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    1. have an axe to grind私心,个人企图
  A: He may offer you a post in his firm.
  B: Really?
  A: Yeah. He has decided.
  B: I can’t believe it. Why? Maybe this thing isn’t simple as it looks.
  A: Yeah, he has an axe to grind.
  B: What’s it about?
  A: He wants to stand well with your father.
  A:他会在他的公司里给你安排一个职位。
  B:是吗?
  A:他是这么决定的。
  B:我不信。为什么呀?或许事情并不像表面那么简单。
  A:可能他是有别的企图。
  B:哦?
  A:他想博取你父亲的好感。
  
  2. keep an eye to the main chance 牟私利,唯利是图
  A:I heard that you and John earned a lot of money this time.
  B:Actually I don’t like doing business with him.
  A:Why?His information is always right and the profits are high.
  B:But he always keeps an eye to the main chance so dearly.
  A:听说你和约翰这回做了笔大买卖。
  B:实际上,我并不喜欢和他做生意。
  A:怎么啦?他消息灵通,做的生意利润又大。
  B:可他总是那样明显的唯利是图。
  
  3. have faith in 信任,相信
  A: Do you think people still have faith in the government?
  B:I don’t think so.
  A: Why is that?
  B: The government can never fulfill their promise.
  A: So it’s no wonder people cannot keep faith in it.
  A:你认为民众还会信任这届政府吗?
  B:我看不会了。
  A:为什么?
  B:政府从未履行过它的承诺。
  A:所以人们无法再信任政府也没什么大惊小怪的。
  
  4. have had one’s day 不再应时,已过全盛时期
  A: He used to be a very able businessman.
  B: But he has had his day.
  A: Yeah. Time passed by, everything has changed.
  B: Why do you sigh mournfully? You should know that everything is developing, and has its own end.
  A: After all, he had his own day and still in the memory of us,right?
  B: Right. We should have an optimistic view of life.
  A:他过去是个非常能干的商人。
  B:如今已远不如往昔了。
  A:对呀。时间流逝,物是人非呀!
  B:怎么如此悲叹?你应该明白事物总在发展中,一切终有结果。
  A:毕竟,他曾风光一时,那景象依然还记忆犹新,是不是?
  B:是的。可我们应该拥有一个乐观的人生观。
  
  5. have it act 解决争端
  A: I know you didn’t agree with me at that point. Please talk with me, OK?
  B: Do I have the right to change your idea?
  A: Don’t be in the sulks, let’s have it act.
  B: I have no time to discuss with you.
  A: Oh, please, don’t be like that, we are friends, right?
  A:我知道在那点上你和我意见不一致,跟我说说好吗?
  B:我有权力改变你的主意吗?
  A:别生闷气了。我们说出来解决行不行?
  B:我没工夫和你讨论。
  A:请别这样,我们是朋友嘛。
  
  6. have one’s ear to the ground 关心时事,注意各种动向
  A: Julie, change the TV channel, it’s time for news.
  B: Please don’t, it is the crucial moment of the TV play series.
  A: But you can see it again tomorrow.
  B: I’ve got no interest in news.
  A: A real man should have his ear to the ground.
  B: News just is a trick played by politicians.
  A:茱丽,换电视频道,该看新闻了。
  B:别,这部电视剧刚到关键处。
  A:明天看转播吧。
  B:对新闻我没兴趣。
  A:一个人应时刻关心时事。
  B:新闻只不过是政客们的把戏而已。