2010-04-10 18:09:12 来源：世博英语
1) Don't push the panic button. Time is enough.
NOTE1: push the button是按按钮的意思；
NOTE2: It means that you don't need to be nervous because you have enough time.
2) He is always paying the lip service.
NOTE1: 注意pay的用法，我们还可以说pay a visit，拜访；
NOTE2: It means that he says a lot, but seldom does.
Here is a dialogue:
Two days later, Tom and Leo will take part in the English speech competition. Here is a dialogue between them.
Tom: Don't push the panic button. Time is enough.
Leo: Time is enough? We have only two days left.
Tom: So you can still spend one day playing football with me.
Leo: No, I cannot. You know I am planning to win the first prize.
Tom: Don't worry about it so much. You can rely on the judges from our department.
Leo: You mean our teachers?
Tom: Yes, they said that they would help us and gave us high marks.
Leo: I don't think so. They are just paying the lip service.
Tom: Hmm, Maybe.
1) Don't push the panic button. Time is enough. 别紧张，时间多的是。
2) He is always paying the lip service. 他总是嘴上说得很好听。
Here are three situations:
S1. There will be a speech contest ten days later. She is preparing for it and she is a bit nervous. What advice can you give her?
S2. Key is 25 years old now, but he is still a single. He worries about his marriage so much. What good suggestion can you give him?
S3. Each time when he fails in exams, he promises his parents that he will study hard later on. Who knows? He usually forgets his words one minute later. What do you think of him?