动词的迂回表达是指一个独立动词表达的语义被该动词的名词形式组成的词组来表达的方法。例如,人们偏爱“He had a swim.”这样的表达法,而其独立动词的表达法“He swam.”却极少使用。在现代英语中,迂回表达法俯拾即是:have a try,take arest,have a drink,take a drive,have a bath,take ashower,have a fight 等。
Once a boy who thought himself a man came into a barber s shop and asked the barber toshave him.The barber asked him to sit down and soaped his face,then he left the boy alone.Hestood at the door,laughing and talking with another barber.
Australia was discovered at about 53,000 yearsago.Possibly the earlier settlers crossing intoAustralia came from Asia on a great land bridge at atime when the water level was lower.Once they were knowto people as“aborigines”,that means“the first peopleof a country.”But today settlers come from countrylike Britain,Italy,Greece and Southeast Asian.So
【问】在新编大学英语四级考试《模拟试题》(湖南大学出版社)里,有这样一道题:____the floods,the railway traffic in this sec-tion was suspended for two hours.A.For B.In spite ofC.Due to D.Because of该书所给的答案是 D,并作了如下解释:due to表原因常作表语,而 because of 短语常作状语。那
The University s involvement in visits by ChinesePresident J iang Zemin and United States President BillClinton in September made it an unprecedentedmonth in the institution s history.On Wednesday 15 September President Jiang metstaff of the School of Forestry to discuss stronger
I m on board Amtrak s number 175 to Penn Sta-tion.I ve traveled by train a couple of times in thepast year,but last time I discovered that each car hadone electrical outlet.Besides lots of room,besidesthat comforting,rolling motion, it s what I thinkabout now when I think about the train.My Power-book has a weak battery,and I can plug in and type aslong as I want.
1.试题部分Directions:In this part there is a short pas-sage with five questions or incomplete state-ments,Read the passage carefully.Then an-swer the questions or complete the statementsin the fewest possible words(not exceeding 10words).
A cowboy applied for an insurance policy.“Have you ever had any accidents? asked the agent.“No,”repliedthe applicant,“though a bronc did kick in two of my ribs last summer, and a couple of years ago a rattlesnake bitme on the ankle.”“Wouldn t you call those accidents?”replied the puzzled agent.“No,”the cowboy said,“they