If a company or place corners an area of trade, they gain control over it so that no one else can have any success in that area.
①They've been trying to corner the market by buying up all the wheat in sight.
②Whether they will corner the market in graphics software remains to be seen.
corner作此义讲时，一般用在经济领域，比较常见的搭配是corner the market
与之意思相近的短语还有：have a monopoly on sth
If you corner someone, you force them to speak to you when they have been trying to avoid you.
I found myself cornered by her on the stairs.
If you corner a person or animal, you force them into a place they cannot escape from.
①The man was finally cornered by police in a garage.
②If cornered, the snake will defend itself.
If someone doctors something, they change it in order to deceive people.
①Of course, publicity photos of that event were later suspected of being doctored, which raises the question of credibility.
当然, 该事件的宣传照片后被怀疑有过修改嫌疑, 这就提出了信誉问题。----《CNN 精选》
②I'd be doctoring my books right now, too.
换了我 我也赶快作假帐。---《猫鼠游戏 第1季》
③We aired a doctored tape in support of a fake report.
If someone doctors food or drink, they add a poison or drug to it.
She had no doubt that it was he who had doctored her milk.
used before the name of a person or thing you have already mentioned.
①But what is the importance of the said gentleman?
②It seems likely that said person has committed similar offenses in the past.
③The said Joseph Brown was seen outside the house on the night of January 15th.
When you retire, you go to bed.
①She retires early most nights, exhausted.
②Some time after midnight, he retired to bed.
When you turn in, you go to bed.
Would you like some tea before you turn in?
②hit the sack/hay
to remove from a battle after being defeated.
You can refer to a feeling of passion or anger as a flame of passion or a flame of anger.
Flames of passion swept through both of them
An old flame is someone with whom you once had a romantic relationship.
Sue was seen dating an old flame.