11.Mr.Myadig waved the Witch difficulty away，and made a series of wonderful proposal.
wave sth away/aside 驳回（建议，主张，观点等）
He was so absorbed in his success that he waved all suggestions away.
He waved aside all our objections.
他驳回 我们 所有的反对意见。
proposal/plan/suggestion proposal 指的是正式提出的建议或意见，以供参考、接受或实施或拒绝予以考虑 .
China's proposal for the establishment of a free trade zone was greeted by the Southeast Asian countries.
中国 有关 成立自由贸易区的提议得到东南亚国家的欢迎。
He did it at the doctor's suggestion.他是根据大夫的建议这么做的。
Our plan has been approved by the school authorities.
12……The small hours found Mr.Maydig and Mr.Fotheringay outside under the moon.凌晨时分梅迪格先生和佛泽林盖先生已来到室外月光之下，佛泽林盖先生对自己的伟大不再发憷。Shortly after midnight，Mr.Fotheringay and Mr.Maydig went outside under the moon.
small hours：shortly after midnight，the very early morning.
（a time/event） find ******.+adj/prep phrase/doing （主要用于书面语）
在 …… 时某人处于某种状况，或正在做 ……。
witness/ see （ a place/period of time）witness/see （an event/change………） 也有类似的用法
The past 30 years witnessed great development of friendly relations between China and African countries.
在过去 30 年里中国和非洲国家的友好关系得到巨大的发展。
Night found him lying o n the ground.
13.…got to be at business by night .我明天八点钟还要上班呢。
I am afraid I have to go back home.I have to start work by eight.
at business 上班 / on business 因公出差 / out of business 停业，失业，没有生意
I have to be at busines s by 9 o'clock.我得 9 点前上班。
He went to Britain on business.他因公赴英国。
Continuous spread of SARS could put many tourist agencies out of business .SARS 的继续流行会使许多旅行社关门歇业。
must （ can，may ） be doing：情态动词 + 动词进行式表示“应当正在 ……。 想必正在 ……”
It's past ten.I must be going home.已过 10 点了，我该走了。
They can't be using the room now.他们现在不可能在用这间房间。
14.…full of the sweetness of unlimited power.看到自己有了无边能量，他感到真是妙不可言。… enjoying the delight one feels of being able to do whatever one wants.
15.That's a bit tall .这可有点离谱。That would be going too far./ That would be a little too difficult.
tall：（informal） difficult，impossible （口语）过分夸大的，离谱的
a tall order/story/tale 苛刻的要求，艰难的任务 / 离谱的故事，吹牛
16.It isn't as if we were doing harm…… 我们这样做又不是干坏事。No harm would be done.
It isn't （is） as if… 好像是
It isn't as if you did not know the matter.你又不是不知道这件事的。
They talked so warmly with each other；it was as if they had known each other for many years.
17.Immediately he was flying head over heels through the air at the rate of dozens of miles a minute.
head over heels 头向下，头向前
He jump into the water head over heels .他头向下地跳进水里。
He was head over heels in debt.他深深陷入债务中。
18.He thought in a second，and willed.“Let me down safe and sound .” 他想了一会儿，又说，“让我平安落地吧。”
safe and sound/safe and well：out of danger and unharmed.平安；完全
When he returned home after an absence of one month，he found everything was safe and sound at home.
Don't worry.The boys will return safe and sound.
19.He came down with a forcible bump on what appeared to be some fresh-turned earth.猛地撞了一下，他落到好像是刚刚翻过的土地上。
what appeared to be 看起来好像是 …… 的地方
The airplane crashed and fell down on what appeared to be a desolate village .
She told her story to what appeared to be a social worker.
20.A flying cow hit the ground and smashed like an egg.
She broke the vase when she fell down on the ground.
He smashed the window with a stone.
The growing grass was crushed down by hailstone.