from door to door
Doctors’ door-to-door visits save many old people’s trouble of going to hospital.
can’t bear standing parting with/putting it down /leaving it aside
The historical novel about/describing World War I / the First World War is so attractive that I can’t bear (to do …)/stand parting with it / putting it down (back ,aside )/ leaving it aside .
be satisfied with reality/ present situation
We senior high students should have great ambition and (should) not be satisfied with reality/present situation.
get rid of/ to be free from worries
Knowing (that) he is in a bad mood, I suggest him chatting with friends to get rid of /to be free from worries.
be to blame each other
When (we are) in difficulty / When we meet with difficulties, what we need is not to blame each other but to help each other.
have no choice but to do
At that time the taxi driver had no choice but to turn to the tourist/traveler (for help).
It remains unknown whether Mary will attend the English Evening.
leave without saying good-bye
We were greatly surprised that he has left without saying goodbye.
Although the efforts made are beyond measure, those remote mountainous cities have been accessible to cars, which makes all the Chinese people / the whole nation feel very proud/full of pride.
appreciate it very much
I would appreciate it very much if you could reply to me/give me a reply the moment you receive the message.
Despite the great effort made by governments, more effective measures should be made to deal with the ever worsening problem of global warming.
Jim answered his teacher’s question(s) without (any) hesitation. Jim answered the question(s) asked by his teacher with no hesitation.
be far from satisfactory
The economy of this area develops very fast but some citizens’ qualities are far from satisfactory.
should not be ignored/ neglected
(The sense of) Fire protection should not be neglected (We should not neglect fire protection), or great damage might be caused to the lives and property.
be/ feel at a loss
The fact that consumers have lost confidence in frozen food makes the manufacturers at a loss.
didn’t fall asleep last night/ be awake all night
Drinking only a cup of coffee will keep me awake all night.
Hearing the news that his favorite team won the match, he was too excited tofall asleep last night.
be moved to tears
The performance put up by the disabled/ The disabled people’s performance last night was so successful that many people were moved to tears.
can do nothing without
The computer has touched on everyone’s daily life. No wonder someone says that you can do nothing without the knowledge of computer / its knowledge.
be greatly amazed/ impressed
These eighteenth-century oil paintings have been/are preserved so well that the visitors are greatly amazed/ impressed.
let him be
Parents often faced the choice that either they did what they felt was good for the development of the child or they just let him be.
be single and has no friends or relatives
Though she is single and has no friends or relatives, all the neighbors offer her help/a helping hand /to help her.
always stick to one’s own opinion
I find it (is) hard to cooperate with those who always stick to their own opinions.
look at sb. differently/ with new eyes/ regard sb. in a totally different light
He finished a difficult task on his own/independently soon/ shortly after he entered the company, so his colleagues looked at him differently/ with new eyes/regarded him in a totally different light.
have no difficulty/ trouble (in) doing sth.
They had no difficulty finding the warm-hearted man/person.
There is no doubt that.../ It cannot be doubted that
There is no doubt/ It can’t be doubted that travelling broadens one’s mind and enlarge/ improve/ increase one’s knowledge.
He regretted losing the chance to win a scholarship.
catch up with sb.
Because of illness/Being ill last week, I missed some lessons, but I will try to catch up with others.
strengthen/ enhance one’s cooperation
Our school basketball team will not beat the opponents in the final match/final(s) unless the team members strengthen their cooperation / cooperate well with each other.
As is known to all, …/ It is known to all that
As is known to all, success comes from hard work/diligence, and nothing can be achieved without efforts/hard work.
It is known to all that his success is entirely/totally/completely due to his hard work.
keep to one’s post
No matter how hard the rain falls and the wind blows, the police keep to their posts.
do/ try ones best to do
We should try our best to make the city more beautiful.
have totally different opinion with us
When communicating, we are likely to meet people who have totally different opinions with us.
incredible rate/ speed
High-rise apartment buildings have sprung up everywhere in China at anincredible rate / speed.
be absorbed in
I was so absorbed in reading that I didn’t hear my cell phone ringing.
has great difficulty/ be very difficult
Despite / In spite of the great difficulty, his parents managed to get to/ arrive in/ reach Shanghai in time.
appear so frequently
This kind of accident appears on media so frequently that effective measures are being made to prevent it (from ) happening again.
resist the temptation of
He failed to resist the temptation of the delicious food in the reception and ate a lot.
be equal to sb. in sth.
Though he is equal to me in skill and experience, either of us is likely to win the Championship.
work cooperatively/ with combined efforts
So long as / If we work cooperatively / with combined efforts, we will be able to solve/ work out the technical problems.
a rare/ golden chance
Now that the tickets for economy class are popular, we should call the booking/ticket office to inquires soon as possible，making sure that we won't miss/lose the golden Chance.
Children had to compete with each other since they were very young, which brought them ever increasingly psychological pressure.
be getting worse/ become worse and worse
Unusual weather indicates that our living environment is getting worse, which is the warning to us from nature.
The increasingly tense doctor-patient relationship remains to be solved.
in a few words
The rules of the game are too complicated to explain/be explained in a few words.
be so used to
People are so used to such electronic products as mobile phones and computers that it is hard to imagine what life would be like without them.
be recognized/ received by
In terms of practical effect, the new regulation greatly improved the traffic condition and was recognized by the public.
sb. benefit from sth. / sth. benefits sb. all your life
A good education benefits you/ is what you can benefit from all your life in your whole life.
strong point/ weak point
Young people should be encouraged to choose their careers according to their own strong points.
those who play with fire will surely get burnt
They should learn a lesson from this accident that those who play with fire will surely get burnt.
The service there is perfect and umbrellas are borrowed free of charge.
be just one step away from success
Many losers don’t realize that they are just one step away from success.
be ignorant of sth.
Being ignorant of the electronic products the students are talking about, I find myself left behind.
in case of unexpected needs/ that they are needed some day
It is sensible/ wise to learn more skills when young in case of unexpected needs/ (that) they are needed in the future.
catch one’s attention/ eye
These colorful fruit bowls caught my eye at that time, reminding me of the happy childhood.
be always ready to help
Every time I ask her for advice, she is always ready to help, and explains to my full satisfaction.
have changed to some extent
Although people’s view on cosmetic surgery has changed to some extent, we must acknowledge that risk goes with it/ there is risk.
keep pace with the times/change with the times
The old find it harder and harder to keep up with the development of modern science.
be isolated from the outside world
The village is almost isolated from the outside world, thus lots of local customs are well preserved there.
reach out your hands in aid of sb./ give sb. a helping hand
Reach out your hands in aid of those（who are）in trouble and you’ll find your life more meaningful.
at the first sight/ glance of sth.
At the first sight, there is nothing special about the watch, but in fact it is a mobile phone.
have a common goal/ similar ideals and beliefs
He and I have a common goal/ have similar ideals and beliefs/ share the same views and are similar in age and family background, which I think is the reason why we have become good friends.
the high mountains and thick forests
Despite the high mountains and thick forests, the doctors and nurses rushed to the scene of the accident for the rescue/to carry out the rescue.