In return 作为（对某物）的付款或回报
What do we give them in return. (来源：英语麦当劳 http://www.EnglishCN.com)
Conceive of 想像、认为
I laughed to myself at the men and the ladies. Who never conceived of us billion-dollar Babies（俚语：人）。
Scores of 很多
Scores of young people.
Strike sb. as … 给某人留下印象
These conclusion strike me as reasonable.
Drop out 脱离传统社会
Ever since 自从
In hopes of 怀着…希望
Every since civilization began， certain individuals（人） have tried to run away from it in hopes of finding a simpler， more pastoral， and more peaceful life
Support oneself 自食其力
Run out of 没有，用完，耗尽
Our planet is running out of noble savages and unsullied landscapes.
the other way （round） 相反
come off 成功
These are the ones whose revolutions did not come off.
In need of 需要
It dawns on a familiar， workaday place， still in need of groceries and sewage disposal.
In short supply 供应不足，短缺
Break down 瓦解，崩溃
Broke down our resolve. 丧失了我们的决心
Out of work 失业
dawn on sb. 逐渐明白
It dawned on us rather suddenly that the number of passengers on the small spaceship we inhabit is doubling about every forty years.
Come down （from…） （to…）从一处来到另一处
Eat sth. up 吃光
In profusion 大量地
She had magnificent blonde hair， in profusion.
Take a shot 猜测
As a point of departure 起点
As doctors often do I take a trial shot at it as a point of departure.
as yet 到现在为止
As yet， no man has set foot on Mars.
Get somewhere 有进展，取得一些成就
If only 只要
If only they wouldn‘t use the word “hurt” I might be able to get somewhere.
Up to sb. 取决于某人
So long as 只要
Fall in love with 爱上
After all， I had already fallen in love with the savage brat， the parents were contemptible to me.
Let out 发出（叫喊）
She let out a scream of terror.
Hold sb. down 控制住某人，压制某人
I tried to hold myself down but I couldn‘t.
Open up 张开
She open up for an instant but before I could see anything she came down again and gripped the wooden blade between her molars.
Reduce sth. to 将…化为（变成）
She reduced spatula to splinters before I could get it out
Through with sb. 结束
We are going to through with this.
Go at sth. 努力做某事
He went at the job with a lot of energy. 他工作卖力
Tear sb/sth apart 严厉地批评…，彻底毁灭…
I could have torn the child apart in my own fury and enjoyed it.
Bred of … 由…造成
But a blind fury， a feeling of adult shame， bred of a longing for muscular release are the operative.
On the defensive 采取守势
She had been on the defensive before but now she attacked.
Fly at 冲上去攻击某人
Tried to get off her father‘s lap and fly at me while tears of defeat blinded her eyes.
Come to light 为人所知
New evidence has recently come to light
At one‘s request 应某人之请求
An anonymous doctor claimed to have killed a 20-year-old cancer patient at her own request.
Rumble on 继续下去
This started a debate that will rumble on into the autumn.
Hardly any 几乎没有
Get sth. over with 把不得不做的事做完（表示一种耐烦）
She‘ll be glad to get the exam over with.
Far gone 病重
The injured man was fairly far gone by the time the ambulance arrived.
Hold out 持续
How long can the distinction between killing and letting die hold out？
Stand to gain 以职谋权
A man stands to gain from the death of a certain child.
On request 一经要求
Only squeamishness demands a difference between passive and active euthanasia on request……
Intrude on 干涉，介入
It is not clear why the religious objections of others should intrude on his death.
Usher in 预示