Young Texans Against Gun Violence rallied atthe State Capitol on Monday and called for the Legisla-ture to pass laws that would make it more difficult toget guns.“It is time for our state Legislature to pass laws tohelp protect us,”Marianne Moreno,a high school se-nior from the Dallas area,told a crowd of about 125students who attended the“Packing Peace Rally.”“As Texas law stands today,anyone—even acriminal—can walk into a gun show and purchase asemi-automatic weapon or any other type of firearm,...
一、及物动词通常可变为被动语态,不及物动词则通常不能。如:The students have read the book→The book has been read by the students.The foreigners arrived this morning.二、带双宾语的动词变为被动语态时,有两种情况:(1)将间接宾语变为被动句的主语,直接宾语不变;(2)将直接宾语变为被动句的主语,并在间接宾语前加上介词 to 或 for。变为被动语态时其间接宾语前加 to 的有:give,pass,bring,teach,show,tell
Ⅲ.Rephrase the following sentences usingmodal auxiliaries.Example:Perhaps he is the right person forthe job.He may be the right person for the job.1.It is possible,in theory,for scientists toclone a human being.2.It is desirable that you type your essays.3.I am sure that no one but Jane was playingthe piano then.4.It was not necessary for you to copy it a-gain.The secretary could do it.5.The Giaers most probably did not like thisidea.Ⅳ.Select the best choice to complete the sen-tences:1.Many commu...
All economic decisions are made basedupon statistics,which are supposed to comefrom facts in real life.However,people aresometimes baffled by the conclusions drawnfrom different statistics,which present differ-ent pictures of our lives and society.Consumer Price Index(CPI),one of theprice indexes that government normally usesto judge the cost of living,measures the pricesof a fixed market basket of some 300 con-sumer goods and services purchased by a“typ-ical”urban consumer(McConnell & Brue,p.
Though l ve lived in the United States foralmost two decades,I still think like a Europeanwhen it comes to vacations,It s not just theyearning for Alpine and Mediterranean destina-tions but the fact that in Europe,for the mostpart,four weeks of paid vacation a year ismandatory and six weeks customary.European friends report on their minorand major breaks which allow them to re-treat with a stack of books to France,trekacross Dartmool on horseback and still getaway to ski the Vald lsère.One London
弄清词性,掌握词的用法,分析句子结构,才能正确理解句子。2000年春季高考英语试题单项填空有这样一道题,值得同学们注意:17.__the general state of his health,it maytake him a while to recover from the operation.A.Given B.To giveC.Giving D.Having given很多考生把 given 看作过去分词,选不出正确的答案。实际上 given 在这里是介词,后面跟名词或代词作宾语,意为“考虑到”、“鉴于……”。如:Given their inexperience,they have done a goodjob.考虑到他们缺乏经验,这工作他们做得不错。(《英汉大词典》)
在日常生活中,当一方因为某种原因而催促对方“赶快”、“赶紧”、“快点”时,除了用“Hurry(up)”,“Be quick”,“Gome on”外,还有以下这些表达法。1.go on 快点Go on!There isn t a moment to lose.快点!一分钟也不能浪费了。2.go ahead 在口语中,时常单独使用。当一个人说话吞吞吐吐,欲言又止时,可用此语来催促他。Go ahead and tell us what s it all about.快点,把事情的来龙去脉告诉我们。3.look sharp 快点Look sharp!Don t dawdle about like that.快点!别那么磨磨蹭蹭的了。4.buck up 快点Buck up,we re all waiting.快点,我们都等着呢。