1) a big time：盡興，高興的時刻
e.g. I had a big time there.
the big time：流，最高級
e.g. Don’t worry, you are in the big time now.
e.g. They were commended or criticized according to their work.
e.g. The thermometer rises or falls according as the air is hot or cold.
e.g. I have to admit to a dislike for modern music.
admit sb.(in) to：允許某人進入某地或加入某組織、行業
e.g. They have admitted me into their club.
4) all for：完全贊成
e.g. I am all for holding a meeting to discuss it.
e.g. They could not open the box for all their forces
5) all in all：總的說來
e.g. All in all, it is a success.
e.g. He was all in, but he stuck it out.
6) as it is (was)：照目前的情況來看
e.g. As it is, we shall be able to complete our task in time.
as it were：可以說，姑且這樣說
e.g. He is, as it were, a walking dictionary.
7) as much as：幾乎，實際上
e.g. By running away he as much as admitted that he had taken the money.
e.g. It is as much our responsibility as yours.
8) as well：也，還是……為好
e.g. He gave me advice, and money as well.
Since you have begun to do it, you may as well finish it.
as well as：不僅……而且，除……之外
e.g. With television, we see a picture as well as hearing sound.
Small towns as well as big cities are being rapidly industrialized.
9) at one time：從前某個時期
e.g. At one time, we met frequently.
at a time：每次，一次
e.g. You can borrow only two books at a time.
10) attach to：屬于，歸因于
e.g. No blame attaches to him.
attach oneself to：參加，加入
e.g. He attached himself to the group of climbers.
11) be a credit to：為……增光
e.g. I hope you will be a credit to your school.
do credit to：為……增進榮譽
e.g. This piece of work does credit to you.
12) bear in mind：記住
e.g. I hope you will bear in mind all I am saying.
have in mind：考慮
e.g. don’t give your confidence to others regarding the plan you have in mind.
e.g. He advised me to begin with something easy.
to begin with：首先
e.g. To begin with, we must consider the problem from all sides.
e.g. They are trying hard to build up an independent economy.
He went for an ocean voyage and built up his health.
e.g. Let’s build on your idea.
We shall build on your supporting us
15) by day：在白天
e.g. Most of them work by day and study by nig