The village is so close to the border that the villagers live in constant fear of attacks from the
In only twenty years the country was transformed into an advanced industrial power.
The company has evolved into one of the major chemical manufacturing bases in this region.
Given the current financial situation, it is inevitable that the US dollor will be further devalued.
The govern ment ’ s call for suggestions about the control of water pollution produced very little response from
The weather showed no signs of getting better so the government called upon us to get prepared for floods.
子（ particle ）构成的。
At one time scientists thought there was nothing smaller than an atom but now most people
know that an atom consists of even smaller particles.
The students are all very much concerned about the World Cup. Speaking at least two hours
every day watching the live matches on TV.
The department store lost out because loans were very hard to come by and it could not start
business on time.
We can ’ t to there for a walk because there is a navy base there, which is off limits to tourists.
He really know a lot about theory, but when it comes to actual work,he seems to be quite
The newest survey showed that the majority of citizens support/supported the goveronment ’ s plan to build a library.
The two countries could reach agreement successfully on scientific and technological cooperation because several factors favorable to their cooperation had been at work.
I saw the film when I in primary school, but just won ’ t come to mind this moment.
He has been stuck with heavy debt though he works about twelve hours every day on average.
6、有必要知道他的身高吗？在我看来，这与他是否成为一个好的律师没有关系。Is it necessary to know his height? To me ， it is irrelevant to whether he can be a good lawyer or not.
The cupboard is build into the wall so that it both saves space and is convenient to use.
These worker can earn more than wo do, but the other side of the coin is that their job is more dangerous.
9、海伦在大学里学的是经济学，与此同时她把哲学作为第二专业来学习。Helen majors in economics at the university at the same time she studies philosophy as her
What is the most important is that you must find out and solve the problems by yourselves. It makes no difference whether I go there or not.
He attempted to save the enterprise which was on the verge of collapse but failed.
The president has announced that he will not seek reelection at the end of his first term.
The young teacher is skilled at motivating his students to study hard.
She loves giving parties and does so whenever she can find an excuse.
I ’ m afraid that you ’ ll have to compete with at least fifty people for an administrative
post in this company.
One of the main reasons why they have messed up their lives is that they did not have a good school education when young.
Mary is already famous, but she is not happy at all because she ’ s been obsessed with thoughts of becoming even more famous.
8) 随着科技的发展，人们现在能够轻而易举地获得教育、医疗和其他多种信息。With the development of science and technology, people now can have easy access to educational, medical and many other kinds of information. 9、公司的投资之所以以失败而告终是由于总经理的决策错误，于是董事会觉定把他从公司赶出去。
The company ’ s investment ended in failure due to the wrong strategic decisions of the general manager and so the board of directors decided to throw him out.
I know you are tired but try to hang on a little bit longer. We will reach the peak in half an hour.
1、这位驻联合国大使被授权代表本国政府，处理与该国相关的所有外交事务。The ambassador to the U.N. was invested with full authority to deal with all the foreign affairs
concerning his country on behalf of his government .
2、在火车上我一直在想期末考试的结果，知道乘务员提醒我目的地已经到了。All the way on the train I had been preoccupied with the result of the term examination until the conductor reminded me of the arrival of my destination .
Although her husband ’ s name did not appear on the list of the people who got killed in the traffic accident , she kept walking to and fro , anxious to see him back home sooner .
I was setting out to translate the contract into English when it dawned upon me that both parties involved were Chinese companies .
At the party , people sang and danced with abandon , totally forgetting the troubles in their lives .
With the great aspirations to become an astronaut , Jackson committed himself to the 2-year
strenuous constitution training .
7、他的油画取材于亘古永存的神话故事，反映了那个时期欧洲人的鉴赏趣味。His paintings ,drawing on timeless fairy stories ,exemplified the Europeans ’ taste of that period
8、那个公共汽车司机不想承担事故责任，所以千方百计把责任对到乘客身上。The bus driver didn ’t want to take any responsibility for the acc iadnedn tso he took every means to put the blame on the passengers on board .
He not only risked his own life to save the old man from the burning house but made some room in his own house for him to settle down .
10、她从小就努力按照父母的教导去生活，形成了一整套为人处事的行为准则。From childhood , she tried to live by the teachings of her parents and gradually accumulated a set of standards of conduct .
Under the circumstances of promoting a socialist market economy in China，it is essential to strengthen the management of accounting information quality
2、林教授用华盛顿及林肯的故事做例子，向学生们说明诚实的重要性。Professor Lin told students stories about Washington and Lincoln in respect to the importance ofbeing honest
People living in the desert area don't have enough water to drink，let alone using water to irrigate the land。
Dr.Wang has the habit of making notes in the margins while reading a book.
5.有趣的是，随着时间的推移，一些废而不用的词有时会有新意而再被用起来。It is interesting that with the passage of time，some words which have fallen into disuse may sometimes be revived with a new meaning.
6、看样子已经没有达成协议的可能了，因此双方决定中止谈判。（break off）There seemed no chance of reaching an agreement，therefore both sides decided to break off中止negotiations.
Colle ge students should be brave enough to face and overcome with confidence all the obstacles and difficulties they meet with in their lives。
8、那个地区的卫生条件、恶化到了如此程度，随时都有发生疾病的危险。（to an extent）
The sanitary conditions in this area have deteriorated to such an extent that there is widespread danger ofdiseases.
各样的生活方式。（put in touch with）
Extensive investigations and interviews put Miss Smith in touch with a whole range of the people of that country and their life styles
10、没错，我们的工作是取得了一些进步，不过我们必须注意不要被自己的成绩冲昏了头脑。（be carried away）
It is true that we've made some progress in our work but we must take care not to be carried away by our achievements.
大学英语精读课后翻译汇总 Unit 1 1)史密斯太太对我抱怨说，她经常发现与自己十六岁的女儿简直无法沟通。 Mrs. Smith complained to me that she often found it simply impossible to communicate with her 16-year-old daughter. 2) 我坚信，阅读简写的(simplified) 英文小说是扩大我们词汇量的一种轻松愉快的方法。 I firmly believe that reading simplified English novels is an easy and enjoyable way of enlarg ing our vocabulary. 3) 我认为我们在保护环境不受污染(pollution) 方面还做得不够。 I don’t think we’re doing enough to protect our environment from pollution. 4) 除了每周写作文外，我们的英语老师还给我们布置了八本书在暑假里阅读。 In addition to/Apart from writing compositions on a weekly basis, our English teacher assign ed us eight books to read during the summer vacation. 5) 我们从可靠的消息来源获悉下学期一位以英语为母语的人将要教我们英语口语。 We’ve learned from reliable sources that a native English speaker is going to teach us spok e n English next term/semester. 6) 经常看英语电影不仅会提高你的听力，而且还会帮助你培养说的技能。 Seeing English movies on a regular basis will not only improve your ear, but will also help y ou build your speaking skills. 7) 如果你们对这些学习策略有什么问题，请随便问我。我将更详细地进行讲解。 If you have any questions about these learning strategies, please feel free to ask me. And I’ll explain them in greater detail. 8) 那个加拿大女孩善于抓住每个机会讲汉语。这就是她为什么三年不到就熟练地掌握了汉语口语的原因。 The Canadian girl is good at seizing every opportunity to speak Chinese. That’s why she has gained a good command of spoken Chinese in less than three years. Unit 2 1) 幸好附近有家医院，我们立刻把他送到了那里。 Fortunately there was a hospital nearby and we took him there at once. 2) 胜利登上乔治岛(George Island) 后，船长向指挥部(the headquarters) 发了一份无线电报。After succeeding in landing on George Island, the captain sent a radio message to the head quarters. 3) 他决心继续他的实验，不过这一次他将用另一种方法来做。 He is determined to continue his experiment but this time he'll do it another way. 4) 她在读这部小说时，不禁想起了她在农村度过的那五年。 When she read the novel, she couldn't help thinking of the five years she had spent in the countryside. 5) 玛丽觉得单靠自己的力量执行她的计划是困难的。 Mary thought it difficult to carry out her plan all by herself. 6) 我们认为他不能在一刻钟内走完那段距离，但他却成功地做到了这一点。 We didn't think he could cover the distance in a quarter of an hour, but he succeeded in d oing it. 7) 甚至在他的医生告诉他患有肺癌之后，奇切斯特仍不肯放弃环球航行的宿愿。
新版新视野大学英语读写教程第四册unit1答案 1. The plant does not grow well in soils other than the one in which it has been developed. 2. Research findings show that we spend about two hours dreaming every night, no matter what we may have done during the day. 3.Some people tend to justify their failure by blaming others for not trying their best. 4.We remain tree to our commitment: Whatever we promised to do; we would do it. 5.Even Beethoven's father discounted the possibility that his son would one day become the greatest musician in the world. The same is true of Edison, who seemed to his teacher to be quite dull. 6. They were accused by authorities of threatening the state security. 新版新视野大学英语读写教程第四册unit2答案 1. If the characters in this comedy had been more humorous, it would have attracted a larger audience. 2. She has never lost faith in her own ability, so it is a possibility for her to become a successful actress. 3. I never had formal training, I just learned as I went along. 4. As their products find their way into the international market, their brand is gaining in popularity. 5. She could make up a story by saying she was knocked unconscious by thieves and that all her money was gone, but she doubted whether she could make it sound believable. 6. No one was certain whether he postponed the visit on purpose, but this brought more criticism of him. 新版新视野大学英语读写教程第四册unit3答案 1. Seven or eight officials are reported to have taken bribes and the mayor has decided to look into the affair in person. 2. These workers regret yielding to the management's advice and going back to work. Now they are again faced with the threat of losing their jobs. 3. You only need to fill out a form to get your membership, which entitles you to a discount on goods. 4. Their car broke down halfway for no reason. As a result they arrived three hours later than they had planned. 5. The official got involved in a scandal and was forced to resign weeks later.
新视野大学第三版book1英语课后翻译答案 Unit1 苏格拉底是古希腊哲学家，被誉为现代西方哲学的奠基人。他是一个谜一般的人物，人们主要通过后来的一些古典作家的叙述，尤其是他最著名的学生柏拉图的作品去了解他。苏格拉底以他对伦理学的贡献而闻名。他的教学法亦称为苏格拉底法，即通过提问和回答来激发批判性思维以及阐述观点。该方法在各种讨论中仍被普遍使用。他还在认识论和逻辑领域作出了重大而深远的贡献。他的思想和方法所带来的影响一直是后来的西方哲学的坚实基础。苏格拉底是古代哲学史上最丰富多彩的人物。他在他那个时代已威名远扬。虽然他未曾建立什么哲学体系，未曾设立什么学派，也未曾创立什么宗派，但他的名字很快就变得家喻户晓了。 Confucius was a great thinker and educator in Chinese history. He was the founder of Confucianism and was respectfully referred to as an ancient “sage”. His words and life story were recorded in The Analects. An enduring classic of ancient Chinese culture, The Analectshas had a great influence on the thinkers, writers, and statesmen that came after Confucius. Without studying this book, one could hardly truly understand the thousands-of-years’traditional Chinese culture. Much of Confucius’thought, especially his thought on education, has had a profound influence on Chinese society. In the 21st century, Confucian thought not only retains the attention of the Chinese, but it also wins an increasing attention from the international community. Unit2 圣诞节是一个被广泛庆祝的文化节日，全世界有许许多多的人在12月25日庆祝这一节日。它是为了纪念耶稣基督的诞辰。该节日最早可追溯到公元336年。渐渐地，这一节日演变为一个既是宗教又是非宗教的节日，越来越多的非基督徒也庆祝圣诞节。如今，圣诞节在全球被作为一个重大的节日和公共假日来庆祝。不同国家的圣诞节风俗也各不相同。现代流行的圣诞接风俗包括交换圣诞贺卡和圣诞礼物、唱圣诞歌曲、参加教堂活动、摆放各种圣诞装饰品和圣诞树、举行家庭聚会以及准备一顿特别的大餐。对小孩子们来说，这个节日充满了幻想和惊喜。据传说，圣诞老人会在圣诞夜从烟囱进入每户人家，给乖巧听话的孩子带来礼物。由于圣诞节送礼物以及许多其他方面推动了基督徒和非基督徒的经济活动，圣诞节也因此成为商家的一个重大活动和主要销售季。 According to the Chinese lunar calendar, August 15 of every year is a traditional Chinese festival-the Mid-Autumn Festival. This day is the middle of autumn, so it is called Mid-Autumn. One of the important Mid-Autumn Festival activities is to enjoy the moon. On that night, people gather together to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, looking up at the bright moon and eating moon cakes. The festival is also a time for family reunion. People living far away from home will express their feelings of missing their hometowns and families at this festival, all expressing people’s love and hope for a happy life. Since 2008, the Mid-Autumn Festival has become an official national holiday in China.
Unit1 1 背离传统需要极大的勇气It takes a n enorm ous amount of courage to make a departure from the tradition. 2 汤姆过去很腼腆，但这次却非常勇敢能在大庭广众面前上台表演了2) T om used to be very shy, but this time he was bold enough to give a performance in front of a large audience. 3 很多教育家认为从小培养孩子的创新精神是很可取的3) Ma ny educator s think it desira ble to foster the creative spirit in the child at an early age. 4 假设那幅画确实是名作，你觉得值得购买么4) A ssuming (that) this painting really is a masterpiece, do y ou think it’s w orthw hile to buy/pur cha se it? 5 如果这些数据统计上是站得住脚的，那他将会帮助我们认识正在调查的问题5) If the data is stati stically valid, it will throw light on the pr oblem we are investigati ng. Unit2 1该公司否认其捐款有商业目的1) T he com pany denied that its donations had a commercial pur pose. 2每当他生气时，他说话就有一些结巴2) Whenever he was a ngry, he would begin to stammer slightly. 3教育是我们家庭最看重的传统，这就是为什么我父母不带我到昂贵的饭店吃饭，却送我到最好的私立学校上学3) Educati on is the most cherished tradition in our family. That’s w hy my parents never took me to dinner at expensive restaurants, but sent me to the best private school. 4 手术康复后不久，他失业了，因此经历了人生又一个困难阶段4) S hortly after he recovered fr om the surgery, he lost his job and thus had to go through another difficult pha se of his life. 5与我们的富裕邻居相比，我们的父母就相当穷了，但他们总是努力满足我们最起码的需求5) In contrast to our affluent neighbors, m y parents are rather poor, but they have always tried har d to meet our minimal needs. Unit3 1科学家们找到火星上有水的证据了吗1) Have scienti sts found proof of water on Mar s? 2 计划委员会已经将建核电厂的可能地点缩小到了两个沿海城镇2) The pla nning committee has narrowed down the possible locations for the nuclear power plant to tw o coa stal towns. 3山姆不仅失去了工作，而且还失去了双腿，他只好靠社会救济度过余生3) Sam not only lost his j ob but also both legs; he ha d to live on welfare for the rest of his life. 4由十二人组成的陪审团一致表决认为玛丽有罪4) A jury consisting of 12 mem bers voted in unison that Mary wa s guilty. 5听到有人质疑他的才能，肖恩觉得收到了奇耻大辱5) Sean felt humiliated ti hear his talent being que stioned. Unit4 1研究表明，笑能带来许多健康上的好处1) Re search shows that laughter can bring a lot of health be nefits. 2互联网连接速度慢真让人心烦2) A slow I nternet connecting speed is really annoying. 3法律规定，帮助他人自杀是犯罪3) As the law sta nds, helping someone commit suicide is a crime. 4 玛丽在她的报告中试图从一个完全不同的角度来解释这些数据4) 4)In her report, Mary trie s to interpret the data from a completely different angle. 5 苏是一个很有天分的女孩，他那惊人的记忆力使她在同班同学中显得格外突出5) Sue is a girl of great talent. Her amazing memory sets her apart from her classmates. Unit5 1是工人和主管人员的创造力和敬业精神将这个公司变成了一个盈利的企业1) It is the creativity and dedicati on of the worker s and executive s that turned the com pany into a pr ofita ble busine ss. 2食品和医药的价格在过去的三个月里急剧增长2) The price s of food and me dicine have soared in the pa st three months. 3我们打算重新粉刷这栋办公大楼的上面几层3) We plan to repaint the upper floors of he office building. 4 他的成功表面流行与艺术价值有时候是一致的4) His succe ss shows that popularity and artisti c merit sometimes coincide. 5我不愿意看见我所敬爱的祖母躺在医院床上痛苦的呻吟 5) I don’t want to see my beloved gra ndmother lying in a hospital bed a nd gr oaning painfully. Unit6 1他这人话不多，但要说玩电脑那他就太机灵了，同学们都不是他的对手 1) He is a man of few words, but when it come s to playing a computer games, he is far too clever for his classmates. 2 无知的孩子们可能认为这些动物很可爱并开始跟他们玩起来2) Children who don’t know any better may think the se animals are pretty cute and start playing with them. 3没有办法获得贷款，所以，要购买新设备，我只得咬紧牙关，卖掉我的混合型动力汽车3) There is no way to obtain a loan,so to buy the new equipment, I will just have to grit my teeth and sell my hybrid car. 4 如果猎人没有看到一群象朝他的营地走来，他就不会开枪 4) The hunter would not ha ve fired the shots if he hadn’t seen a herd of elephants coming towards his campsite. 5我觉得具有讽刺意味的是汤姆的记忆是有选择的，他好像不记得过去痛苦的经历特别是那些有他自己制造的痛苦经历5) I find it ironic that T om has a selective memory --- he does not seem to remember painful experiences in the past, particularly those of his own doing.
Unit 1 1. Lively behavior is normal for a four-year-old child. 2. Fast cars appeal to John, but he can’t affor d me. 3. Dave required a lot of time to study the diverse arguments. 4. I asked my boss for clarification, and she explained the project to me again. 5. Photographic fil m is very sensitive to light. 6. Mutual encouragement can be a great help, especially in the early days. 7. Jimmy cried when people made fun of him. 8. John won't give up. He persists in his opinion/viewpoint. 9. Ted always wants to be the focus/c enter of attention. 10. Is it cheap if we buy our tickets in advance? Unit 2 1.However, the main drawback with this type of search engine is its tendency to include too muc h information. 2.She's very generous with her time----always ready to help other people. 3.You may have known someone else 20 years and yet they will never be more than a casual acqu aintance. 4.He doubted that the car was hers because everybody knew she had no money. 5.It's impossible to forget such horrific events----they will remain in the memory forever. 6.In a world too often filled with uncertainties, it is nice to have a safety net, something you can r ely on. 7.The earthquake happened a year ahead of the prediction by the research group, but earthquak es are usually difficult to predict. 8.I don't mind being awakened once or twice in the middle of the night by my roommate so long as she doesn't make a habit of it. Unit 3 1.Their study shows that sports skills carry over into personal life. 2.I find myself calling on the boys more often, because they tend to be the ones having trouble st aying on task. 3.I used to have trouble getting all the laundry put away before it was time to do th e next batch. 4.After her time in hospital, Jenny’s parents are afraid she has fallen behind academ ically. 5.People are wondering who's going to take over when the old president dies. Unit 4 1.I think it is up to him to finish the work no matter how long it takes. 2.We decided to sacrifice a trip for a new car, though it was really hard for us to make the decisio n. 3.He tried not to involve his wife in the management of the company, because in most cases the advantages outweighed the disadvantages. 4.It is of vital importance to future generations that open spaces and parklands are protected and maintained to a high standard to keep the city increasingly attractive. 5.We have reached the agreement at the meeting that the key to this problem is better planning. 6.I propose pursuing this question further by considering critically the four theories well-known i n this area. 7.The house was a completely original design----neither the interior nor the exterior was copied o f any existin g buildings of the kind. 8.Through all his life he has made efforts to promote the mutual understanding between the two countries.
1.据史密斯教授说, 幸福就是你能充分利用你所有的一切。 Happiness, according to Prof. Smith, is the ability to make the most of what you have. 2.你是怎样设法说服这些学生修读快速阅读课的? How did you manage to persuade these students to take the speed-reading course? 3.你最好把这本书放在你15岁的儿子找不到的地方。 You'd better keep the book where your 15-year-old son can't get his hands on it. 4.她要求学生独立思考, 而不是告诉他们该思考什么。 She asked her students to think for themselves rather than telling them what to think 5.成绩优秀的学生未必比他们得分较低的同学在学习上花费更多的时间 High-achieving students do not necessarily put in more time on their studies than their lower-scoring classmates 6.汤姆是个非常好奇的男孩,他不仅对“是什么”感兴趣, 而且也对“为什么”和“怎么 会”感兴趣。 A very curious boy, Tom is interested not only in whats but also in whys and hows 7.用功是重要的, 但知道如何充分利用自己的才能更重要得多。 Working hard is important, but knowing how to make the most of one's abilities counts for much more 8.这故事非常滑稽, 比尔一边读一边不停地笑。 The story was so funny that Bill kept laughing all the time while reading it. 9.学好一门外语决非易事。尽管我已学了几年英语，我仍然不能有效地用这种语言表 达思想。 It's no simple/easy matter to learn a foreign language well. Even though I have learned English for a few years, I still can't express myself effectively in the language. 10.我希望你不仅仅是同意或不同意我的想法，我需要你给我提忠告、出主意等。 I don't want you simply to agree or disagree with me. I need someone who can give me good advice, ideas, and so on 11. 自我们的收音机停止生产后，我们已转产移动电话(mobile phones)。 Since our production of radios came to a halt, we have switched to the
【关键字】大学 Unit 1 1. Lively behavior is normal for a four-year-old child. 2. Fast cars appeal to John, but he can’t afford me. 3. Dave required a lot of time to study the diverse arguments. 4. I asked my boss for clarification, and she explained the project to me again. 5. Photographic film is very sensitive to light. 6. Mutual encouragement can be a great help, especially in the early days. 7. Jimmy cried when people made fun of him. 8. John won't give up. He persists in his opinion/viewpoint. 9. Ted always wants to be the focus/center of attention. 10. Is it cheap if we buy our tickets in advance? Unit 2 1.However, the main drawback with this type of search engine is its tendency to include too much information. 2.She's very generous with her time----always ready to help other people. 3.You may have known someone else 20 years and yet they will never be more than a casual acquaintance. 4.He doubted that the car was hers because everybody knew she had no money. 5.It's impossible to forget such horrific events----they will remain in the memory forever. 6.In a world too often filled with uncertainties, it is nice to have a safety net, something you can rely on. 7.The earthquake happened a year ahead of the prediction by the research group, but earthquakes are usually difficult to predict. 8.I don't mind being awakened once or twice in the middle of the night by my roommate so long as she doesn't make a habit of it. Unit 3 1.Their study shows that sports skills carry over into personal life. 2.I find myself calling on the boys more often, because they tend to be the ones having trouble staying on task. 3.I used to have trouble getting all the laundry put away before it was time to do the next batch. 4.After her time in hospital, Jenny’s parents are afraid she has fallen behind academically. 5.People are wondering who's going to take over when the old president dies. Unit 4 1.I think it is up to him to finish the work no matter how long it takes. 2.We decided to sacrifice a trip for a new car, though it was really hard for us to make the decision. 3.He tried not to involve his wife in the management of the company, because in most cases the advantages outweighed the disadvantages. 4.It is of vital importance to future generations that open spaces and parklands are protected and maintained to a high standard to keep the city increasingly attractive. 5.We have reached the agreement at the meeting that the key to this problem is better planning. 6.I propose pursuing this question further by considering critically the four theories well-known in this area. 7.The house was a completely original design----neither the interior nor the exterior was copied of any existing buildings of the kind. 8.Through all his life he has made efforts to promote the mutual understanding between the two countries. Unit 6 1.He was finally offered the job on the strength of his good memory and the many exams he had passed. 2.She favors a bit of adventure as well as a certain degree of self-government when her children's education is concerned. 3.Most people who are sick with AIDS want to stay at home, rather than spend time unnecessarily in hospital. 4.What if I choose to give small amounts of money regularly over a period of time instead of donating a large sum once for all? 5.I am afraid, Mr. Peterson, the answer is that we have to be more efficient than our European competitors.
220.127.116.11.6.单元 P20 Mr. Doherty and his family are currently engaged in getting the autumn harvest in on the farm.多尔蒂和他的家人目前正在农场忙于秋收。 We must not underestimate the enemy. They are equipped with the most sophisticated weapons.我们不能低估敌人，他们装备了最先进的武器。 Having been cut of a job/Not having had a job for 3months, Phil is getting increasingly desperate.菲尔已三个月没有找到工作了，正变得越来越绝望。Sam, as the project manager, is decisive, efficient, and accurate in his judgment.作为项目经理，山姆办事果断，工作效率高，且判断准确。 Since the chemical plant was identified as the source of solution, the village neighborhood committee decided to close it down at the cost of 100 jobs. 既然已证实这家化工厂是污染源，村委会决定将其关闭，为此损失了一百个工作岗位。P47 There was an unusual quietness in the air, except for the sound of artillery in the distance.空气中有一种不寻常的寂静，只有远处响着大炮的声音。 The expansion of urban areas in some African countries has been causing a significant fall in living standards and an increase in social problems. 在某些非洲国家城市的扩展已引起生活水平相当大的下降和社会问题的增多The research shows that atmospheric carbon dioxide levels are closely correlated with global temperatures.研究表明大气中的二氧化碳含量与全球温度密切相关The frequency of the bus service has been improved from 15 to 12 minute recently.最近公共汽车的车辆行驶频率已有改善，从15分钟缩短到12分钟一班。The diver stood on the edge of the diving board, poised to jump at the signal from the coach.那位跳水运动员立在跳水板边沿，只等教练发出信号便会立即跳下。 Translation on P81-82 1) Despite the inadequate length of the airstrip in this emergency landing, theveteran pilot managed to stop the plane after taxiing for only a short while.尽管在这次紧急迫降中，飞机跑道不长，但经验老到的飞行员还是让飞机滑行了很短一段时间后就停了下来。 2)Grilled by the reporters, the movie star eventually blurted(out) that she had undergone two plastic surgeries.在记着反复追问下，该影星终于说漏了嘴，承认自己做过两次整容手术。 3) We have the technology and ourpartner has the capital.Working together, we’ll have the future in our hands.我们有技术，我们的合伙人有资金，。一起干，我们就掌握了未来。 4) If I had known beforehand that you would bring so many friends home, I would have made better preparations. Yousee, I have barely enough food and drinks for a snack.要是我事先知道你会带这么多朋友回家，我会好好准备的，你