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1

I would

appeal that...

2

Quickly put a lid on the

controversy

3

Play

gooseberry

4

Slightly intoxicated

微醉

5

The clingy

黏人的

6

The

rusher

7

The

commitment-phobic

8

sinification

赤化

9

Bus

boy

10

Is it the case

that...

11

In their

heyday, they...

12

Hard liquor

列酒

13

Toe government's line

To do what are ordered or expected to so

14

Blur the

line between

15

break a

leg

16

In a haste to

get the message across the media

17

Stand

trial

18

Call a halt to

the investigation

19

The government has announced a

special, one-off pardon

20

Crack down on

corrupt officials

21

Draped in an English flag and serenaded

by the Beatles' song

22

A court ruling for a transsexual to

wed

23

Had Greek civilization never existed,

If Greek civilization had never existed,

24

He succeeded to

the throne

25

The world is fraught

with uncertainties

26

Religious vitality was paralleled by

a cultural flowering in philosophy

27

Men of the Early Middle Ages were groping for

a synthesis of Greek philosophy and Christian revelation

28

Creation of the World -> God works through history -> Resurrection of the dead

-> final judgement -> World to Come

29

To make its presence

felt

30

Vomit their

intoxication

31

As far as sth

goes,

32

When I sober

up,

33

You should not drive under the

influence

34

He slit open the envelope

with a knife

35

He killed himself by

slitting his waist

36

He was found the next day

with his throat slit

37

They held their nerves

to beat their rivals

38

Women have long broken the

glass ceiling in public life

39

Slumber

party

40

Be upfront

with me

41

Gossip-

monger

42

He said it out of

spite only

43

Take an immediate leave

of absence

44

The law enforcement bodies will act

impartially without fear or favour

45

Ongoing external

headwinds

46

China and India put aside

their differences

47

He was butchered

in broad daylight

48

A blood-stained knife and

meat cleaver

49

We condemn this

unreservedly

50

Firearms

police officer

51

Police tape sealed off

the scene

52

He has already established as a

poet in his own right

53

You are having a flight of

fancy!

54

He is still bearing

the grudge

55

Grant immunity

to all

56

Weakening manufacturing activity in China rocked

confidence about the strength of the rebound

57

Sent the market slumping 7.3 per cent,

registering the deepest loss since 2011

58

Deepening doubts added to

market jitters

59

Output still climbed,

but a lower rate

60

The slide took the shine off

regional stock market that benefited from...

61

The slowdown casts downside risk to

China's fragile growth recovery

62

Soon-to-be university

graduates

63

The move could be a bid to

overcome tensions with the West

64

The airline - which prides itself on its image as an environmentally conscious

carrier - took the step after admitting...

65

The carrier follows the lead of

Cathay Pacific

66

He was run down by

a car

67

Settle the

score

68

There is no cause

worthier than to...

69

Fork out

To pay unwillingly

70

Lack of sleep causes your brain to

run on empty

71

Hit the sack

Go to bed

72

There is no hard

evidence that...