1. 经过几个月的讨价还价,这两家公司最后达成了一个解决方案,这个方案实质上就是我们最初的建议。(come up with)
After months of negotiation, the two companies finally came up with a solution, which was in essence our original proposal.
(in the same way that)
The people of that African tribe worship the moon in much the same way that our ancestors worshipped the sun.
It is still a puzzle as to how the ancient Egyptian pyramids were built over 4,000 years ago. Some people speculate that they were built by supernatural beings.
4. 非法使用劣质建筑材料最终导致了宾馆的倒塌。(result in)
The illegal use of inferior building materials eventually resulted in the collapse of the hotel.
At present, many countries are taking action to mitigate the impact of the financial crisis on their economy.
6.这对夫妇由于多年的争吵而最终离婚,这种争吵其实都是因缺乏理解引起的。(result from) The couple finally divorced after years of incessant quarrels, which had resulted from a lack of understanding.
The governments of the two countries agreed to set up a military hotline to reduce the risk of war due to incorrect information.
8.有些中国学生在美国的大学里不大成功,因为他们没能适应那里的新环境。(adapt to) Some Chinese students were not very successful in American universities because they failed to adapt to the new environment there.