http://m.wendangku.net/doc/647912d402d276a200292e9a.htmlwyers charge such high
fees,but they never seem to be
short of clients.
2.It is a matter of convention that
male businesspeople usually
wear suits on formal occasions.
3.These people are very
efficient ,very organized and
excellent time managers.
4.Julian says he hopes to get a job
and find a way to obtain a college
5.Having studied business at
college and knowing two foreign
languags ,my secretary is
perfectly competent for her job.
6.The leading economists of the
country have been assessing the
influence of the current crisis
upon its economy.
7.The general public did not have
confidence that the government
would be able to fulfill this
8.The company is conducting a
survey to find out local reaction
to their recently promoted
9.The rain was heavy and
consequently the land was
10.The discovery of the oilfield is of
great significance to the
economy in this region.
1.I would like to find a job in a
promising company after I
2.The mother couldn’t help
laughing at her little boy’s
3.The tall man lowered his head so
that he could enter the room.
4.Though the plan didn’t work
well,he persisted in following it.
5.Should it be a failure,as many
experts predict,it would rank as
one of the worst man-made
6.Don’t swear at others in any
situation no matter how angry
7.It is really unfair that she didn’t
get promoted just because of her
8.She was very glad to see the
presence of many old friends at
her birthday party.
9.Why are you frowning all
time?Try to look happy.
10.I cannot tell the exact number,
approximately 100 students will
be presented with medals as
recognition of their excellence.
1.I firmly believe that this
agreement will be for our mutual
2.People have bought these under
the illusion that their value would
just keep on rising.
3.The project has been canceled
by the local government for lack
of public resources.
4.The clerk must have overlooked
your name,because he said you
5.The speaker said something
about the actors and then
proceeded to talk about the film.
6.Differences of opinion are often
the most difficult problem to
7.When he looked for a job,John
strongly felt that there was a
widespread prejudice against
men over forty.
8.Children should be encouraged to
reach a compromise between
what they want and what others
9.The discovery seems to confirm
that people lived here over
10,000 years ago.
10.The book was first published in
1994 and was
subsequently translated into
1.The management forbid their
workers from accepting tips from
2.The picture is identical to the one
in the Museum of Modern Art in
3.If you have no obiection ,I would
like to ask your daughter to
4.Hearing his comforting
words,Ifelt a wave of warmth
inside me and couldn’t help
5.After the party ,the mother
needed some volunteers to heip
with the washing-up in the
6.The factory has now earned a
large amount of foreign
money,because there has been
an increase in overseas trade
during the past few years.
7.At the press conference he
declined to comment on the
company’s difficulties and only
answered questions about
8.The university resisted pressure
to close one of its departments.
9.We don’t serve anything
fancy,just plain ,ordinary food.
10.Thanks to the great efforts made
by the police ,crime has been on
the decrease in the past few
1.After a while as an ambulance
driver,you get hardened to what
you see at accidents.
2.My sole object was to get shelter
from the snow,to get myself
covered and warm.
3.If we talk all the factors into
account ,his chances of wining
the election were slim.
4.It will only weaken his position if
he continues to stick to his
5.Literally thousands of people
watched the football game.
6.The most noticeable change was
in my younger brother,who had
grown quite a bit and was now a
7.I am supposed to be resting and
relaxing,but it is just a whole
bunch of different things that
8.Day and night Martin could not
drag his mind from the failure he
9.I would be grateful if you would
mail this package for me.
10.The young man was hooked on
heroin and lost his job and his
1.After two days of questioning by
the police ,the criminal finally
2.It is a very popular play ,and it
would be wise to reserve seats in
3.He was an enthusiastic amateur
writer for many years before he
4.The actor’s performance in
Hamlet has been impressive.
5.Where upemployment and crime
rates are high,it can be assumed
that the latter is due to the
6. A good photograph can often
convey far more than words.
7.Although you have graduated
from university ,a bachelor’s
degree in English does not
qualify you teach English.
8.The young girl is refined in her
manners and she always eats
cakes with a little fork.
9.I have a packed timetable this
week .could you substitute for
me at the meeting at the head
10.The new project is expected to
start early next years ,it has won
the approval of the board.
1.Cool foresight and a quick mind
enabled him to react swiftly in an
2.You seem awfully tense –why
don’t you have a drink and try to
3.The doctor recommended that he
should stay a few more days in
4.The crisis had a destructive
effect on the economy.
5.The program can only be
successful if the students
perceive training ss important. 6.The emphasis was to be laid
mainly on the traffic in inner city
7.Looking at the old photos of his
mother stirred feelings within
him that had been quiet for many
8.This is an important matter ,so
we must give it priority over all
9.She attributed her broken
marriage to her husband’s short
10.The activities are designed to
stimulate classroom discussions. Unit 8
1.He is always ready to render help
to others,so he is the most
respectable person in the
2.He was awarded the Nobel Peace
Prize for his contribution to
3.Interet games have proved very
popular with young people.
4.Peking University and Tsinghua
University are the two most
important educational institutions
5.Bill enrolled in a four-year
teacher training program.
6.With foreigners and tourists
coming from all over the
world ,New York is one of the
most culturally diverse cities in
7.By the late 1950s ,scientists had
already accumulated enough
information to show a clear link
between smoking and cancer. 8. A tiny baby soon learns to
distinguish its mother’s face from
other adults’ faces.
9.How puzzling !the male student
who seldom attends class has got
the highest mark this time. 10.It is very important to confine
your speech to the subject.
She wouldn’t take a drink,much
less would she stay for dinne
He thought I was lying to him
,whereas I was telling the truth
How do you account for the
fact that you have been late
every day this week?
The increase in their profits is
due partly to their new marke
Such measures are likely to
result in the improvement of
We have already poured a lot
of time and energy into the
project, so we have to carry
Despite the fact that she is the
only child in her family, she is
never babied by her parents.
Mike didn’t come to the party
last night, nor did he call me to
give an explanation.
The person sitting next to him
did publish some novels, but he is
by no means a great writer.
He has no interest in football
and is indifferent to who wins or
The manager needs an assistant
that he can count on to take care
of problems in his absence.
This is the first time that he
has made a speech in the pres
ence of so large an audience.
You are never too experienced
to learn new techniques.
There remains one problem,
namely, who should be sent to hea
e research there.
Their relationship did meet with
some difficulty at the beginning
because of cultural differences.
Though he has had ups and do
wns, I believed all along that he
would succeed someday.
I have some reservations about
the truth of your claim.
She isn't particularly tall, but he
r slim figure gives an illusion of
It is a great pleasure to meet
friends from afar.
It doesn't matter whether the
cat is black or white as long as it
You must let me have the mone
y back without fail by ten o'clock
Allow me to take part in this
project: I am more than a little
interested in it.
Everyone knows that he is
special: He is free to come and
go as he pleases.
Watching the unhappy look on
her face, I felt as though she
wished to say something to me.
He spoke confidently, which
impressed me most.
My father is so forgetful that
he is always looking for his keys.
I'm very grateful to you for all
the help you have given me.
The bad light, coupled with the wet ground, made driving very difficult.
Being starved of funds, they had to cancel their plan to start
6. 每当有了麻烦，他们总是依靠我们。They always lean on us whenever they are in trouble.
(Just) as a machine needs regular running, so does the body need regular exercise.
He learned to play the piano while studying in the United States 3. 令我们失望的是，他拒绝了我们的邀请。
To our disappointment,he turned down our invitation.
The reality is that, for better or worse, the world has changed wit hadvance of new technologies.
Most of the female students in my class appear to be ill at ease when (they are) required to answer questions.
The local government took charge of the security forthe sports meeting.
At the meeting they discussed, among other things, the present economic situation.
The more I learned about the nature,the more absorbed I became in its mystery.
The doctor recommends that
those stressed people should try something new, interesting and challenging in order to give their negative feelings an outlet.
4. 那个学生的成绩差，但老师给他布置了更多的作业，而不是减少作业量。The teacher gives more homework to the student who has bad grades
instead of cutting it down.
By contrast, American parents
are more likely to attribute their
children's success to natural talent.
One of a teacher's priorities is
to stimulate students' interests and
Little did she know that this
picture would one day be worth
more than a million dollars.
While I understand what you
say, I don’t agree with you on the
I think the police are meant to
I went to see him yesterday, on
ly to find that he had gone abroad
several days before.
At the weekly meeting,everyone
must confine their remarks to the
If only I hadn’t said those silly
words! I was too young then to
distinguish right from wrong.
1.I don’t think that he would
commit robbery,much less would
he commit violent robbery.
2.Men earn ten dollars an hour on
average, whereas women only
3.Once the banance in nature is
disturbed ,it will result in a
number of possible
4.The final examination is close at
hand;you’d better spend more
5.What is interesting is that
consumers find it increasingly
difficult to identify the nationality
of certain brands. This is due
party to globalization and party
to changes in the location of
6. A recent survey shoeed that
women account for 40 percent of
the total worforce.
1.They persisted in carrying out
the project despite the fact that it
had proved unworkable at the
2.I could not persuade him to
accept the plan, nor could I make
him see its importance.
3.How did you manage to pack so
many things into such a small
4.He is completely indifferent to
what others tjink of him.
5.May I point out that you have
made a small mistake?
6.His mother asked him to dirve
slowly ,but he never took any
notice of her words.
1. A person is never too young to
receive the clear message that
the law is to be taken seriously.
2.He’s now faced with an important
decision ,a decision that can
affect his entire future.
3.You must be calm and confident
even when things are at their
4.The success of a relationship has
a lot to do with how compatible
two people are and how well they
5.He was attacked and sustained
severe injuries from which he
6.He behaved, at least on the
surface ,like a normal person.
1.It is getting harder these days for
a man with only a secondary
education to get a good job.
2.As long as the green hills last,
there’ll aways be wood to burn,
3.If you are not satisfied with your
purchase,we will be more than
happy to give your money back
to you .
4.We are thankful for the beauty
of this great land ,which has
welcomed so many to its shores
across the years.
5.To the teacher’s surprise, no one
volunteered for the position of
让老师吃惊的是，没人自愿当班长。6.The dog continued to wait for its
master at the train station
without fail until its own death
two years later .
1.The plane may be several hours
late ,in which case there’s no
point in our waiting.
2.George so often told stories that
were untrue that no one believed
him when he told about the high
grade he got in the exam.
3.All was silent except for the
small factory fairly close at hand,
somewhere down by the
4.People starved of sleep may find
it difficult to focus their minds on
what they are doing.
5.I arranged to pick up Mr.Clarke
at the airport and take him to his
6.The tourists cried out of joy upon
reaching the peak of the
1.(Just) as table tennis is to the
Chinese,so is football to Italians.
2.The teacher does not rush the
class toward a decision at this
point,but asks them to think very
carefully before making up their
3.I don’t know what the drink was
and I had that much ;then the lads
had to see me home because I
was more or less drunk.
4.Windy days are characteristic of
March in the north of China.
5.Even so ,the government has
approved a 6.2 percent increase
in total spending.
http://m.wendangku.net/doc/647912d402d276a200292e9a.htmlrmation ,defined as
knowledge conveyed conveyed
to the mind by a statement of
fact ,can take many forms.
1.His research is
concerned ,among other
things,with the battle against
AIDS in the developing countries.
2.These people are made aware
that the better the service is ,the
more the will earn.
3.Although her father seemed
anxious and worried ,Susan did
not perceive any change in his
looks or ways.
4.The amount of financial aid
offered has become more central
to students’ decisions about
which school to attend.
5.She ‘s already cut down on going
out and buying clothes, but she
doesn’t have enough money to
start paying off the debt.
6.One of the keys to cotrolling
stress is to realize that there are
many things in our life over
which we have no control.
1.Little did I think five years ago
that I would be sitting here today
atudying English with so many
students coming from all over the
2.While this position offers years
you honor and power, it imposes
on you a great responsibility.
3.In the long run the race between
food production and population
growth remains too hard to solve
4.Sometimes we find ourselves
climbing the ladder of
success ,only to find that the
ladder is learning against the
5.The new program is meant to put
young people on a fast track to
6.The ambitious young man wanted
very much to achieve something
to make his parents proud of him.
I am frequently asked the
question ,”Can you use chopsticks?” I
have lived in Korea ,Japen and
Further 4. The least of 5. How
Conduct 9. Just how many 10. When
11. Offending 12.impolite
13.teractions 14.increasing 15.give
This was what all of the training and pain was about –wining .I watched TV to see the young runner who had been under my coaching for the last few years.
2.had it not been for
9.earn 10.passion 11.persist
12.despite 13.gaining 14.beat
I didn’t marry for all the “right reasons”. Love had nothing to do with marriage.
11.care 12. Mutual
Love is important because without it life has no meaning or purpose.
11.that 12.beyond 13.sacrifice 14.risk 15.but rather Unit 5
“Knock it off!” Billy would not cease banging his foot on the table .
5.got used to
9.mind10.intentions11.alternatives 12.noticeable 13.increasingly 14.even if 15.applying
What’s in a name? Your fate could have been entirely different if you had been given a different name at your birth.
8.on 9.declined 10.more
13.Similarly 14.how 15.as Unit 7
I was in a bad temper. It was just like the stress in my life that was running out of control ……
9.as usual 10.proceeded
11.assumed 12.but instead 13.nearly 14.barely 15.protection Unit 8
It is strange that some people tell us the economy is bad and the job market is changing for the worse,especially for young people.
8.But 9.occupations 10.exisa
11.create 12.career 13.bound
18.challenge 19.in effect