1任何年满18岁的人都有资格投票(vote)。(be eligible to)
Anyone over the age of 18 is eligible to vote.
2.每学期开学前，这些奖学金的申请表格就会由学校发给每一个学生。(apply for, scholarship)
A form to apply for these scholarships is sent by the university to each student before the start of each semester.
3. 遵照医生的建议，我决定戒烟。(on the advice of)
On the advice of my doctor, I decided to give up smoking.
4.公园位于县城的正中央。(be located in)
The park is located right in the center of town.
The university provides all the materials and facilities we desire.
1. 他内心深处知道，他们永远也不会再见了。(in one’s heart)
He knew in his heart that they would never meet again.
2.他们同意出版他的第一本书后，他终于感到自己快要成功了。(on the road to)
He finally felt that he was on the road to success after they agreed to publish his first book.
3.他停下来喝了一口(a sip of)水，然后继续讲话。(resume)
He stopped to take a sip of water and then resumed speaking.
4.这个大项目使我们忙得今年都无法安排一次度假了。(engage; so much that)
The big project engages us so much that we can’t manage to take a holiday this yea r.
Just as water is the most important of liquids, oxygen is the most important of gases.
1. 警察们正忙着填写关于这场事故的各种表格。(fill out)
The policemen are busy filling out forms about the accident.
2.我想在还车之前把油箱(fuel tank)加满。(fill up)
I want to fill up the fuel tank before returning the car.
3.如果你要投诉，最好遵循正确的程序。(follow the procedure)
If you want to make a complaint, you’d better follow the correct procedure.
We couldn’t have finished the experiment so soon without John’s help.
After the storm, the people on the shore anxiously scanned the lake for any sign of the boat
1.没有身份证(ID card)我不能放任何人进来，但对你来说是例外(exception)。(in one’s case) I’m not supposed to let anyone in without an ID card, but I’ll make an exception in your case.
2.他已经从失败中汲取教训，不会犯同样的错误。(learn a lesson from)
He has learned his lesson from the failure and won’t repeat the mistake.
3.我对你的能力很有信心，相信你一定能成功。(have faith in)
I have great faith in your ability —I’m sure you’ll succeed.
Even though it was raining, we still went on with our match.
5.我醒过来时，发现自己躺在医院的床上。(find oneself doing)
I woke up to find myself lying on a hospital bed.
We need to cut down on our fuel consumption by having fewer cars on the road.
The rise in power costs has added to our burden.
3.你应该自己判断行事，别总是跟在你哥哥的后面。(follow the lead)
You should judg e by yourself, and not always follow your brother’s lead.
That hairstyle is in fashion this year, but I am afraid it will be out of fashion next year.
5.在追求真理的过程中，我们注定(fate to)要遭受失败的痛苦。(in one’s quest for) We are fated to suffer from many failures in our quest for truth.
I find it increasingly difficult to live within my income.
Modern politicians try to reach out to ordinary people in their TV speeches.
Pupils should be helped to adopt a positive attitude to life.
Everyone in the class is expected to participate in these discussions.
If you commit a crime you must expect to be punished.
She waited at the bus stop until the last bus came in.
If there is any way we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
How many crew does he need to sail his yacht?
4.虽然她的新书没有上一本好，但是我还是喜欢它。(not quite as)
I enjoyed her new book though it’s not quite as good as her last one.
Never before have I met such a kind person.
The bus slowed down and stopped to allow the passenger to get on board.
Many vehicles rolled by, but no one offered us a ride.
Please get off the grass.
4.他按妻子的吩咐，一下班就去了市场。(make one’s way)
He made his way to the marketplace right after work, as his wife had asked him to do.
Luckily, Steve didn’t break any bones when he fell off his bike.
1.我们得把感情放在一边，从专业的(professional)角度来对待这件事。(from a...standpoint) We have to put aside our emotions and take it from a professional standpoint.
2.这部戏非常精彩，我很快就沉浸于激动人心的剧情之中。(lose oneself in)
The play was so wonderful that I soon lost myself in the excitement of it.
She hasn’t got any hobbies — unless you call watching TV a hobby.
He said that he had got the information first-hand from the Mayor himself.
Since you can’t answer the question, perhaps we’d better ask s omeone else
All the passengers pitched forward because the bus driver braked sharply.
2.这个协议将冲破对自由贸易设置的障碍。(break through; obstacle)
This agreement will break through the obstacles to free trade.
The taxi arrived soon after I rang for it.
My parents always waited up for me no matter what time I got home.
Talks between the two countries completely broke down, because neither of them wanted to give in.
1.那件工作很难做，不过我想试试看。(have a shot)
It’s a difficult job, but I’d like to have a shot.
2.这是一本关于商务实践而非理论的书。(as opposed to)
This is a book about business practice as opposed to theory.
3. 社会活动从未耽误她的学习。(in the way)
Social activities never get in the way of her studies.
4.直到1911年人们才发现第一种维生素(vitamin)。(It is not until...that)
It was not until 1911 that the first of the vitamins was identified.
Natural disasters have obviously contributed to the country’s economic crisis
1.我们的婚姻很幸福，但我们也曾经历过许多坎坷。(ups and downs)
Our marriage is happy but we’ve had many ups and downs.
2.许多外语教师常常在课堂上自己讲得太多。(be inclined to)
Many teachers of foreign languages are inclined to talk too much themselves in class.
The famous actor keeps fit by working out for an hour every morning.
After a long heart-to-heart talk with him, her suspicion melted away.
5.目前我们没有职位空缺(vacancy)，但我们肯定会记住您的申请。(keep in mind)
We have no vacancies now, but we’ll certainly keep your application in mind.
1. 他并不后悔说过的话，只是觉得他完全可以不用这种方式表达。(could have done)
He did not regret what he had said but felt that he could have expressed it differently.
2.我们最好等到12月14日。那时大卫已考完试，就能和我们一起去度假了。(will have done) We’d better wait till 14 December. David will have had his exam by then, so he’ll be able to go on holiday with us.
3. 他正在做一个新项目，年底前必须完成。(work on)
He’s working on a new project which has to be finished by the end of the year.
4.他们让我们使用他们的实验室，作为回报，我们则让他们分享研究成果。(in return) They are letting us use their lab, and in return, we are sharing with them the results of our research.
Such things as making and answering telephone calls take up most of the secretary’s time.
They sold their house and went off to live in Canada with their daughter.
——还是像平常一样干活。(will be dong)
——What will you be doing this time next week?
——I’ll be working as usual.
He was intelligent and hard-working and before long he took over the editing of the magazine. 4.你话还没说完别人就挂断电话，难道你不恼火吗？（hang up）
Don’t you hate it when someone hangs up on you before you finish speaking?
5.让他们感到惊恐的是，他们的房顶着火了。（to one’s horror）
To their horror, the roof of their house caught fire.
1.为了追求更为健康的饮食，人们现在比过去吃鱼多。(in pursuit of)
In pursuit of a healthier diet, people are eating more fish than they used to.
We need to have the roof repaired before the bad weather sets in.
The disease is spreading, and all young children are at risk.
The information is transmitted from one computer to another through a telephone line. 5.杰克是个相当好的赛跑运动员。他在大多数情况下都能获胜。(more often than not) Jack is a fairly good runner. He wins more often than not.
If you delete 50 words, we can put the whole story on one page.
On display were boxing gloves which bore the famous boxer’s signature.
3.我们想不通他怎么会干出那样的傻事。(figure out, dumb)
We can’t figure out why he did such a dumb thing.
The Johnsons were very kind to me. They made me feel like one of the family.
5.他们说，想就合同的细节和你谈谈。(in connection with)
They say they want to talk to you in connection with the details of the contract