1.Now it is widely believed that…
例句：Now it is widely believed that examinations are the best possible
measure for the selection of the qualified.
2.When it comes to…, most people contend that…, but other people
例句：When it comes to fake commodities, most people contend that people
should battle against the falsehood of the fakes, but other people
consider that buying fake commodities means nothing but “unlucky” which
is hard to avoid.
3.What would our society be like if there were no…?
例句：What would our society be like if there were no public morals?
4.In the past few years, there has been a boom/sharp growth/decline
例句：In the past few years, there has been a decline in the number of
5.It is a traditional practice to…in our society.
例句：It is a traditional practice for young people to be financially
dependent on their parents for anything like marriage and housing.
6.It has long been considered only right and proper/perfectly justified
例句：It has long been considered only right and proper for the old to
assume full responsibility for the growth of young.
7.In our life, there often appears such an occasion when…/on which…
例句：In our daily life, there often appears such an occasion when we
drink success to our work in one field but, at the same time, begin to
do great damage to other fields.
8.To sb’s mind/in sb’s eyes, sth. seems/means…
例句：In the eyes of the public, official corruption means taking
bribes. But such corruption comes in many different forms.
9.With the rapidly growing popularity of …, the quality of our lives
has been considerably changed.
例句：With the rapidly growing popularity of computers in China, the
quality of our lives has been considerably changed.
10.The birth/invention of…has made an enormous/essential difference to…
But is does not mean that…
例句：The birth of the computer has made an essential difference to the
human progress. But it does not mean that this wonder dose no threat to
11.Sth. has changed the way our society develops, but its bright side
should not keep us from following closely its dark side.
例句：The genetic engineering has changed the way our society develops,
but its bright side should not keep us from following closely its dark
12.With the development of…, more and more people come to realize
例句：With the development of high education, more and more people come
to realize that knowledge plays a role of extreme importance in modern
13.Should we put sth. above sth. else? /Should we attach as much weight
to sth. as to. sth. else?
例句：Should we put intellectual development above moral education?
14.Sth. is just the same as…/is compared to…/is like…
例句：Life in the middle of marriage if often compared to wire walking,
for in the early years spouses attract each other and in late years they
need each other.
15.No one would deny that/everyone would agree that/there is no doubt
例句：Everyone would agree that, although our age entirely overshadows
all previous ages in means of obtaining knowledge, reading still takes
its leading role in all senses.
16.One of the great men one said that…/There is an old saying that…
例句：A gifted American psychologist once said that it is an illusion to
believe in the Sunday-school truth—more comfort, more happiness.
17.According to the recent survey/statistics, there is…percent of…
例句：According to a recent survey made in a certain university, there
are 43.8 percent of male students and 38.3 percent of female students
either facing problems with nutrition or having to miss classes because
of illness each term.
18.Nowadays, a heated debate/discussion about…is under way in China.
Some people believe that…, whereas others argue that…
例句：Nowadays, a heated debate about whether one should step forward
bravely in the event of crime is under way in China. Some people believe
that one should step forward bravely no matter how dangerous it is,
whereas others argue that one should put his or her own safety above
19.Recently, sth. /the problem of…has been brought to popular
attention/has become the focus of public concern.
例句：Recently, the problem of unemployment has been brought to such
popular attention that governments at all levels place it on the agenda
as the first matter.
20.There are many advantages and disadvantages in…
例句：There are many advantages and disadvantages in owning a car.
1.My look on/choice of/participation in/devotion to…stems from/derives
from/results from some/several chief factors.
例句：My choice of the career stems from several chief factors. First…
2.For one thing… For another… As a third benefit/disadvantage…
例句：For one thing, some excellent students can take full advantage of
the holiday to awaken their personal interests such as painting,
sightseeing and so on. For another, it can provide more chances for some
poor students to help make two ends meet and to get prepared for the
future by taking part-time jobs. As a third benefit, for those who are
far from good at a certain subject, there is a golden opportunity of
catching up with other.
3.It is no easy/simple task/job to furnish/identify/find every
reason/cause for sth., but/while, on the whole, two/some factors shout
louder/ weigh heavier than others/stand out from others.
例句：It is no easy job to find every reason for the increase in the
number of teenagers who run away from their homes, but, on the whole,
two factors shout louder than others. First of all, …. Second, …
4.Superficially/On the surface/At first glance/In appearance, the issue
in question seems…. But in fact/in substance/on close examination, …
例句：At first glance, the western-type democracy seems superior to any
other types. But on close examination, it does not entitle every citizen
of the same nation to the equal freedom to act.
5.Although lots of people follow the fashion/trend, I still set my
例句：Although lots of people follow the fashion, I still set my heart
on its negative effect on our society.
6.But if…, it is easy/not difficult/hard to see/find/discover that…
例句：But if they adjust their frame of mind a little in the other
direction, it is not hard for them to find that life is just as
promising as before.
7.In contrast with the drawbacks/demerits/flaws of sth., sth. else can
serve as a better step/move/advance in the right direction/toward the
solution for the problem of…
例句：In contrast with the drawbacks caused by nuclear power, the solar
power can serve as a better move toward the solution for the problem of
8.Those in favor of the issue in question
argue/contend/hold/maintain/claim that…. But what they fail to
consider/analyze/see/find out is that…
例句：Those in favor of euthanasia(安乐死) contend that its practice can
benefit both the patient and his family. But what they fail to consider
is that euthanasia may be taken advantage of for some evil or hidden
9.It is true/obvious that sth can’t compete/be compared with sth else
in…, but sth. still enjoys/secures/possesses distinct/substantial
advantage over sth. else.
例句：It is obvious that radio cannot compete with television in
visuality, but it still possesses substantial advantages over
television. (One of these is…Another…Still another…)
10.A variety of/Quite a few factors have led me to do…
例句：Quite a few factors have led me to form the habit of reading.
1.No surprising/ It is apparent that the task
例句：It is, therefore, apparent that the task of fighting against
corruption requires considerable consideration now.
2.Only in this way/only when/only through…, will/can we…
例句：It is only if all sides of society take their roles fully that we
will achieve the society we want.
3.It is hoped that we should place much emphasis on/pay more attention
例句：It is hoped that we should pay more attention to the problems of
4.In the course of time/In a long run/In the long term, sth. is more
例句：In a long run, the practice of birth control is believed to do a
great benefit to the future of China.
5.In a word, there is every/little chance/probability/possibility
that…in time to come.
例句：In a word, there is every chance that this wise move in economic
construction will acquire a broader significance in time to come.
6.In short, …are the major problems to be solved to…
例句：In short, shortage of water, decrease of fertile fields and
environmental pollution are the major problems to be solved to increase
7.It is high time that…
例句：It is high time that the issue were to be solved so as to promote
the economic development.
8.We should do our best in eliminating…
例句：We should do our best in eliminating air pollution.
9.The problem is not…; the problem is…
例句：The problem is not that we cannot do it; the problem is that we
hate to do such nasty things.
10.In order to…, we must…
例句：In order to make our world a better place in which to live, we
must learn to live in harmony with all wildlife species.
11.All the above evidence/experience/ facts goes to show that…
例句：All the above evidence goes to show that the birth of computer has
benefited our life greatly.
12.As long as…, we will be able to…/the problems is bound to…
例句：As long as we persist in spreading scientific knowledge among the
masses, all the superstitions are bound to go out of our life.
13.We can come to the conclusion that…
例句：We can come to the conclusion that living on campus is the best
way of learning independence, and of understanding other people and
society at large.
14.We then have reasons to be confident that in the near future…
例句：We then have reasons to be confident that in the near future, no
child is forced out of school because of poverty.
15.My suggestion is that…; otherwise…
例句：My suggestion is that effective measures should be taken to check
population growth; otherwise, the potential consequences are
16.As for me, I have always been taking care to… So, I…
例句：As for me, I have always been taking care to choose a goal and a
right path before doing anything important. Then I will work hard and
perseveringly. So, I have made some achievements and I will do better.
17.Anything/anyone that/who…will have to…
例句：Anyone who has a strong bias against China will have to threat her
with increased respect.
18.Therefore, we should not only…but…as well.
例句：Therefore, we should not only realize that competition and
cooperation, like two sides of the coin, have to go hand in hand, but
fix more attention on how to make full use of cooperation as well.
19.So I believe a…tomorrow…will be achieved through efforts of every
例句：So I believe a safe tomorrow of less car accidents will be
achieved through efforts of every person.
20.Who is to say that…?
例句：Who is to say that our scientists may not provide a better
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part of living balanced life.笔芯～