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The attitude towards (thing 1) across the world is changing due to (thing 1's certain quality)

因其 (certain quality),世界上人们对 (thing 1) 态度发生改变。

2

What trend is … exhibiting?

sth. 成什么趋势?

3

Amongst the best in the world

世界前列
shìjiè qiánliè

4

We can benefit from ….

我们可以从。。。收益

5

A stands in marked contrast to B

A 与 B形成了鲜明对比
xíngchéngle xiānmíng duìbǐ

6

As well as many other examples of…

以及众多其他。。。。之列
Yǐjí zhòngduō qítā.... Zhī liè

7

Day after day

Daily annoyances

The only way to be successful is working hard day after day.

日复一日

日复一日的麻烦

成功的唯一途径就是日复一日地努力工作。
Chénggōng de wéiyītújìng jiùshì rìfùyírì de nǔlìgōngzuò.

8

I don’t have much money right now

我的钱带羞涩
Wǒ de qián dài xiūsè

9

I can’t get in touch with him

我联络不到他

10

too numerous to count


The list goes on and on


The errors are too many to enumerate.

不胜枚举
bùshèngméijŭ

这样的例子不胜枚举。

错误太多,不胜枚举。
cuòwù tàiduō bùshèngméijŭ

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I haven't thought about it properly

我没有细想过了

12

In a sense,...

从某种意义上说
cóng mŏuzhŏngyìyì shàng shuō

13

It's hard to believe

真是难以置信

zhēnshi nányǐ zhìxìn

14

a cogent reason

强而有力的理由

15

to take up my precious time

占用了我的宝贵时间

16

to spend precious time

【消磨】了很宝贵的【光阴】

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Some of us like to map out our futures, others like to go with the flow.

我们中的一些人喜欢规划未来,一些人喜欢顺其自然。
Wǒmen zhōng de yìxiērén xǐhuan guīhuà wèilái, yìxiērén xǐhuan shùn qí zìrán.

18

It is not surprising that..

(with the sense that you had an expectation and got a result that is the same)

不出所料, ...

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It is not surprising that

(with the sense that something happened ans it did not surprise)

我们不足为奇,

20

Once we are sure of….

看住了....(就)

21

It's as if A is the synonym of B

好像A是B的反义词
好像X是Y的同义词

22

to be in the middle - not the best, but not the worst


比上不足比下有余
bĭshàngbùzú bĭxiàyŏuyú

23

What is the solution ?

什么是解决之道?  
shénme shì jiĕjuézhīdào

24

This type of attitude is already deeply engrained into society and will be difficult to change

这个态度已经根深蒂固了,不能容易改变
Zhège tàidù yǐjīng gēnshēndìgùle, bùnéng róngyì gǎibiàn

25

Over time, in the course of time

久而久之...

26

Such as...


xxx is like saying....

好比说。。。

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But going back to my point on...

回归到。。。这一点。。。

28

This is a most welcome opportunity

这是求之不得的机会。
zhè shì qiúzhībùdé de jīhuì

29

jointly funded by

由。。。共同资助的
Yóu... Gòngtóng zīzhù de

30

To____ is one thing, but to____ is quite another

___是一回事,____另一回事
___shì yī huí shì, ____lìng yī huí shì

31

to build upon the work of.....

在。。。。基础上发展壮大
Zài.... Jīchǔ shàng fāzhǎn zhuàngdà

32

to do (sth) in time to prevent (sth else)

及时 (do sth) ,避免
Jíshí (do sth), bìmiǎn

33

to pass something on from generation to generation

将。。。从一代传给一代

34

(sth) can be traced back to

可以追溯到。。。。

35

a hunger for (sth) [not literal]

对。。。的渴求
duì 。。。 de kĕqiú

36

what's more, plus, in addition

【two ways】
【2 character】
【4 character】

再者


更有甚者

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When talking about a country this big, this diverse, it's impossible to include everything

谈到如此之大,如此多样化的国家,几乎不肯能 全面完整探索此问题

38

time races by

时间像流水匆匆流逝了
Shíjiān xiàng liúshuǐ cōngcōng liúshìle

39

Only later did I realise

后来我才发现/意识到。。。

40

These talks were brought about so as to

这些谈判是为了。。。而 进行的。

41

To do sth in time to avoid

及时 (V)来避免 (outcome)
Jíshí (V) lái bìmiǎn (outcome)

42

will significantly reduce the number of

大量减少..的数量。
Dàliàng jiǎnshǎo.. De shùliàng.

43

Is preventable through....alone

只通过。。。可以预防
Zhǐ tōngguò... Kěyǐ yùfáng

44

few are as difficult to do as.....

很少有 像。。。。。。一样难做的。

45

a network (composed) of (eg. schools/centres)

由。。。。构成的网络

46

pay more attention to


对于。。。更加关注

47

Which can be traced back to the early/mid/late (TIME PERIOD


追溯到。。。初期/中期/末期

48

There will be many events in Chinatown

唐人街会举办很多活动

49

to speed up, accelerate

步伐 加快了

【加快】【步伐】 (V)(O)

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Then, at that time

届时 quite formal

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In the long run...

从长远看。。。





52

A is a prime example of B

A 是 B 的典范
diǎnfàn.

53

A LIST, to name a few.

仅举几例
jĭnjŭ jĭlì

54

It may seem insignificant, but actually when it comes to.... it is not.

虽然看来微不足道,但对。。。却具有重要意义

55

to save the hassle of

省去。。。的麻烦。

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【A】varies with....

随。。。而异

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Unsprisingly

我们不足为奇。。。

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Every time I.... I instantly (v)

每当。。。 就

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To cause (S) to avoid the influence of ....

【使】。。。。【免受】。。。。的【影响】。

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(S) showed me....

(S) 给我展示了...

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take...as an exaple

拿。。。为例

62

to focus on, put the focus on

把重点放在

把重点集中在

63

She is second, behind only....

她是第二位,仅在。。。之后

64

Humanity is in an age of...

人类社会正处在 。。。。时代

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___ is a serious problem facing humankind

。。。。是摆在全人类面前的严峻挑战。

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to play an important role in

在。。。中正扮演着重要角色。

67

XXXX made for (a purpose)

(a purpose) 为。。。制作的 (sth)

68

(A) was diagnosed as having....

被诊断为患有… Bèi zhěnduànwéi huànyǒu …

69

A.... SO THAT B

(A,vp)以至于 (B,vp)(where B is an OUTCOME)

70

A... TO THE POINT THAT B


(A,vp)到 (Bvp) (B is a DEGREE)

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A is ubiquitous, everywhere

A 无处不在