To take this job would involve working on weekends frequently, but John didn't mind.
It is well known that lung cancer is caused at least in part by smoking too much.
My grandparents said that the man who invented television had once lived in their neighborhood.
I propose that we go to find Prof. Smith in his office right after the meeting and invite him to our English evening.
Having been operated on twice for the disease, she was so weakened that she could barely stand up.
Educators think that the generation growing up with television spend so much of their time in front of the TV that they do not have enough time to study.
7) 我真希望你能拿出一个比这更好的解决办法(solution) 来。
I do hope that you can come up with a better solution than this one.
8) 乍一看，这幅画并不好，但经过仔细观察，我们才发现它的确是一幅杰作(masterpiece)。At first glance the picture didn't look very good, but after examining it carefully, we found that it was indeed a masterpiece.
Jane picked up a magazine from the bookshelf and started reading here and there at random.
With this letter I enclose some illustrations for the story.
The ancient building was enclosed by a high wall.
4) 格林大夫忙着研制一种治艾滋病(AIDS) 的药物，但从下月起他就能安排时间在星期一上午看二十个左右的病人了。
Dr. Green is busy working on a cure for AIDS, but from next month on he'll be able to fit in twenty patients or so on Monday morning.
5) 他讲了个故事来说明为什么在详细查看其条款(provisions) 之前决不要在任何合同上签字。
He told a story to illustrate why you should never sign any contract before you have examined its provisions in detail.
She was embarrassed when they kept telling her she had a genius for mathematics.
God knows when that dumb kid of ours is going to graduate from high school.
Henry's latest novel and his daughter's first book were both published three months ago, and to
their astonishment, the latter has already sold over a million copies.
It was reported that the building of the railway had been held up by a flood.
The strike resulted in the management's accepting the workers' demands.
The coalminers decided to go on strike for better working conditions.
I'd like very much to buy the English dictionary. Unfortunately, I haven't got enough money on me.
I'd like to talk over with you about the English translation of the article before sending it to Mr. Hobbs.
The foreign expert hopes to achieve all his aims in three years.
What do you think a scientist must do in order to keep up with the latest developments in his field?
The author thinks that if excellent workers get frequent pay increases and promotions, they will have greater incentive to produce.
Sam could not afford (to buy) the camera he longed for because it was too expensive.
He was busy writing the story all the morning, only breaking off occasionally to have some / a cup of tea.
He is the son of a wealthy family, but he seems to have come down in the world.
4) 他常利用她缺乏生意头脑(business sense)而欺骗她。
He often took advantage of her lack of business sense to cheat her.
Prof. Wang, would you do us a favor by coming to our English evening this Saturday?
He does not seem to be an old man in his eighties, considering his appearance.
7) 他们肯定没打算把他培养成一名工程师，我猜想他们永远也不会这样做。Undoubtedly they do not have the intention of making an engineer of him, and I suspect they never will.
I suspected there was no quality control whatsoever in the factory. After making observations for a week I found this was indeed the case.
I am lucky to have acquired a wide range of skills when I was young.
These drawings, which are worth something like 50 million dollars, must not be exposed to direct sunlight.
I knew my son got talent when he composed his first poem.
4) 由于流感(the flu)在社区传播，她用暖和的冬衣将自己裹起来，以防传染上这种疾病。As the flu was spreading in the community, she wrapped herself in warm winter clothing to avoid catching the disease.
The defendant denied that he had ever made any payment to the government official to get a contract.
I was startled to see he slapped his wife in the face when she revealed a family secret.
He astonished everyone present by saying that he possessed a secret paper about the war. He then snapped open his briefcase and began to read it.
8) 当他渐渐地获得了信心的时候，他的语调变得自然了，说起话来也就自然脱口而出了。As he gradually acquired confidence, his tone became natural and his words came out spontaneously.