1. Ships from every nation are in port and strange languages can be heard in the streets.
2. His father is a humorous person.
3. Life is measured by thought and action, not by time.
4. Most commonly, we come to books with blurred and divided minds.
5. Men are kind in one way but evil in many.
6. The outcome of the secret war between downloading and uploading will shape our
collective future in ways we can only begin to imagine. (12年真题)
7. Last night, I passed several hours in tormenting sleeplessness.
1. The students welcomed him.
2. Their policy was that natives should man the frontline.
3. We need to learn not to create conflict-free relationships but to engage in conflicts
with effective strategies.
4. Of all the components of a good night’s sleep, dreams seem to be least within
5. The homele ss make up a growing percentage of America’s population. (06年真题)
6. Clearly, only the biggest and most flexible television companies are going to be
able to compete in such a rich and hotly-contested market. (05年真题)
7. At the beginning of century, songbirds were supposed to be disappearing.
Scientists jumped to the rescue with distinctly shaky evidence to the effect that insects would eat us up if birds failed to control them.
1. My aunt lived in a leisurely age when servants were employed to do the
2. Man has infinite desires which can never be gratified and which will keep him
restless even in paradise.
3. The bazaar which I am thinking of particularly is entered by a Gothic-arched gateway of aged brick and stone.
1. Gray and his colleagues have put them to the test by examining four family trees
that represent more than 2,000 languages. Chomsky’s gramm ar should show patterns of language change that are independent of the family trees or the pathway tracked through it, whereas Greenbergian universality should predict strong codependencies between particular types of word-order relations. (12年翻译真题)
2. Whe n Zhou Enlai’s door opened, they saw a slender man of more than average
height with gleaming eyes and a face so striking that it bordered on the beautiful.
B. the city, an excellent location
D. China owes its success in bidding for the World Exposition, 2010 to the support from the international community.
E. But the idea that the journalist must understand the law more profoundly than an ordinary citizen rests on an understanding of the established conventions and special responsibilities of the news media.
F. Sometimes, people would throw him a pebble and got a shower of stones and
C. It was agreed that the lawyer should spend 15 years in confinement under the strictest supervision in one of the lodges at the banker’s garden.
A. A dog we know is better company than a person whose language we don’t understand.
B. The memory of old friends is as much a comfort to us as wine, when too old, is to the palate.
C. In the idealized version of how science is done, facts about the world are waiting to be observed and collected by objective researchers who use the scientific method to carry out their work. (12年真题)
D. In fact, it is difficult to see how journalists who don’t have a clear grasp of the basic features of the Canadian Constitution can do a competent job on political stories. (07年真题)
E. But his (a scientist) primary task is not to think about the moral code which governs his activity, any more than a businessman is expected to dedicate his energies to an exploration of rules of conduct in business.
1. I have excluded him (the average scientist) because, while his accomplishments may contribute to the solution of moral problems, he has not been charged with the task of approaching any but the factual aspects of those problems. (06年真题)
2. I gave all these background information because I don’t think that one can assess
a writer’s motive without knowin g anything about his early developments.
3. When you are not willing to share your good fortune with others, you shall not expect them to be with you when in trouble.
4. He (Darwin) points out that he always experienced much difficulty in expressing
himself clearly and concisely, but he believes that this very difficulty may have had the compensating advantage of forcing him to think long and intently about every sentence, and thus enabling him to detect errors in reasoning and in his own observations. (08年翻译真题)
5. And the statesmen’s political lives depended on slavery. The three-fifths formula
handed Jefferson his narrow victory in the presidential election of 1800 by inflating the votes of the southern states in the Electoral College. (08年真题)
1. To filter out what is unique from what is shared might enable us to understand how
complex cultural behaviour arose and what guides it in evolutionary or cognitive terms. (12年真题)
2. As a discovery claim works its way through the community, the interaction and
confrontation between shared and competing beliefs about the science and technology involved transforms an individual’s discovery claim into the community’s credible discovery. (12年真题)
C. True eccentrics never deliberately draw attention to themselves. They disregard social conventions without being conscious that they are doing anything extraordinary. This invariably wins them the love and respect of others, for they add color to the dull routine of everyday life.
A. It is merely a hypothesis so far and of my own.
D. Your imagination is all you need to restore the ancient city back to life.
Russel’s emphasis on logical analysis influenced the whole course of the 20th-century philosophy.
1. Television is one of the means by which these feelings are created and conveyed --- and perhaps never before has it served so much to connect different peoples and nations as in the recent events in Europe.(05年翻译真题)
2. I shall define him (an intellectual) as an individual who has elected as his primary duty and pleasure in life the activity of thinking in a Socratic way about moral problems. (06年翻译真题)
3. Creating a “European identity” that respects the different cultures and traditions which go to make up the connecting fabric of the Old Continent is no easy task and demands a stragetic choice---that of producing programs in Europe for Europe.(05年翻译真题)
4. Traditionally, legal learning has been viewed in such institutions (universities) as the special preserve of lawyers, rather than a necessary part of the intellectual equipment of an educated person. (07年翻译真题)
5. While comment and reaction from lawyers may enhance stories, it is preferable for journalists to rely on their own notions of significance and make their own judgments. (07年翻译真题)
6. Several product quality scandals this year---from fields as diverse as food industry, manufacturing industry and even estate industry---have left governors and managers hurriedly peering into their intricate production processes in search of potential vulnerabilities.(07年考研真题)
7. Just as bosses and boards have finally sorted out their worst accounting and
compliance troubles, and improved their feeble corporation governance, a new problem threatens to earn them---especially in America---the sort of nasty headlines that inevitably lead to heads rolling in the executive suite: data security. (07年真题)
8. Within the complex structure of the scientific community, researchers make discoveries, editors and reviewers act as gatekeepers by controlling the publication process; other scientists use the new findings to suit their own purposes and finally, the public (including other scientists) receives the new discovery and possibly accompanying technology. （12年真题）
Ships from every nation are in port and strange languages can be heard in the streets.
Ships that are in port are from every nation and the languages that can be heard in the streets are strange.
1. Opening the case, I saw the polished glow of a beautiful violin.
3. College education was beyond the dream of those students. It was costly and
4. As he sat in his easy chair, I would fumble through “Lady of Spain”.
5. The idle rich suffer from unspeakable boredom as a price to pay for their freedom
6. A young widow with three kids determined to invest her insurance settlement in
college education for herself.
7. Cultural differences which are out of awareness, are, consequently, misunderstood
as unskillfulness, ill manner or lack of interest on the part of the other side.
8. In the courtyard, camels lie disdainfully chewing their hay, while big bales of
merchandise that they carried hundreds of miles across the desert lie beside them.
9. Little donkeys with harmoniously tinkling bells thread their way among throngs of
people entering and leaving the bazaar.
1. Over the past three centuries, England alone must have produced scores of Newtons who never learnt to read and hundreds of Darwins, Daltons and Bacons, who died, stunted in hovels without an opportunity to display their qualities.
2. A “reason” has been found for producing zillions of packages of something, more or less resembling cheese, which nearly works for all and which is not imagined to be superlatively good by a single soul.
3. It tends to ignore, and thus eventually to eliminate, many elements in the land community that lack commercial value, but that are essential to its healthy functioning. (10年翻译真题)
4. In Europe, where forestry is ecologically more advanced, the non-commercial tree species are recognized as members of the native forest community, to be preserved as such, within reason. (10年翻译真题)
5. Producing programs in Europe for Europe entails reducing our dependence on the North American market, whose programs relate to experiences and cultural traditions which are different from our own. (05翻译真题)
Ships from every nation are in port.
Lazy children are not to blame
when their parents brought them up to be idle.
Compared to information that’s already in the context or that has been mentioned previously, English speakers tend to place newly introduced information LATER in the sentence.