Desperate Housewives S01E08-Part02
To confront[kən’frʌnt] with sb/sth：（对抗、对质；面对、正视）
- Come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent.
E.G.1：So, what did Karl say when you confronted him? （DH S01E01）
E.G.2：Dylan, you have a right to know about your dad. You’ve got to confront her. （DH S04E02）
- Face up to and deal with (a problem or difficulty).
E.G.1：While Susan remained hopelessly stuck, Gabrielle was moving to confront the issue. （DH S01E08）
E.G.2：Though we want to run away, we are forced to confront our past…（DH S07E14）
Conscience[‘kɒnʃəns]：A person’s moral sense of right and wrong, viewed as acting as a guide to one’s behavior. （良知、良心）
E.G.1：Gabrielle was moving to confront the issue of her young lover’s restless conscience. （DH S01E08）
E.G.2：I can’t go to my grave with this on my conscience. Please! We have to tell that girl what happened in this room. （DH S04E04）
Discreet[dɪˈskriːt]：Careful and prudent in one’s speech or actions, especially in order to keep something confidential or to avoid embarrassment. （小心谨慎）
Keep a low profile：Stay out of public notice, avoid attracting attention to oneself. （保持低调）
E.G.1：God knows who will be wanting to drop by and calling. Sweetie, we need to keep a low profile. （DH S01E08）
E.G.2：OK, I just need to keep a low profile through the memorial. Because once I get through this, Ian can officially introduce me as his girlfriend. （DH S03E14）
保持低调，保持低姿态。“Keep a low profile”是一个非常常见的美国俚语，也可以替换成“Maintain a low profile”。它与我们的中文语境完美融汇贯通，意思是不去引人瞩目，设法不引起人太多注意。
Make a clean break：To remove oneself wholly and permanently from a relationship, situation, or attachment. （彻底分手、决绝，强调那种不再藕断丝连的那种分手。）
Alley[‘æli]：A narrow passageway between or behind buildings. （胡同、小巷）
Lassie[‘læsɪ]：A dog who was the main character in seven films made between 1943 and 1951 and later in television programmers. Lassie is known for being very brave and clever, and she often saves people from danger, especially members of the family that she belongs to. （电视剧里一只叫南茜的狗，非常聪明和勇敢）
1、To cause (someone) to feel a strong emotion and a desire to do something.
E.G.1：Recent events in the lives of my friends had stirred up intense emotions… （DH S08E21）
E.G.2：It’s just that the accident probably stirred up a lot of emotions.
- To cause (something) to move up into and through the air or water.
E.G.1：Because 99 percent of me is sure, that we’re gonna be totally happy, but then what you said, it just stirred up that pesky one percent. （DH S03E22）
E.G.2：Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker Movie has stirred up fierce debate ahead of its release.