We are good friends; however, he kept such an important matter from me, which took me by surprise.
It doesn’t matter if you can not get full marks for the exam; what matters is not to lose con fidence in yourself.
He chatted with me last night and reassured me that the disease was not hard to cure and that nobody had ever died of it.
She was determined to overcome all the obstacles in her life with a will of iron.
It turned out that he had already received my money, but did not acknowledge the receipt of it on purpose. This really drove me crazy.
He is a shy and silent boy. Before he went onto the stage to share his experiences, he sat quietly in a corner of the auditorium, gathering his thoughts.
He admitted on the spot that he would go overseas for further study as he believed overseas education would open the door to his future research.
Mary’s uncle’s face lit up when he saw his niece had turned into a pretty young lady in just a few years.
Straighten up! Your feet should keep time to the rhythm of the music.
She slipped a note into his hand. He was very unhappy after reading it, as he thought that she was making fun of him.
The thief pleaded for our mercy when he was caught. He said he had stolen the food because his mother was starving to death and there was barely any food left in the house.
They have made a request for more electricity supplies, which we should satisfy in order to release them from the pressure they are under.
They made the rounds with the wine bottle; each took a gulp and then they set out for the forest.
My TV set broke down; I have ordered a new one online and the shop is going to have it delivered to the door.
His words made everyone unhappy and stop eating. After a while, they resumed eating, but they all looked as if something was weighing on their minds.
8像他这么一个一向温文尔雅的人居然如此粗鲁地打断我们。我们都无法置信地看着他。We stared at him in disbelief, astonished that someone as gentle as he is could interrupt us so rudely.
Whenever we start a new job, there are bound to be a lot of things we may not be familiar with.
This new medicine/drug has successfully been used on animals, but this doesn’t mean that it can be applied to humans.
His failure to win the first prize in the speech competition is largely due to his lack of confidence. 4对于一般人来说，忧郁症很容易跟压力混淆，因为忧郁症也可以是某些压力的反应。
To the general public, depression can be easily confused with stress, as it may be a response to some types of stress.
It is becoming increasingly difficult for world food production to keep pace with the continuing growth of the world’s population.
To successfully get a job, a lot of factors need to come into play, including your skills, diploma and work experience.
The judge asked the reporters not to disclose the name of the victim.
The teacher took pains to make sure that we all understood what he said.
Recently the school conducted a survey among those students who have attained academic excellence.
He said he would accept the job, so we have asked him to confirm his acceptance by writing us a letter.
George studies very hard. He wants to make the most of his chance to learn.
We can’t go. To begin with, it’s too cold. Besides, we’re busy.
It’s about time that someone spoke up for th ese basic truths.
Don’t say it is profitless to do this. The effort will pay off in the long run.
In life our stupidest course of action is to cling too much to what we have and refuse to let go.
I'm willing to work in the IT industry, but have no idea how to go about it.
Many people are aware of the importance of living in harmony with nature.
Problems like the generation gap cannot be swept under the carpet.
I never did understand what was eating away at her.
He has been at peace with the world all his life.
He did not speak out/say what he thought. For one thing, she might not understand. For another, he was afraid that she might not forgive him.
As the years rolled by, he became increasingly interested in /fascinated by Chinese culture.