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实用英语:外国人钻石级的日常短语

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1、for/from want of   由于缺少……

例:
The flowers died from want of water.
这些花由于缺少水而枯死了。

Some of the wounded soldiers died for want of medicine.

有些士兵因为缺乏药物而死去。

2、for the use of   供……使用的

例:

This parking lot is for the use of employees only.

这个停车场只供员工使用。

This dining hall is for the use of teachers.

这个饭堂是供教师使用的。

3、in support of   为了支持……

例:

He spoke at the meeting in support of my idea.

他在会上讲话支持我的想法。

They decided to stay in support of the new leadership.

为了支持新的领导班子,他们决定留下来。

4、so as to   为了(做)……

例:

They made a lot of lively programs so as to attract more children.

为了吸引更多的孩子,他们制作了很多生动活泼的节目。

I left home at 5:00 in the morning so as to be there on time.

我早上5点钟就出门,以便准时到达那里。

5、 in search of  为了寻找……

例:

He went to the south in search of better prospects.

他为了寻找更好的前途到南方去。

She immigrated to New Zealand in search of a quiet life.

她为了过上平静的生活移民到新西兰去。

6、for the sake of/for one’s sake   为……起见

例:

His family moved to the countryside for the sake of his son’s health.
他一家为了他儿子的健康搬到乡下去。

He betrayed his friend for money’s sake.

他为了钱而出卖自己的朋友。

7、for one’s own safety  为了某人自身的安全

例:

For your own safety please don’t smoke inside the plane.
为了你自身的安全,请不要在飞机上抽烟。

Please fasten your seat belt for your own safety.

为了你们自己的安全,请系上安全带。

8、for future reference  为了以后参考

 例:

Keep all the price lists on file for future reference.

把所有的价格表存档,以便今后备查。

You can take this booklet home for future reference.

你可以把小册子带回家,留着以后参考。

9、for reasons of  因……理由

例:

The road has been closed for reasons of safety.

为了安全起见,路已经被封了。

They switched to a new product for reasons of better profits.

为了更好地获得,他们转向了一种新产品。
10、in memory of   为纪念……

例:

She set up an educational fund im memory of her mother.
她为了纪念她母亲而设立了一个教育基金会。

This musem was built in memory of the great writer -Lu Xun.

这个博物馆是为了纪念伟大作家鲁迅而建造的。

11、in order to  为了……

例:

Most students study hard in order to please the teacher.

为了让老师开心,多数学生努力工作。

Business schools are trying to improve their courses in order to produce better graduates.

为了培养出更好的毕业生,商务学校在改进他们的课程。

12、for sb.’s benefit/for the benefit of  为了……的利益

例:

It is not his fault. He did it for your benefit.

这不是他的过错。他是为了你的利益才这样做的。

All the donations are for the benefit of the disabled children.

所有的捐款都是为了帮助残疾儿童。

13、for fear of  以免

例:

Put on a coat for fear of catching a cold.
穿上外衣以免感冒。

The weather in London is so changable that people always bring their umbrella with them for fear of rain.

伦敦的天气很多变,人们总是要随身带着雨伞以防下雨。

14、as a result  结果是

例:

As a result, the unemployment rate began to fall.
结果,失业率开始下降。

As a result, 50 per cent of the groundwater in cities is polluted.

结果,城市50%的地表水受到污染。

15、in honor of   为纪念……

例:

They are holding a birthday party in honor of the prince.
他们为王子举行生日会。

The book was written in honor of those who died in the war.

这本书是为纪念在战争中死亡的人而写的。

 

 

 


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