Every time he returned home from work at midnight, he would tiptoe upstairs, trying not to disturb his neighbors.
2.为了与新来的邻居建立一种和睦的关系，格林先生不失时机地主动帮她把行李搬进屋子。To establish some kind of rapport with his new neighbor, Mr. Jones lost no chance in offering to carry her luggage into the house.
3.米勒博士向我们推荐的文章集中论述了空气污染问题，同时也提到了诸如水污染，噪音污染和视觉污染等问题。The article recommended by Dr. Miller centers on the problem of air pollution; meanwhile, it touches upon other issues such as water pollution, noise pollution and visual pollution.
If it had not been for the constant encouragement and help from her friends, she couldn’t have accomplished anything.
5.几天前他还对这项计划嗤之以鼻，可是他现在却以高涨的热情去努力落实这项计划，这真是令人难以理解的转变。It was only a few days ago that he was full of contempt for the new project, but he is now working hard with zest for its realization. What a baffling change!
Judging from what she wrote in her autobiography, she always had mixed feelings for that pianist.
7.他在大厅里候机时与两名美国旅行者攀谈起来，谈到了很多有趣的跨文化方面的问题。While waiting in the lounge for the flight, he struck up a conversation with two American travelers and touched on many interesting cross-cultural issues.
These girls all dread working alone on night duty.
I don’t mind working overtime. What I do mind is working on those insignificant trivial things during the weekend.
10.事实上没有人要求他们在开学的第一天去干什么。当他们看到教室里乱七八糟时，便自发地打扫了起来。Actually nobody asked them to do anything on the first day of school. When they saw the classroom in such a mess, however, they cleaned it spontaneously.
An unknown disease affected his brain so badly that he lost his memory completely.
The protesting crowds outside the courthouse had no effect at all on the judges and the jury of this Pacific island country.
A guilty man apprehends danger in every sound.
Her soft voice and gracious smile put everyone in the room at ease.
Not until you have a good command of a scale of styles can you speak English appropriately in different situations.
His haphazard knowledge of modern economics was one of the reasons why he failed in his business.
The new general manager did not feel very comfortable with the way he was addressed by his colleagues in the company. 8.无论他作何种努力改变其在公众心目中的形象，都无济于事。
No matter how hard he had tried, his efforts to improve his image in the mind of the public proved to be ineffective.
It was the last thing that occurred to the commander that his soldiers would defy / disobey his orders.
Although the composition teacher considers these expressions nothing but clichés, they appeal very much to the students.
Holding out his work-gnarled hands, the old fisherman with a weather-beaten face started to tell us about the hardships of
his life on the sea.
The little girl is apparently badly injured. She’s been crying for hours and she’s still moaning.
As the Nobel Prize winner went onto the platform escorted by the chairman, the whole hall rocked with cheers and clapping.
When the dance party was in full swing, music and songs swirled all around the ballroom.
For reasons that are not quite understood, there has been a revival of strong interest in traditional Chinese drama, such as Beijing Opera and Shaoxing Opera, among the college students.
The traffic downtown was held up for a while because crowds of people swarmed into the streets to watch the annual holiday parade.
When he saw his heart-broken parents, the young man felt so ashamed of himself for causing so much trouble to the family that he went down on his knees and begged their forgiveness.
He was very excited at the sight of his son, whom he had not met for a long time, getting off the ship. But it was quite out of his expectation that his son pretended not to see him; and turning his back to his father, the young man walked off right away.
The two neighboring countries stopped the decade-long war and signed a peace agreement. From then on, their economic exchange and bilateral trade developed by leaps and bounds.
As soon as the winner of Nobel Prize of physics appeared before the faculty and students, the hall broke into a sea of cheers. And his speech was punctuated by deafening chapping.
You are not likely to grasp an article on logic unless you think actively in the course of / while reading.
According to the author, one of the most effective ways to read a good book is by writing between the lines while reading.
He was so absorbed in one of his cl oning experiments that he wasn’t aware of my entering the laboratory at all.
I don’t think happiness consists in obtaining what you need; I believe happiness consists in doing what you can for society.
Air pressure, oxygen and temperature are among the conditions indispensable to the survival of the astronauts on the moon.
In a certain sense, postgraduate students are also researchers.
He would rather set down what he has observed, important or trivial, in his notebook than commit it to his memory, because he believe in the remark that “The worst pen is better than the best memory.”
He was supposed to explain to the students why sharp observation and logical thinking were indispensable qualities to research work, but his talk was more confusing than clarifying.
According to his theory of foreign language learning, one can better learn English in a state of relaxation than in a state of concentration.
10.计划和列提纲只是写作的前奏曲，一篇论文的撰写还需要经过初稿、修改、编审等环节。Planning and outlining are only a prelude to writing. Drafting, revising and editing are necessary steps required of thesis writing.
1.如果你上因特网，接上网就可以在线查询各种有关时事、教育、科技、卫生、娱乐等信息。If you have access to the Internet and log on to it, you can get information online about current affairs, education, science and technology, finance, public health and entertainment.
Thanks to the rapid development of modern means of telecommunication, international communication is generally unencumbered by time or space.
She is a scientist of action. For one thing, she more than anyone else in the experiment group has devoted so much time and energy to this project.
I really don’t understand why he noodles a round that antiquated / old-fashioned computer all day long.
In case you fail to get into the central database, you can call our Technical Support Service Department for help.
6.语言中的介词和冠词是有限的，而名词和动词则是无限的，每天都有新的名词和动词诞生。A language has a limited number of prepositions and articles, but its nouns and verbs are open-ended and infinite—new words are born every day.
With the awareness that the English language is the lingua franca of the world, an increasing number of young people try to learn English as much as they can in their spare time.
What distinguishes this young man from others is that he is inclined to think unconventionally, and would make no compromise with traditional ideas.
This research institute is a nonprofit institution whose research projects are usually funded by some multi-national corporations.
Our general manager is one who is completely oriented toward the market economy. At every critical juncture in the business development of the corporation, he would choose nothing but the market road.
Being a famous actor, he actually does not have an easy time of it. He must constantly improve his acting to meet new challenges.
As was announced in the university newspaper, a grand alumni party will be held on the evening of the International Labor Day.
3.激动的孩子们度过了一个未眠之夜，于次日拂晓前便起身去海边，满怀希望能见到日出。After a sleepless night, the excited children got up before dawn the next day and headed for the sea in the hope that they could see the sunrise.
After retirement, the psychology professor, unwilling to live an inactive life, took to developing educational games for children.
An increasing number of countries have passed the law which forbids anyone to hunt wildlife at will on the territory of their countries.
The sight of the children’s skillful search for information on the Internet brought to my mind my own childhood. At that
time I had no idea of what else a computer could do besides word processing.
I don’t know if it is always the case in the animal world that stronger animals prey upon the weaker ones.
8.许多人对他所居住的城市里雨后春笋般地冒出摩天大楼而深感自豪，他们还误以为摩天大楼是现代化的同义词呢。Many people are very proud of the skyscrapers that have mushroomed in their cities, with the mistaken idea that skyscrapers are the synonym of modernization.
I don’t think it was an accident. Judging from the way the car was hit, it was definitely a deliberate m urder.
The mastery of gymnastic skills requires years of training. The same is true with the mastery of English skills.
They had been waiting in anguish until the news came that the police had rescued their kidnapped daughter.
2.情绪激动的老人打开儿子从海外寄来的信，他越想控制住发抖的双手，它们发抖得越厉害。The emotional old man opened the letter his son sent him from overseas. The harder he tried to control his trembling hands, the more trembling they became.
They saved the sheep from the grip of the wolf, but it hurt them very badly to see the wounded sheep writhing in pain.
He ran all the way to the railway station without stopping; and when he arrived there, he was out of breath with sweat trickling down his cheeks.
A sudden downpour sent the pedestrians scurrying for shelter in the stores along the streets.
Seeing the wounded buffalo struggling in pain under the attack of the lions, the hunter shot it dead out of pity.
Although their experiments failed again and again, their enthusiasm, instead of ebbing away, was rising.
It never occurred to them that their new partner was such a mean person. A swelling feeling of rage and contempt rose in them when they met again.
Although he was well prepared, he felt an involuntary chill on his back at the thought of fighting in the boxing ring with the world champion.
When the doctor told him that it was only a minor operation that would take no more than an hour, there was an incredulous look on his face.
I can’t drive a car, let alone fly an airplane.
The Arctic is populated with people of different nationalities. The Antarctic, in contrast, has no permanent residents because the climate there is unfavorable to human survival.
Although she felt like a normal person after the heart surgery, the doctor insisted that she should go to the hospital for examination every other day.
Small/No wonder they lost the games time and again; they had been out of training for quite some time.
I am inclined to think that there will be strong opposition to our reform plan among quite a few board members.
The employees of the company at all levels think of their new manager as far-sighted, resourceful and highly competitive.
No matter who he is or where he is from, we cannot tolerate anyone’s behavior that is injurious to social order.
Those who claimed to have set eyes on the mysterious savage in the forest all affirmed that the most distinctive feature of the savage was its huge size.
9.关于小岛上的饮用水质量问题，据登岛探险家的报道，岛上的水有一种甘甜清新的味道。As regards the quality of the drinking water on that small island, the explorers who set foot on the island reported that it was sweet, pleasant and refreshing.
10.从经济收益方面考虑，出版学术专著的主要问题在于这类书籍销量较少，平均每次印刷数量只有数百本而已。As far as the business profits are concerned, the main drawback of the publication of academic treatises is that they usually do not sell well, with an average number of only several hundred copies for each printing.
I really doubt if the treated drinking water will truly provide sufficient minerals that are essential to human health.
As to how the splendid Maya Culture disappeared all of a sudden from the earth, it remains a mystery hard to solve.
When it was made plain that it was a big rat that had caused the breakdown of the transmission system, we all felt relieved. Soon the system was brought to its normal operation.
He was almost driven to despair when he learned that he was considered too old to take part in the space voyage. He had spent three years preparing for this long-dreamed-of trip.
The trip turned out to be a disaster, for the only means of transport available in that area were donkeys. We spend most of our time joggling on the backs of these animals, almost stifled by the heat and swirling dust.
He was not a very popular professor among the students because he would invariably wander off his topic during the course of his lecture and drag the class into the time for break.
The prominent collector declared that his collection included some invaluable paintings that no one could afford to buy.
To save the life of the little boy stung by a scorpion, the villagers used all the means and ways available to reduce the effect of poisoning.
The annual Ice Sculpture Festival in this town attracted all manner of people from all over the country.
Some countries were reduced to extreme poverty brought forth by war and natural disasters. For that matter, a U. N. official insisted that developed countries should take their responsibility to make new contributions to the economic development of the developing countries.
1.我们原无须自己预订雅虎因特网服务。学校在一周前已为每个教师和研究生免费预订了。We need not have subscribed to the Yahoo Internet service, because the university did the subscription free of charge for its faculty and postgraduate students a week ago.
I simply had no idea of whom my grandmother was referring to when she was talking about a young man with glasses from her neighborhood who bought her a train ticket with his own money and walked her onto the train.
His situation was desperate as he was now left to the tender mercies of his creditors.
The president declared resolutely that these regulations applied to everyone without exception, be it a teacher, student or administrator.
The boy confronted his teacher’s accusation with a firm voice and denied the charge that he had cheated in the final exam. 6.文化传统有很大的约束力，例如许多西方人恪守只在6月份结婚的习俗。
Cultural traditions have a strong binding power. For example, many Westerners keep to the custom of getting married only in June.
In the era of market economy, the concept of “Consumer First” should be reinforced by the manufacturer.
8.常言道，“文如其人”。我认为，一个作家的个性在很大程度上会体现在其作品的风格上。“The style is the man,” as the saying goes. I believe that a writer’s personality is, to a large extent, embodied in his or her style of writing.
In this country, convention allows women to wear skirts, but not trousers, to say nothing of jeans.
Not all people think alike. Take architecture for example. People may see a building in a different light and from different angles. Some may appreciate its exterior appearance and others appreciate more about its interior decoration.
We are extremely sorry that all the flights are delayed on account of the dense fog.
The chairperson of the conference did not declare the meeting open until all the delegates turned up.
The newly arrived professor gave us lecture on psychology with such a strong southern accent that we hardly knew what he was driving at.
As the day of the ball was driving near, Ann felt all the more worried, for she had no fancy jewels to wear for the occasion.
Though he had been strictly trained as a modern dancer, he is widely known more as a poet than as a dancer.
The old woman was all to pieces when news came that her young son was killed in a fierce battle.
Tom believed that he had an aptitude for painting. He really considered himself something of an artist when he was whitewashing the fence.
You can exercise your imagination, but these exercises must be done in accordance with the requirements set down in the instructions.
9.由于他对自己可能存在健康问题毫无思想准备，所以当医生告诉他必须立即住院接受手术治疗时，他大吃一惊。As he was not prepared at all for any bad news concerning his health, he was quite taken aback when the doctor told him that he must be hospitalized for surgery with no delay.
What strikes us most about our new coach is his high sense of responsibility, keen sense of observation, and unaffected sense of humor.
It was not until quite a while later that I remembered she had hinted vaguely in a letter to me that she would not like to live in a foreign country for long and would come back and settle down in her motherland.
After the release of 17 British passengers, the British Prime Minister continued to express his concern over the safety of the other British passengers still on board the hijacked airliner.
We all found Mr. Smith a bit weird, for every time at the mere mention of roses he would fly into a temper.
To her great distress, the so-called diamond necklace of the British royal family, which cost nearly all her savings, turned out to be nothing but an imitation.
It was out of everyone’s expectation that he rounded off his basketball career by entering the business of fur trading.
A Western dinner differs from a Chinese dinner in many ways. For example, a Western dinner usually begins with a soup and ends with a dessert.
On the eve of the Chinese Spring Festival, the streets are crowed with children in their holiday best, letting off fireworks. 8.现代社会的每个公民都必须知法守法，无人例外。
Every citizen in a modern society is supposed to know the law and act in accordance with the law. No one is an exception.
Now and then, the villagers would see the old fisherman sitting on the big rock, who, staring at the little island in the distance, seemed lost in his memory, with an occasional bitter smile on his lips.
“If you dare to bring the matter up to the board of directors, I’ll…” he broke off, with a hint of threat in his voice, his eyes fixed on her in hostility.
With the successful birth of the animal cloning technology, there is far more to cloning than the biological and medical sciences.
The father and his son look exactly the same and, in terms of personality, the son is an exact replica of the father.
We should never overlook the possible global consequences of a regional war.
Many countries in the world were thrown into the debate over the moral implications of the legalization of the practice of euthanasia.
The Hurricane Michi of 1998 rendered homeless tens of thousands of residents in Central American countries.
It is very moving that many drivers with official licenses in this country have signed an agreement to become organ donors after death.
In international relations, conflict would be sure to arise if a nation, be it big or small, should violate the United Nations Charter and disrupt the world order which is established according to the UN Charter.
The children of this “Project Hope” school work very hard, with the determination to live up to the hopes and expectations of the organizations and individuals that provide financial support, and to become useful citizens of the country as soon as
In many urban families in China, the parents impose much too great expectations upon their children by sending them to evening or weekend classes of various kinds against the will of the children.
This school attaches great importance to the all-round development of their students, and encourages them to develop healthy interests of their own.
Panic seized her when Mrs. Scott was told that a patient who had escaped from a nearby mental hospital was looking everywhere for her.
The inventor attributed his indefatigable energy and quick thinking to his habit of taking a nap for an hour after lunch.
She didn’t believe what was said in the medical report, and scanned the doctor’s face for a sign of hope.
Hearing that his only daughter was seriously injured in a car accident, the old man slumped into the chair and moaned.
The wounded soldier hid himself in the woods, keeping a sharp eye open for anything dangerous.
As soon as the snowstorm was over, the children rushed out into the yard and scooped up the snow with their hands to build
a huge snowman.
When the air-raid siren sounded, it came to her in a flash that her two-year-old daughter was still sound asleep in the attic.
For all those years of living abroad, in the depth of his memory was some kind of guilty conscience that he had for an English teacher of his hometown middle school, whom he once insulted in public.
No matter how hard they had tried and what means they had used, for some unaccountable reason the experiment never succeeded.
In order to extricate itself from heavy debts, the corporation closed all the factories which manufactured products with poor sales records.
All formally registered postgraduate students are entitled to free lunches at school.
The former prime ministers of some countries close their doors to visitors and are engaged in writing memoirs of their administration.
Due to the ineffectual emergency measures on the part of the local government, tens of thousands of people lost their lives in that volcanic eruption.
His friends gave a farewell dinner in his honor in the roof garden of a luxurious hotel, which was located in the downtown area of the city.
The couple overlooked an error in the bill, but to their delight, their careful waiter found the error and asked the cashier to correct it right away.
The ambulances raced along the street one after another, their piercing sirens breaking the silence of the midnight.
The soldiers fought very hard to hold the enemy at bay, thus gaining precious time for the safe evacuation of the villagers.
As far as I’m concerned, life without TV will do, but life without books and newspapers is simply inconceivable.
The faculties of many world-renowned universities strictly observe the famous saying “Publish or perish.”
China has contributed remarkably to mankind with her brilliant cultural legacy in the past millennium and will continue to make her due contribution to the world in the new millennium.