|As far as I know/am concerned：照目前看来…
|The bottom line/ bullet/critical point is：关键是…
|The way I see it：在我看来…
|The thing/fact/truth is：重点是、事实是…
|From my perspective/point of view：依我看…
|I’d like to point out：我想指出的是…
|In my opinion：我个人认为；我的看法是…
|Here’s the thing/deal：总的来说是这样…
|To my way of thinking: 按照我的想法/看法
|All I’m saying is that：我想要说的是…
|From what I can tell/see：从我所掌握的信息来看…
|My point is/being：我的观点是…
With all due respect / for what it’s worth / just so you know/ just so we’re clear/ as a matter of fact…/ I take it…/I guess…
仿写练习：To understand Missy Gibbons, you first need to know how she spend her afternoons.
To excel in language learning, you first need to know what’s your final target. / sort out your initial/original aspiration and your final target/goal. To a beginer’s way of thinking, memorize words and speak out and loud as much as possible would lead them to fluency; from a scholor’s perspecctive, proper use of lexicon and grammar would enable them stand out from the crowd; but in a really master’s mind, the ultimate goal of language acquisition is started with an initial string “in”, informative, influential and inspirational.
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Make one’s ultimatums: 下最后通牒
High-grade / first-class/ A-list /upscale / top-notch：上等的、一流的
I take it that…/ I bet
Run errands for sb: 为某人跑腿办事 Trivial things.
To understand sb, you first need to do sth.
Original aspiration / Ultimate goal
Misunderstood/ frustrated/ lonely Men
Know /ask /understand/ tell
Wave sth off：
Rex has become a regular fixture.
Infuse excitement with the audience.
Cast of characters:
Deceitful Villain /
Prosecutor [‘prɒsɪkjuːtə(r)]： 公诉人
Seek the truth: 寻求真相
- 管理 （事务、冲突、纷争）
County courthouse: 镇法院
Defendant / Plaintiff：被告/原告
Surrender sth to sb (authority)：上交某物至上级或权威部门
Pass the bulk: 甩锅
The only breadwinner
As we speak:
In rare form：behaving or performing in a way that is especially clever, skillful, amusing etc. （字面意思：行为举止上出现少见的形态，如格外聪明、灵巧、搞笑……此处指闹腾）
You’re still finding your way.
Deep down: 话说回来
Store up / save up：
Feel the smirk on her face / perverse joy
got sb under the gun for sth: under a terrible strain
The deal is broke.
Keep sb from doing sth：
Stay up till the wee hours:
Did you tell her that you have a wife or does that hinder your pick-up style.
Eligible bachelor: quite a catch / desirable.
Rex: Exploring options is the whole point of being separated.
Bree：Options (选项/ 期权、期货), I’m not a mutual fund （共享基金 公交车/ 我不愿意跟别的女人分享 ）.
Investment portfolio: capital pool
Keep up with the Joneses：
Work into sth：掺和、揉和
M & A: Merge and acquisition
Why not I pin the receipt to my chest.
She put her mind in the gutter.
双关 / 隐喻 / 反语