 我发誓；上天作证，strip down [to] 脱衣服，sweat like a pig [to] 大汗淋漓；汗流浃背，thanks 谢谢，what's with you? 什么事让你烦恼？，when hell freezes over 永不；绝不，wiped out 疲惫不堪；精疲力尽，wow 哇，wuss n.软弱的人
The House Guest
Jim is telling Cecily about his house guest.
Cecily: Hey, Jim. What's going on? You look like a basket case!
Jim:You can say that again. Susan's brother dropped in from out of town,so I offered to put him up for a few days. He's drivmg me up a wall. For one thing, he's eating me out of house and home. He stays up till all hours of the night watching the tube, then raids the fridge before he turns in. The guy's a bottomless pit. You should see the way he puts it away. He even belches after he eats.
Cecily: How gross. I can't handle people like that. Does he at least give you a hand around the house?
Jim:He doesn't lift a finger! I bend over backwards cleaning up all day and he sleeps in until noon. Oh, and check this out... then he gets on the horn with his friends and invites them over.
Cecily: Man, what a freeloader. You better do something quick or he'll never hit the road. After all, he's got it made in the shade here.
Jim:You think he Etiight stay even longer?
Cecily: Now, don't go falling apart. If you're that fed up, just kick hitn out... but do it with kid gloves. I know!Tell him a white lie like you're getting the house fumigated!
Jim:That wouldn't be a lie!
basket case 过分紧张；精神濒于崩溃,belch [to] v.大声粗鲁地打嗝,bend over backwards [to] 竭尽全力,bottomless pit 无底洞,check someone or someonething out [to] 查证某人或某事；注意某人或某事,drive someone up a wall [to] 使某人大为光火,drop in [to] 未经事前通知突然到访,eat someone out of house and home [to] 常常在某人家里吃饭,fall apart [to] 情绪失控；非常激动,fed up [to be] 受够了；厌倦了,freeloader n.占便宜的人,give/lend someone a hand [to] 帮助某人；支援某人,handle someone or something [to be unble to] 无法忍受某人或某事,hey 喂；嘿,hit the road [to] 动身；出发,horn n.电话,kick someone out [to] 驱逐某人，把某人赶走,kid gloves [to use/wear] 小心谨慎；机智得体,lift a finger [not to] 不出一点力，一点忙也不帮,made in the shade [to have it] 应付自如,put it away [to] 物归原处；吃的很多，贪婪的吃,put someone up [to] 提供某人膳宿,raid the fridge [to] 把冰箱里的食物吃光,sleep in [to] 比平时起得晚，睡过头,stay up till all hours of the night [to] 彻夜未眠,take off 起飞；出发,tube n.电视,turn in [to] 去睡觉,what's going on？ 出了什么事？,white lie 无恶意的谎言,you can say that again! 对，一点也不错！
Dave and Eric are talking about some of the goings on at work.
Dave:Whatever you're up to, you'd better put it on the back burner. It looks like we're gonna be doing Mark's job,too. You won't believe what’s up.
Eric:So, give me the lowdown.
Dave:Mark is in with the boss getting chewed out for calling in sick again. I'm telling you，the guy gets ripped just about every night and then can't make it in to work the next day. And when he does, he keeps screwing up.
Eric:He can't even cut it when he's stone sober.
Dave:Well,if he doesn't clean up his act soon，he's going to get himself canned.
Eric:Man, I'm such a wimp that if I downed as much bozze as he does, I'd be barfing my guts up nonstop.
Dave:I hear not to mention being zoned the next day too. The thing that gets me is that when Mark drinks, he flies off the handle and starts mouthing off at everyone, then doesn't have a clue why people are ticked off at him the next day.
barf up one's guts [to] 翻肠倒肚的呕吐,booze n.酒精,call in sick [to] 打电话请病假,canned [to get] 被解雇,chew out [to] 严厉责备，训斥,clean up one's act [to] 改进行为；改过,cut it [to] 能够做；成功地做,down something [to] 喝；饮,fly off the handle [to] 突然发怒；大发脾气,get one [to] 激怒某人；纠缠某人,goings on 发生的事情；事态,have a clue [not to] 一无所知,
I hear ya 我同意,lowdown 内幕；真相；事实,make it in [to] 到达某一目的地,mouth off [to] 粗鲁地说；顶嘴,put something on the back burner [to] 推迟某事；延迟某事,ripped adj.酩酊大醉的,screw up [to] 出错,stone sober 完全清醒的,ticked off 发怒的，生气的,up to something 忙于做某事,what's up? 出什么事了？,wlmp n.懦弱的人；无用的人,zoned adj.恍惚的，神志不清的
At the Market...
Chellie and Hoodie are picking up some odds and ends at the market.
Chellie: I'm bummed. The candy section's been cleaned out. They're fresh out of all the good stuff.
Hoodie:Oh, give it a rest, You just stuffed your face a half hour ago. I swear, you have a one-track mind. Here, why don't you buy one of these papers instead. It'll take your mind off food.
Chellie: I'm totally sure! How can you read those things? They're so stupid. Lookit: “Woman dumps her husband when she catches him red-handed with another woman…from Mars!”
Hoodie:Talk about getting caught with your pants down. Well, if you don't buy it，I will.
Chellie: I don't get it. You always rag on me if I buy one of those. Now you tell me that you actually fall for that stuff they print in those rags?
Hoodie: No, but I get a kick out of reading the articles. Uh, oh. Speaking of women from Mars, look what the cat dragged in.., Angie Stevens, I can't put my finger on what's diflferent about her.
Chellie: Get a clue, would ya! She's had plastic surgery in a big way. Don't you remember that honker she used to have?
Hoodie:That's right. Wouldn't you have done the same thing if you looked like her?
Chellie: Forget that noise! You've got to be nuts to go under the knife as many times as she has.
bummed adj.失望的；沮丧的,catch someone red-handed [to] 当场被抓住,caught with one's pants down 出其不意地被逮个正着,cleaned out 用完；售完,dump [to] 抛弃；摆脱,fall for [to] 上…的当，对…信以为真,forget that nolse 不可能,fresh out of something 耗尽某物，用完某物,get a clue [to] 当心；警惕,get a kick out of something [to] 从某事享受到极大的乐趣
get in [to] 理解；领会,give it a rest [to] 别胡说八道,go under the knife [to] 接受外科手术；开刀,honker n.大鼻子,in a big way 严重的；严厉的,look what the cat dragged in! 看看是哪个烦人的家伙进来了！,lookit 瞧；看,nuts adj.发疯的；发狂的,odds and ends 零星杂物，零碎东西,one-track mind [to have a] 沉溺于某事,pick up [to] 购买；采购,put one's finger on something [to] 指出问题的症结或原委,rag n.无聊杂志,rag on someone [to] 骚扰某人；纠缠某人,stuff n.物品；商品,stuff one's face [to] 尽情地吃；吃个痛快,take one's mind off something [to] 转移、分散某人对某事的注意力,uh,oh! 哎呦！啊呀！
At the Restaurant…
Jeff and Julie are looking for a place to eat.
Jeff:What do you say we stop in at that burger joint over there and grab a bite?
Julie:Fat chance! If you think I'd ever set foot in that dive again, you've got a screw loose. The last time I ate that slop, I almost lost it! Besides, the service stinks there, too. It was the first time I ever stiffed a waiter.
Jeff:Yeah. I had a sneaking suspicion it was going be like that right off the bat. Not seeing a living soul anywhere sort of tipped me off. Hey! How about that one over there?
Julie:Oh, come of it! That place is too ritzy for us. It costs an arm and a leg!
Jeff: Don't have a cow. It's on me.
Julie:In that case, I'm right behind you.
Julie:I can't wail to chow down.
Jeff:Just don't order everything on the menu, okay? I know how much you can polish off in one sitting. You're such a porker, it's amazing you're not some kind of blimp.
Julie:So, I'm into food. Listen, I have lo run to the john. Just order me a deluxe burger but hold the fries. I want to save room for dessert to wash it down!
blimp n.大胖子；飞船，飞艇,burger joint 汉堡店,chow down [to] 我饿极了,come off it [to] 少废话；别瞎扯,cost an arm and a leg [to] 花去一大笔钱,dive n.低级酒馆；下等餐厅,fat chance 不可能,fries n.法式炸薯条,grap a bite [to] 匆匆忙忙的吃点东西,have a cow [to] 发火,hold [to] 遗漏，排除,into [to be] adj.对某物感兴趣,john n.洗手间,living soul 人,lose it [to] 呕吐,on someone 由某人付款,polish off something [to] 把某物吃光,porker n.像猪一样贪吃的人,right off the bat 立即；一开始,ritzy adj.奢侈的，豪华的,screw loose [to have a] 古怪；有点疯疯癫癫的,set foot in [to] 乐意进入,slop n.劣质食物,sneaking suspicion 暗中怀疑,stiff a waiter [to] 不给小费,stink [to] 坏透；惹人讨厌,stop in [to] 短暂拜访；顺便造访,tip someone off [to] 给某人通风报信,wash it down [to] 吞送，咽下,what do you say… 你看…怎么样？