As it was a formal dinner party, I wore formal dress, as Mother told me to.
His girlfriend advised him to get out of/get rid of his bad habit of smoking before it took hold.
Anticipating that the demand for electricity will be high during the next few months,they have decided to increase its production.
It is said that Bill has been fired for continually violating the company’s safety rules. （5）据报道地方政府已采取适当措施避免严重缺水的可能性。
It is reported that the government has taken proper measures to avoid the possibility of a severe water shortage.
Half an hour had gone by, but the last bus hadn’t come yet. We had to walk home. （2）玛丽看上去对汉语考试很担心，因为她还没有背熟课文。
Mary looks as if she is very worried about the Chinese exam because she hadn’t learned the texts by heart.
Since the basketball match has been postponed,we might as well visit the museum. （4）整个二次大战期间他一直和父母住在澳大利亚。
He stayed in Australia with his parents all the way through World War 2.
（5）自1985年从南京大学毕业至今，可以说我与我的大学同学失去了联系。Since I graduated from Nanjing University in 1985,I have kind of lost touch with my classmates.
（1）正如科学家所预言的那样，全球污染成了人类面临的最严重的问题之一。As is predicted by scientists,global pollution has become one of the most serious problems humans are faced with.
（2）谋求这些职位的竞争很激烈——今年的求职者是去年的五倍。Competition for these jobs is very tough-we have five times as many applicants this year as we did last year.
As the facts show,educational programs need to fit into the national plan for economic development.
The car burns too much gas,and moreover,the price is almost twice as much as I intend to pay.
To understand a great international event,we,first of all,need to consider the historical and political background to it.
It is reported that UN mediators have worked out a plan which they hope will be acceptable to both sides.
Doris walked in the forest cautiously,afraid of being attacked by giant snakes.
（3）地震、台风和其他自然灾害无法防止，但可采取行动保护生命财产。Earthquakes,typhoons and other natural disasters cannot be prevent,but action can be taken.
I bought a new issue of my favorite sports magazine and hurried home,anxious to amuse myself reading it.
Helen lacks confidence.I’ve nerve known anyone so unsure of herself.
I’m not sure where you can find a good carpenter-you’d better ask around.
Feeling a little embarrassed,he quickly cleared his throat and looked up at the painting on the wall.
Michael was survived by three sons,tow daughters,and his wife Elizabeth.
As a financial expert,William advised us to invest our money in the stock market. （5）我们这些小零售商无法和超市在价格和销售等方面竞争。
We small retailers can’t compete with supermarkets in pricing and sales.