No matter how experienced a speaker you are, and how well you have prepared your speech, you will have difficulty making a speech at such a noisy reception.
Just as all his sister’s friends cared about him, Jimmy cared about them.
Car manufacturers stamp a vehicle identification number at several places on new cars to help track down stolen vehicles.
If you dare tell on me when the teacher gets back I won’t say a word to you any more.
Some elderly people prefer to live on their own while the great majority choose to live with their children.
Here is something that needs to be reckoned with: how to get the necessary finances to establish the company.
The defendant, a woman of only 30, kept insisting on her own innocence.
All tings considered, dates, beans and some leafy green vegetables are the best sources of iron.
No beverages are served with meals because they interfere with digestion.
Taking the popularity of the region into consideration, it is advisable to book hotels in advance.
If you have a feeling of wanting to throw up after taking this drug, stop taking it immediately and consult your doctors as soon as possible.
Summing up the discussion, he said both parties should consider the most effective way to solve the problem.
In his thinking, as in his behavior, he is very traditional.
Once the teachers agree to accept the new teaching program, they have to face the strain it puts on them.
In the long run, it is worthwhile to pursue one’s study after graduating from
university instead of going to work directly.
As the school operates on the Character First principle, moral values and academic achievements are stressed equally.
It is said that the meeting, which is scheduled to be held this month, will be put off till next month.
The school sees its job as preparing its students for life by cultivating a comprehensive set of principles that can benefit all of them.
Everything considered, this city is the world’s most exciting city.
Though with no approval from his parents, he went ahead with his plan to study abroad.
The bridge was named after the hero who gave his life for the cause of people. 4.据说，画家是以她母亲为模特的。他母亲的面容沧桑却不失坚定。
It is said that the painter used his mother as the model in the painting whose face represented suffering yet strength.
The writer instantly rose to fame in 1950 with the publication of a novel inspired by his experience with a girl on a farm.
One story says that “US” was short for “Uncle Sam” whose real name was Sam Wilson, who had once worked with a man who had signed a contract with the government to provide meat to the US Army.
Not until he saw his mother lying in bed, dying, did he realize how much he loved her.
Taking into account of his recent physical condition, I think he has done quite well in the exam.
Mrs. Clark lies in bed motionless, and I wondered briefly if she is still alive.
The building was darkened except for a single light burning in a third-storey window.
These soldiers have received very strict training and are well equipped to fulfill the new task.
He reached for the phone, picked it up, and dialed the hotel’s number.
We should try our best to forecast earthquakes so that destruction of property caused by them could be prevented as much as possible.
A farmer noticed large schools of fish swimming near the surface of the water, which, he said, indicated the possible occurrence of an earthquake.
Keep an English-English dictionary handy, and when you cannot understand a word with accuracy, you may refer to it any time.
If necessary, people who live in the area where an earthquake is about to occur may sleep in tents.
A master’s degree does make a great difference to a student who wants to get a job.
In addition to the knowledge about earthquakes, the book tells us how to prepare for them.
An interesting question therefore remains as to how far Microsoft can go with Gates as its CEO.
2. 抱怨是没有用的，因为抱怨并改变不了什么。重要的是得采取措施预防类似事件发生。There’s/It’s no use complaining since nothing ever changes as the result of a complaint. What’s important is to take measures to prevent similar events from happiness.
Learn to accept the fact that some people you thought were friends turn out to be enemies.
As you would expect from the book’s title, there are many references to what kind of man Gates is.
The prosperity of the company stems from hardworking and thrifty of the entire staff.
He said nothing at all on the subject of the play which was put on for the first time Saturday night.
It sounds like a good idea, but what if it’s a trick?
Cities and towns in this area suffered a lot from the earthquake with Jiujiang and Ruichang among the worst-hit.
He complained that they should not have got involved in it in the first place.
For Mary’s sake, I can lend you my car to get around your transport problem. 5. 理论上说，克隆一个孩子以获取器官是可行的，但实际上这么做可能对孩子的心理有害。In theory it’s feasible to clone a child to harvest organs, but in practice it would be psychologically harmful to the child.
He published an article under the name of Braver which stresses the idea that the process of cloning animals would work for humans as well.
Word came yesterday that they were killed while trying to reach the summit.
Under no circumstances shall I mention to anyone that I have turned down the invitation to her wedding.
It made the headlines that the president’s wife threatened her husband with public exposure.
4.那位富有的女士再三要求签订婚前协议，令其未婚夫自尊心大受伤害，结果以拒婚告终。 That wealthy lady’s repeated demand for a premarital agreement greatly harmed her prospective husband’s self-esteem and ended up in his refusal to get married.
Make no mistake about it, some women would insist on the right to get a divorce if their husbands did not earn as much as they expected.
The casual discovery of the fingerprint shed some light on the murder he had been looking into.