1.你认为一个人要做些什么才能成为一个幸福的人？（to be a happy person）
What do you think one can do to be a happy person?
2.自从她去年离开上海去重新过她的农村生活侯，我的心里一直很失落。（a void finds its way into…）Since she left Shanghai and resumed her life in the country last year, a void has found its way into my heart.
3.我甚至没想过他会中头奖。（cross one’s mind）
It didn’t even cross my mind that he would win the first prize.
4.我是在大城市长大的，忙忙碌碌的生活（rat race）对我不再新鲜了。（grow up）
I grew up in a big city, so the rat race is no longer new to me.
5.教书是一个重要的职业——一个令人神往的职业，充满挑战和激情。（a fascinating one, filled with…）Teaching is an important profession—a fascinating one, filled with challenges and excitement.
6.如果这位科学伟人还活着的话，毫无疑问他会扩充它的定义，把最新的研究成果（research findings）包括进来。（expand…to include）
If the great scientist were still alive today, he would on doubt expand his definition to include the latest research findings.
7.解决国与国之间争端（dispute）的最好办法是通过联合国。（The best way…is through）
The best way to solve disputes between countries is through the United Nation.
8.大工厂生产的产品正在替代小工厂生产的产品。（take the place of）
Goods produced by big factories are taking the place of the goods produced by small workshops.
They likely consequence of the incident need to be reflected on/upon.
10.他差点解决了这个问题。(within an inch of…)
He was within an inch of solving the problem.
If you want to transfer your property to someone, you should first make him the legal owner of it.
12.自从公司迁到这个地区以来，已有数十台电脑被盗，公司决定采取措施制止盗窃。（take action）More than ten computers have been stolen since the company moved to this area, so the company decided to take action to stop it.
The situation calls for quick response from the government, otherwise, heavy loss can not be avoid.
14.帕特（Pat）与家人在一起感到很不自在，他不知道是否应该把这个消息公布出来。(whether or not ; announce)
Pat felt uneasy with his family, wondering whether or not to the news.
Currently, they’re conducting a full investigation to work out what caused the accident. 16.我们需要查证他所说的是否属实。如果真是如此，我们要采取必要措施，防止考试作弊行为的发生。(check out)
We need to check out what he said. If that is the case , we should take necessary measures to prevent cheating at exam from happing.
Life is not always like a fairy tale, and you have to live with it.
18.他们是德国最精明能干的（smartest）年轻人，是他们这一代人的精华。（the cream of the crop）They were the smartest young people in Germany—the cream of the crop of their generation.
The thing has already been very complex, so you had better not step in again.
Thanks to your suggestion, it didn’t take long iron out the difficulties.
21.你女儿最终会离开家过自己的生活，但这会儿她还得依赖你的支持。（in the meantime）Eventually your daughter will leave home to lead her own life, but in the meantime she has to rely on your support.
Though she is confronted with money problems, she knows how to solve them.
Now that you have a computer and a cell phone, we can communicate more easily.
24.这事的实际含义是：你一旦作弊，你就输了。（in practical terms）
What this means in practical terms is that once you cheat, you lose.
The story made him/her realize that one’s future lies his/her own hands and not in the approval of others.
It’s your fault. Don’t blame others for the failure of your work.
The boss said it was up to you to decide whether to take it or not.
The twin sister looked so alike that people could hardly distinguish one from the other. 29.多年前，这里的人买一辆自行车就像现在买辆车那样兴奋。（excited about）
Years ago people here got just as excited about buying a bike as they buy a car now.
30.他一开始是当秘书，但三年后他就升至经理了。（move up to）
She started out as a secretary, but three years later she moved up to a job as a manager.
31.当你和别人开玩笑时，你得意识到你的对象是谁。（joke around with）
You have to be aware of your audience when you’re joking around with people.
32.每个月，他请我到他那里吃饭，我会接受并表示感谢。（invite over for）
Every month he would invite me over for dinner, and I would accept it with thanks.
As a famous businessman, would you share your recipes for success with us?
34．在加州，马里夫妇尽情的享受这宜人的气候。（a mild climate）
In California, Mary and her husband enjoy a mild climate to their heart s’ content.
35.踢完足球后，约翰汗夹流背，全身湿透了。（be soaked with）
After he had played football, John was soaked with sweat.
36.我父亲听从医生的劝告，把烟戒了。（take one’s advice）
My father took his doctor’s advice and gave up smoking.
Now that you are planning to move to Canada, you must try to adjust to cold weather.
38.那个士兵被指控在敌人进攻时逃跑。（be accused of）
The soldier was accused of running away when the enemy attacked.
The actor went to the United States many years ago; now he has been all but forgotten.
40.一名好老师应该考虑到班上的学生有不同需求这一情况。（make allowance for）
A good teacher should make allowance for the fact that students in the same class have different needs.
1.Slowly, a dark void found its way into my heart and began to eat away at my happiness.
2.My father wasn’t too keen on the idea of be ing back in the rat race, but I assured him that this time it would be nothing like that.
3.As fate would have it, my life would soon change again, and in a very big way.
4.While my surroundings were different and strange, they were also exciting and fun.
5.Advertising can be found as far back as the public criers of ancient Greece—who, for a fee, shouted out message about a company’s products to one and all.
6.If the definition of advertising as “salesmanship in print” were expanded to include radio and television, it would still stand today.
7.From these modest beginning, advertising has developed into a highly specialized and profitable business.
8.Advertising is part literature, part art, and part show business.
9.Michael is no run-of-the-mill kind of guy. He is always happy and always has something positive to say.
10.If an employee had a bad day, Michael would tell him/her how to look on the positive side of the situation lest they’d continue feeling down.
11.Each time something bad happens, I can choose to be a victim or choose to see it as a type of learning.
12.I simply yelled: ”I’m choosing to live. Work on me as if I am alive, not headed to the grave.”
13.Although “gas investigations” rarely turn out to be anything, we’re in the business of safety.
14.I figured it would be the normal “nothing call” and we drove to the area, noses alert for the smell of nature gas.
15.The chief took the suggestion, and under his command, the evacuation went as smoothly as could be expected.
16.Many of the neighboring buildings suffered major damage from the explosive force, including some nearby homes that were moved off their foundations.
17.People believe a suitable name can serve as an outline for a child’s future, helping to determine if the child will be a famous painter or a piano player, a lawyer or a landlord.
18.All the boys in one generation of a family, the brothers and male cousins, will have the same first part to their name.
同一个家族的同一代人中的所有男孩，无论是亲兄弟还是堂兄弟，他们的名字的第一部分将是相同的。19.Finally, some people name their children after famous rulers or public figures, like George Washington Carver, for example, or even after their favorite soap opera actors on television.
20.This is also an issue in Japan, where the government feels children should not be given names that other children will make fun of.
21.But much less widely reported has been the prospect that the Internet may be responsible for furthering the breakup of society by isolating its individual users.
22.And when we fast-forward to today we see an almost cruel irony in that people can often do develop online relationships with folks on the other side of the globe, without leaving their homes. 当我们越过一些阶段看现在，我们看到了一个近乎残酷的讽刺：人们不必离开家就能够而且经常在网上与另一半球的人们建立关系。
23.Depending on how a “real place” is defined, the virtual world created on the Internet might very well be a real place.
24.On all this being said, I believe that the key to realizing the potential of the Internet lies in achieving balance in our lives.
25.To find out the answers, I interviewed some people who are quite successful at motivating others: the nation’s top motivational speakers and best-selling of how-to-succeed books.
26.Given up by his parents at birth, and labeled as a mentally challenged child, Les Brown’s hopes for the future were dashed.
莱斯布朗一出生就遭父母遗弃，而且还被戴上“弱智儿童”的帽子，因此他自己对未来的希望破灭了。27.You must be willing to do whatever it takes to make this goal happen, withstanding all of life’s
28.All these successful people share one point: they go after what they want-earnestly and passionately accomplishing their dreams.
29.So in addition to the usual new-grad burden of trying to find the first career job, Cindy must also determine what that job will be.
30.I have customers to this day-I haven’t worked there in years-who still email me and invite me over for tea.
31.I’m also excited about meeting people and interacting with others-so excited about my desire to make a difference in the world-that sometimes I forget who I’m talking to, and I just need to slow down and be who I need to be.
32.Cindy’s immediate plan is to spend the summer at home doing part-time work to save money and searching for the perfect job in New York City where she plans to move in September with a college friend who already has a job lined up.
33.Nancy took her mother’s advice and even made a shirt for herself to match the shirt she had made for Donald.
34.That was the first outfit that we really matched, and then it became a flourish, because we had
a good time doing it.
35.He promised her a diamond ring on their first date when he proposed and was accepted.
36.They choose what to wear by a simple method: whoever gets to the wardrobe first in the morning( usually Nancy) gets to pick the outfit for the day.
37.Some people don’t like the idea of using fingerprints because they associate them with criminals, and feel like they are being accused of something.
38.The need to carry identification with you from place to place, then, would all but cease.
39.For example, voice recognition works on the phone, but it is not precise, and can be tricked.
40.Now we have a newer machine, and it seems to be making allowances for the fact that people may be wearing rings one day and not the next.