一、~~~ the + ~ est + 名词 + (that) + 主词 + have ever + seen ( known/heard/had/read, etc)

  ~~~ the most + 形容词 + 名词 + (that) + 主词 + have ever + seen ( known/heard/had/read, etc)

  Lack of interpersonal skills is one of the most serious defects that we have ever known about today’s college students.


  二、Nothing is + ~~~ er than to + V

  Nothing is + more + 形容词 + than to + V

  例句:For parents, nothing is more important than to educate children in a proper way.


  三、~~~ cannot emphasize the importance of ~~~ too much.


  例句:We cannot emphasize the importance of protecting celebrities’ privacy too much.


  四、There is no denying that + S + V ...(不可否认的...)

  例句:There is no denying that the practicality of our higher education has gone from bad to worse.


  五、It is universally acknowledged that + 句子~~ (全世界都知道...)

  例句:It is universally acknowledged that it is the doctor’s duty and obligation to heal the wounded and rescue the dying.


  六、There is no doubt that + 句子~~ (毫无疑问的...)

  例句:There is no doubt that the Internet is far more convenient and efficient than the written word or other conventional means of conveying meaning.


  七、An advantage of ~~~ is that + 句子 (...的优点是...)

  例句:An advantage of children’s participating in some paid work is that this practice can cultivate their independence, self-determination and sense of responsibility.


  八、The reason why + 句子 ~~~ is that + 句子 (...的原因是...)

  例句:The reason why a large number of customs have altered a great deal is that most of them are connected with some superstitious beliefs, and they cannot fit in this world with highly-developed technology.


  九、So + 形容词 + be + 主词 + that + 句子 (如此...以致于...)

  例句:So pervasive are advertisements that no one can avoid being influenced by them.


  十、Adj + as + Subject(主词)+ be, S + V~~~ (虽然...)

  例句:Lovely as pets are, it is by no means appropriate for city dwellers to keep them in their houses.

  {by no means = in no way = on no account 一点也不}


  十一、The + ~er + S + V, ~~~ the + ~er + S + V ~~~

  The + more + Adj + S + V, ~~~ the + more + Adj + S + V ~~~(愈...愈...)

  The more children are encouraged to get in touch with various aspects of society, the more comprehensive their knowledge will be.


  十二、By +Ving, ~~ can ~~ (借着...,..能够..)

  例句:By putting the responsibility into the government’s hand, citizens can enjoy a higher level of assurance in quality.


  十三、~~~ enable + Object(受词)+ to + V (..使..能够..)

  例句:Community service programs enable the government to relieve the strain on its limited budget.


  十四、On no account can we + V ~~~ (我们绝对不能...)

  例句:On no account can we ignore the significance of education.


  十五、It is time + S + 过去式 (该是...的时候了)

  例句:It is time we evaluated the roles that modern technology plays in our life from more balanced and objective perspectives.


  十六、Those who ~~~ (...的人...)

  例句:Those who think otherwise contend that computers are designed and programmed by human beings to do all the translation work in a comparatively mechanical manner.


  十七、There is no one but ~~~ (没有人不...)

  例句:There is no one but longs to display the best self and impress others.


  十八、be + forced/compelled/obliged + to + V (不得不...)

  例句:Only in a peaceful environment can people lay emphasis on sports events. The Olympic Games is a convincing example because it has been compelled to be cancelled several times in its history due to wars..


  十九、It is conceivable that + 句子 (可想而知的)

  It is obvious that + 句子 (明显的)

  It is apparent that + 句子 (显然的)

  例句:It is conceivable that with the rapid development in society and economy, competition is becoming increasingly fierce and acute.


  二十、That is the reason why ~~~ (那就是...的原因)

  例句:It costs an astronomical sum of fund to lock up so many criminals and that’s the reason why imprisonment has imposed a great strain on the budget of a nation.


  二十一、For the past + 时间,S + 现在完成式...(过去...年来,...一直...)

  例句:For the past decade or so, practical courses, such as computer and business, have gained tremendous popularity on college campuses.


  二十二、Since + S + 过去式,S + 现在完成式。

  例句:Since the advent of modern urbanization, people have been confronted with the dilemma whether or not they should demolish old houses and buildings that seem to have spoilt the cityscape.


  二十三、It pays to + V ~~~ (...是值得的。)

  例句:It pays to create a fair atmosphere in which both males and females cooperate and compete on an equal footing.


  二十四、be based on (以...为基础)

  例句:The progress of thee society is based on harmony.


  二十五、Spare no effort to + V (不遗余力的)

  Developed nations should spare no effort to finance their economically disadvantaged counterparts.


  二十六、bring home to + 人 + 事 (让...明白...事)

  例句:We should bring home to the masses the significance of space research.


  二十七、be closely related to ~~ (与...息息相关)

  例句:Expanding population and influx of migrant workers are closely related to the problem.


  二十八、There exists the possibility of + Ving (存在...的可能性)

  There exists the possibility of wronging an innocent person


  二十九、Due to/Owing to/Thanks to + N/Ving, ~~~ (因为...)

  例句: Thanks to coeducation system, benign competition and cooperation between male and female students are rightly encouraged.


  三十、Only...can (只有...才能)

  例句:Only in cities can children be well prepared for their future life and keep up with the trend of the world.