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[转载]apple doesn't fall far from the tree

(2014-04-24 11:23:23)
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雪山飞狐 发表于 2006-11-17 11:57:00
Idiom Meaning Example
the apple doesn't fall far from the tree kids are like their parents; a chip off the old block; like father, like son I looked at the father, then at the son, and I thought, The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
the apple of his eye his favorite girl, the girl he desires Susie was Don's sweetheart, the apple of his eye.
the balance of power the deciding votes; votes that cause the winner, tip the scales He will try to get the support of the workers because they hold the balance of power.
the ball's in your court you speak or act now, it's your turn She offered to pay $1900 for your car, so the ball's in your court.
the be-all, end-all the best, the greatest, his nibs, world beater Brian believes he's the be-all, end-all in politics, but wait until he loses the next election.
the bee's knees the best, superior, the cat's meow Kay was voted best citizen. Now she thinks she's the bee's knees.
the benefit of the doubt fair judgement when some of the facts are not known, take your word for it If money is missing, we give you the benefit of the doubt. We assume you didn't take it.
the best-laid plans of mice and men go oft astray plans are not guaranteed, plans sometimes do not work out If this boat sinks, we'll say, "The best-laid plans of mice and men go oft astray."
the best of both worlds the best parts of two cultures or styles etc., two heads are better... If you have Italian design and German engineering, you have the best of both worlds, eh.
the best things in life are free the sun, the stars, the ocean, etc. are free; Mother Nature belongs to all of us We went on a camping trip and discovered that the best things in life are free.

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