The program offers long-term care for the mentally retarded.
He’s got a cumbersome, bulky, old computer—it’s slow and complicated to use.
He tried not to look conspicuous and moved slowly along the back of the room.
It would cause a tremendous upheaval to install a different computer system.
The gold medal continues to elude her.
You’d be a fool not to embrace an opportunity as good as that.
Her salary will go up by a hefty 10%.
I scrawled a quick note to Hilary and put it under her door.
There’s a smashing view from her office.
The trip out there was swell, but the hotel was a bit crummy.
The company was started by a couple of enterprising young men.
He’s a former heavyweight champion and is expected to win the bout easily.
Many hours of meticulous preparation have gone into writing the book.
She was attired from head to foot in black.
I’ve been scrimping and saving all the year to pay for our holiday.
I know he’s well-meaning, but I wish he’d leave us alone.
He became very indignant when it was suggested he had made
For the umpteenth time, Anthony, knives and forks go in the middle drawer!
I’m afraid sewing isn’t one of my fortes.
She was buoyed by the warm reception her audience gave her.
1. Mundane matters such as going to the market to buy food do not interest her.
2. I still remember my carefree student days.
3. it’s very difficult to undo the damage caused by inadequate parenting in a child’s early years.
4. The audience was clearly enchanted by her performance.
5. The Venice Film Festival has always been the showcase of the Italian cinema.
6. She suffered brain damage from a car accident and regressed to the mental age of a five-year-old.
7. Be careful or he’ll take you for a ride.
8. Her story is a cautionary tale for women traveling alone.
9. She left her home and traveled across the sea in search of a utopia, but she never found it.
10. The essence of his argument was that education should continue throughout our lives.
Mundane matters such as going to the market to buy food do not interest her.
I still remember my carefree student days.
It’s very difficult to undo the damage caused by inadequate parenting in a child’s early years.
The audience was clearly enchanted by her performance.
The Venice Film Festival has always been the showcase of the Italian cinema.
She suffered brain damage from a car accident and regressed
to the mental age of a five-year-old.
Be careful or he’ll take you for a ride.
Her story is a cautionary tale for women traveling alone.
She left her home and traveled across the sea in search of
a utopia, but she never found it.
The essence of his argument was that education should continue throughout our lives.
Few people exude such confidence as Sam.
He has twice been convicted of arson.
After tracking down the drug baron for more than three years, they finally arrested him last week.
They were deprived of a normal childhood by the war.
The bank is planning to give its 1930s’ building a complete face-lift.
The concept of thrift is foreign to me.
Children who talk back are regarded as cheeky and disrespectful.
It’s not always easy to find a job after you’ve done time.
She has abdicated all responsibility for the project.
How am I expected to conjure up a meal for six of his friends with almost nothing in the fridge?
1.他是家里的长子，所以也是唯一得到过父母全心照顾的孩子。Being the eldest son in the family, he was the only one to have gained the undivided attention of his parents.
He lacked the requisite skills for the job.
The United Nations mediated between the local government and the rebels during the crisis.
4.他用杰出的成就为自己在学术界谋得了一个顶尖科学家的席位。He has carved out a niche for himself as a leading researcher in his field of study.
Everyone feigned surprise when I told them how old I was.
The data is validated automatically by the computer after it has been entered.
He looked somewhat shamefaced when he realized his mistake.
Set in the last century, the novel tells a story about a girl who was disowned by her parents when she married a foreigner.
I’ve got to speak to James vis-à-vis the arrangements for Thursday.
At this juncture, it is impossible to say whether she will
make a full recovery.
His parents were worried by his increasingly irrational behavior.
The film was condemned by some critics for its sexist portrayal of women.
3.你不必勉强带我和你一起去。如果你不带我去，我不会生气的。Don’t feel under any compulsion to take me with you. I won’t be offended if you don’t.
He demonstrated a worrying naiveté about political issues.
Whenever they started quarrelling, I would always remain aloof.
There’s no need to panic. The police have the situation in hand.
A good boss is not so easy to come by.
Any sign of remorse was completely absent from her face. 9.你必须打消一切报仇的念头。
You must try to banish all thoughts of revenge from your mind.
She has a strong hold on her daughters.
In July, wanderlust takes over the whole nation.
I am doing research on the contradictions between his private
life and his public persona.
He felt like an impostor among all those intelligent people, as if he had no right to be there.
4.她因滑稽、粗俗和大胆成了美国最出名的电视名人之一。Funny, profane and fearless, she has become one of America’s biggest television celebrities.
A crowd of curious onlookers soon gathered to see what was happening.
Hearing that tune again filled him with nostalgia.
I detest having to get up when it’s still dark outside.
As a penance, she said she would buy them a box of chocolates.
The book contains sublime descriptive passages.
Perceiving that he wasn’t happy with the arrangements, I booked a different hotel.
My report may strike some people as pessimistic, but at least it’s realistic about the problems we face.
It was an interesting book, full of fascinating insights into human relationship.
I found it quite a handicap not to have a car in the country.
The police have eliminated the possibility that it could have been an accident because it was so well timed.
She looked at him with undisguised contempt.
The characters in the book are just stereotypes.
You will soon reap the various benefits of being fit as long as you keep doing exercise.
If you try to evade paying your taxes you run the risk of going to prison.
He kept trying to mold me into what he wanted me to be. 10.我们没有屏幕，但我们可以把幻灯片打在后墙上。
We don’t have a screen but we can project the slides onto the back wall.
She relinquished control of the family investments to her
With a knife clenched between his teeth, the boy climbed up the tree to cut some coconuts.
This small company has been enjoined to end all such restrictions on consumers.
They were finally reconciled to each other, after not on speaking terms for nearly five years.
We only have a finite amount of time to complete this task—we can’t continue indefinitely.
He nearly died in the car accident and was in intensive care for over a month.
It is an interesting book, full of valuable insights into human relationships.
I had a dim recollection of having met her many years ago.
I don’t relish telling her that her son has been arrested.
The demise of the company was sudden and unexpected.