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by 趙永祥 2016-03-29 07:54:26, Reply(0), Views(421)

                                                      常用片語
  1. Where there is a will, there is a way.
    在有意志力的地方,就有一條道路。∕有志者事竟成。── 諺語
    同: In the place where there is a will, there is a way.
  2. be on the brink of...  瀕臨??的邊緣
    同: be on the verge of...
    = be on the edge of...
    brink n. 邊緣
    Lillian is on the brink of an emotional breakdown.
    莉莉安正處於情緒崩潰的邊緣。
    *breakdown n. 崩潰
  3. with / in regard to...  關於……
    With regard to our honeymoon destination, I would prefer to go to a tropical island.
    關於我們蜜月旅行的地點,我比較想去一座熱帶島嶼。
  4. on a... scale  以……的規模
    衍: on a large / small scale  大∕小規模(地)
    As war broke out, people fled the city on a large scale.
    戰爭爆發時,人們大規模地逃離該市。
  5. result from...  起因於……
    反: result in...  造成……
    Cancer can result from too much exposure to the sun.
    癌症可能起因於過度曝曬於太陽光下。