Thành ngữ hay gặp trong kỳ thi THPT quốc gia - Phần 3

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DAYTOT xin gửi tới các em học sinh những thành ngữ hay gặp trong đề thi THPT quốc gia.




60.Thành ngữ:HAVE A BEE IN ONE’S BONNET (ABOUT SOMETHING): đặt nặng chuyện gì, chấp nhất chuyện gì
Ex: She has a bee in her bonnet about going to America.
61.Thành ngữ: GET/HAVE COLD FEET: mất hết can đảm, chùn bước
Ex: I’m worried my members in this page may be getting cold feet about the university entrance exam. Therefore, I will try my best to help them overcome this severe exam.
62.Thành ngữ : ON SECOND THOUGHTS: suy nghĩ kĩ
Ex: On second thoughts, it was a dumb movie.
63.Thành ngữ :IN VAIN: uổng công, vô ích
Ex: Government agents tried in vain kidnap him.
64.Thành ngữ :CHIP IN: khuyên góp, góp tiền
Ex: If everyone chips in, we will be able to buy her a nice present.
65.OFF ONE’S HEAD: điên, loạn trí
Ex: The old man has been off his head for at least a year.
66.RUN AN ERRAND: làm việc vặt
Ex: I’ve got to run an errand. I’ll be back in a minute.
Ex: They ignore people who jumps the traffic lights.
68 .FLY OFF THE HANDLE: dễ nổi giận, phát cáu
Ex: No one will fly off the handle for no reason.
69.THE APPLE OF ONE’S EYES: đồ quý giá của ai
Ex: You are the apple of my eyes.
70.BUCKET DOWN: mưa xối xả, mưa to
Ex: It’s been bucketing down all day.
71.CLOSE SHAVE = NARROW ESCAPE: thoát chết trong gang tấc
Ex: Phew, that was a close shave. I was so lucky.
72.DROP A BRICK : lỡ lời, lỡ miệng
Ex: I dropped a brick when talking with my best friend, and now she doesn’t want to talk to me.
73.GET BUTTERFLIES IN ONE’S STOMACH: cảm thấy bồn chồn
Ex: I always get butterflies in my stomach when it comes to taking test
74.OFF THE RECORD: không chính thức, không được công bố
Ex: What the president said is not to be printed. It’s off the record
75.ONE’S CUP OF TEA: thứ mà ta thích
Ex: SNSD is my cup of tea. They are so beautiful and talented. Especially Seohyun, she looks so cute
76.CUT IT FINE: đến sát giờ
Ex: Only allowing half an hour to get from the station to the airport is cutting it fine, isn’t it?
77.GOLDEN HANDSHAKE: món tiền hậu hĩnh dành cho người sắp nghỉ việc
Ex: The manager got early retirement and a 600,000$ golden handshake when the company was restructed.
78.PUT ON AN ACT: giả bộ, làm bộ
Ex: We’ve known you are a good swimmer – stop putting on an act.
79.COME TO LIGHT: được biết đến, được phát hiện, được đưa ra ánh sáng.
Ex: Four soldiers have faced charges since the scandal came to light last fall
80.TAKE THINGS TO PIECES: tháo ra từng mảnh
Ex:Men like to take things to pieces and put them together.
81.PUT ONE’S FOOT IN IT: gây nhầm lẫn, bối rối, phạm một sai lầm gây bối rối
Ex: I really put my foot in it when I asked her about her job. I didn’t know she’d just been fired.
82.PULL ONE’S WEIGHT: nỗ lực, làm tròn trách nhiệm
Ex:The rest of the team complained that Sarah wasn’t pulling her weight.
83.MAKE ENDS MEET: xoay sở để kiếm sống
Ex: I have to work at two jobs to make ends meet.
Ex: I think I must explain to her that she got hold of the wrong end of the stick again.
85.CUT AND DRIED: cuối cùng, không thể thay đổi, rõ ràng, dễ hiểu
Ex:Although a deal has been agreed, it is not yet cut-and-dried.
Ex: The human rights issue is by no means cut-and-dried.
86.STAY/KEEP ON ONE’S TOE: cảnh giác, thận trọng
Ex: We had better keep on our toes while we’re walking along the dark portions of this street.
87.SEE EYE TO EYE: đồng tình
Ex: I’m glad that they see eye to eye on the matter of the conference location.
88.HAVE IN MIND: đang suy tính, cân nhắc
Ex: I don’t want to see a movie now, I have in mind going to the park.
89.A LOST CAUSE: hết hy vọng, không thay đổi được gì
Ex: It seems that Charles will give it up. I suppose he is a lost cause.
90.TO BE BOUND TO: chắc chắn
Ex: You’re bound to be late if you don’t hurry.
91.AT HEART: thực chất, cơ bản (basically, fundamentally)
Ex: James sometimes seems quite unfriendly but at heart he’s a good person.
92.TO KNOW BY SIGHT: nhận ra (recognize)
Ex: The woman said that she would know the thief by sight if she ever saw him again.
93.NOW AND THEN = NOW AND AGAIN = AT TIMES = FROM TIME TO TIME = OFF AND ON = ONCE IN A WHILE = EVERY SO OFTEN : sometimes (thỉnh thoảng, không thường xuyên)
94.TO TAKE PAINS: làm việc cẩn thận và tận tâm
Ex: She takes pains to do everything well.
95.TO MAKE DO: xoay sở, đương đầu (to manage, to cope)
Ex: During difficult economic times, many people have to make do with less.
96.CLOSE CALL = CLOSE SHAVE = NARROW ESCAPE: thoát được nguy hiểm trong gang tấc, mém chết!
97.SELL SOMEONE SHORT: đánh giá thấp
98.FACE THE MUSIC: chịu trận
Ex: Mary broke a dining-room window and had to face the music when her father got home.
99.LET THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG: to reveal a secret or a surprise by accident ( để lộ bí mật)
Ex:It’s asecret. Try not to let the cat out of the bag.
100.ON PROBATION: trong thời gian quản chế
Ex: While Anne was on probation, she reported to the police regularly.
Ex: John was on probation for a year.

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