Quite a few 相当多的
She has collected quite a few pieces of antiques over the years.
Quite a few people were at the beach on Monday.
Our seats are right next to each other again!
Republicans keep control of Senate and Congress by narrow margins
Republicans retained their hold on the Senate and House early Wednesday by the slimmest of margins, barely turning back a ferocious, well-financed Democratic bid to gain a majority.
共和党仍是国会多数党 美国第一夫人希拉克历史性胜利票当选纽约州国会议员，但民主党仍待努力结束共和党长控国会六年局面 。
U.S patrols modified to avoid shootdowns of Iraqi civilian planes US pilots patrolling flight-exclusion zones over southern and northern Iraq have made "appropriate changes" to avoid accidentally shooting down Iraqi civilian planes, a Pentagon official said Tuesday. The changes were made after Iraq began domestic commercial passenger flights last weekend, spokesman Kenneth Bacon said .
China had 20,711 HIV carriers at the end of September, up 37 percent when compared to a year earlier, the official Xinhua news agency quoted the health ministry Wednesday. The figures were at odds with estimates made by Chinese experts in state media who have said there were around 500,000 HIV positive people in the country. The United Nations has predicted that HIV, if left unchecked, will have infected around 10 million Chinese by 2010. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, or AIDS.
at odds with 与 …不同
A: Why did the opposition vote to recall the president after the government halted construction of the nuclear power plant?
B: They're at odds with the president on this issue.
Microsoft acknowledged Friday that hackers had accessed source code to programs in development, but company representatives said the intruders did not see code for existing products. Criminal investigators, under the direction of the FBI, believe a Microsoft employee received email containing a common hacker program known as a Trojan horse, which he or she unknowingly launched. The hacker could then have launched a program that searched for and retrieved emails containing passwords.
You won't get away with this. （ 你逃不掉这个惩罚。）
*I'm afraid I can't get away from the meeting.
*How did he get away with cheating?
behind the eight ball(in a difficult or impossible situation)
A: We're going to miss our connecting flight because of this storm.
B: Looks like we're caught behind the eight ball. Nothing we can do.
get outta here (you'e kidding me or lying to me)
A:A lot of people say that my son is as handsome as I am.
B: Get outta here! Your handsome son got his looks from his mother.