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  免费英语学习资料:精彩的表演不足以掩盖情节的拙劣

  go, come, etc. (right) down to the wire: if you say that a situation goes down to the wire, you mean that the result will not be decided or known until the very end 直到最后才见分晓

  Most people are predicting a very close match, quite possibly going right down to the wire. 绝大多数人都认为这场比赛一定难分难解,很可能直到最后才见分晓.

  in full swing: having reached a very lively level 在热烈进行中;处于兴盛阶段,处于高潮

  When we arrived the party was already in full swing. 我们赶到时,聚会已进入高潮.

  The tourist season in London is in full swing at the moment. 目前正是伦敦旅游的旺季.

  jessica:节目向100期大关继续迈进!!!

  a redeeming feature:可弥补欠缺的特点,可取之处 sth good or positive about sb/sth that is otherwise bad

  The only redeeming feature of the job(= good thing about it)is the salary. 这份工作唯一的可取之处就是它的工资.

  Her one redeeming feature is her generosity. 慷慨是她的一个优点.

  The only redeeming feature of the hotel was the swimming pool. Apart from that, it was the worst hotel I've never stayed in.这所旅馆唯一的可取之处就是它的游泳馆.除此之外,这可以说是我住过的最糟的旅馆.

  Redeem: 补救;弥补;掩饰…之不足

  The excellent acting wasn't enough to redeem a weak plot. 精彩的表演不足以掩盖情节的拙劣.

  A red-letter day:值得纪念的日子,有特殊意义的一天 a very special day which is remembered because sth important or good happened

  Today was a red-letter day. We heard we had won a free holiday in Japan. 今天真是个值得纪念的好日子,我们听说我们赢得了免费去日本度假.

  The arrival of a new camcorder is a red-letter day in the life of any household. 对任何家庭来说,有了一架新摄像机的那一天都是个值得纪念的日子.

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