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1. Typical of the grassland dwellers of the continent is the American antelope, or pronghorn。


2. Of the millions who sawHaley’s comet in 1986, how many people will live long enough to see itreturn in the twenty-first century。

2. 1986年看见哈雷慧星的千百万人当中,有多少人能够长寿到足以目睹它在二十一世纪的回归呢?

3. Anthropologists have discovered that fear, happiness, sadness, and surprise are universally reflected in facial expressions。


4. Because of its irritating effect on humans, the use of phenol as a general antiseptic has been largely discontinued。


5. In group to remain inexistence, a profit-making organization must, in the long run, producesomething consumers consider useful or desirable。


6. The greater thepopulation there is in a locality, the greater the need there is forwater, transportation, and disposal of refuse。


7. It is more difficult towrite simply, directly, and effectively than to employ flowery butvague expressions that only obscure one’s meaning。


8. With modern officesbecoming more mechanized, designers are attempting to personalize themwith warmer, less severe interiors。


9. The difference between libel and slander is that libel is printed while slander is spoken。


10. The knee is the joints where the thigh bone meets the large bone of the lower leg。


11. Acids are chemicalcompounds that, in water solution, have a sharp taste, a corrosiveaction on metals, and the ability to turn certain blue vegetable dyesred。


12. Billie Holiday’s reputation as a great jazz-blues singer rests on her ability to give emotional depth to her songs。

12. Billie Holiday’s作为一个爵士布鲁斯乐杰出歌手的名声建立在能够赋予歌曲感情深度的能力。

13. Essentially, a theory is an abstract, symbolic representation of what is conceived to be reality。


14. Long before children areable to speak or understand a language, they communicate through facialexpressions and by making noises。


15. Thanks to modern irrigation, crops now grow abundantly in areas where once nothing but cacti and sagebrush could live。


16. The development of mechanical timepieces spurred the search for more accurate sundials with which to regulate them。


17. Anthropology is ascience in that anthropologists use a rigorous set of methods andtechniques to document observations that can be checked by others。


18. Fungi are important inthe process of decay, which returns ingredients to the soil, enhancessoil fertility, and decomposes animal debris。


19. When it is struck, a tuning fork produces an almost pure tone, retaining its pitch over a long period of time。


20. Although pecans are mostplentiful in the southeastern part of the United States, they are foundas far north as Ohio and Illinois。


21. Eliminating problems by transferring the blame to others is often called scape-goating。


22. The chief foods eaten in any country depend largely on what grows best in its climate and soil。


23. Over a very large numberof trials, the probability of an event’s occurring is equal to theprobability that it will not occur。


24. Most substance contractwhen they freeze so that the density of a substance’s solid is higherthan the density of its liquid。


25. The mechanism by which brain cells store memories is not clearly understood。


26. By the middle of thetwentieth century, painters and sculptors in the United States hadbegun to exert a great worldwide influence over art。


27. In the eastern part of New Jersey lies the city of Elizabeth, a major shipping and manufacturing center。


28. Elizabeth Blackwell, thefirst woman medical doctor in the United States, founded the New YorkInfirmary, an institution that has always had a completely femalemedical staff。

28. Elizabeth Blackwell,美国第一个女医生,创建了员工一直为女性纽约诊所。

29. Alexander Graham Bellonce told his family that he would rather be remembered as a teacher ofthe deaf than as the inventor of the telephone。

29. Alexander Graham Bell曾告诉家人,他更愿意让后人记住他是聋子的老师,而非电话的发明者。

30. Because its leaves remain green long after being picked, rosemary became associated with the idea of remembrance。


31. Although apparently rigid, bones exhibit a degree of elasticity that enables the skeleton to withstand considerable impact。


32. That xenon could not FORM chemical compounds was once believed by scientists。


33. Research into thedynamics of storms is directed toward improving the ability to predictthese events and thus to minimize damage and avoid loss of life. 33.对风暴动力学的研究是为了提高风暴预测从而减少损失,避免人员伤亡。

34. The elimination ofinflation would ensure that the amount of money used in repaying a loanwould have the same value as the amount of money borrowed. 34.消除通货膨胀应确保还贷的钱应与所贷款的价值相同。

35. Futurism, an earlytwentieth-century movement in art, rejected all traditions andattempted to glorify contemporary life by emphasizing the machine andmotion。


36. One of the wildest andmost inaccessible parts of the United States is the Everglades wherewildlife is abundant and largely protected。

36. Everglades是美国境内最为荒凉和人迹罕至的地区之一,此处有大量的野生动植物而且大多受(法律)保护。

37. Lucretia Mott’sinfluence was so significant that she has been credited by someauthorities as the originator of feminism in the United States。

37. Lucretia Mott’s的影响巨大,所以一些权威部门认定她为美国女权运动的创始人。

38. The activities of the international marketing researcher are frequently much broader than those of the domestic marketer。


39. The continental dividerefers to an imaginary line in the North American Rockies that dividesthe waters flowing into the Atlantic Ocean from those flowing into thePacific。


40. Studies of thegravity field of the Earth indicate that its crust and mantle yieldwhen unusual weight is placed on them。


41. The annual worth of Utah’s manufacturing is greater than that of its mining and farming combined。


42. The wallflower is so called because its weak stems often grow on walls and along stony cliffs for support。


43. It is the interactionbetween people, rather than the events that occur in their lives, thatis the main focus of social psychology。


44. No social crusadearoused Elizabeth Williams’ enthusiasm more than the expansion ofeducational facilities for immigrants to the United States。

44.给美国的新移民增加教育设施比任何社会运动都更多的激发了Elizabeth Williams的热情。

45. Quails typically haveshort rounded wings that enable them to spring into full flightinstantly when disturbed in their hiding places。


46. According toanthropologists, the earliest ancestors of humans that stood uprightresembled chimpanzees facially, with sloping foreheads and protrudingbrows。


47. Not until 1866 was the fully successful transatlantic cable finally laid。


48. In his writing, JohnCrowe Ransom describes what he considers the spiritual barrenness ofsociety brought about by science and technology。

48. John Crowe Ransom在他的著作中描述了他认为是由科学技术给社会带来的精神贫困。

49. Children with parentswhose guidance is firm, consistent, and rational are inclined topossess high levels of self-confidence。


50. The ancient Hopewellpeople of North America probably cultivated corn and other crops, buthunting and gathering were still of critical importance in theireconomy。


51. Using many symbols makes it possible to put a large amount of inFORMation on a single map。


52. Anarchism is a termdescribing a cluster of doctrines and attitudes whose principal unitingfeature is the belief that government is both harmful and unnecessary。


53. Probably no man had moreeffect on the daily lives of most people in the Untied States than didHenry Ford a pioneer in automobile production。


54. The use of well-chosen nonsense words makes possible the testing of many basic hypotheses in the field of language learning。


55. The history of painting is a fascinating chain of events that probably began with the very first pictures ever made。


56. Perfectly matched pearls, strung into a necklace, bring a far higher price than the same pearls told individually。


57. During the eighteenthcentury, Little Turtle was chief of the Miami tribe whose territorybecame what is now Indiana and Ohio。


58. Among almost sevenhundred species of bamboo, some are fully grown at less than a foothigh, while others can grow three feet in twenty-four hours。


59. Before staring on a seavoyage, prudent navigators learn the sea charts, study the sailingdirections, and memorize lighthouse locations to prepare themselves forany conditions they might encounter。


60. Of all the economically important plants, palms have been the least studied。


61. Buyers and sellers should be aware of new developments in technology can and does affect marketing activities。


62. The application ofelectronic controls made possible by the microprocessor and computerstorage have multiplied the uses of the modern typewriter。


63. The human skeletonconsists of more than two hundred bones bound together by tough andrelatively inelastic connective tissues called ligaments。


64. The pigmentation of apearl is influenced by the type of oyster in which it develops and bythe depth, temperature, and the salt content of the water in which theoyster lives。


65. Although mockingbirdssuperbly mimic the songs and calls of many birds, they can nonethelessbe quickly identified as mockingbirds by certain aural clues。


66. Not only can walking fish live out of water, but they can also travel short distances over land。


67. Scientists do not knowwhy dinosaurs became extinct, but some theories postulate that changersin geography, climate, and sea levels were responsible。


68. The science ofhorticulture, in which the primary concerns are maximum yield andsuperior quality, utilizes inFORMation derived from other sciences。


69. Snow aids farmers by keeping heart in the lower ground levels, thereby saving the seeds from freezing。


70. Even though the precisequalities of hero in literary words may vary over time, the basicexemplary function of the hero seems to remain constant。


71. People in prehistoric times created paints by grinding materials such as plants and clay into power and then adding water。


72. Often very annoying weeds, goldenrods crowd out less hardy plants and act as hosts to many insect pests。


73. Starting around 7000B.C., and for the next four thousand years, much of the NorthernHemisphere experienced temperatures warmer than at present。


74. When Henry Ford firstsought financial backing for making cars, the very notion of farmersand clerks owning automobiles was considered ridiculous。


75. Though once quite large,the population of the bald eagle across North America has drasticallydeclined in the past forty years。


76. The beaver chews down trees to get food and material with which to build its home。


77. Poodles were once usedas retrievers in duck hunting, but the American Kennel Club does notconsider them sporting dogs because they are now primarily kept as pets。

77.长卷毛狗曾被用作猎鸭时叼回猎物的猎犬,但是美国Kennel Club却不承认它们为猎犬,因为它们现在大多数作为宠物饲养。

78. As a result of what isnow know in physics and chemistry, scientists have been able to makeimportant discoveries in biology and medicine。


79. The practice of makingexcellent films based on rather obscure novels has been going on solong in the United States as to constitute a tradition。


80. Since the consumerconsiders the best fruit to be that which is the most attractive, thegrower must provide products that satisfy the discerning eye。


81. Television the mostpervasive and persuasive of modern technologies, marked by rapid changeand growth, is moving into a new era, an era of extraordinarysophistication and versatility, which promises to reshape our lives andour world。


82. Television is more thanjust an electronics; it is a means of expression, as well as a vehiclefor communication, and as such becomes a powerful tool for reachingother human beings。


83.Even more shocking is the fact that the number and rate of imprisonmenthave more than doubled over the past twenty years, andrecidivism------that is the rate for re-arrest------is more than 60percent。


84.William Rainey Harperlured him to the new university of Chicago, where he remainedofficially for exactly a generation and where his students in advancedcomposition found him terrifyingly frigid in the classroom butsympathetic and understanding in their personal conferences。

84.他的教书生涯始于麻省理工学院,但是William Rainey Harper把他吸引到了新成立的芝加哥大学。他在那里正式任职长达整整一代人的时间。他的高级作文课上的学生觉得他在课上古板得可怕,但私下交流却富有同情和理解。

85. The sloth pays suchlittle attention to its personal hygiene that green algae grow on itscoarse hair and communities of a parasitic moth live in the depths ofits coat producing caterpillars which graze on its mouldy hair. Itsmuscles are such that it is quits incapable of moving at a speed ofover a kilometer an hour even over the shortest distances and theswiftest movement it can make is a sweep of its hooked arm。


86. Artificial flowers areused for scientific as well as for decorative purposes. They are madefrom a variety of materials, such as way and glass, so skillfully thatthey can scarcely be distinguished from natural flowers。


87. Three years of researchat an abandoned coal mine in Argonne, Illinois, have resulted infindings that scientists believe can help reclaim thousands of minedisposal sites that scar the coal-rich regions of the United States。


88. When the persuading andthe planning for the western railroads had finally been completed, thereally challenging task remained: the dangerous, sweaty, backbreaking,brawling business of actually building the lines。


89. Because of the spacecrunch, the Art Museum has become increasingly cautious in consideringacquisitions and donations of art, in some cases passing upopportunities to strengthen is collections。


90. The United StatesConstitution requires that President be a natural-born citizen,thirty-five years of age or older, who has lived in the United Statesfor a minimum of fourteen years。


91. Arid regions in thesouthwestern United States have become increasingly invitingplaygrounds for the growing number of recreation seekers who ownvehicles such as motorcycles or powered trail bikes and indulge inhill-climbing contests or in caving new trails in the desert。


92. Stone does decay, and sotools of long ago have remained when even the bones of the man who madethem have disappeared without trace。


93. Insects would make itimpossible for us to live in the world; they would devour all our cropsand kill our flocks and herds, if it were not for the protection we getfrom insect-eating animals。


94. It is true that duringtheir explorations they often faced difficulties and dangers of themost perilous nature, equipped in a manner which would make a modernclimber shudder at the thought, but they did not go out of their way tocourt such excitement。


95. There is only onedifference between an old man and a young one: the young man has aglorious future before him and old one has a splendid future behindhim: and maybe that is where the rub is。


96. I find young peopleexciting. They have an air of freedom, and they have not a drearycommitment to mean ambitions or love comfort. They are not anxioussocial climbers, and they have no devotion to material things。


97. I am always amazed whenI hear people saying that sport creates goodwill between the nations,and that if only the common peoples of the world could meet one anotherat football or cricket, they would have no inclination to meet on thebattlefield。


98. It is impossible to saysimply for the fun and exercise: as soon as the question of prestigearises, as soon as you feel that you and some larger unit will bedisgraced if you lose, the most savage combative instincts are around。


99. It has been found thatcertain bats emit squeaks and by receiving the echoes, they can locateand steer clear of obstacles------or locate flying insects on whichthey feed. This echo-location in bats is often compared with radar, theprinciple of which is similar。


100. As the time and cost ofmaking a clip drop to a few days and a few hundred dollars, engineersmay soon be free to let their imaginations soar without being penalizedby expensive failure。







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