第二篇 能力与智慧 (上)
1. 海量 have a hollow leg
Want to drink him under the table? Well…you can never do. He got a hollow leg, you know.
2. 略胜一筹 be a notch above
In oil painting, Mr.Zhang paints better than Mr.Li.But when it comes to water colors,Mr.Liu appears to be a notch above Mr.Zhang.
3. 有头脑 be a brain
He’s a brain, who wouldn’t be fooled into believing your babbling.
4. 很能干 to have a lot on the ball
I know Li Ming has a lot on the ball. But I’m not sure if he likes to work here.
5. 有名无实 a poor apology
The man you’ve just mentioned is but a poor apology for a writer. His writings are tedious.
6. 绞尽脑汁 to rack one’s brain
He had racked his brain, but hadn’t been able to work out the answer to the problem.
7. 没骨气 have no guts.
I’m surprised to learn that XiaoGao had married the man who had once done her father in. She rally has no guts.
8. 真了不起really something
He overwhelmed so many of his opponents alone. He’s really something.
9. 昙花一现 a flash in the pan
That singer was only a flash in the pan. He disappeared into the air after having made one or two records.
10. 寡不敌众 be outnumbered
The girl was brave enough, but as being outnumbered, she was finally knocked into the middle of next week by the gang.