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•Accord with sth (phrasal verb) -

To be in agreement with something.(与…符合;与…一致)

Examples:  

1.Her version of events does not accord with witnesses' statements.  

2.His interpretation of the data did not accord with the facts.

•Blow hot and cold (idiom) -

To keep changing your attitude towards someone or something.(忽冷忽热,摇摆不定)

Examples:  

1.The manager keeps blowing hot and cold on whether to hire new staff.  

2.I can't tell what he wants - he keeps blowing hot and cold.

•There is no denying (idiom) -

Used to say that it is very clear that something is true.(不可否认)

Examples:  

1.There's no denying that this is an important event.  

2.There's no denying her popularity.

•Goof off (phrasal verb) -

If someone goofs off, they spend their time doing nothing often when they should be working.(逃避工作,偷懒)

Examples:  

1.You'll get fired if you goof off too much at work.  

2.I saw a few films and generally kind of goofed off all day.

•Keep up with (phrasal verb) -

To do whatever is necessary to stay level or equal with someone or something.

(跟上,看齐)

Examples:  

1.Employees need to keep up with the latest technical developments.  

2.He found it difficult to keep up with the rest of the class.

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