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Boggle at 吃惊
Imagination boggle at 难以想象
My imagination boggled at the punishment I would deserve if in fac-t I did abuse a book
of Mrs. Flower‘。
Try one‘s hand at 尝试
She warned that she hadn‘t tried her hand at baking sweets for some time.
Brush off 刷掉，拂去
When I finished the cookies she brushed off the table and brought a thick， small book
from the bookcase.
Exchange A for B with sb. 用A和B作交换
He exchanged the black jacket for a blue one with salesman.
Single out 挑选出
I didn‘t question why Mrs. Flowers had singled me out for attention.
Do one‘s heart good 使人感到鼓舞，欢欣
Take to 对…产生好感
That do my heart good to see settled people take to you all.
Trailed off 声音逐渐弱到不出声
Her voice trailed off.
On the order of 大约
equipment costing on the order of a million dollars.
in sb‘s place 处于谁的情况
Try to put yourself in my place and think how you would feel.
Get to sb. 影响某人
I has become fashionable to think that， like fast food， fast ideas are the way to get
to a fast-moving， impatient public.
Feed on sth 受到…滋养
Hatred feeds on envy. 因妒生恨。
Think up 想出
She was trying to think up an excuse
In the shape of 以…的形式
This one was very young， with inexperience even in the shape of his mustache which he
had shaved too much on the left side.
Number off 报数
Go away 走开
Draw lots 抽签，抓阄
Go by 遵照
We must draw lots， unless it is thought that we should go by ages.
Get off （with sth.） 免受处罚
got off scot-free. 逍遥法外
picture sth to oneself 想象或设想某事物
This isn‘t the last draw we shall have， and picture to yourselves what it will be
like in this cell if we have a privileged class.
Leave sb/sth out of sth 排除在外
Kidd has been left out of the team.
Have it/things/everything one‘s own way
Have it your own way. 按你的意思办吧
Scrap of paper 纸片
Feel for 摸索，寻找
In one‘s favor 占优势
an error in our favor. 对我方有益的错误
force on sb 勉强某人接受某事物
let sth drop 不再做或提某事（人）
Some men drew the first slip which touched their fingers， others seemed to suspect
that fate was trying to force on them a particular slip and when thety had drawn one little
way from the shoe would let it drop again an choose another.