account for 表述
around the clock 24小时不断
Martha studied around the clock for management exam.
as far as I know 就我所知
at home with 对…很熟悉
She is at home with problems like this.
A: Wasn’t Bert supposed to sing tonight?
B: Yes, but he backed out at last minute
She finally backed out of her promise.
17. be cut out for 与生俱来合适
I’m not cut out to be a hero.
18. be absorbed in
She has been absorbed in a horrorfiction. I can’t tear her away.
19. be addicted to 对…上瘾
She has been addicted to drugs for years.
20. be attached to 对…有情感
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.
21. back up
The subwayis running behind schedule, and traffic is backed up for blocks.
I don’t know if we’ll make the 6:30 show.
I’ll back it up.
22. be bound for 到…地区
The bus is bound for New England.
23. be (feel) myself 寻找自身
I’m feeling myself again.
24. be burned up 发火
She was really burned up at the news.
25. be hard up for
I’m hard up for clothes, but I have a lot of books.
B: Yeah, I agree. Now we’ve gone through all the numbers on our list now, so I guess we can call it a day.