a change of pace 节奏变换;change or modify(改变)
You can't do these chemistry experiments all day long. You certainly need a change of pace.
a far cry from 相距甚远;expose or reveal(暴露，揭露)
and how 的确;disagree strong1y(发生分歧，争议)
a matter of time 时间问题
a phone call away 一个电话之远、愿意过来帮忙;prevent from(阻止，防止)
If you need my help, do let me know. Just remember I am a phone call away.
a while back 不久以前
all along 一直;anything but 绝对不
account for 解释;increase(增加，提高)
after all 到底;allergic to 对…过敏
Oh man! Something in this room is making my eyes itch. I must be allergicto something.
at sb's service 愿为某人服务
around the clock 24小时不停
as far as I know 就我所知
at home with 对…很熟悉;consider考虑
be cut out for 天生适合;compete竞争
be addicted to 对…上瘾
be attached to 对…有感情
I'm amazed that you are still driving that old car of yours. I thought you would have gotten rid of it years ago.
be bound for 到…地方
be (feel) myself 找到自我
be burned up 生气;influence影响
be head and shoulders above 好许多
In calculus, Joe is head and shoulders above his classmates.
be in the dark 蒙在鼓里;be stuck 卡住了
benefit concert 慈善音乐会;busy signal 占线
We need to let everyone know about the benefit concert, but we don’t have much money for advertising.
I’ve been calling David for the past half hour, but I keep getting a busysignal.
between you and me 你我之间、保密
call it a day 就此结束
I'm really glad our club decides to raise money for the children's hospital, and most of the people we've phoned seemed happy to contribute.