◆on second thoughts 经再三考虑之后
We saw through his superficial charm.
◆at one time 过去一度, 以前曾经
◆behind the times (思想,看法)落后于时代
You're behind the times. 你落伍了.
◆behind time (=late) 迟到, 晚点 (没有the)
The train is ten minutes behind time.
◆for the time being (=temporarily)暂时
For the time being, you will have to share this room with another person.
◆in time 及时、最后，终于
In time they came to accept the harsh facts.
We came to the meeting just in time.
◆on time (=punctually) 准时
The train arrived on time.
◆at no time 无论何时也不…
At no time did they try to persuade me to suppress the information.
◆in no time (=very quickly) 立即,马上
If you weren't here, she would get rid of me in no time.
◆at times (=occasionally) 间或, 时常
Life can be a real bastard at times.
◆at all times (=always) 始终, 总是
The centre is staffed at all times.
◆at a time 一次, 每次; 同时
Do you sometimes find that you are doing very little physical exercise for several weeks at a time?
◆on top of 在…上面 熟练掌握, 高兴之极
Two months before she gave birth to Jason she left work feeling on top of the world.
◆in total (=all have been added up) 总计
I was with my husband for eight years in total.
◆be in touch with 与…有接触, 有联系
I'm definitely going to get in touch with these people.
◆be out of touch with 与…没有联系=have no contact with
I have been out of touch with Susan for about one year.
◆trust to sth. 把…委托给
Trust to destiny. 相信命运
◆in truth 事实上, 实在 ＝in fact
You say in truth in order to indicate that you are giving your honest opinion about something.
◆by turns 轮换地(One after another; alternately)
We clean the classroom by turns.
◆in turn 反过来=on the contrary
Theory is based on practice and in turn serves practice.
◆be typical of 是…的特点
A composition typical of the baroque巴洛克式的, period.