【例91】 We should help in ways which are mutually beneficial to both developing and developed countries.
【例92】 For Westerners in China, the establishment of an effective team of managers means attracting -- and retaining both expatriate and local management talent.
【例93】 The remembrance of these will add zest to his life.
【例94】 He looked on the Convention as a fair and faithful representation of the people.
【例95】 Other governmental activities are the responsibilities of the individual states, which have their own constitutions and laws.
【例96】 The sight and sound of our jet planes filled me with special longing.
【例97】 To my knowledge, some computers have gone missing.
【例98】 He was a good listener and they would like to talk with him.
【例99】 With a rifle across his shoulder the boy was playing the soldier.
【例100】 They worked long hours on meager food, in cold caves, by dim lamps.
【例101】 The street runs westward, across a great bridge, down a hill and up again, by little shops and meat-markets, past single-storied homes, until suddenly it stops against a wide green lawn.
【例102】 Training as a salesperson would guarantee her some employment once her schooling was through.
【例103】 He must have been aware that his parents' marriage was breaking up.
【例104】 Our computerized stock control system is now operative.
【例105】 His indulgent mother was willing to let him do anything he wanted.
1. He who is subject to temptations tends to err.
2. It is the first time that the bigger hydraulic motors have been used in a UK application.
3. Talking with his son, the old man was the forgiver of the young man's past wrong doings.
4. In the event of any conflict between this paragraph and the production acceptance test schedule, the latter shall prevail,
5. He had never been a medical student, yet he was given one of those rare honorary degrees of Doctor of Science.
6. There were no sounds but that of the tread of the men and the footsteps of the two shaggy ponies which drew the van.
7. He studied law in his spare time and became a lawyer. He was a good speaker and student of political philosophy. His ability finally made a name for him.
8. The interest the United Nations has always shown in this problem, which has been a distinguishing feature of its work since its inception, has increased as the newly independent countries joined its ranks.
The relationship many of us have with nature is characterized by our attitude toward insects. "Ugh! Yuk! There's a bug. Squash it!" It seems that ladybugs and butterflies are the only insects that escape the all-bugs-are-beastly attitude.
Hostility and fear are universally the products of ignorance, and our antagonism is no exception. One cannot deny that insects are a nuisance when their bites become sore, and a threat when they transmit disease, but, viewed dispassionately, even noxious insects are beautiful.
From having studied their fossilized remains, we know that insects have inhabited the earth for nearly 400 million years. Today we find them abundantly everywhere we look. Insects have been discovered on the snow of the polar caps and the peaks of high mountains.
Bees, wasps, ants and termites have intricate societies in which different members are specialized for foraging, defense and reproduction. The life of a worker honeybee is even separated into successive occupations: during the first three weeks the young worker grooms the queen and her eggs, cleans out the hive, cools it by wing-fanning at the entrance, and attacks or walls in intruders. Only after this apprenticeship is the graduate allowed to leave the hive and forage for nectar and pollen.
Add to such behavior the fact that some ants use leaf fragments as spoons in which to carry soft food back to their nest, and one is tempted to describe insects as "intelligent" and begin to make comparisons between insect and human societies.
It saddens me that people deny themselves the simple pleasure of appreciating the exquisite elegance of even the more common insects. Only a moment with a hand lens is required to discover a new world of design and beauty. (288 words)