A: My brother got married last year.
B: That surprises me, I thought that he would remain a bachelor for the rest of his life.
n. 1.单身男士，单身汉; 2.学士,学士学位
A: That is a nice badge that you are wearing.
B: Thanks, I bought it at the market this morning.
n. 1.徽章，证章; 2.标记，标志; 3.象征
A: Would you like have a game of badminton with me this evening?
B: Sorry, but I only play football.
A: Did you enjoy the film?
B: Yeah, but I was baffled by the plot.
A: Was the criminal released from jail?
B: Yes, but only on bail.
n. 1.保释金; 2.准许保释
vt. 1.(out) 保释，帮助脱离困境; 2.用桶(从船里)舀水
A: I caught four fish, big ones.
B: You must have been using good bait.
n. 1.(钓鱼等用的)饵,诱饵; 诱惑物，引诱物
A: that man looks very young to be going bald.
B: Yeah, he looks no more than twenty five.
a. 1.秃头的，秃的; 2.(织物,轮胎等)磨光的; 3.明显的，不加掩饰的
A: Have you ever been to the ballet?
B: Yes, but I always prefer the theatre.
n. 1.芭蕾舞，芭蕾舞剧; 2.芭蕾舞用
A: The voting for the president was done by the secret ballot.
B: It must have been very fair then.
n. 1.投票表决(或选举); 2.选票; 3.投票总数
A: This meal is delicious, is there a secret ingredient?
B: Not really, except I used lots of bamboo shoots.
A: Help! I am bleeding.
B: Here, use my scarf as a bandage.
A: I was not able to bandage your wound properly.
B: It is alright, so long as the bleeding has stopped.
A: This film is stupid.
B: Really, you usually one the ones about bandits and cowboys.
A: I can’t banish my girlfriend from my dreams.
B: It must be love then.
A: My university is putting on an huge banquet for my graduation.
B: Sounds wonderful, can I come?
A: The weather is wonderful, let’s have a barbecue.
B: You go ahead, I have already had my dinner.
n. 1.金属烧烤; 2.烧烤野餐
A: That is a very long boat in the canal.
B: It is one of the largest barges in the country.
barge in 闯入,干预
A: This tea tastes strange.
B: That is because it is made out of barley.
A: The barometer indicates that it is going to be raining tomorrow.
B: Oh, I never trust that old thing.