On the dot 准时
exactly at the stated or expected time
The plane landed at two o’clock on the dot.
And then some 甚至更多
and even more
There were 20,000 people and then some at the demonstration.
Find my feet
to become familiar with and confident in a new situation
Moving to a new city was difficult at first, but I soon found my feet.
Read sb’s mind 看出某人的心思
to know what someone is thinking without them telling you
“How about a drink, then?” “Ah, you read my mind!”
Before long 很快，不久
They’ll be home before very long.
Cost an arm and a leg
to be extremely expensive
I’d love to buy a Porsche, but they cost an arm and a leg.
Be set in yor ways 因循守旧
to do the same things every day and to not want to change those habits
As people get older, they often become set in their ways.
(the) bottom line 底细，最重要的事实
the most important fact in a situation
The bottom line is that we need another ten thousand dollars to complete the project.
Burn the midnight oil
to work late into the night
We’re gonna have to burn the midnight oil to get this job done by tomorrow.
Call it a day 结束工作，收工
to stop the work you are doing
I’m getting a bit tired now – let’s call it a day.