What did I tell you about being rude to customers, you stick a smile on your face or I’ll keep you in back stucking shelves where no one has to look at you.
As it turns out:
Have an agenda on:
Home pregnancy test:
Put sth off:
Put things on the agenda:
Bring sth up:
Read sb like a book:
Vouch for sb:
Spice up sth: inviting
Out of line / across the line.
Snap at someone:
Expo / rehab /vet /fridge:
Put sth together:
Check one’s book:
One man’s sludge is another man’s liquid god.
One man’s toxic sludge is another man’s potpourri. Proverb
The noun potpourri refers to a mixture of flowers, herbs, and spices usually kept in a bowl or jar and used for its fragrance. Thus, a potpourri can be any collection of seemingly unrelated items.
East or west, zhanggong is the best.
East or west, home is the best.
Not all cars are created equal.
Wound a little tight:
Who am I to judge.
People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones /soda cans.
Get sth around somebody:
People respond to two things:
The Carrot and the stick.
Picture and stories,
An attritive voice and sexy body.
Pain and pressure.
Honor sb’s contract/ promise
I can’t justify handling your promotion on the same day that you lost a huge client.
One client doesn’t make a firm.
one swallow doesn’t make a summer.
In the middle of an economic meltdown
Lining up to do sth:
And instead covering your ass, I will put you in front of the bar myself.
Unwritten rules: Senior partner
Ethics board: 伦理道德委员会
Laid sth off on you:
Knock sth out the park:
Due and payable:
The balls in one’s court: under one’s control
The balls in one’s fist.
Get the ball rolling:
Hidden treasure: Reality/ dream/ humor / sensitivity