1) Come a long way 有很大的进步
Human being has come a long from drinking and eating raw food to talking through cell phones.
2) It is worthwhile to / it is worth doing
It is worthwhile to spend time in learning music and art, because they can benefit me for life time.
3) Give credit for 归功于
The convenience that commuters (通勤者 )has now should give credit for the newly opened subway lines.
4) Give sb. a competitive edge 给某人竞争优势
Learning multiple languages give people a competitive edge in this demanding society.
5) Remove the barrier for 为(发展，交流等)消除障碍
Learning English is a way to remove the barrier for communicating with many foreigners./exchanging with exotic cultures.
6) Be the cornerstone of 是 的基石
Believing in the correlation of hardworking and success is the cornerstone of American spirit.
7) Be an essential ingredient of 是 的条件
A sound health is an essential ingredient of excellent academic performance.
8) profit from/benefit from 从中获益
People can profit/benefit from the advancement of modern technology, such as computers, the Internet and many digital devices.
9) is an indispensable part of 是 中不可或缺的一部分
Advertising has become an indispensable part of our lives and it has been exerting profound influence on the way we live, work , play and learn.
10) plays a pivotal role in 扮演者至关重要的角色
It is universally acknowledged that education plays a pivotal role in individual success
11) enable somebody to do something 是某人做某事
The policy of restricting usage of plastic bags enables people to foster an awareness of environmental protection.
12) get accustomed to do something 习惯于做某事
People may need time to get accustomed to use less plastic bags which once brought us great convenience, but this practice will definitely benefit/better our environment.
13) Someone can utilize something 使用，利用
In this day and age, many individuals can utilize the Internet via computers or mobile phones.
14) something is in the best interests of someone 最符合 的利益
Preserving the endangered animals is in the best interests of humanity.
15) contribute to 促成(表原因)
The restricting of private cars can contribute to the betterment of traffic condition in Beijing.
16)be supposed to 应该
People living in modern society are supposed to know health is more important than anything else.
17)hold fast to 牢牢地把握住(fast 这里是 坚实地 )
This movie The Pursuit of Happiness tells people that they should hold fast to their dreams, like Chris said, When you have a dream, you should protect it.
18)put a premium on/ put a high value on/cherish(vt.)/treasure(vt.) 珍视，重视
Good parents always put a premium on children s education.
19) bear in mind 牢记
It is important to bear in mind that happiness comes from a person s inner feeling not the possession he/she has.