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21st Century College English: Book 3
Unit 1-6 Translation
Tom (was) transferred to our school last year. He hung on Miss Yang’s every word in class and soon became the apple of her eye.
Seeing his daughter graduate from high school, he felt a surge of love and pride that he couldn’t express in words.
Last year when Mr. Li began his first venture into the stock market, becoming a millionaire was beyond his wildest dreams.
4. 在休假日，我有幸看到一些野生海豹吃鱼。我照了几张 像，可惜焦点都没对准。
On my holiday, I was lucky enough to witness some wild seals feeding on fish. I took several photos of them, but unfortunately they were out of focus.
The prince has been going steady with the actress for three years and nothing can alter their decision to get married next week.
It is a complete misconception that the poor do not need compulsory education because they do not even have enough to feed on. But without education, how could people overcome their poverty?
All of David’s classmates are completely stumped — no one can work out how he became a top student overnight.
It is obvious that her rejection of his proposal hit him hard, but in time he recovered from his wounds.
1. 独立生活的能力对于任何一个成年人来说是必不可少的, 但真正的成熟远远不止那些基本的生存策略。
The ability to fend for oneself is indispensable to any adult, but real maturity is more than just a set of survival strategies.
On Children’s Day, kids are entitled to free entry to all city parks. It’s a way of compensating them for the long hours they spend in school all year.
You’re giving more priority to your personal life than to your studies. It’s no wonder your grades are suffering.
Given that most women nowadays have jobs outside the home, it’s natural that they object to their husbands treating them like housekeepers.
Quite a number of American millionaires own at least two houses and a private plane.
When John recovered unexpectedly from cancer, his doctors attributed it to his strong will and faith in the future.
There’s no practical reason to perpetuate the custom of opening doors for women, let alone the tradition of “women and children first”.
Many feminists object to the notion that men can’t nurture children as well as women can.
We soon grew weary of her constant complaints, and avoided her as much as possible.
The mayor will preside over a meeting this afternoon that will pave the way for plans to build a new highway.
If we had more time at our disposal, I’d take you up this mountain. The view from the top is truly awe-inspiring.
Anyone who is in love with life will have no difficulty in finding the symbolic as well as the actual beauty in the migration of the birds.
Watching the magnificent view of the ebb and flow of the tides fills me with an inner contentment that I find nowhere else.
His misfortune aroused great sympathy among the listeners, who are keen to help his mental wounds.
Recognition of the importance of Dr. Hawkin’s research may be difficult or impossible for a layman, but it is sure to have a lasting impact on our lives.
Mr. Smith has long wished for a chance to relate his lunar landing experience to the young people around him, but he never has enough time at his disposal.
We’d like to remind our viewers to be considerate to your neighbors and keep your TVs turned down after 10 PM.
2. 我希望我的忠告对处于压力下的学生们会起作用：前面 的路有着许多不能预见的机遇。
I hope my advice will work on the students under pressure — the road ahead is full of unforeseen opportunities.
3. 顺便说一句，琳达是个腼腆的人,在那么多的生人面前讲 话，她会感到不自然。
Incidentally, Linda is a shy person who might feel uneasy about speaking in the presence of so many strangers.
4. 要在学习上取得进步,学生需要具备独立学习的技能而不 是事事都依靠教师。
In order to get ahead in their studies, students need to equip themselves with independent-study skills instead of relying on their teachers for everything.
5. 现在的年青人变得老成，他们确信成就是以拥有多少财 产来衡量的。
Young people nowadays are growing up old, with the conviction that achievement is measured by how many possessions they own.
Many students justify their working part time by saying that it reduces their economic pressure.
What you need to do right now is to fill in the forms you were given when you arrived.
A career in itself requires one’s lifelong devotion, but it does not mean that after you get into a profession you must continue all along.
To help foreign investors get a better understanding of Shanghai, they’ve compiled this little guide from the various sources they could find.
He is the sort of person who prefers to keep his plans to himself until they’re realized.
I came to New York from far away to see him, only to find he had gone abroad two days before.
It is difficult to imagine now how we’ve survived for so long without electricity, television or telephone.
The new policy encourages people to become wealthy if the money has been acquired honestly.
If I were in charge of the project, I’d make better use of the money that’s available.
He was refused an entry permit on the grounds that he was a dangerous person.
8. 老师没有多久就发现, 汤姆总有迟交作业的借口。
It didn’t take the teacher long to catch on that Tom always had an excuse for being late with the assignments.
I wish you could adopt a more reasonable attitude towards the event.
I had my leg broken in the car accident and so did my son.
The old woman, overwhelmed by grief, could hardly/barely walk on her own.
It was 50 years after his death that his accomplishments were acknowledged by society.
Where there were flames of war, now there are peace and prosperity.
He is seriously ill and his disease defies the healing power of any medicine.
He has lost confidence in life as the future blurs and goes blank and the early hopes fade into nothingness.
Little Tom realized that nothing could change the harsh reality that his family had fallen apart with his parents’ sudden deaths.