It distressed me a great deal to hear the news that he had suffered repeated failures.
He assumed an air of cheerfulness, even though he lost favor with his boss.
Gulliver met with extraordinary adventures and saw an assortment of strange people.
He will be furious with you if you repeat the same mistake.
We were all greatly drawn by his frank views, humorous words and genial manner.
After cheerful applause died down, the Nobel Prize winner began his speech.
He is gifted with a sort of insight and foresight, so he rarely runs with the crowd.
I feel realities are all very harsh, so one can hardly live up to his ideals.
1．我的顶头上司是典型的工作狂，一年365天每天工作10小时以上My immediate boss is a typical workaholic,for he works for over ten hours each day all the year round.
The principal attaches much importance to extracurricular activities and he believes that they will help to cultivate students’tremendous interest in the external world.
He always grabs a shower, a sandwich and then a taxi to go to work every Monday morning.
Since you are leaving the company, you should straighten out the accounts within the week.
He often stays up late night in order to finish his Ph.D.
dissertation on time.
Nothing can replace the profoundest love lodged in one’s heart of hearts.
He is considered a natural for the post of the president, for he has been an excellent vice-president for almost ten years.
He is just too common to be picked out from the crowed. Unit3
The university is one of the most venerable institutions of higher learning in the world.
If one is deficient in practical experience, he can hardly succeed with only what he has acquired in class.
I felt exasperated by constant interruptions, for I had
to finish writing the monograph by the end of this week.
He feels that it is ludicrous to write on a contemporary theme in an ancient style.
The Bund in Shanghai was a place where young couples liked to come to coo in the 70s and the 80s of the last century.
His daughter is very sedate for a girl about ten, for she likes reading more than playing.
The couple strolled hand-in-hand along the country road when the sun in its first splendor steeped the earth.
The poet was commonly considered as an eccentric romantic genius when alive.
It has no doubt that Shakespeare overshadows all the other playwrights throughout the ages.
The Great Gatsby is commonly deemed as the epitome of the Jazz Age of the last century in America.
You’d better not put a damper on his enthusiasm to further
his stud ies at Harvard.
Young people tend to make a fetish of glamorous stars in sports and entertainment circles.
They traipsed all the way to downtown area to watch the National Day fireworks display.
He does not deserve such a severe punishment as he committed neither serious errors nor crimes.
Every time I met him, he would talk a whole of nonsense.
Reputation is a trap into which many people are ready to fall.
Hamlet feigned madness when he was hesitating what to do. 2.搪塞推诿是这个生意人惯用的伎俩。
Prevarication is one of the old tricks of this businessman.
Sometimes the light of the truth is just too dazzling, so white lies are ubiquitous.
Many women in America profess that they are unhappy with their status of second-class citizens.
He blurted out the secret on the impulse.
You should get rid of any prejudice, resist temptations and let nothing warp your judgment.
Being over-sensitive and imaginative, he often weaves a tangled web in mind.
He is very popular among his peers as he always tries to spare others any trouble.
Sometimes, we have to make a choice because there is no middle ground.
2.他脑海中经常浮现过去的景象，那时他无忧无虑，没有生活的重压。 He often conjured up visions of the past when he was free from the pressur es of life.
He often refreshed himself with a cup of strong black coffee when he felt tired.
He thrust past a throng of drunkards and bargaining women and walked on through flaring streets.
Experienced translators, though lacking in theory, can render one language into another by rule of thumb.
It was generally believed that the major purpose of the foreign minister’s trip was to break the ice with regards to the relations between the two countries.
Reading good books and making friends with good people can elevate the mind.
The flowers and the colorful lights lent a festival atmosphere to this ancient small town.
To me, you are definitely more than an acquaintance.
Many artisans deal in a variety of handicrafts in the region.
They went into raptures over the unexpected success.
Much to my surprise, he analyzed the dangerous situation that threatened all of them with detachment.
She peered at the strange from behind the curtain.
During the holidays, he indulged in the luxury of a bath of sunshine on the beach.
When she learnt the news of his death, she was overwhelmed with grief.
I’m not in favor of buying a house on the installment plan; instead, I maintain that everyone of us should save up for a rainy day.