21.But Barrett was beyond all reasoning
eg：That's going beyond a joke 这快超出玩笑的范围了
eg：He lives beyond his income.他的生活月月超支。
eg：It's quite beyond my understanding 这是我完全无法理解的
22.His mind had already on instinct
cracked with： 疯狂，愚蠢
23.I'd grabbed my gun on instinct
eg：He put his hands to cover his eyes on instinct when he saw the strong light
24.But I was in command here——that was the difference
in command： in charge
eg：Who in command here？ You or me？ 谁是这里管事的人？是你还是我？
eg：The police took command of the situation and arrested all the trouble-makers.
25.Each of the others could afford to think only of himself； I had to think of them all……
eg：He could not afford to offend his boss. 他得罪不起老板。
eg：He could not afford to buy a bike then，but now he can afford to buy a car.
26.I hated him all the more because he'd slept .
all the more/better：更加，又如
eg：I like her all the more after that 从那件事后我更加喜欢她了
27.I slept the dayaway.
away：used to emphasize a continuous action
eg：Yesterday，they danced the night away. 昨天他们跳舞跳了一夜。
He worked the morning away without knowing it. 他不知不觉干了一上午。
28.So we were in our twenty-first night adrift-the night in which the tramp Croton finally picked us up……
eg：Often he stopped to pick some small berries 他常常停下来摘浆果
eg：The whole family help pick cotton in the harvest season.在收获的季节里，全家人都参加摘棉花。
29.I've been holding off these apes all day.
eg：The guards managed to hold the fans off until the pop star left.保安挡住了歌迷让那位歌星离开。
eg：Let's hold off buying until we know more. 还是等了解一下情况再买吧。