Lucy: good morning, Strong. What are your plans this weekend?
Strong: I was thinking of going surfing. Wanna come?
L: sounds like great, but what about the weather? Have you seen the forecast?
S: clear and sunny.
L: but it is cloudy now, isn't it?
S: yes. Some clous are rolling in, but it's gonna pass over. It's supposed to clear up tomorrow morning.
L: are you sure we'll be all right?
S: as long as it doesn't rain.
L: how many times have you gone surfing, anyway?
S: just four times, but I can hold my own. So are you interested?
L: I don't know. I've a lot of work to do.
S: come on, some sunshine and fresh air will do you good.
L: yes, I'm sure it will. Ok, I'll see you tomorrow.
S: I'll be waiting.
Roll in: to arrive in great numbers or amounts 大量涌入;滾滾而來
Offers of help are still rolling in. 仍然不斷有人表示願意提供援助.
Clear up: of the weather 天氣 to become fine or bright 轉晴;放晴;變晴朗
I hope it clears up this afternoon. 我希望今天下午天氣放晴.
hold your own (against somebody/something) (in something): to remain in a strong position when somebody is attacking you, competing with you, etc. 堅守立場;(使自己)立於不敗之地
Business isn't good but we're managing to hold our own. 生意不景氣,但我們正設法堅持下去.
She can hold her own against anybody in an argument. 她在辯論中不會讓任何人佔上風.
The patient is holding her own although she is still very sick. 病人的病情仍然很重,但她還在支持着.