- as stiff as a pokeradv.生硬，刻板;
- as poor as a churchadv.一贫如洗;
- a lion in the wayn.拦路虎;
- a hue and cryn.通缉令，叫喊声，喧哗;
- a handful ofadj.一把，少数、几个、不多;
- a deuxadv, adj.<法>两人一起（的）;
- a clean slate一张白纸
- a block一块;
- a miss is as good as a milepr.失之毫厘，谬以千里;
- A piece of my heart一片我的心
- a huge number of大量的
- bob up like a corkv.东山再起;
- celebrate a festival过节;
- fall into a decline失去力量[影响];
- go for a walkv.散步;遛达遛达;
- gain a win获胜;
- have a rest休息一下;歇;
- in a tight corner处于困境;狼狈;
- launch a campaign发起运动;
- minimum fare (of a taxi)最低票价（出租车票价）
To explain this, they hypothesise that galaxies must contain a great deal of missing matter which cannot be detected.
Exercising the body does a great deal to improve one's health.
There is a great deal to learn from Hal's expert approach.
There was a great deal of soldierly good fellowship.
He has shown a great deal of courage in sticking up for democracy and civil liberties.
Lawrence Durrell wrote a great deal of poetry.
She had placed a great deal of faith in Mr Penleigh.
This involved the deletion of a great deal of irrelevant material.
Your doctor and health visitor can help a great deal and you need to talk about it with them as a matter of urgency.
Emma, I trust your opinion a great deal.
The speed at which we talk can also convey a great deal.
The report contains a great deal of statistical information.
He was a great deal interested in music.
We learned a great deal under her teaching.
There has been a great deal of politician's cant.
We've put a great deal of time effort into this project.
Jimmy's jokes produced a great deal of laughter.
He has changed a great deal, so we're not as close as we used to be.
It takes a great deal of courage to face the situation bravely.
There is a great deal of difference between the two.
All of these people gave me a great deal of information I had never heard of.
In the course of our trip, we have learned a great deal in all the places we visited.
The race gave every one a great deal of pleasure.
Wood blocks may compress a great deal under pressure.
This race gave everybody a great deal of pleasure.
Rheumatism tries me a great deal.
It exceeded my estimate by a great deal.
This article will no doubt come in for a great deal of criticism.
The British drink a great deal of tea.