1. cry wolf 喊“狼来了”；发假警报
If you cry wolf too often, people will stop believing that you need help.
Do you think Peter is in trouble or is he just crying wolf?
2. freak flag 独特之处，另类的一面
My high school literature teacher taught me to always be true to myself and to wear my freak flag proudly.
3. get out of hand 失控
The party got out of hand and the guests started to throw bottles at each other.
4. get your head around it 明白，搞清楚
I just can’t get my head around the fact that Joe is leaving us.
5. dig in your heels / stick to your guns 坚持立场
My parents wanted me to give up writing, but I dug in my heels / stuck to my guns and went on to become a famous writer.
6. pound the pavement 徘徊于街头找工作
I’d been pounding the pavement for months before I found a job in a fast food restaurant.
7. pull a rabbit out of a hat 使出奇招
I thought we were going bankrupt, but my partner pulled a rabbit out of his hat and we landed a major contract.
8. leave no stone unturned 想方设法，千方百计
I’ll leave no stone unturned until I find out who did this.
9. get it out of your system 不吐不快，不做不爽
I wasn’t sure how she was going to react, but I had to get it out of my system, so I told her I had found another woman.
10. step up your game 有更好的表现
If you want to win this competition, you’ll have to step up your game.