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 ofhis 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.
Itis said that Bill has been fired for continually violat ing the company’s safety rules. Bill is saidto have been fired for continually violating the company’s safety rules.
It is reported that the government has taken proper measures to avoid the possibility ofa severe water shortage. The local government is reported to have taken proper measures to avoid thepossibility of a severe water shortage.
Half an hour had gone by, but the last bus hadn’t come yet. We had to walk home.
Mary seems to be very worried about the Chinese exam because she hasn’t learned the texts by heart.
Since the basketball match has been postponed, we might as well visit the museum.
He stayed in Australia with his parents all the way through WWⅡ
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.
As is predicted by scientists, global pollution has become one of the most serious problems humans are faced with.
Competition for these jobs is very tough –we have five times as many applicants this year as we didlast year. There are five times as many applicants this year as there were last year.
As the factsshow, educational programs need to fit into the national plan for economical 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 hopewill 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，但可以采取行动保护生命财产安全。Earthquakes, typhoons and other natural disaters cannot be prevented, but action can be taken to protect life and property.
I bought a new issue of myfavorite sports magazine and hurried home, anxious to amuse myself reading it.
Helen lacks confidence. I’ve never 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 histhroat and looked up at the painting on the wall.
Michael was survived by three sons,two daughters, and his wife Elizabeth.
a financial expert, William As advised us to invest our money in the stockmarket.
We small retailers can’t compete with supermarkets in pricing and sales.
Before I went off to university, my grandfather gave me a few words of wisdom which impressed me deeply.
Never tell my parents about my injuries and I’ll be very grateful to you (for it).
At the meeting some of our colleagues put forward sensible suggestions aboutimproving our working environment.
The management has/have agreed to grant the workers a 10% pay rise in response to union pressure.
It was very thoughtful of the hostess to give the house a thorough cleaning before we arrived.
A local business undertook the project but went bankrupt before it was completed.
Let’s make a deal—you wash my car, and I’ll let you use it tonight.
3) 我们到达那个我们本以为已毁于那次大地震的村庄时，却发现它只受到轻微损失。We got to the village which we thought must have been wiped outin the severe earthquake, only to find it slightly damaged.
My garden is dry and shady—few plants thrive in that condition.
Mystery still surrounds the exact truth behind the film star’s death/exact circumstance of the film star’s death.
Without his personal file, an applicant can hardly expect to get/ be employed as a teacher.
With enough ice, we wouldbe able to chill the drinks.
my humble opinion, reading us In the most pleasant way to spend one’s leisure.
4) 有人说，美国运动员迈克尔?菲尔普斯在2008 北京奥运会上赢得8 块金牌简直是奇迹。
Some people said it was simply a miracle that the American athlete Michael Phelps won eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
The washing machine has broken down, so we have to wash our clothes by hand.