A: The strike of the teachers is due to the new policy.
B: No authorities expected that the new policy would make waves like anything.
A: Policy-makers can't take sides with a particular community. And school authorities should pay enough attention to the benefit of the schoolteachers.
B: They did have reasons in making that policy. You see, they get some payoffs from some of the workers. No teacher will ever bribe them.
e.g. Xiao Li is the wrong man for the job. He is always trying to make waves.
e.g. Don't make waves unless you're prepared to deal with the consequences.
e.g. The best way to stay out of trouble at the office is not to make waves.
e.g. After we had all agreed on the contract, one of the vice-presidents began to make waves.
e.g. Whatever you do, don't make waves.
1. due to：因為
e.g. Due to poor management, the factory is deeply in debt.
e.g. His lateness was due to the very heavy traffic on the motorway.
2. like anything：非常猛烈地，拼命地，全力地
e.g. Look at me. I'm handsome like anything and I haven't got anybody to marry me yet.
e.g. The maid wanted like anything to try on her mistress's clothes.
e.g. The thief ran like anything when he heard the alarm.
e.g. We must work like anything to finish on time.
3. pay enough attention to：給予足夠的重視
e.g. This newspaper does not pay enough attention to external affairs .
e.g. If they do not pay enough attention to safety, they are in trouble.
e.g. He does not pay enough attention to his collar, his boots.
4. have reasons in doing somehitng：有理由做某事
e.g. We have reason in believing that he was lying.
e.g. We had tangible reasons in taking the threat seriously.