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to be cut out for (well suited for); 适合于;很匹配;They both like the study of English,seeming cut out (well sui
to be cut out for (well suited for); 适合于;很匹配;
They both like the study of English,seeming cut out (well suited) for each other.

to be good enough for; 适合;般配;
I've received your letter,though,frankly speaking,I'm afraid I'm not good enough for you.

That's where it's at; 这是合乎时宜的;

Modern information bodies use computerized retrieval systems in preference to ( instead of ) card indexes;that's where it's at. 当代情报机构不再用卡片索引,而是用计算机检索系统,这是合乎时宜的。

to go well with sth; 与.....相配;
The striped silk tie goes well with your suit.

to give one a dose of one's own medicine; 以其人之道,还治其人之身;

She's been highly critical of others,so I gave her a dose of her own medicine by pointing out her faults.

to tone down one's remarks; 措辞温和(缓和);

Why not tone down your remarks? the company didn't lose much through his error.

to be a square peg in a round hole; 不适宜担当某一职务的人;
You are a square peg in a round hole,so far as your talents are concerned.

to be out of one's element; 是个外行;出于不适宜的环境;不得其所;
When it comes to American history,I'm out of my element.

to be a fish out of water; 感到很不自在;感到生疏;感到不适应;
Being a doctor,I'm a fish out of water among these politicians.

to be in one's element; 如鱼得水;得心应手;
She is really in her element at parties. 在社交聚会上,她可真是如鱼得水。

to be out of one's league; 超出某人的水平或能力;
To surf in such high waves is out of my league. 在如此大的浪中冲浪,我做不了。
A house like that is out of our league. 那样的房子不是我们这号人买得起的!

to be not in one's league; 比不上谁;
I'm not in her league,when it comes to cooking. 提到烹饪,我不是她的对手(远不如她,远比不上她)。

to be in a different league from sb; 与....相比,不属于同一个级别;
They are in a different league from us. 他们跟我们不属于同一个级别。

to be right on the nose; on the money (S); (恰恰)正好,正是;(美国俚语);

His estimate of what was needed to complete the projiect was right on the nose (money).

to be just what the doctor ordered; 恰到好处; 正好;
The overcoat you bought me is just what the doctor ordered.

to have no business doing sth; 不适合做什么;不该...;
I've no business attending that meeting,for I'm not even a member.

to be Johnny-on-the-spot; 正在近旁;招之即来的;
When fighting broke out among the students,our teacher was Johnny-on-the-spot and stopped it.

If the shoe fits,put it on.(P) 有则改之。(谚语)。
I don't mean all of you have been remiss in your duty.If the shoe fits,put it on.

to hit the spot; 正合口味;满足要求;
That cool drink on a hot day like this hits the spot. 在这样的热天里那种凉爽的饮料正合口味。

to fill the bill; 能够解决问题;能够满足需要;
Even if you don't have a large wrench,a small one will fill the bill.

to answer ( serve ) one's purpose; 管用;能够解决问题;
This measure should answer (serve) our purpose of helping him improve his English proficiency.

to be right down one's alley (S); 正是.....的拿手好戏;符合某人的能力兴趣;

You are asking the right person for help,since traditional Chinese medicine is right down my alley.

to hit the nail on the head; 击中要害;说的中肯;
You hit the nail on the head,when you said he deserved a rebuke.你说他该受到斥责,这话说的中肯。

It is high time (that) someone did sth; 是......的时候了。

It's high time we launched anothe crack-down compaign. 是我们发起再一次严打运动的时候了。

to fit (sb) like a glove; (大小,形状)完全适合;
Wow,that coat fits you like a glove. 喔,那件外套对你完全合适。

to fit (sb) to a T; 恰好适合;丝毫不差;
The nickname "Big Fool" fits you to a T;you even failed to follow me.

to fit in (with sb/sth): (与.....)合得来,合适;
Where do I fit in? 哪里有我适合的地方?
I wonder if he'll fit in with the other poeple in the company. 我不知道他是否与公司里的其他人配合得好。
Do my plans fit in with your arragements? 我的计划与你到安排有冲突吗 ?

to be fit for sth/sb : (质量,素质,技能)合格的,适合的;恰当的;
It was a meal fit for the king. 这顿饭称得上御膳啊。
Do you think I'm only fit for cooking and washing? 你以为我只配做饭洗衣?
He is so angry he is in no fit state to see anyone. 你看他气的样子,这怎么去见人(简直无法见人)?
This is not a fit job for you to do.(You are not fit for the job.) 这事不适合你来做。(你不适合做这事)。

to see/think fit (to do sth ); 觉得怎么做是合适的;
You must do as you think fit ( but I don't agree with you ).
About disciplining the children,do as you see/think fit.
The newspaper didn't see fit to publish my article.

to do what one thinks best; 觉得怎么好就怎么做;觉得怎么合适就怎么做;
OK,do what you think best. 那好吧,你觉得怎么好就怎么做吧。

fitly spoken; 谈吐合宜;说话表达的好;

During the interview,he deeply impressed the boss with words fitly spoken.

to use choice wording; to use words that hit home; 措辞恰当;

You should use choice words (words that hit home) in your address.

to comply with; to be in conformity with; 符合;与....一致;
I'm sorry,your suggestion in this regard does not comply ( is not in conformity ) with our own goals.

to take appropiate action; 采取适当的行动;
You're supposed to identify the problem before taking appropriate action.
It's now an appropiate time to do sth/that.....; 现在是.....的时候了。

to be not appropiate for....; 不适合于...;
Jeans are not appropiate for a formal party. 牛仔裤不适合这种正式聚会。

to be appropiate to sth; 适合于...;
The book was written in a style appropiate to the age of the children.
It's right and proper (that...)/(to do sth); ......,这事天经地义的。

without proper regard to sth; 对.....没有正当的考虑;
The developement was planned without proper regard to the interets of local poeple.

to follow the proper procedures for doing sth/to do sth; 采用正当的手续做....;
Please follow the proper procedures for dealing with the complaints.

to meet the right one in the right time in the right place; 在正确的时间正确的地点遇到正确的人;
I wish you to meet your Mr.Right in the right time in the right place.
Nothing's going right for me today. 今天没有哪一件事让我顺心的!
I'm right behind you on this one. 在这件事情上,我完全支持你!

the right man in the right place; 恰当的人用在恰当的地方;人尽其用;
For bringing about radical changes in our company,Bill was the right man in the right place.
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