[收藏] 精选英语表达式92例-你都知道吗?monica(2007/4/22 7:20:16)
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1.We were none too early for their train.
2. Choose any present you like, within reason of course.
3. He is nearer seventy than sixty.
4. We were pretty near giving up the research as hopeless, when we came upon a clue. 在我们搜寻几乎无望时，我们找到了线索。
5. Were anywhere near ready. 我们几乎一点准备都没有。
6. I need hardly add that we regret your decision.
7. His illness left him with a weak heart.
8. He left his house to his sister.
9. Given health, thing can be done.
10. Given me the good old time !
11. Given his lack of experience, his work is remarkably good.
12. This island was a perfect place to convalesce, given that it was the stresses of city life that had brought on his illness. 这个岛绝对是他养病的好地方。尤其是城市生活所带来的疾病。
13. Should the need arise, we can lend you the money.
14.He offered to pick up the tab for the meal.
15. I have a young family, an all-size-and-shape family. I am 49 and 50 is round the corner. 我刚刚有个家， 一个各样人都有的家。我已经是四五十岁的人了。
16.No one claimed the honor, least of all me.
17. They take emergency measures to stamp out crime.
18. As soon as I got home I crashed out for hours.
19. You’re not around much , either.
20. Should you put your career before your family?
21. You should consider yourself in luck to get such an opportunity.
22. Ive long since given up trying to influence him.（ago)
23. Its very telling thing when you have children.(impressive)
24. We hope that nature may be enjoyed for generations to come.
25. I am good at dealing with the issues and in communicating to the teaching profession.
26. There is not much of a secret to success.
27.He said nothing in reply to my question.
28. A fast train does the journey to London in three hours.
29. Although devoted to big business and achievement, Dusseldorf does have its lighter side.
30.The atmosphere is lively and down to earth.
31. Unexpectedly , both sides politely exchanged the telephone numbers and cards rather than quarrelling with each other.
32. If spring comes, can spring be far behind?
33. Laziness in youth spells regret in old age.
34. In no other way can the matter be explained.
35. In the cyber world, time is compressed.
36. The letter was sent to you in error.
37. Things are usually cheaper if they are bought in bulk.
38. He asked to be excused from attending the meeting.
39. They quite readily fell in with our suggestion.
40. We fell in with two college students there.
41. She married late in life. 她结婚晚。
42. The book is often referred to. 这本书常被人们提到。
43. Man lives in hope. 人生活在希望中。
44. He was not yet begun his career in business.
45. Only in my home do I feel at ease.
46. Rarely does he come in before 11 o’clock.
47. The rarity of an object increases its value.
48. He who is proud of his wealth has rarely anything else to be proud of.
49. He celebrated his goal against Team A.
50. Recovering from failure is often easier than building from success.
51. Words are the pen of the heart, but music is the pen of the soul.
52. We are indeed disappointed with the way this has all turned out.
53.I love the challenge of doing things people say can’t be done.
54. In a crisis,when everybody else gets very very excited, you have to become the calmest person in the room, so you can figure a way out of the situation.
55. Many, many times I thought about my last conversation with my father, when he was dying of cancer.
56. Ive always understood that courage is about the management of fear, not the absence of fear.
57. Courage is doing what you have to do even though you are afraid.
58. My mother taught me: Find something you enjoy doing, and you’ll be happy. Thats what I tell my children.
59. When blood is needed, people volunteer on the spot.
60. While games and contests illustrate the importance of drive and determination, they also teach our children how to lose. And with that comes other valuable lesson – about learning from mistakes, searching for ways to improve and finding the will to try again.
61. Citizenship is the chance to make a difference to the place where you belong.
62. UK mortgage interest rates are heading for (towards) 14.75%.
63. Many a day did he waste over those useless schemes.
64. Its often (always) the way that the second try has more confidence.
常常是第二次尝试会多一些信心。 （often the way=happen frequently)
65. Only in my home do I feel at ease.
66. The rarity of an object increases its value.
67. To be frank, China has yet to nurture an environment friendly to talents.
68. Did you notice how Kate takes after her father in personality, but her mother in looks?
69. I still have the old stamp collection that my grandfather handed down to me.
我仍旧保留着祖父传给我的老邮票集。(hand down: give from one generation to the next)
70. The beds are three meters wide by two meters long, and can fit at least four at one time.
71. Walking like swimming, bicycling and running, is an aerobic exercise, which builds the capacity for energy output and physical endurance by increasing the supply of oxygen to skin and muscles.
72. Whatever your age, right now is the time to give your physical well being as much thought as you give to pensions or insurance.
73. The more passions we have, the more happiness we’re likely to experience.
74. My rent was paid for three months in advance.
75. We have become good friend in the years gone by.
76. Three generations living under one roof is not very common in the United States.
77.For its the truth, and the sooner you realize it the better.
78. The test of a great book is whether we want to read it only once or more than once.
79.She didnt need to be asked twice.
80. I have many friends, of whom some are businessmen.
81. Early on February 17, they struck out for the summit from their last camp at 5900 meters.
82. It goes against the grain for me to borrow money.
83. I am never at a loss for a word.
我总是滔滔不绝。(at a loss : not knowing what to say)
84. He hurried to the phone for the doctor.
85. He went to the hospital as not a investigator, but a client this time.
86. He is in his birthday suit.
87. They were sweethearts for ten years before they got married.
88. As our country is populous, it is confronted with a more and more serious crisis of resources.
89. The traffic in this city is arranged in apple-pie order.
90. Viewing the parked airplanes through the window of the departure lounge, everything in the beam of lamplight looked orderly.
91. He ran four miles and came back dead beat.
92.No news is good news as far as I’m concerned.