Hunch,pet peeve,a heads-up,under the weather,spin one’s wheels

1. hunch— If you have a hunch about something, you are sure that it is correct or true, even though you do not have any proof.  直觉;预感;第六感

Why did you bet all the money on the horse? I had a hunch on that.

I had a hunch that Susan and I would work well together

 2. pet peeve— a continual source of personal annoyance or complaint. 痛处;心病;经常抱怨的问题

     One of my biggest pet peeves is loud music.

I have a pet peeve—-I don’t like people to touch my hair.

3. a heads-up — an advance notice or warning. 温馨提示

      I just want to give you a heads-up that the boss is coming.

Heads-up,  a bus is coming!

4. under the weather—sick, ill. 身体欠佳

I’m sorry, but I can’t come to work today — I’m feeling a little under the weather.

5. spin one’s wheels—to waste time doing things that achieve nothing. 浪费时间

      I’m just spinning my wheels, there’s no chance to get a pay raise.

Don’t spin your wheels. He won’t listen to you.

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