1. look like 看起来像……
I made the cowardly lion look like the terminator.
2. shoe polish 鞋油
But what could I do about it? Hit him with a can of shoe polish? A man his size could grind me into the floor. If only someone would come in!
3. though 不过
It's different for girls, though.
4. these days 这阵子，这些天，如今
Happiness is fashionable these days.
5. not anything but... 只有
not anything=nothing，所以相当于nothing but。
Genius is nothing but labor and diligence.
6. wait a second 等等
Wait a second please, I'm on the phone.