As it was a formal dinner party , I wore formal dress , as mom told me to.
His girlfriend advised him to get rid of his bad habit of smoking before it took hold.
Anticipating that the demand of electricity will be high during the next few months , they have decided to increase its production.
It is said that Bill has been fired for continually violating the company’s safety rules.
It is reported that local government has taken proper measures to avoid the possibility of a severe water shortage. Unit 2
Half an hour had gone by , but the last bus hadn’t come yet . We had to walk home.
Mary looks as if she is 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 World War II .
了联系。（kind of,lose touch）
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 did last year.
As the facts show , educational programs need to fit into the national plan for economic development.
4)这辆汽车太费油（burn too much gas），而且价钱几乎是我想付
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. Unit 4
It is reported that UN mediators have worked out a plan which they hope will be acceptable to both sides.
Doris walked in the forest cautiously , afraid of being attacked by giant snakes.
Earthquakes , typhoons and other natural disasters cannot be prevented , but action can be taken to protect life and property.
I bought a new issue of my favorite sports magazine and hurried home , anxious to amuse myself reading it.
Helen lacks confidence . I’ve never known anyone so unsure of herself.
I am not sure where you can find a good carpenter--you’d better ask around.
Feeling a little embarrassed , he quickly cleared his throat and looked up at the painting on the wall.
Michael was survived by three sons , two daughters , and his wife Elizabeth.
As a financial expert , William advised us to invest our money in the stock market.
We small retailer 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.
to sb. for sth.）
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 about improving 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.