Durable friendships can be very difficult to maintain.(2012.6 听力)
Early models often failed to withstand crashes , however, so in 1965 the device was completely redesigned and moved to the rear of the plane – the area least subject to impact – from its original position in the landing wells (起落架舱). (2010.6 深度阅读)
Every generation develops these habits at a certain age, but Millennials seem to be extending this phase of life as they postpone marriage.
Every one of the participants, 40 from an Illinois state senator to a Massachusetts minister, tested positive for all three classes of pollutants.
Excuses can get very elaborate: “I know I’m look at another’s exam, even though I’m supposed to keep my eyes on my own paper, but that’s not cheating because I’m just checking my answers, not copying.”(2011.12 快速阅读)
Having the decision hanging over your head is a huge energy drain. (2006.12 快速阅读)
Hey, if you can’t enjoy the music at a sensible volume, why not use earphones? I’m preparing for the speech contest.
I do actually enjoy an element of uncertainty.(2010.6 听力)
I interpreted people’s interest in our business collection as the first step to pursuing their dreams, but these patrons were not motivated by dreams. They were responding to reality,and they were looking for Plan B.
I protest against the poor working conditions. (2011.6 听力)
If they generate more power than the home is using, the excess flows into the utility’s power grid (电网).
In 1976, the company commanded 90%of the market for photographic film and 85% of the market for cameras.
In a press release describing the report, Mr. Annan stressed the need for the negotiations to focus on increasing the flow of money from rich to poor regions to help reduce their vulnerability to climate hazards while still curbing the emissions of the heat-trapping gases.