20. That is the reason why … (那就是…的原因)
Summer is hot.That is the reason why I don't like it.
Winter is cold. That is the reason why I don't like it.
21. For the past + 时间，S + 现在完成式...(过去…年来，…一直…)
For the past two years, I have been busy preparing for the examination.
22. Since + S + 过去式，S + 现在完成式
Since he went to senior high school, he has worked very hard.
23. It pays to + V (…是值得的)
It pays to help others.
24. be based on (以…为基础)
The progress of the society is based on harmony.
25. Spare no effort to + V (不遗余力的)
We should spare no effort to beautify our environment.
26. bring home to + 人 + 事 (让…明白…事)
We should bring home to people the value of working hard.
27. be closely related to (与…息息相关)
Taking exercise is closely related to health.
28. Get into the habit of + Ving= make it a rule to + V (养成…的习惯)
We should get into the habit of previewing and reviewing.
29. Due to/Owing to / Thanks to + N / Ving (因为……)
Thanks to his encouragement, I finally realized my dream.
Thanks to Miss Qin's help, I passed the examination.
30. What a + Adj + N + S + V!= How + Adj + a + N + V! (多么…!)
What an important thing it is to keep our promise!
How important a thing is to keep our promise!
What an important thing it is to be honest!
How important a thing is to be honest!
31. Have a great influence on … (对…有很大的影响)
Smoking has a great influence on our health.
32. do good to (对...有益)，do harm to (对…有害)
Reading does good to our mind.
Overwork does harm to health.
33. Pose a great threat to (对…造成一大威胁)
Pollution poses a great threat to our existence.
Noise poses a great threat to our living.
34. do one's best (尽全力去……)
We should do our best to achieve our goal in life.
We should do our best to help others.
35. Among various kinds of …，…= Of all the …， … (在各种…之中?…)
Among various kinds of sports, I like jogging in particular.
36. In my opinion， … = To my mind， … = As far as I am concerned， … = I am of the opinion that (就我的看法…;我认为…)
In my opinion, playing copmuter games not only takes much time but also is harmful to health.
37. Of all the people I know， perhaps non deserves my respect more than … (在我认识的人当中也许没有一个人比…更值得我尊敬)
Of all the people I know， perhaps non deserves my respect more than Miss Wang, my English teacher.
38. 据说… It is said (that)
一般认为… It is thought (that)
大家都知道… It is known (that)
据报导… It is reported (that)
一般预料… It is expected (that)
据估计… It is estimated (that)
一般相信… It is believed (that)
It's known that Hangzhou is a beautiful city.
first of all, to begin with, in my opinion, according to, so far, as far as等.
first, at first, then, later, in the end, finally, afterwards, after that, since then, for the first time, at last, as soon as, the next moment, meanwhile, later on, soon, finally等.
on the right/left, to the right/left of, on one side of… on the other side of…, at the foot/top/end of, in the middle/centre of, next to, far from, in front of等.
for, because of, one reason is that… another reason is that…, thus, so, as a result (of)等.
but, yet, however, after all, in fact, while, on the contrary, instead of, unlike, although, otherwise,nevertheless, in spite of, after all等.
for example, such as, that is, like, as follows, in other words, and so on等.
what’s more, on one hand… on the other hand…, in addition to, as well, still, also, in other words, not only…but also…, besides, furthermore, moreover等.
in short, in a word, in general, in brief, in all, on the whole等.