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1

Was branded a liar by a

Judge

2

Throw

Out

3

Wipe the trademark toothy

Grin

4

Shape up

To

5

The court ruled in her

Favour

6

On the verge of

Collapse

7

Many businesses have

Shuttered

8

Stubborn resilience in the face of

Adversity

9

Transpire juicy details of an

Extramarital affair

10

Sequel

A

11

Will

Forgery

12

Was vindicated by

The court

13

Took a heavy toll on

Her health

14

Found it

Captivating

15

Predicament

A

16

Was exonerated by the

Court

17

Generous

Philanhropist

18

Coach others to burn banknotes in

Vain

19

Deplore

Sb

20

Inclination

A

21

Scoff at

Fung Shui

22

Fall prey

To

23

Fung Shui

Practitioner

24

Dust yourself

Off

25

Keep at

It

26

Tadpole

A

27

Personal

Ties

28

Maiden

A

29

State of the Union

Address

30

Public

Sentiment

31

Re-establish the clout for

Himself

32

Take

Blows

33

Salvage his diminishing image

A

34

Find the new engines

Of growth

35

Lay the infrastructure for

The future

36

To spur

Americans

37

Economic revamp

A

38

Call on people to

A

39

A sense of

Crisis

40

Divert attention to

Other matters

41

Battlefield

A

42

The office of the

Ombudsman

43

Code on Access to

Information

44

Remunerations of the

Under Secretaries

45

Cold

Front

46

Calamity

A

47

Entry

Threshold

48

Fiercely

Lashed by

49

Throw cold

Water on

50

State-owned

Enterprises

51

State

Stagnant

52

Unshaven

A

53

Unkempt

A

54

Wolf down

Rice

55

Fish for a cigarette

A

56

By the same

Token

57

Bewilder

Perplex
Baffle
Confuse

58

Nebulous

A

59

At this

Juncture

60

Relinquish

A

61

As the

Yardstick

62

Thrust

A

63

Assent to the

Notion

64

There is no shortage of

Evidence

65

Age-old

Delicacies

66

Rubber-stamp

Legislation

67

Tout

A

68

Euphemism

A

69

Fondness

A

70

Commission

委託

71

Disseminate

A

72

Boast

A

73

Future prospect

A

74

Put... into full

Play

75

Stamp

Out

76

Become an indelible

Mark

77

Fabricate

Facts

78

Backlash

A

79

The jokes have gone

Too far

80

Slander

A

81

Crusaders

A

82

The embodiment of

Righteousness

83

Feel indignant with

Injustice

84

Tender

Resignation

85

Uprising

A

86

By-election

A

87

Constituency

A

88

The gauntlet has been

Thrown down

89

Hatch

A

90

Enlist

Support

91

Barge

Ahead with

92

Tune up the pitch of

Publicity

93

Alarmist

Gimmick

94

To a tune of

X million

95

Handle

Rashly

96

Shoddiness

A

97

Smack

Of

98

Whimsical

A

99

Shrewd

A

100

Maneuver

A

101

Fizzle

Out

102

Gain

Momentum

103

Tacit

Collaboration with

104

Scramble for

Cover

105

Yearn for

Freedom

106

Far-reaching

Connotation

107

Stalement

A

108

Deploy the

Slogan

109

Conduct

A poll

110

Call off

The plan

111

Deter whimsical

Moves

112

The advantages are

Two-pronged

113

Endorse

Referendum

114

End in a

Farce

115

Cast a sacred

Vote

116

Instigate

Conflict

117

The coalition

Crumble

118

Mandate

A

119

Form

A quorum

120

Throw

From height

121

Condolences

Poured in on Twitter

122

Platform

政綱

123

Pledged to tread

Carefully

124

Locust

A

125

A seafaring

Nation

126

Mountainous

Country

127

It boasts hundreds of

Islands

128

Ringed by

Mountains

129

Crumbling ancient

Structures

130

Here the ancient and modern live

Side by side

131

Its long standing

Reputation

132

People commute

To work

133

An antiquated train

System

134

Turn a stone into

Gold

135

Come in the nick of

Time

136

New rules come into

Play

137

Throttle transmission

Speed

138

Jump the

Queue

139

Flower will wilt/ wither, chocolate won't last

A

140

Prenatal

Checkups

141

Arrange assistance

On

142

Humanitarian

Grounds

143

A deterrent sentence was

Called for

144

Sb. is named and shamed for

Unscrupulous sales tactics

145

Has risen from obscurity

To sublime

146

Withstand competition in the

Star-studded NBA

147

No teams

Drafted him

148

Newest basketball

Sensation

149

Concession

Stand

150

Steal a match on

Sb/ sth

151

Go back on

His word

152

Be a far cry from

Be very different to

153

Feel

The pinch

154

Replenish

The reserve

155

Know no bounds

Have no limits

156

Go into overdrive

To do sth

157

Leaders-in-waiting

A

158

Administration-in-waiting

A

159

Be embroiled in a

Furore

160

Attach great importance

To sth

161

Well known as a springboard

To

162

US presidency than the

NBA

163

A passing

Fad

164

It is truly a

Class act

165

Take a short sigh

Of relief

166

In the mean

Time

167

From its very inception

To...

168

Documents shuffle

Between

169

Honourable mention has to

Go to...

170

Jaw

Drops

171

Windbag

長氣袋

172

Out of league

超班

173

Long face

A

174

Laffy taffy jokes

爛笑話

175

A steal

好平

176

After you

你先啦

177

No show

放飛機

178

Leave...

In the dust

179

Clock off

放工

180

Spiteful

A

181

Be a laughing

Stock

182

2012 is a Leap year

潤年

183

On condition that

但書是

184

It stood the test of

Time

185

I am particularly indebted

To sb

186

Let me see you home

送你回家

187

I will keep a dog

養狗

188

You are so distracted

神不守舍

189

We were wrong about her

對不住她

190

Work around the clock

很忙

191

You can level with me

灘開,坦誠來講

192

Cut the crap

不要亂說

193

Lecture

教訓

194

Commoner

平民百姓

195

Attend to your work

親力親為

196

Ascend the throne

登基

197

Keep me in the dark

隱瞞

198

Fight shy of

試法避開

199

I take your word for it

信你所說的

200

Patch things up

修補

201

Don't bring up ancient history

別提舊事

202

Lost sleep

睡不著

203

Let it take its own course

順其自然

204

Make me itch to hit him

想揍他

205

Shotgun wedding

奉子成婚

206

Wait on you

服侍你

207

Look so cross

像黑面神

208

Filled with remorse

內疚

209

Best man

伴郎

210

Bridesmaid

伴娘

211

What a crowd

真熱鬧

212

Legally-wedded man and wife

合法夫妻

213

Plagued by illness or visited by death

疾病或死亡

214

Til death do us part

直至死神分開我們

215

I can't afford to wait

等不了

216

Make it a success

一定要得

217

Vouch for me

撐我

218

Deathbed wish

遺言

219

Benign or malignant

良性或惡性

220

We are mortals

我們是普通人

221

Life is so fickle

生命無常

222

In times of turmoil

苦難中

223

Twists and turns

轉折

224

At times

有時

225

Let go of sth\ sb

放下

226

Recur

復發

227

So be it

由他吧

228

Pulse reading

把脈

229

Get cold cuts

斬料

230

Steep in sth

罪孽深重

231

Different strokes for different folks

人各有志

232

Skin and bone

A

233

Stout

A

234

Heavily built

A

235

Chicken-hearted

A

236

Plain Janes

A

237

A little old hat

Old-fashioned

238

Chicken out

縮沙

239

A bird brain

A

240

Act like a cuckoo

瘋瘋癲癲

241

With one hand tied at

The back

242

Laugh at

Mock at
Make fun of

243

Give us our head

放心交給我

244

I got everything in the palm of my hand

A

245

Pull my leg

開玩笑

246

Get cold feet

膽怯

247

Get my feet wet

初嘗某事

248

Take it as it comes

A

249

Take the best out of

Bad situation