点燃香烟 to light a cigarette 装上镜框 to frame a picture一堆旧衣 a heap of old clothes变成碎片to fall in bits 情绪饱满 to be in high spirits自言自语 to say to oneself 支付利息 to pay the interest捧腹大笑 to shake one's sides with laughter真诚道歉 sincere apologies 满脸通红 one's face flushed bright red发表演说 to make a speech 搓手 to rub one's hands together 私事private affairs
Would you care for a walk up the hill with me?
During the earthquake, my favourite china bottle fell from the cupboard, breaking to bits.
Since the invasion of the German, my teacher would never teach German for anything.
At their father's funeral, the two brothers kept arguing with each other about the dead man's money, thus making fools of themselves.
To begin with, the argument of this report is not clear, and second, the grounds of the argument are not sufficient.
Although Jimmy was very weak in his last days, he was still in high spirits.
Tom did not mean to hurt you; he was just telling the truth.
When the three internationally known tenors appeared on the stage, the entire concert hall burst into applause.
During his stay at Oxford University as a visiting scholar, he had the honour to meet quite many great scientists.
Hughie cried:"It never entered my mind that the old model was a millionaire."
I looked around, but I could see nothing in the darkness.
He showed his friends the precious stamps which he has collected these years.
I don't understand what you meant. Why didn't you tell me the truth?
She showed me how to use this new washing-machine for several times, but I still can not remember.
He told me that he couldn't attend the meeting the next day because he would have to look after his sick mother.
When this family first moved to the town, the mother told her children not to go outdoors after dark.
He insisted on seeing me to the bus tenminal
This film will be shown on TV next Sunday.
The teacher may see Jim quite unhappy about his score.
The guide showed the tourists to the room where Luxun was born.
Many urban people can not tell rice seedling from weeds.
He shook his head, openly showing his different point of view from his mananer.
He was too impatient for success.
It is generally believed that the greatest shortcoming of many unemployed women is the lack of confidence.
To everybody's delight, everything is normal.
That is why I voted against him.
We believe that this is a dangerous step.
Mary's problem is that she is never willing to do things independently.
My position is in China which is undergoing modernization and is badly in need of determined and well-educated persons.
This is what I saw and heard in Tibet, and it's very inspiring.
Galileo left his hometown in disgrace, any many years later when he returned, he was a much respected scientist.
Christ's mother firmly believed that her son was born disabled, but not an idiot.
Use the verb + noun or adj. + noun collocation.
取消航班 to cancel the flight得到许可 to get permission值得一试 to be worth a try缓和紧张 to relieve the tension以身冒险 to tempt fate盖上印章 to put a seal on 如释重负 to feel relief送报/牛奶 to deliver newspaper/ milk 扣押某物 to seize something入境签证 entrance visa出境签证 exit visa交通堵塞 traffic jam个人物品 personal belongings冲马桶 to flush the toilet
use the "useful expression".
The traffic to the city had been held up for nearly one week by a big tunnel fire.
I laid out the map on the ground to find out the route to Lhasa.
Through careful study of the advertisements in the newspaper, little Bob smelled out a big stealing plot.
The collapse of a bridge make the local government officials sit up and take notice. It also urged them to make the decision to inspect all the bridges being built.
All the way up to the top of the mountain, beautiful pink azaleas are seen in full bloom.
Everyone is concerned with the situation in that area, expecting to see how it will work out.
The workers could hardly put up with the terrible management and the low efficiency in that factory.
The interior finishing of this building is limited to daytime only.
He tried hard to figure out what the initials N.E. stood for.
I came to the swimming pool only to get myself into a quarrel with a rude young man.
Use put, hold, and pick.
As long as they pay, tourists may pick fruits at their pleasure in this park.
The white woman held a baby in her right arm and a traveling bag in her left hand.
If you put yourself in his position, you would understand his choice.
She was too excited to put her thoughts into words.
We intend to pick out twelve high school students to take part in the next International Maths Olympic.
It required that every examinee put down his/ her serial number rather than name on the answer sheet.
I've been holding this position for five years, and I won't resign whatever happens.
Where did you put the books we bought yesterday?
I don't think one boat can hold us all. Let's rent two.
It's your fault. How can you put the blame on others?
Use the verb+ noun or adj. + noun collocation.
扮演角色 to play a role积累经验 to accumulate experiences熨烫衣物 to iron clothes身负重担 to bear a heavy burden卸下重担 to unload a heavy burden作出牺牲 to make sacrifices缝补衣物 to mend clothes物归原主 to return the property to its rightful owner承担任务 to undertake a task 坚强的意志 strong will不屈的意志 indomitable will粗糙的手指 rough fingers深陷的双眼 sunken eyes寒冷的冬天 severe winter
use the "useful expressions".
The rare kindness and generosity with which my grandmother have been blessed make her respected by those who know her.
During the summer counterattack that lasted for one week, the soldiers had used up all the ammunition.
I'm afraid your request is beyond the limits of his power.
The ship rocked violently from side to side, causing many passengers to feel seasickness.
The old man has been living in the jungle for many years, having little contact with the outside world.
She had cancer when she was young, but recovered later and lived to be an advanced age.
The statue standing in the center of the square speaks of the respect and pride people feel for the general.
After I told Mary the news, she looked as if she was about to faint.
She decided to go to the evening school regardless of her parents' strong objection.
To help Alice prepare for the tennis match, her mother sent for the best local coach.
Use cover, fall and pass.
I fell off the ladder and hurt my left arm.
At university we need at least 300 yuan to cover the board expenses.
Twenty years has passed since Tangshan was hit by earthquake.
This course covers every aspect of American history since World War Ⅱ.
The snow kept falling steadily.
The book is rather difficult, and I covered only ten pages in one hour.
He passed his house without entering three times during that period.
He has failed to pass this year's college Entrance Examination and he's determined to have another try next year.
That little boy asked his parents why the leaves fall from the trees in autumn.
After reading the newspaper, pass it to Class Three.
Translate the following sentences into English, using attributive clauses.
A new teacher will come tomorrow, who will replace Mr. Smith to teach us English.
He drew me a map of this city, which gave me a general idea of the size of the city.
I'm sure the day will come when you will regret having turned down his requests.
Have you read the sign on the wall which says "No Smoking"?
I say a boy who was sitting in a wheelchair in the hall reading a magazine.
The money which was left in the bank is enough to send his three sons to university.
This is the book published in 1880s, which greatly influenced people's view about the world.
He is the only person I know who can solve these maths problems in such a short time.
Translate the following sentences using appositive clauses.
China expressed the hope that the talks about unclear weapons control should be held recently.
The view is not correct that those who work their brains rule and those who work with their brawn are ruled.
There comes the news that everything is false.
There is no denying the fact that he is guilty of murder.
He had an illusion when he entered the hotel that the gatekeeper was a detective.
The company commander has received order from the General Staff that his company would move to the front.
Use the verb+ noun or adj. + noun collocation
养家糊口 to be a breadwinner吸取教训 to draw a lesson赡养家庭 to support the family提供材料 to supply the material驱动机器 to drive the machinery缓解痛苦 to relieve somebody of pain记录帐目 to keep accounts消除贫穷 to abolish poverty教训某人 to teach somebody a lesson家庭会议 family council职业女性 professional woman珍贵财富 precious fortune
use the "useful expressions".
Seeing the enemy's missiles blowing the village to pieces, all the villagers were burning with anger.
He noticed that the middle-aged man made out a 150-pound check for a television company.
He has leant from his life time experience that friendship and love count for much more than money.
Last summer, he had been living in a countryside cottage for one month, free from the noise and excitement in the city.
In the common interest of protecting the nature, a lot of governments have been united to abolish the poisonous pollution caused by chemical industry.
The committee has resolved that the next year's conference be held in Xi'an.
At dawn, he found himself lying at the bottom of a valley.
Many people make donation for the Project Hope, because they deeply sympathize with the children in the rural areas who can't afford to go to school.
With the coming of College Entrance Examination, the parents of the examinees are trying their best to relieve their children of the mental burden.
Use serve, bear and work.
He has served this advertising company for six years.
The lift is not working at the moment, and he has to climb up to the 11th floor.
It seems that his flattery won't work this time.
My 80-year-old grandfather can not bear the severe winter in the North.
His father served as Chinese ambassador to Britain ten years ago.
There is a low table in the corner of the room which can serve for a TV rack.
The celebrity-packed restaurant serves mediocre food.
The mobile phone doesn't look fashionable, but it serves me very well.
If there is anything wrong, you have to bear the responsibility.
I can't bear to see old people being maltreated by their own children.
Our years of effort has finally borne fruit now.
If this kind of medicine doesn't work, you will have to have an peration.
Translate the following sentences into English, using adjectives or adjective phrases.
Have you ever seen a supermarket more crowded than this one?
I think you'd better talk about this matter to the person concerned.
Those injured in the accident have already been sent to the hospital.
I've never met such an unreasonable person as you.
Everyone present regards it as a good proposition.
Translate the following sentences into English, using each, every, many, much, some, and any.
Every student who wants to get a certificate must pass the exam.
You spend too much time watching TV and too little time doing exercises.
I agree with much of what he said, but not all.
There are three economy rooms in the hotel, each having its own toilet.
In England, the changeable weather is a topic which is much talked about.
How can we sit here doing nothing while our brothers and sisters are suffering so much?
As long as you finish this work before 5 o'clock, you many do it any way you like.
In our town, the tomatoes grown out of his garden are sweeter than those from any other garden.
Use the verb+ noun or adj. +noun collocation
砍伐森林 to cut down the forests筑坝拦河 to dam the streams发出警告 to sound a warning受到表扬 to receive praise激起热情 to fire one's imagination激发想象 to finish college大学毕业 to finish college政府干预 government intervention人造卫星 man-made satellite学术报告 academic reports 强烈反对 fierce opposition热心读者 avid reader严酷事实 farsh facts上......课 to take a course in...连续10天ten consecutive days新华社 Xinhua News Agency畅销书 best-seller环保 environmental protection
use the "useful expression".
Though young and lacking in experience, the young actor is at ease with the film stars with whom he is working.
Not long after, Mr. Budd found out that his customer was the man on the police's wanted list.
Fully aware of his serious illness, Jim made many courageous choices in the last few months in his life.
The flood in China in 1998 sounded a serious warning to people all over the country.
How to bring up the only child properly has stired up much controversy in China.
James got acquainted with Shakespeare's works when he was at Oxford.
I was very surprised to find that the famous painter was connected to our family.
Muscle protein will break down more quickly when one is doing strenuous exercises.
That young boy remained Mrs Jones of her bitter experiences in the difficult days in the past.
This village must have been hit by hurricane, for we saw the ruined houses and the fallen trees all over the places.
In spite of the risks, they persisted in finishing the experiment.
I know of such an artist, but I've never met him.
Use break, reach and start.
I don't know whether our invitation card has already reached him.
Any driver who breaks the traffic rules will be fined.
We were about to start when he arrived.
She put the medicine on the top shelf beyond the reach of her son.
During their quarrel, she threw a mirror on the ground and broke it into pieces.
Hardly had the football match gone into climax when it started to rain.
None of us dares to break the bad news to him.
Go to check what time the celebration starts.
Weather report says today's highest temperature is expected to reach 38℃.
Unable to start the lawn mower, he rushes toward his father for help.
Translate the following sentences into English, using both, either or neither.
Can you tell me which book I should read? I think you should read both.
Neither of my two best friends has come to attend my wedding.
What would you like to drink? Either tea or coffee.
Neither of the two countries supports this practice.