英文释义： To have a strong feeling of resentment, usually with a desire for retaliation (NOTE: also, "to bear a grudge against" or "to hold a grudge against")
EXAMPLE: Because she embarrassed him once in a client meeting, the vice president of sales harbors a grudge against the chief accountant and never speaks directly to her.
英文释义： (noun, INFORMAL) Someone who acts in a strange, inappropriate, almost crazy manner
EXAMPLE: Although brilliant, the famous computer software engineer wore raincoats on sunny days and slept in his car, so his colleagues thought he was a wacko.
英文释义： To live in an amiable manner with
EXAMPLE: The manager was happy that the young employees never argued and were able to get along with each other well.
英文释义： (transitive verb) To seek carefully in order to persuade (NOTE: also, to try to gain romantic affection)
EXAMPLE: The company started to offer special discounts and gifts to first-time buyers because it wanted to woo new customers.
英文释义： To slowly but firmly come to a complete stop
EXAMPLE: A series of terrible floods destroyed the region's transportation systems and caused all of its local industries to grind to a halt.
(noun, TRADITIONAL SLANG) A metal tool for opening beer bottles; bottle opener
EXAMPLE: Our good-natured company president always keeps a churchkey in his desk drawer for our office parties.
英文释义： Adjective expression describing the bodies or the clothing of large women (euphemism for fat)
EXAMPLE: The fashionable dress manufacturer started a new line of clothing for older, full-figured customers.
英文释义： (noun, HUMOROUS AMERICAN SLANG) Any overcrowded location; a space filled with so many people that it causes confusion
EXAMPLE: On Sunday afternoon the department store is such a zoo that I can't do my shopping in peace!
英文释义： A dramatic, extreme, and possibly desperate action
EXAMPLE: When the annual accounting report revealed the company's serious financial problems, the board of directors made the drastic move of firing the president immediately.
(transitive verb) To discourage, reduce, smother (NOTE: "damp" is "slightly wet")
EXAMPLE: Poor harvests this year dampen hopes for improvements in the region's overall economy.