Larry陪李华一起找公寓。李华今天要学两个常用语，Up for grabs和psyched.
LL: Wow! Check out the price for this place...
LL: Wait...what's your budget? I forgot - $2000 per month? Hahaha! How much you should be able to afford after getting that new job!
LL: Well...it's $1200 per month. I guess I'll keep looking...oh - hey - this one looks tempting - "one bedroom in group house for $675 up for grabs.
LH: 跟别人合租，675美元一个月，价钱倒是满便宜的，可是 Larry, 广告上说的up for grabs是什么意思啊？
LL: "Up for grabs" is a casual, informal way of saying that something is available - but you have to compete for it!
LL: In this case, it means that the room is available to the first suitable person who is willing to take the room and pay for it.
LL: (Calling) Hello? Hi there. Is your room still available? Ok, if it's still up for grabs, we'll be there in half an hour.
LH: 太好了，Larry, 你看。那一带还有好几处价格比较合适的房子，咱们正好一块看了。
LH: Larry, 你觉得这个公寓怎么样？
LL: Well, I can understand why it's still up for grabs...the bedroom is small, the house smells of cigarette smoke, and the housemates seems strange!
LH: WOW! 这里简直太棒了，而且还配家具，价钱只稍微贵一点。Excuse me, is this room still up for grabs? It is? Fantastic! I'll take it!
LL: You should see the expression on your face, Lihua! You seem totally psyched!
LL: Well - 'psyched' in this situation means that you are really excited because you're happy.
LH: 能找到这么好的房子，我当然高兴了。I am totally psyched! 这个周末就搬家。
LL: I'm glad that you're psyched. I was worried that you wouldn't find a new place for a reasonable price that is close to your new office.
LH: 现在想想，搬家又要打包，高兴劲儿一下少了一半。不过有些家具我不打算要了。Any extra furniture I leave behind is up for grabs.
LL: I'd be psyched if you left behind that new leather couch you got for Christmas last year. I'll take that one off your hands!
LL: Well, it was worth a try! You've got so much to be psyched about, Lihua - you've got your new, cool job, a new place, and the best friend in the world to help you move your stuff!
LL: I'm psyched for you.
LH: 那我们得庆祝庆祝。Now. What is something Larry would get psyched for...ah yes, - a free dinner! 晚上我请客。
LL: Larry certainly would be psyched about that! In fact, he's so psyched that he can't wait! This apartment hunting makes me really hungry.
LH: (Laughing) 别说，我肚子也开始叫了。那你想吃什么？
LL: I'd be the most psyched for some Burger King! Their new triple cheeseburger sounds delicious! What do you think?
今天李华学到了两个常用语。一个是 Up for grabs, 可以得到的，待价而沽的。另一个是 Psyched, 指特别高兴。