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1

Cut sb some slack

放過某人

2

Destitute

A

3

Thwart

A

4

Turtle for the

Divination

5

Make a scene

搗亂

6

In a dire

Situation

7

Implicate

A

8

Well-versed

In sth

9

A miser

A

10

Mole

A

11

Talk sense

Into sb

12

Rascal

壞人

13

Preemptive

Strike

14

Scapegoat

A

15

See in

喜歡

16

Nosy

八卦

17

Pull yourself

Together

18

Ostracize

A

19

Obstinate

A

20

Frame

21

Outshine

搶風頭

22

Could not take the blow

受不住刺激

23

Plant in my

Mind

24

Sober

Up

25

Go

Astray

26

Snap out of it

振作點

27

Snap your fingers

"拍"手指

28

Self-conceited

A

29

Is tipped off

通風報信

30

Be

Good

31

For my sake

為了我

32

Get back and

Forth

33

Make false accusation on me

誣陷

34

Hear me

Out

35

He reaps what he

Sows

36

Seal

Off

37

Wrong sb.

對不起某人

38

Spank

Him

39

Crack the case

破案

40

Harhour a burning

Desire on sb

41

Forlorn love

單戀

42

Taint the

Reputation

43

Teach him a lesson

教訓佢

44

Stick by you

對你不離不棄

45

Mete out

Punishment

46

Have you spare a thought

For you?

47

An unfilial

Son

48

Give up

On me

49

All is not

Lost

50

Be on your best

Behaviour

51

Hundreds of lives will be at

Stake

52

Keep a rein

On sb

53

Men must not fail to honour

His words

54

Take a good sniff

Of sth

55

The aroma of wine

酒香

56

Carry a torch for sb

暗戀\ 喜歡

57

Money-grabber

貪財的人

58

Start anew

重新開始

59

Throw a tantrum

突然發怒

60

Early bird

Discount

61

Settle a score

報復 算帳

62

Boorish

粗魯

63

Don't stand on ceremony

不要見外

64

Heed my

Advice

65

Give him a honourable retreat

下台階

66

Start with a clean

Slate

67

Deplorable and

Wicked

68

When pig

Flies

69

Give me premolition

給我預知

70

Pinwheel

A

71

Risk hell

上力山落油鑊

72

Forty winks

Short sleep during the day

73

Affereffect

後遺症

74

Play dead

扮死

75

Tolerate the

Fling

76

Give a deposition

落證供

77

Sober

Up

78

Contracted

Killer

79

Incriminating

Evidence

80

Drunken blathering

酒後吐真言

81

Put a contract out on him

買兇殺人

82

Illegitimate daughter

私生女

83

Momentary jealousy

一時妒忌

84

Bullheaded

衝動

85

Nothing could beat sth

是最好的

86

Sabotage my

Family

87

Smooth-sailing

Career

88

A quilty

Conscience

89

Your own flesh and blood

親生骨肉

90

Despicable

A

91

Wretched

A

92

Loathsome

A

93

Pilgrim

朝聖者

94

Cause severe

Tailbacks

95

Pull over

把車駛至路旁

96

Traffic was brought to standstill, with tailbacks stretching for

More than 3 kilos

97

Stability is still a long

Way off

98

China is a policy- driven

Economy

99

Burst the property

Bubble

100

Turn herself in

自首

101

Collateral damage

誤中副車

102

Scum

社會渣滓

103

Have your hair

Braided

104

Dissect

解剖

105

Odor

臭味

106

The best man

伴郎

107

Strain

Capacity

108

Burgeon

萌芽 急速發展

109

Septic tank

化糞池

110

Niche

壁龕

111

Our safety is greatly

Compromised

112

Body double

替身

113

Suitor

觀音兵

114

Spite

故意激怒

115

My lip are

Sealed

116

You are getting on

老了

117

On a pro bono basis

義工

118

I am buying

我請

119

It is on me

我請

120

Frugal

節儉

121

Tighten the belt

節衣縮食

122

Chip in

夾錢

123

Repression

抑壓

124

Charred

Body

125

Speak of the devil

日頭唔好講人

126

Heaven has eyes

天有眼

127

Rust

生銹

128

Run over

Budget

129

Take a tight grip

Of sth

130

Face competition from many

Fronts

131

We cannot afford just sit back and

Relax

132

Test our resolve and

Abilities

133

Articulation with

銜接

134

At a disadvantage

A

135

To such a degree that

A

136

Failure, as they say, is not an

Option

137

Prime ourselves for the best of times as well as

For the worst

138

Double

Cohort

139

Build up a critical

Mass

140

Make it a

Success

141

Run a

Booth

142

On-going

A

143

In the meantime

A

144

Keep you posted on the

Progress

145

Deliberate on sth

深思熟慮 研究商議

146

Solicit

Donation

147

Awards will be

Handed out

148

The result is

Promising

149

Live under an

Overpass

150

Tie the

Knot

151

In primitive

Communes

152

Noble pursuit of

True love

153

Avert legal

Dispute

154

Sign prenuptial

Agreement

155

File for

Divorce

156

An excuse for

Quarrel

157

Go dutch in everyday

Expenses

158

Rich splash the cash despite

Boom or bust

159

Appear to be

Recession-proof

160

Swanky

A

161

Poll 2000 affluent

People

162

Embattled

四面楚歌

163

Wicked deed

衰人

164

Creep

衰人

165

Eye candy

A

166

Keep sb on

Toes

167

Take the

Beating

168

Dress the

Wound

169

Tread the

Turf

170

Presumptuous

A

171

You should

Talk!

172

It's out of your league

A

173

Ornate

A

174

Skid

跣鈦

175

Parapet

防撞攔

176

Pacify

A

177

Hopes are

High that...

178

Stand tall

Be confident

179

Turn out to be an empty

Threat

180

Is at

Stake

181

Smoke-belching

Incinerator chimneys

182

Final

Gatekeeper

183

Rain

Check

184

Sheer

Fluke

185

Employee in the

Know

186

Has a hidden

Agenda

187

In a low-key

Way

188

Call its credibility into

Question

189

Interlude

A

190

Lose its

Lifeblood

191

Set much

Store by

192

Pass the

Buck

193

Prove one's first among

Equals

194

The nail-biting

Match

195

An enthralled

Crowd

196

Doggedly dragged himself back into the contest through

Sheer force of will

197

Ripped off his shirt in

Celebration

198

A spendshrift

A

199

Put a tight reign

On sb

200

A teary-eyed

Person

201

Blow a kiss

To the sky

202

What mind can conceive

What mind can achieve

203

Control, manage changes, observe

Never being complacent

204

Paint the town

Red

205

Watch paint

Dry

206

Scratch the

Surface

207

Get on the housing

Ladder

208

Out of our price

Bracket

209

Hit the

Ceiling

210

Lead sb up/down the garden

Path

211

East or west, home is

Best

212

Reading enriches your mind,

conservation polishes it

213

The budget speech came under

Scrutiny

214

Pro-establishment

Camp

215

Give the budget the

Thumbs-down

216

Failure to address the widening

Wealth gap

217

The underprivileged

弱勢社群

218

The one-off giveaways copped flak

遭受抨擊

219

Damnation

A

220

Lucrative

A

221

Over-the-top

Emotion

222

Learn to live

With it

223

Walk on the egg

Shell

224

Grand Poobah

A

225

Heatstroke and dehydration

A

226

Suffered from

Cramps

227

Benign

A

228

Was unveiled

A

229

Take care of the people's

Wellbeing

230

Take centre stage

A

231

Sound the alarm

Bell

232

A high-wire

Act

233

Keep prices in

Check

234

Cause much public

Grievance

235

It totally stay

Out

236

A housing bubble grows

Unchecked

237

Land sale by application

System

238

In the vicinity

Of

239

As a trial

Spot

240

Create undercurrents in what appears to be a

Calm sea

241

Victimize

A

242

In a bid to prop up the

Market

243

Is difficult to

Backtrack

244

Could not cool off the market as

Intended

245

Non-occupant

Investors

246

It was blamed for any changes in the market, be it goes up

Or down

247

Policies, be they aimed at inflating or deflating the market, are usually perceived

To be ineffective

248

Out of

Steam

249

Take its toll in the heat and humidity

In trying running condition

250

Pathetic

Excuse

251

Grudge

A

252

Cobbler

A

253

Tinker

A

254

Life

Expectancy

255

Sandwich Class Housing

Scheme

256

Is willing to express goodwill to build a platform for exchange of views in the spirit of

Mutual trust

257

Is conducted under an atmosphere of

Mutual respect

258

Create an abyss between ...

And ...

259

Look for common

Ground

260

The mainstream wish of

The community

261

Certain ideas and values are

Espoused by

262

Had come to a

Standstill

263

Are conducive to the progress

Of

264

A rift

Appears

265

Barge

Ahead with

266

The chance of reaching agreement is

Slim

267

Counterproductive

A

268

Attract bidding from eleven

Developers

269

Good supporting traffic

Facilities

270

The Electoral Affairs

Commission

271

The principal

Officials

272

The polling

Date

273

Expand their presence

Internationally

274

Return to its former

Peak

275

Many practitioners have headed north

A

276

Geared

Towards

277

To avoid sensitive

Issues

278

Coupled

With

279

Have proven to be the formula for

Box office success

280

Fail to meet the

Taste of

281

A lacklustre reception

In HK

282

However dazzling are

The animation,

283

An award-winning box office

Hit

284

Turn my nose

Up to

285

Set

On

286

Only about a

Handy

287

By comparison

A

288

Give you a

Treat

289

Offputting

A

290

Catholic

Diocese

291

In the wake of

A

292

Uphold the

Ruling

293

Enhance

Accountability

294

Public

Purse

295

Conserve

Fuel

296

Twig

A

297

Is very vocal against sth

A

298

Tweezer

A

299

A bad

Omen

300

Sizable

Population

301

Hearsay

A

302

Anecdotal

A

303

Is riddled

With

304

Censor

A

305

Chic

A

306

Repartee

A

307

The metal dents

Badly

308

His workplace was razed to the

Ground

309

He was

Beheaded