1.something be an arduous process
例句:Attending a university with a top-tier reputation often is an arduous but rewarding process.
2.use lateral thinking
例句:Using lateral thinking,the student can solve problem in unconventional manner.
3.rely on linear thinking
例句:The student should not rely on linear thinking habits.Instead,they should think more innovatively.
例句:Rote memorisation is not entirely useless.It can help children to learn the basics such as the multiplication tables.
例句:Some people argue that the examinations do not motivate students to read extensively.
例句:My elder brother has always been a role model for me.
例句:My friend lacks self-discipline and is unable to finish anything.
例句:Self-paced distance learning offers students convenience and flexibility.
9.put theory into practice
例句:The workshop helps students to put theory into practice.
例句:Many parents are concerned that exam-oriented education may restrict students'creativity and cause students to study too intensively.
1.become widely available
例句:The internet had become widely available to households in the UK by 2000.
2.break new ground
例句:They have been breaking new ground in genetic research.
3.minimise the risk of something
例句:By minimising human involvement,the idea was to minimise the risk of flawed results.
4.satisfied human curiosity
例句:A good reason to support space exploration is to satisfy human curiosity.
例句:Mechanised farming has reduced the cost of production of various crops.
6.speed up the pace of something
例句:The agency's services have helped laboratories to speed up the pace of scientific discovery.
例句:There is a huge amount of information on the information highway,ranging from government services to technical support.
例句:The government has been trying to popularise these eco-friendly cars.
例句:In the future,robots will supersede human beings for very heavy work.
例句:Some people argue that mass production of standardised goods on assembly lines is uncreative.
1.dispose of something
例句:Some waste is disposed of under the sea.
例句:When recyclable material is not disposed of correctly,it may add to the mass of polluting waste.
3.cause irreversible damage
例句:In some countries,air pollution is causing irreversible damage to the environment.
4.be permanently damaged
例句:The ecosystem that plays a part in natural processes such as climate or the food chain may be permanently damaged.
例句:Cities across the country are cracking down on air pollution by enforcing strict car emission control.
6.upset the ecosystem
例句:The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has greatly upset the ecosystem.
7.at the expense of something
例句:They accused BP(英国石油公司)of pursuing profit at the expense of the environment.
8.be in short supply
例句:Raw materials are in short supply.
9.redress the ecological balance
例句:In these circumstances,government intervention is important to redress the ecological balance.
10.be saturated with
例句:The air has been saturated with harmful chemicals,dust and other contaminants.
例句:We live in a multicultural society.
例句:In the UK,a handshake is customary when a person is introduced to somebody new.
例句:In order to be a good member of any society the individual must respect and obey the rules of their community and share the core values.
例句:There are many unspoken rules that we live by.
5.a bonding mechanism
例句:A shared ideology is a strong social bonding mechanism.
6.assimilate into a new culture
例句:Some immigrants can assimilate into the local culture immediately.
7.has a resurgence in popularity
例句:Acoustic music has had a resurgence in popularity due to the recent popularity of musicians playing without electric amplification on TV.
8.regain its vitality
例句:It seems the high-tech media can help the traditional culture to regain its vitality.
例句:It is difficult for a place to draw tourists while remaining its cultural heritage intact.
10.preserve the individuality of cultures
例句:A single international language may make it difficult to preserve the individuality of cultures.
例句:The judicial system is set up to benefit law-abiding citizens.
2.pass new legislation
例句:Britain has passed new legislation to regulate research on human cloning.
3.be tempted into
例句:Those at the bottom of society may be more likely to be tempted into a life of crime as a solution to their problems.
4.deter sb.from doing something
例句:The government is bringing in stricter laws to deter drivers from speeding.
例句:Online crimes have proliferated in society during the last 5 years.
6.harden sb.against society
例句:Jail terms may harden a convict against society as a result of the brutalising treatment he/she receives.
7.crack down on something
例句:The police are cracking down on illegal parking.
8.uphold an ordered society
例句:Some people argue that the death penalty is essential for upholding an ordered society.
9.curb lawless behaviour
例句:The police will aim to curb lawless behaviour without using excessive force.
例句:Neighbourhood watch groups have been an effective means of crime prevention.