1. As cool as a cucumber
例句：He was as cool as a cucumber when he met the gang on the street.
2. Drive me nuts
例句：His ridiculous speech has almost driven me nuts.
3. Be nuts about
例句：She is nuts about recording the stories of society as a journalist.
4. Butter someone up
例句：The manager butters the investors up for benefits at the competitive industry.
5. Full of beans
例句：After a long working day, she is still full of beans to cater her guests in the party.
6. Have your cake and eat it too
A：I want a good grade on the exam, but I also want to have fun every weekend.
B：You can’t have your cake and eat it too.
7. Go bananas
例句：The teacher went bananas when she knew her students cheated in the exams.
8. One’s salad days
例句：He has organised many community activities in his salad days.
9. That’s the way the cookie crumbles
A：I have tried to get to the station as soon as possible, but I still missed the train.
B：Well, that’s the way the cookie crumbles.
10. The proof is in the pudding
例句：We have prepared the best for the show but the proof is in the pudding.
11. The apple of one’s eyes
例句：She is the apple of my eyes, I would try my best to protect her.
12. Take…with a pitch of salt
例句：The citizen takes the new policy with a pitch of salt under the unstable status quo.