You can't do these chemistry experiments all day long. You certainly need a change of pace.你不能整天做这些化学实验。你当然需要改变节奏。
a far cry from相距甚远The published book is far cry from the early manuscript.
The published book is far cry from the early manuscript.出版的书与早期的手稿相差甚远。
A: She's a good dancer.
B: and how.
It is only a matter of time.这只是时间问题。
a phone call away一个电话之远，愿意过来帮忙。If you need my help. do let me know. Just remember I am a phone call away.如果你需要我的帮助。请让我知道。记住我是一个电话。
I knew it all along.我 一直就知道
I was anything but happy about going.我根本不喜欢去How do you account for it?你是怎么解释的?
A: I've just seen the X-rays and your teeth look just fine.
B: I see. Then there is nothing to worry about after all.
Oh man! Something in this room is making my eyes itch, I must be allergic to something.哦,男人!这个房间里有些东西让我眼睛发痒，我一定对什么东西过敏。
I am at your service at any time.我随时为您服务。Martha studied around the clock for management exam.玛莎夜以继日地学习管理考试。
She is at home with problems like this.她在家里有这样的问题。
A: Wasn't Bert supposed to sing tonight?
B: Yes. but he backed out at last minute
B:是的。但他最后还是退出了I'm not cut out to be a hero.我不是天生的英雄。
She has been absorbed in a horror fiction. I can't tear her away.她被一部恐怖小说吸引住了。我不能把她撕掉。
She has been addicted to drugs for years.她多年来一直吸毒成瘾。
A: I'm amazed that you are still driving that old car of yours. I thought you would have gotten rid of it years ago.
B: It runs well and I've actually been quite attached to it.