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Turn the scale 扭转局面，改变形式
The Spanish war and other events in 1936-1937 turned the scale and thereafter I knew
where I stood.
Take side 支持、领袖
It is simply（仅仅、不过）a question of which side one takes and what approach on
In any case 无论如何
In itself 就其本身而言
Most of the work that most people have to do is not in itself interesting.
At a loss 茫然，困惑
Most people are at a loss to think of anything sufficiently pleasant to be worth doing.
At time 有时
First and foremost 首先
In comparison with 相比之下，比较起来
In comparison to other recent video games， this one isn’t very exciting.
At large 整个，总的
In the long run 最后，从长远看
Continuity of purpose is one of the most essential ingredients of happiness in the long
Kill time 消磨时间
（As） a matter of course 理所应当的事
We will contact your former employer as a matter of course.
At one‘s best 处于最佳状态
It seems that men are at their best between sixty and seventy.
Not a few 相当多
With/without one‘s knowledge 告知（未告知）某人
He sold the car without his wife‘s knowledge.
Get by 离开，通过
He said it would never get by his desk because the Army would rescind the magazine‘s
accreditation to cover the war.
Sink in 完全理解
The message begins to sink in.
Not give a damn 毫不在乎
And the mass of people in this country literally don‘t give a damn.
Put on = switch sth on
After all， you can switch off the TV news and put on Dick Van Dyke.
毕竟你可以关掉电视新闻，换上Dick Van Dyke的节目。
So what 就算是我也不在乎
He‘s fifteen years younger than me.
So what if he is？
In the form of 以…的形式
Deal in 沉溺于
But what this country doesn‘t know is that America has created a monster in the form
of millions of fighting men who have been taught to deal in violence.
In no way 决不
Stand up for 为某人说话、工作
In a way 在某种程度上
It‘s a distortion because we in no way considered ourselves the “best men” in this
country， because those he called misfits were standing up for up in a way nobody else in
this country dared to
Tear sth apart 彻底毁灭
Tear this country apart.
Want of 缺乏，不足
We found that too often American men were dying in those rice paddies（稻田） from want
of support from out so-called allies.