a young man's long, awkward, occasionally tragic, and frequently humiliating education in affairs of the heart, Part1
Go bed>go bathroom>go mile>go nut>go berserk（狂暴的）
Take place（发生）>take care（注意、小心）>take a look（看一看）>take step（选用措施）>take advantage（利用）
我看;要我说;我想 You can say 'I suppose' when you want to express slight uncertainty.
I liked Maylene as much as I liked anyone, I suppose.
I get a bit uptight these days. Hormones, I suppose...
Is that the right way up? — Yeah. I suppose so...
I suppose I'd better do some homework...
不动心思的;平静的 If you describe a person as matter-of-fact, you mean that they show no emotions such as enthusiasm, anger, or surprise, especially in a situation where you would expect them to be emotional.
I was about to say “Happy Valentine’s Day!” when she stopped me and said, “Oh, hi, Trevor. Um, listen, Ican’t be your girlfriend anymore. Lorenzo asked me to be his valentine and I can’t have two valentines, so I’m his girlfriend now and not yours.”
She said it so matter-of-factly that I had no idea how to process it.
She explained the problem matter-of-factly.
'She thinks you're a spy,' Scott said matter-of-factly.
John was doing his best to give Francis the news in a matter-of-fact way...
He was very matter-of-fact about the breakdown of his marriage.
3.upset the balance
打乱；搅乱 If events upset something such as a procedure or a state of affairs, they cause it to go wrong.
Lorenzo was everything I wasn’t. He was popular. He was white. He’d upset the balance of everything by asking out the only colored girl in school.
...a deal that would upset the balance of power in the world's gold markets...
House prices are easily upset by factors which have nothing to do with property.
1。 to travel or move to another place 去；走
(车辆熄火后或不用引力)靠惯性滑行 If a vehicle coasts somewhere, it continues to move there with the motor switched off, or without being pushed or pedalled.
That stop-start technology that they use in hybrid cars now? That was my mom. She was a hybrid car before hybrid cars came out. She was the master of coasting.
I switched off the engine and coasted round the corner.
They picked up momentum, then slipped into neutral and coasted quietly down the slope.
I went to Paris last summer。 Have you ever been there？
1。 to remove something， especially without permission拿；夺取；取走
She could time the traffic lights so we could coast through intersections without using the brakes or losing momentum.
Has anything been taken （= stolen）？
6.the Flintstones 新型原始人
We don‘t go to the cinema very often these days。
Here‘s your book - I took it by mistake。
1.on behalf of sb/on sb's behalf
because of sb; for sb
But I hadn’t been shot by Cupid’s arrow, and I didn’t know of anyone getting shot on my behalf.
Don't worry on my behalf.
Does this train go to Bei Jing？
to have so many problems that it is no longer possible to exist or function
We’d sold our house in Eden Park to invest in Abel’s new garage. Then that fell apart, and we ended up moving to a neighborhood called Highlands North, a thirty-minute walk from H. A. Jack.
Their marriage finally fell apart.
The deal fell apart when we failed to agree on a price.
2。 to subtract a number （= remove it from another number） 减
to leave a group of vehicles, aircraft, etc. and turn to one side;
to turn and go away from something quickly
A group of us would leave school together every afternoon, each kid peeling off and going their separate way when we reached their house.
The leading car in the motorcade peeled off to the right.
One of the jets peeled off from the formation and headed back.
2.to be in the process of moving移动；行走
If you take 8 （away） from 19 you get 11。
to leave each other
We’d walk together until we got where we needed to go, and then we’d part ways.
We said our goodbyes and parted ways.
to go down the road
5.hang out with (someone)
informal**: to spend time relaxing, talking, or doing something with (someone):**to hang around with (someone)
I didn’t have a crush on her; I wasn’t even thinking about girls that way yet. I just liked hanging out with her.
He spent a couple of days hanging out with his old friends.
3。 to move something or someone from one place to another拿走，带走
6.bring sth up
to mention (something) when talking: to start to talk about (something)
I honestly hadn’t thought of asking Maylene, but when the girls brought it up, that thing happened where someone plants the idea in your head and it changes your perception.
We were waiting for a suitable moment to bring up [=introduce, raise] the subject of his unpaid bills.
I wasn't going to talk about money, but since you've brought it up, I guess it's something we should really discuss.
I'm glad you mentioned money. That brings up the question of how much we can afford to spend.
to go up/down stairs
Take your umbrella （with you） when you go out。
支持;赞成 If you are in favour of something, you support it and think that it is a good thing.
You have your group of friends and she has her group of friends, and your group of friends has to go to her group of friends and say, “Okay, Trevor likes Maylene. He wants her to be his valentine. We’re in favor. We’re ready to sign off with your approval.”
I wouldn't be in favour of income tax cuts...
The vote passed with 111 in favour and 25 against.
解决(问题);理清(细节) If you sort out a problem or the details of something, you do what is necessary to solve the problem or organize the details.
The girls told me this process was what needed to happen. I said, “Cool. Let’s do it.” The friends sorted it out, Maylene got on board, and I was all set.
I'm trying to sort out [=find out, figure out] a way to do it.
He's still trying to sort out his problems.
We need to get these problems sorted out as soon as possible.
※If something sorts itself out, it stops being a problem without anyone having to do anything.
They decided to wait until things sorted themselves out.
to go over the bridge
Take the book up/down to the third floor of the library。
9.on board ↑
included among the group of people who support a particular goal, project, etc；involved in a project or organization, or working for a company
They needed to get more senators on board for the bill to pass.
Welcome to the team. It’s great to have you on board.
Prepared, ready, or primed to begin or complete a task at hand.
Once I iron my shirt, I'll be all set for the date tonight.
to go through a tunnel
4。 to accept or have接受，接纳；收受
11.get up (the courage)
to produce (something, such as courage) in yourself by trying or making an effort
The week before Valentine’s, Maylene and I were walking home together, and I was trying to get up the courage to ask her.
I finally worked/got up the courage[=nerve] to tell him the bad news.
He couldn't get up the courage to ask her out on a date.
She was so tired she could hardly get up the energy to make dinner.
Do they take credit cards here？
12.muster sth (up)
to find as much support, courage, etc. as you can
Then I mustered up all of my courage and turned to her. “Hey, Valentine’s Day is coming up, and I was wondering, would you be my valentine?”
Mustering all her strength, Nancy pulled hard on both oars.
He traveled around West Africa trying to muster support for his movement...
3。 to move or travel somewhere in order to do something去（做…）；去（参加）；去（从事）
to cause (something) to start or happen
It was just a peck, our lips touched for only a few seconds, but it set off explosions in my head.Yes! Oh, yes. This. I don’t know what this is, but I like it.
Her comments set off [=touched off] a chain of events that led to two people losing their jobs.
The incident set off a debate about how public land should be used.
I‘ve never gone skiing。
Do you take milk in your coffee？
储蓄;积攒;攒钱 If you save (up), you gradually collect money by spending less than you get, usually in order to buy something that you want.
I saved up my pocket money and bought her flowers and a teddy bear and a card.
Julie wanted to put some of her money aside for holidays or save up for something special...
People often put money aside in order to save up enough to make one major expenditure.
留作…之用;留出…用于 If you set something aside for a special use or purpose, you keep it available for that use or purpose.
to keep or save (something) for a particular purpose
The teachers had set aside a period before recess for everyone to exchange valentines.
Some doctors advise setting aside a certain hour each day for worry...
£130 million would be set aside for repairs to schools.
The hotel set aside [=set apart] 20 rooms for the guests of the bride and groom.
We need to set some money aside for our vacation.
They‘ve gone for a walk， but they should be back soon。
This container will take （= has room for） six litres。
16.be stuck in gridlock
直通瘫痪；交通大堵塞 Gridlock is the situation that exists when all the roads in a particular place are so full of vehicles that none of them can move.
If we were stuck in gridlock, my mom would turn the car off and it was my job to get out and push it forward six inches at a time.
An accident caused gridlock at rush hour yesterday.
We were caught in a gridlock.
The streets are wedged solid with near-constant traffic gridlock.
[ to infinitive ] She went to meet sonat the station。
5。 to move in order to hold something in the hand（s）手执，握住，抓住
1.It was my first time ever doing sth
And then, under the golden arches, we kissed. It was my first time ever kissing a girl.
This was my first time having a girlfriend, so at first I thought, Huh, maybe this is just how it goes.
It was like when he was creating his character he traded in all his intelligence points for beauty points.
Can you take this bag while I open the door？
4。 to leave a place， especially in order to travel to somewhere else（尤指为了去別的地点）离开，离去，出发
Is it midnight already？ I really must go/must be going。
He took my arm and led me outside。
She wasn‘t feeling well， so she went home early。
Take an egg and break it into the bowl。
What time does the last train to Shang Haigo？
6。 to go somewhere with someone， often paying for that person or being responsible for them带（某人）去（某地）
We‘re taking the kids to the zoo on Saturday。
5。 If a road， path， etc。 goes in a particular direction， it leads there。通（向）；延伸
to continue for a particular length延展，延伸（某段距離）
7。 to travel somewhere by using a particular form of transport or a particular vehicle， route， etc。搭乘（交通工具）
This road goes to school。
I always take the train - it‘s less hassle than a car。
A huge crack went from the top to the bottom of the wall。
She took the 10.30 flight to Shanghai。
6。 to intend to do or be something in the future将要做/成为；打算做/成为
8。 to need要求，需要
I‘m going to be a pop star when I’m older。
Parachuting takes a lot of nerve。
7.to operate （in the right way）符合规律得运维、职业
[ -ing verb ] His story took some believing （= was difficult to believe）。
Have you any idea why this clockwon‘t go？
9。 If something takes a particular time， that period is needed in order to complete it。花费（时间）
Can you help me get my car going？
The cooking process only takes 5 minutes。
8。 If a period of time goes， it passes。时间过去、流逝
10。 to swallow or use a medicine or drug， especially in a regular way口服，送服（服用一种药物或毒品，极度是以有法则的主意服用）
Time seems to go faster as you get older。
Take this medicine two times a day。
There‘s only a week to go before （= until） I get my exam results。
11。 to do or perform从事，进行
She is taking （= studying） biology at university。
1.go about sth
The Archbishop took our service of thanksgiving。
to begin to do something or deal with something开始做……
How can we go about solving this problem？
1。 take after sb
to be similar to an older member of your family in appearance or character
If a law， plan， or deal goes through， it is officially accepted or approved。获得正式承认；被认同；被通过；
The proposals for the new market were unlikely to go through。
He takes after his mother/his mother‘s side of the family。
3.go over to sth：
2。 take sb aback
to change to something new or to a new way of doing things 选取，改用（新的事物或做法）
to surprise or shock someone so much that they do not know how to behave for a short time使（有些人）非常意外
Many firms are going over to new technologies。
The news really took us aback。
3。 take sth away
1.have sth going for you
to remove something拿走，移走
If you have something going for you， or if something has something going for it， there are certain advantages that will make the end result successful。有…的惠及條件
Take these chairs away。
They‘ve got a happy marriage， great careers - in fact they’ve got everything going for them。
4。 take sth down
2.go it alone
to remove something that is on a wall or something that is temporary， or to remove a structure by separating its different parts 拿下；拆掉；拆除
to do something without other people独自做、单干
I took the pictures down。
He‘s decided to leave the band and go it alone as a singer。
1。 take your time
said to mean that you can spend as much time as you need in doing something， or that you should slow down
to do something too slowly
The builders are really taking their time。
2。 take a walk！
a rude way of telling someone to go away
The guy kept pestering her， and finally she told him to take a walk。
3。 take one （thing） at a time
to do or deal with one thing before starting to do or deal with another
There are a few problems， but let‘s take one thing at a time。