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to top off

to top off

Date: Oct 14 2010

引語

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“This has been a pretty bad year, but topped off with a really good movie.”

- Actor Michael Douglas on battling cancer and starring in a new film. (CNN)

定義

1. 定義 - Study the definition.

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to finish or conclude

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

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This has been a hard year for Michael Douglas. In the spring his son was arrested on drug charges, and now the actor has announced that he has throat cancer. But Douglas thinks the year will end better than it began. 2010 will be topped off with the release of his new movie, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. In other words, the year will finish with something positive.

When you top something off, you finish or conclude it. Imagine a suitcase that is almost completely full of clothes. When you put one last shirt on top of the rest, you finish filling the suitcase. You top off your packing, or complete it.

It’s common to use the expression top off in relation to filling your car up with gas. When your tank is nearly completely full, and you shake those last few drops of gas out of the pump, you top off your tank.

How would you like to top off 2010?

範例

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“We topped off our dinner with coffee and dessert.”

“Dana was already feeling stressed at work, and then to top it off her boss assigned her a new project.”

“The couple stopped at a bar on their way home to top off their date with a night cap.”

猜對了

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

Finish something in a special way
作者 Jansen silvaSuper Member!
Gaby313 It's like finish or conclude something
作者 Gaby313
It means finished
作者 Mr.Bean's wife
Mauudi To finish up, to end.
作者 Mauudi
Dealv Finished
作者 Dealv
It means: rounded off
作者 hermit_in_life
finish with, at the end
作者 pokemon4ik777
johnson_z Ended, came to an end
作者 johnson_z
kiojohn end with...
作者 kiojohn
concluded
作者 Bitten by an Arab bug
chomo put the finishing touch to
作者 chomo
dearpesar finish up or conclude also fill to the point of almost overflowing
作者 dearpesar

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Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

I really would like to top off my year with all of my goals reached out or most of them ;)

04:27 PM Nov 30 2010 |

Afnan A

United Arab Emirates

I'd like to top off 2010 with true love and approval of MBA study..

11:19 AM Oct 19 2010 |

kukuka

kukuka

Ukraine

I want to top off 2010 with a big New Year party.

07:25 AM Oct 19 2010 |

lolekesh

lolekesh

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I want to top off my year with pass my life's exam successfully.

09:11 PM Oct 17 2010 |

mendinh

Viet Nam

I want to top off my year with the good job.

06:05 AM Oct 16 2010 |

fabsir

fabsir

Brazil

I wish I can top off my year with some relaxing days on the coast as it will be summer time in my country at the end of the year. 

02:26 AM Oct 16 2010 |

lol80

lol80

Peru

end with  finished

01:55 AM Oct 16 2010 |

nikouie

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I really want to top off my year with graduating from university

09:01 PM Oct 15 2010 |

Vinni Lima

Vinni Lima

Brazil

I really want to top off my year going to a university !

06:16 PM Oct 15 2010 |

qlm2001

qlm2001

Japan

I wanna top off 2010 with winning a lotteryLaughing

08:12 AM Oct 15 2010 |

rosendo

rosendo

Mexico

i want to top off this year and the rest of the time with my family !!!

saludos. 

09:33 PM Oct 14 2010 |

Mencha

Colombia

I`d like to top off 2010 with the job I'm looking for.

07:22 PM Oct 14 2010 |

camar666

camar666

Saudi Arabia

I'd like to top of 2010 by weeding day.

06:56 PM Oct 14 2010 |

mari mina

mari mina

Egypt

I'd Like to top of 2010 by traveling 

06:25 PM Oct 14 2010 |

Snazz De

Snazz De

United Kingdom

i may top off 2010 by graduating finaly as a doctor

05:44 PM Oct 14 2010 |

mickee85

mickee85

Philippines

I feel so sad for Michael Douglas, but I really hope his year will be topped off by his new movie. I'm gonna watch it once it hits the theater. As for myself, I would really like to top off this year with a good news. That good news must be liked "start processing your documents now and live with us in Australia" hehehe.

02:13 PM Oct 14 2010 |

Thearath

Thearath

Cambodia

To do something completly at the end of the situation.

02:12 PM Oct 14 2010 |

Fairstorm

Tunisia

I want to top off 2010 with alot of money in my account.

01:31 PM Oct 14 2010 |

City Hunter

Yemen

means…to end up with sth.

08:23 AM Oct 14 2010 |

rozonex

rozonex

Pakistan

fully finished something or do final somthing.

01:19 AM Oct 14 2010 |

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