1. As cool as a cucumber 保持平靜、臨危不亂
例句：He was as cool as a cucumber when he met the gang on the street.
2. Drive me nuts 把我逼瘋了
例句：His ridiculous speech has almost driven me nuts.
3. Be nuts about 非常熱衷
例句：She is nuts about recording the stories of society as a journalist.
4. Butter someone up 為得到利益而巴結人
例句：The manager butters the investors up for benefits at the competitive industry.
5. Full of beans 精力充沛
例句：After a long working day, she is still full of beans to cater her guests in the party.
6. Have your cake and eat it too 魚與熊掌不可兼得
A：I want a good grade on the exam, but I also want to have fun every weekend.
B：You can’t have your cake and eat it too.
7. Go bananas 使……生氣
例句：The teacher went bananas when she knew her students cheated in the exams.
8. One’s salad days 年少輕狂的日子
例句：He has organised many community activities in his salad days.
9. That’s the way the cookie crumbles 世事難料
A：I have tried to get to the station as soon as possible, but I still missed the train.
B：Well, that’s the way the cookie crumbles.
10. The proof is in the pudding 實踐才知道好與壞
例句：We have prepared the best for the show but the proof is in the pudding.
11. The apple of one’s eyes 珍愛的人或事
例句：She is the apple of my eyes, I would try my best to protect her.
12. Take…with a pitch of salt 對……半信半疑
例句：The citizen takes the new policy with a pitch of salt under the unstable status quo.