A healthy diet: there is truth to the old saying "you are what you eat". If you want to live a long and healthy life, make sure you maintain a healthy diet. 健康饮食： 俗话说"人如其食"，这是有道理的，如果你想长寿健康的生活，你务必要保持健康的饮食。a bad egg 坏蛋
Be careful around Peter; he is a bad egg. 注意皮特，他是个坏家伙。bread and butter 生计、谋生手段
He worked hard to earn his bread and butter. 他努力工作以维持生计。bring home the bacon 养家糊口
My father is very busy working to bring home the bacon. 我父亲辛勤工作，养家糊口。bun in the oven 怀孕，有孩子
I presently have two kids and another bun in the oven.现在我有两个孩子，还有一个在老婆肚子里。buy a lemmon 买了不能用或问题很多的东西
I bought a new washing machine, but I think it is a lemon because I only used it once before it broke down.
我买了一台新洗衣机，但是我觉得是个劣质品，因为我只用了一次就坏了。cool a s a cucumber 沉着应付，泰然自若
Those firemen were as cool as cucumbers when they put out that fire. 那些消防员在灭火时非常镇定。drink like a fish 豪饮
Did you see how much John drank at the pub last night? He drinks like a fish!
昨晚你有没有看到约翰在酒吧喝了多少？简直是酒量惊人。egg on one's face 难看，丢脸
Tom was left with egg on his face after he forgot to bring the contract to the meeting.
汤姆忘了开会时带上合同，他走得时候很难堪。full of beans 精力充沛
My brother seems to be full of beans every day. 我哥哥每天看起来都是一副精力充沛的样子。hot potato 棘手的问题
Every one can see how the boss looks when he handles a hot potato.
老板处理难题时，每个人都看出他是什么表情。spill the beans 泄露秘密
Jack spilled the beans about our company's newest product when he left the plans at the café by mistake.