Their argument ended when she slammed the door and left without a word.
The guests at the dinner party were slightly surprised at the commanding tone of the American.
Johnny has outgrown the fear of staying at home alone.
While all the other passengers made for the exit, he alone remained in his seat as if unwilling to leave the plane.
The letter is to be handed to Dr. Wilson himself.
While she felt like joining in the argument, Nancy was too shy to open her mouth.
What do you think is the likeliest time to find him at home?
8.|猎人一看见有只狐狸从树丛中出现并向他设下(lay) 的陷阱(trap) 方向跑去，脸上顿时闪出了兴奋的表情。|
The hunter’s face lit up with excitement as soon as he saw a fox emerge from among the bushes and run in the direction of / make for the trap he had laid. 第二课课文翻译题
It was suggested at the meeting that a committee of eleven be appointed to make a new constitution.|
By making on-the-spot observations, the young scientists obtained
first-hand information they needed in their research work.|
It is very likely that he will be rejected by the army because of his bad eyesight.|
The committee members have conflicting opinions as to the best location of the new airport.
Henry's works of art are superior in many respects to those of his
The steady rise in the quality of our products owes much to the
improvement of our equipment.|
Jim would have preferred to act on his own judgment, but he didn't because as a soldier he had to obey the order.|
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a city without bikes or one without cars, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.|
She got a post as a cashier at a local bank. But she was soon fired because she proved (to be) incompetent.|
It is obviously/clearly his young assistant who is running the bookstore.| |这项建议在会上一宣布，她就站起来提出异议。
No sooner had the proposal been announced at the meeting than she got to her feet to protest.|
Bill has applied to Harvard University for a teaching assistantship, but
his chances of getting it are slim.
|由于缺乏资金，他们正在设法吸引外资(attract foreign capital)。
Being short of funds, they are trying to attract foreign capital.|
The room smells of stale air. It must have been vacant for a long time.|
As far as hobbies are concerned, Jane and her sister have little in common.| |不言而喻，青年人的教育对于一个国家的未来是至关重要的。
It is self-evident that the education of the young is vital to the future of a country.|
The little girl ran so fast that she was thrown off balance and fell over / down.|
|他致力于研究工作的精神(devotion to research) 给我留下了很深印象，但我对他那些深奥的理论丝毫不感兴趣。
I was impressed by his devotion to research but I did not have the slightest
interest in his profound theories.|
Be sure not to say anything capable of being misunderstood.|
I was so bewildered by their conflicting advice that I did not know how to
act/what to do.|
At first this complicated problem frustrated them, but after thinking it over carefully they finally worked out a solution.|
The head of the sports delegation beamed with delight when a young
pioneer presented him with a bunch of flowers.|
I really don't see why our English teacher should single out our monitor for
praise since we have all done quite well this term.|
|我相信比较高级的| (higher) |动物是由比较低级的|（lower）|动物进化而来|（develop from）|的这一学说。
I believe in the theory that the higher animals developed from the lower
If the rich countries spent more money on green industries, instead of on building up military machines and nuclear weapons, many of today's
widespread pollution problems would gradually disappear.|
The burning of coal not only consumes the oxygen in the house but also gives out poisonous gases.|
Apparently, finding alternative energy sources is essential to the steady development of our economy.|
Solar cells can absorb sunlight and convert it into electricity.|
If the temperature on the Earth continues to go up from year to year, the polar ice caps will begin to melt and, in all likelihood, half of the buildings in coastal cities will disappear beneath splashing sea waves.|
Because these creatures are small and tend to hide beneath leafy plants, they are not always visible to the naked eye.|
As a result of exposure to atomic radiation, he finally collapsed at work.| |有明显的证据表明工作上的重压与身体的某些毛病有联系。
There is distinct evidence of the connection between heavy pressure of work and some disorders of the body.|
If / As long as you keep (on) trying, you will be able to resolve this difficult problem sooner or later.|
We anticipate encountering / that we will encounter resistance to our plan / our plan will meet with resistance.|
Jim's friends said that the noise pollution in their city was terrible, but they had to live with it.|
At first Tom thought that with his knowledge, skill and experience he was bound to find a satisfactory job.|
It would be wise / advisable to handle this delicate problem with calmness and patience.|
Dick thought that if he wasn't able to take the machine apart, chances were that no other worker in the plant could, either.|
Do you think bus drivers should take full responsibility for the passengers' safety?|
You needn't dwell on your mistakes in judgment any more. What's important is to try your best to avoid repeating them.|