1. cry in one's beer 借酒消愁；自己可怜自己
（1）I'm tired of hearing my roommate crying in his beer about how hard it is to get a good grade.
（2）She asked for it herself,so now all she can do is crying in her beer.
2. cry on one's shoulder 依靠
（1）Don't cry on my shoulder - this failure is all your fault.
（2）Thanks for letting me cry on your shoulder. After talking to you, I feel much better.
谢谢你听我倾诉, 跟你谈过之后, 我感觉好多了。
3. curious about 好奇,想知道
（1）He grew curious about how to make a toy.
（2）Don't be too curious about things you are not supposed to know.
4. cut down on 减少
（1）You must cut down on sugar to lose weight.
（2）We must cut down on the amount of material we use.
5. cut down 裁短；减少；把…砍倒[割掉]；<非正>驳倒
（1）He was so eloquent that he cut down the finest orator.
（2）The axe is too blunt to cut down the tree.