at sixes and sevens定义
This idiom is used to describe a state of confusion or disarray.William Shakespeare uses a similar phrase in Richard II:But time will not permit: all is uneven， And every thing is left at six and seven.
But time will not permit: all is uneven， and everything is left at six and seven.例句
John is at sixes and sevens after the death of his wife.be on cloud nine定义
She was on cloud nine when he proposed to marry her.by the numbers 定义
如果你by the numbers做某事，你是在严格、机械地做这件事，没有使用你的想象力或创造力。例句
His work is done by the numbers. There is nothing original about it!count to ten 定义
Count to ten before you do something silly.Don't make hasty decisions! Count to ten so you don't end up screwing things up.dressed up to the nines定义
当某人盛装打扮(dressed up to the nines)时，意思是他们在一个特殊的场合穿着时髦的或正式的衣服。例句
They were invited to a wedding. That's why， they were dressed up to the nines.fifth column定义
'There are some people bent on blowing up the situation in the country. I call them the fifth column. They are not an opposition. They want to stage a rebellion in the country. Their dream is to topple the government and overthrow the president.'give me five定义
如果你说give me five，你希望有人拍你张开的手来表示问候或表示高兴。例句
'Give me five!' shouted Alan after he scored a goal.