1、In life our stupidiest course of action is to cling too much to what we have and refuse to let go.
2. I'm willing to work in the IT industry, but have no idea how to go about it.
3. Many people are aware of the importance of living in harmony with nature.
4. Problems like the generation gap cannot be swept under the carpet. 像“代沟”这样的问题是不可以被掩盖起来的。
5. I never did understand what was eating away at her.
6. He has been at peace with the world all his life.
7. He did not speak out/say what he thought. For one thing, she might not understand. For another, he was afraid that she might not forgive him. 他没有说出自己的想法，一则她未必理解，二则他怕自己得不到她的宽恕。
8. As the years rooled by, he became increasingly interested in
1、Such a sight always moves me and sets me thinking.
2、Stop scolding/blaming her—you’d have done the same thing under/in
3、 We should be appreciative of/grateful for what we have instead of
taking everything for granted.
4、He may promise to change, but it’s the same old story of saying one
thing and doing another.
5、I racked my brains about how to break the terrible news to him.
6、It will be impossible for me to repay my parents for everything they
have done for me.
7、For now, it reminds to me to thank you once more for joining us and
wish you good luck in your work.
8、I said right from the beginning that he would cause us trouble.
1、Rumor has it that his new book is based on a true story about a family
in a small Tennessee town.
2、He teaches in a middle school, but he does some translation work on
the side to bring extra cash/money.
3、It’s good to be confident (about yourself), but there is a difference
between confidence and conceit.
4、Only those who stick it out can achieve success. Those who give up
halfway will never realize their dreams.
5、A true hero possesses/has courage, a noble purpose and a willingness
to make sacrifices.
6、Anyone who picked up this novel and reads the first paragraph will be
hard pressed to put it down.
7、In a sense, life is like swimming; if you keep holding on to the sides
of the pool, you (will) never learn.
8、The future of a nation depends in a large measure upon the quality of
education and training.
1、Only those who have lived through a similar experience can fully
appreciate this. /
The only people who can fully appreciate this are those who have lived through a similar experience.
2、Scientists have been hard pressed to figure out how these particles
form and interact (with one another). / …are formed…
I’d like to express my special thanks to everyone who has contributed over the years in one way or another.
The individual success of the employees in a team environment results in success for the company.
5、 The war, although successful in military terms, left the economy almost in ruins.
6、 He decided to channel his energies into something useful, instead of being glued to the TV set all day. / instead of sitting in front of the TV set all day long.
7、 There is a difference between strength and courage. It takes strength to survive. It takes courage to live.
8、 She was by nature a very affectionate person, always ready to give
a helping hand to others.
1、 It is only by trail and error that we learn and progress / make
2、You should know that the education of the heart is very important.
It will distinguish you from others.
3、A person who strives for perfection tends to have a low threshold
of pain. Things around bother them.
4、They regard honesty as a matter of principle and they are willing
to sacrifice everything for its sake.
5、People judge you by the company you keep. You are inviting trouble
if you get into bad company.
6、Speaking your mind without regard to other people’s feelings is not
7、 Her sensitivity exposes her to more suffering and pain than ordinary
people can imagine.
8、We must awaken people to the need to protect our environment.
1、We have worked together for a long time and have never let our
differing opinions get in the way of our friendship.
2、This agreement will pave the way for a lasting peace between the
3、They usually don’t mention their requirements until you are
beginning to let your defenses down.
4、You should have the courage for face you r own mistakes. Don’t try
to shift the blame onto others when things go wrong.
5、If you are more often than not affected by fear and worry, you will
find this book very useful.
6、Now that I have accepted the position, I shall certainly do to the
best of my ability all that is required of me.
7、If you don’t have a plan of what you will do every day, chances
are high that you won’t do much.
8、Great minds think alike. Your ideas are completely in line with his.
1、It is true that no one is perfect, but we can always do better. 诚然，没有人是完美的，但我们总是可以做得更好。
2、 Mozart is often referred to as one of the greatest musicians of all time.
3、 Adversity comes to every one, but the quality of your life may depend in a large measure on how you tap into resources available to handle that adversity.
4、 When writing, you can draw on your personal experience for examples to help explain your ideas.
5、 Christmas is a little warmth in the depth of winter and a bright light in the dark.
6、 Sometimes we do get less when we go for more.
7、 It will only make your life worse if you refuse to forgive those who have done you wrong and be determined to repay them in kind.
8、 Many farmers claim that the vicious weather this summer has driven them to despair.