upon which: He shared details of a case upon which the detective was engaged.
But it was not our prisoner to whom Holmes was giving his attention. Holmes 并没有关注这个犯人。
Holmes, after sending a letter out in the post, spent the evening in rummaging among the files of the old daily papers with which one of our lumber-rooms was packed. 插入语+ 介词加关系代词
You can imagine the doctor’s amazement when, on arriving at his office, he found his second bust had also been smashed.
In neither case were there any signs which could give us a clue as to who had done the mischief.
In half an hour we reached the address indicted.
拨火棍 poker: I seized the poker.
大开 wide open I found the window wide open.
Save: 除了 There was nothing in his pocket save some string and a photograph.
代替pieces的fragments It was broken into fragments.
整理思绪 Gather my thoughts
提笔 Lift my pen
我的天哪 By Jov!
我的天哪 By George!
What steps do you propose to take now?
a man with a peppery manner 火爆脾气的人 He was a small, stout man with a red face and a peppery manner.
爽快的人 A brisk, crisp person.
计件工作的人，做些零活 He was a kind of Italian piecework man, who made himself useful in the shop.
名词活用为动词 with 独立主格
He knifed another Italian in the street and then he came to the works with the police on his heels.
The afternoon was far advanced before we were able to snatch a hasty luncheon at a restaurant.
不耐烦的上下踱步Pace up and down in a fever of impatience
致命伤口 Death wound
逮捕他 Lay him by the heels
慢慢开 swing open
The garden gate swung open. swung-swing的过去时，注意不是swang
steal across the grass 偷偷溜过草地
The man was so intent upon what he was doing that he never heard our stems as we stole across the grass plot.
As we turned him over I saw a hideous, sickly face glaring up at us.
您的诚实让人钦佩 Your honesty does your honor.
Holmes paid the fellow, kindly thanked him for coming at such short notice, and then showed him to the door.
Workmanlike adj. 精巧的