1．Joint military exercises have increased in the region, to the detriment of trust between countries.
2．This old man gets up and goes to bed with the sun everyday.
3．A nearby object falling into a black hole is never heard of again.
We should work against the clock.
5.These hospital expenses made inroads on my savings.
6．They killed a bottle of Kaoliang between them.
7．When it came to reading, they were as good as blind.
8．Blood is thicker than water.
People ridicule poverty but not prostitutes.
10. Last night I heard him driving his pigs to market.
11．They ran away as fast as their legs could carry them.
12．People were born survivors.
The environment-friendly project is a “popularity-winning” project.
The mastery of a language is not easy and requires painstaking effort.
The meetings were marked by such absence of living discussions that at times they were almost on the point of breaking up.
16. They pay lip-service to education but don’t work for better schools.
17．Unemployment has stubbornly refused to contract for more than a decade.
Some toilets seem immune to the clean-up campaign.
The street peddler hawked, “Now or never!”
20. Why carry coals to Newcastle?
21．You’re just teaching your grandmother how to suck eggs.
22．His being neglected by the host added to his uneasiness.
23．I could have laughed to hear him talk like this.
A little flattery would set him carried away.
I am smelling of seven-day-old sweat.
26. The man who is above his business may one day find his business above him.
27．I am much abroad in my guess.
28．Electrical charges of a similar kind repel each other and those that are dissimilar attract.
29．Everybody has a responsibility to the society of which he is a part and through this to mankind.
Achievements have a dual character, and so have mistakes.
31. Peasants now sell vegetables at moving prices determined by their supply and their customer’s demand.
The system of Chinese characters has played an invaluable role in our history.
33. At the end of her four months in the hospital, Mrs. Peng was pronounced incurably blind.
34. Why should all the unpleasant jobs be pushed on to me?
My holiday afternoons were spent in ramble about the surrounding country.
Care should be taken to see that the letter is properly addressed.
37. Kongarov did not remember his father who died when he was three years old.
38．Here are the first two volumes, the third one to come out next month.
39．Watching television, of course, is an evening ritual for people throughout the world.
40．Can he produce evidence in proof to challenge the fact?
Their struggle have the great support of the people.
A true man has the courage to accept the consequence of his own actions.
43. I marveled at the relentless determination of the rain.
44．University applicants who had worked at a job would receive preference over those who had not.
45．The sight and sound of our jet planes filled me with special longing.
The man devoid of principle is the last to be trusted.
47. She had a heart so large that everybody’s griefs and joys found welcome in it.
His illness this time was caused by a cold bath.
49. John was a fool of danger.
50．It was all I could do not to laugh.
51．They are look-learned.
52．He didn’t take the job because it was a blind-alley.
53．Before the year was out, her memory began to fail.
54．Reaction to his taunts will only encourage him.
55．His words are worth taking with a grain of salt.
57．Magnesium and its alloys are quite late arrivals for engineers to use.
58．From life to death is a man’s reach.
59．I don’t think we have asked for anything that they haven’t done.
60．Mother, I told him in no uncertain terms that I wouldn’t marry him.
61．There had been a meeting of minds.
62．News came through on the wireless of a rich oil field near the sea.
63．Our son must go to school. He must break out of the pot that holds us in.
64．These men are taking from me in ten minutes what it takes a week to make.
这些人用十分钟从我手里夺走的东西，我得花一星期才能弥补。65．She makes a good teacher, as she has a good student.
66．They parted enemies.
67．It was an uphill job.
68．Further delay would cause us greater losses.
69．The year 1871 witnessed the heroic uprising of the Paris Commune.
70．Some say fear and caution are now a part of their daily routine.
71．The sight of his native place called back his childhood.
72．Electric power became the servant of man only after the motor was invented.
73．Such subtle flattery got him almost everything.
74．There is a mixture of the tiger and the ape in his character.
79．Few people consider her justifiably wrong.
80．We were pleasantly surprised at the profit we made.
81．This plan is open to discussion budgetwise.
82．The children are always up to amusing tricks.
85．The sense of inferiority that he acquired in his youth has never been totally eradicated.
89．My brother is not what he used to be.
90．What was once regarded as impossible has now become a reality.
91．It isn’t much whether he works; the question is whether he works at all.
92．When deeply absorbed in work, which he often was, he would forget all about eating and sleeping.
93．He is a professor, as is clear from his manner.
94．She tiptoed to the bed where the child lay asleep.
95．The thief, who was about to escape, was caught by the policemen.
96．Electrical energy that is supplied to a lamp can be turned into light energy.
97．Nothing is difficult in the world for anyone, who dares to scale the height.
98．He likes Miss Nancy, who despises him.
99．She had a balance at her banks’ which would have made her beloved anywhere.
100．As the desert is like a sea, so is the camel like a ship.
101．A bad book is the worse that cannot repent.
102．I could understand his point of view, in that I’d been in a similar position.
103．The boy fell down from the ladder before he knew it.
104．He has made what I am.
105．You are posted in what had preceded all this, but I was not.
你现在已经明白了这件事的全部原委，但我当时却全然不知。106．I haunted all the meetings in London where debates followed lectures.
伦敦的集会，凡是演讲结束后接着进行辩论的，我都参加。107．It is no time for me to hide anything.
108．The fog made it difficult to calculate the distance.
109．Rumor has it that there will be war.
110．To his superiors, he is humility itself.
111．There was nothing of the student about him, but very much of the miner.
112．He knows something of everything.
113．You are as wrong as wrong can be.
114．The oceans do not so much divide the world as unite it.
115．You cannot be too careful.
116．That which is good cannot be done too soon.
117．There is no one but hopes to be rich.
118. He is not so sick but he can come to school.
119．The streets were so crowded that our car had to go very slowly.
120．It is more than probable that he will fail.
121．He is more shy than unsocial.
122. She was dressed more than simply.
123．Use is made of solar energy in heating houses.
124．The education of the young is seen to be of primary importance.
125. The scarcity of public libraries is keenly felt.
126．The storm was felt severely on the coast.
127．The door opens, and who should enter but the very man we were talking of?
128．A pretext was the last thing that Hastings was likely to want.
129．Our village is not less beautiful than this picture.
130．You might have been more careful.
131．I knew better than to move another leg.
Our primary task at present is to develop national economy and improve the standards of living. 140. 这些原则一直是我们民族的精神支柱。
These principles have nourished the soul of our nation.
This argument has some appeal at present.
I carry the fate of the hostages with me every single day.
I don’t mind taking the weight off my feet.
We all think it a pity that she didn’t show up at the meeting.
The needs of the community must take precedence over individual requirements.
He doesn’t want to dance to his boss’ tune.
The night is well advanced.
He spoke to the effect that we should all go with him.
Scientific knowledge aims at being wholly impersonal.
A great man leaves his mark on whatever he does.
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Students are admitted to this university to be trained for pre-determined employers.
Coats off for our four modernizations.
The exhibit does not lend itself to much exciting variation.
Profits may be falling, but sponsorship lives.
One’s poor health will incapacitate him for efficient work.
He who makes no investigation and study has no right to speak.
It occurred to him to leave the whole thing to his wife.
There being nobody else at hand, I have to do it by myself.
When she was fifty she retired, her health having been impaired by years of overwork.
1.The reactionary strength thus developed, however, carried within it the seeds of its own disintegration. 然而，这样发展起来的反动力
2.During his visit to China, the Korean foreign minister conferred with his Chinese counterpart a number of times. 在中国访问期间，
3.Peasants now sell vegetables at moving prices determi ned by their supply and their customer’s demand. 现在农民出售蔬菜，价格都
4.Not infrequently does the septuagenarian walk over a long distance to the Summer Palace.那个年逾古稀的老翁经常长途步行到颐
5.These men are taking from me in ten minutes what it takes a week to make.这些人用十分钟从我手里夺走的东西，我得花一星期才
6.This is the day for our two peoples to rise to the heights of greatness which can build a new and a better world. 现在该是我们两国人
7.Failure to answer half the questions they asked made the police suspect him. 由于他未能回答他们所问问题的一半，使得警察对他
8.She regards having breakfast in bed on Sunday morning as a permissible indulgence. 星期天就应该放松和享受，所以她认为星期
9.Joint military exercises have increased in the region, to the detriment of trust between countries. 联合军事演习在本地区有增无减，
10.The area’s prodigality of forests has raised its ugly head these years. 这个地区近几年滥伐森林的问题十分突出。
11.It is my special albatross to be related to the guy. 使我感到特别无法摆脱的苦恼是我同这家伙竟然沾上了亲。
12.At the end of the interview they told me that I would be notified of any vacancies suitable to my experience and qualifications. 面试
13.The availability of water power helped make New England a manufacturing center.由于具有水利的便利条件，新英格兰才得以成为
14.Anger and bitterness had preyed upon me continually for weeks and a deep languor had succeeded this passionate struggle. 好几个星
15.It is extraordinary that in all years the British spent in Egypt they never got to know the real people of Egypt.英国人在埃及消磨的岁
16.The great use of a school education is not so much to teach you things as to teach you the art of learning. 学校教育的最大效用，不
https://www.sodocs.net/doc/68667867.html,st night an uninvited guest turned up to make five for bridge. I had the kind of paper book at hand to make being the fifth at bridge a
18.Death and fasts are provoking bombings, gun battles, riots and public concerns. 死亡和绝食正在引发爆炸事件、枪战及骚乱，从而
19.But that airy stylishness and cool wit is not as effortless to achieve as it is to watch我们先看看礼拜天上午有没有空，到时再考虑能
20.Their language was almost unrestrained by any motive of prudence.他们几乎爱讲什么就讲什么，都没有顾及到什么谨慎不谨慎的
21.The facts are more prosaic than the legend. He was in no sense an innovator.事实并不像传说那样神乎其神，他其实根本不是什么
22.All that makes this Christmas day was my knowing it was. 今年的圣诞节过得十分无聊。说是过节，都不如说我还记得有这么一
23.She couldn’t have come at a better time.她来得正是时候。
24.He had surfaced with less visibility in the policy decisions.在决策过程中，他已经不那么抛头露面了。
25.They’d tell you! The y knew every loophole, every dodge, every back-alley.他们都会告诉你的！他们都知道各种钻空子的办法，各
26.Nepal’s wide range of topographies support similarly broad cultural variations.由于尼泊尔具有多样化的地貌特征，她的文化也呈
27.In the future you will be exposed to more and more choice, not less.将来，你会越来越多地碰到需要做出选择的情况，而不会比现
28.The imperialists are under greater and greater challenge. 帝国主义正处于越来越难以应付的局面。
29.You’ve given Feldstyn, who dislikes me anyhow, the chance he was waiting for..费尔德斯丁反正就是不喜欢我，你给他的机会正是
30.The volume of trade has increased tremendously to the advantage of both countries.两国间的贸易有很大的增加，这使双方都受益。
31.Fine and high and pure, the rule, indispensable to virtue, has come again within the circle of its influence to reshape their minds..那修
32.John is now with his parents in New York city: it is already three years since he was a bandmaster.翰现同父母住在纽约市：他不担任
33.The fact that she was able to send a message was a hint. But I had to be cautious她能够给我带个信儿这件事就是个暗示。但是我必
34.It was all I could do not to laugh.我差点笑出来。
35.The United Nations is no stronger than the collective will of the nations that support it. 联合国的作用依靠其成员国集体意志的支
36.Few went out in such a cutting and blinding wind.寒风刺骨，刮得叫人睁不开眼睛。在这样恶劣的天气，很少有人出门。
37.See-sawing between partly good and faintly ominous, the news for the next four weeks was never distinct.从那以后的四个星期里，
38.Pressing down the button of the alarm-clock, he curled up for a last warm moment under the bed clothes.他把闹钟的按钮按下，蜷缩
39.I can’t see any real basis for marriage except in terms of its being a mechanic unit, that society must have to exist.我看婚姻没有真正
40.She had a balance at her bank’s which would have made her beloved anywhere.
1.中国是一个历史悠久、人口众多的国家，创造了灿烂的古代文明，对人类做出了重大贡China is a populous country with a
time-honored history, China is home of a splendid ancient civilization and a major contributor to human progress.
2.我的姐姐又因为我不爱整洁而向我唠叨地劝诫了。My sister has been preaching at me again about my lack of neatness.
3.晚上在参加宴会、出席音乐会、观看乒乓球表演以后，他还得起草最后公报。In the evening, after the banquets, the concerts and
the table tennis exhibition, he would work on the drafting of the final communiqué.
4.他这场病呀，准是洗冷水澡洗出来的。His illness this time was caused by a cold bath.
5.利润可能下降，但赞助活动方兴未艾。Profits may be falling, but sponsorship lives.
6.课程的目的在于训练英语技能。The course aims at practice of English
7.虽然识字是很好的一件事，但是，按鲁迅的说法，还有一个弊端。Although literacy is something very desirable, it has, according
to Lu Xun, a drawback.
8.北京的春天来得晚，三月份还很冷。March is the rather reluctant beginning of Spring in Beijing.
9.会议开得冷冷清清，有时甚至开不下去了。The meetings were marked by such absence of living discussions that at times they were
almost on the point of breaking up.
10.改革开放以来，这个地区的经济建设有了高速发展The reform and opening-up policy has sent t his area’s economy into top gear.
11.在对敌斗争中，我们要避免冤枉好人。In the struggle against enemies, we should avoid wronging an innocent person.
12.古今中外，在商贸市场上历来都是大鱼吃小鱼。There exists a law at all times and in all countries that the great fish eat up the small
in the world of business..
13.她50岁时退休了，多年的劳累把她的身体搞垮了。When she was fifty she retired, her health having been impaired by years of
14.印刷术的发明是知识普及之先声。The invention of the printing press announced the diffusion of knowledge.
15.努力实现从扩大规模数量为主向提高质量效益为主的转变。Efforts should be made to shift priority of expanding scale and
quantity to improving quality and efficiency.
16.世纪交替，千年更迭，人类社会的发展正在揭开新的篇章。The turn of the century has opened a new chapter in the development of
17.没有群众条件，就不能进行任何群众性的改革。Without popular support, no reform of mass characteristics should be attempted..
of a sudden wall of dark water carrying the man and his car away in an instant is still imprinted on my mind.
19.但他性情不同，既不求官爵，又不交纳朋友，终日闭门读书。He was, however, eccentric. He neither looked for an official post, nor
had any friends, studying behind closed doors all day.
20.约翰半工半读上完大学而没有使学业受到影响。John worked his way through college without detriment to his studies.
21.2001年，中国成功地取得了2008年夏季奥运会的举办权。In the year 2001, China was selected to host the 2008 Summer Olympics.
22.他疲惫不堪，天气也越来越热。他于是下了决心，一碰到舒适的阴凉处，就坐下休息。His weariness and the increasing heat
determined him to sit down in the first convenient shade.
23.但我的事现在已经搞得满城风雨，人人皆知了。But there had been too much publicity about my case.
24.钱先生周岁时“抓周”，抓了一本书，因此得名“钟书”。When Qian was just one year old, he was told by his parents to choose one
thing among many others. He picked up a book of all things. There upon his father very gladly gave him the name: Zhongshu (= book lover).
25.在南海地区蚕食中国主权权益的事件时有发生。Encroachment on China’s sovereignty and interests in the South China sea area are
26.振兴科技和繁荣经济，必须坚持教育为本。The vitality of science and technology and the prosperity of economy must be based on
27.下次会议要讨论什么，你给我们吹吹风吧。Will you give us some idea of what will be taken up at the next meeting?
28.这所全国重点大学为社会输送了大批的人才。The national key university has prepared batches of qualified graduates for the
29.我们水平有限，这本词汇只是一个初步尝试，缺点和错误之处，敬请广大读者不吝赐教。Suggestions for improvement to this
dictionary will be welcome.
30.本来日子就紧，偏偏又赶上了一场大旱，地撂荒了，他饿倒了。Life was already hard, but then came a searing drought. His family
fields were laid waste, and famine took him over.
31.我们不知不觉地朝公园走去，公园就在人行桥那边，桥下很深的地方，汹涌的河滚滚流过。Somehow our path took us toward the
park across the footbridge high above the rolling waters of the river.
32.路上挤满了男男女女，他们熙熙攘攘，正在买卖各种各样的东西。The road was packed with a noisy crowd of men and women,
who were selling and buying all kinds of things.
33.热烈欢迎世界各地客商来此进一步加强合作，建立和发展贸易关系。Customers from various countries and regions are welcome to
establish and develop business contacts with us.
34.这个国家规定，偷税漏税要处以罚款以至判刑。According to law in this country, tax cheats will mean fines or jail terms..
35.断言说我们的经济制度应完全建立在市场经济之上，这种说法是错误的。It is false to assert that our economic system should be
entirely organized around a market-oriented economy.