1.get the bullet
我只有聽過bite the bullet
如果是bite the bullet了話
英譯- to make yourself do something or accept something difficult or unpleasant
She had to bite the bullet and give in to her boss's unreasonable demands.
2.be in with the bricks
3.seal the fate of 或是 seal someone's fate
英譯: To establish or determine irrevocably
The letter of rejection sealed John's fate; he'd have to apply to other medical schools.
4.a false start
英譯- misguided or unsuccessful attempt to begin something
After several false starts Jane finally managed to write the first chapter for her book.
5.spoil the ship for a hap' orth o' tar 或是 spoil the ship for a haporth of tar 或是 losing a ship for a Haporth o' Tar 這裡的 haporth= half a penny
英譯- Suffering a great loss out of stinginess
It is not worth it to lose a ship for a haporth o' tar.
6.do a double take -
英譯- look again in surprise at someone or something
I did a double take when I saw Mike's father with another woman.