1、leave sb the choice of … or … 要么…,要么… ★(選擇類經典句)

  Our cruel and unrelenting enemy leaves us the choice of brave resistance or the most abject submission。


  The age of 30s leaves you the choice of marriage or remaining a bachelor。


  2、be the instrument of sth 引來某事物的人或事 ★(使動類經典句)

  The eyes of all our countrymen are now upon us, and we shall have the blessings and praises, if happily we are the instruments of saving them from the tyranny meditated against them。



  The organization he had built up eventually became the instrument of his downfall。


  If I can be the instrument of your happiness, I will sacrifice all my belongings。

  3、it was the memories of 追溯到… ★(回憶類經典句)

  Perhaps it was the memories of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and the 1988 Seoul Olympics, which were considered turning points in their nations’ development。


  4、on the premise / ground/ prerequisite/ proposition/ hypothesis/presupposition that 基于一個前提… ★(假設類經典句)


  The Chinese proclaimed/declared to adopt/implement the policy of peaceful reunification on the premise that the then Taiwan authorities maintained that there is only one China in the world and Taiwan is only one part of China。

  Advice to investors was based on the premise that interest rates would continue to fall。


  5、be bound to 必定…;一定… ★(意愿類經典句)


  The Great Western Development is bound to be a bridge between China and the rest world, promoting the common economic development and prosperity of China and the world at large。

  Just wars are bound to triumph over wars of aggression。


  6、a matter of sth/doing sth 與……有關的情況或問題 ★(描述類經典句)

  Considering the following statements, made by the same man eight years apart. “Eventually, being ‘poor’ won’t be as much a matter of living in a poor country as it will be a matter of having poor skills。”


  Dealing with these problems is all a matter of experience。


  7、This is the similar case with/when 這恰如;正如;也會 ★(類比類經典句)


  This is the similar case when the main melody can evoke a strong echo for us to clap our hands in admiration despite our disability to understand the score of Mozart’s musical pieces。


  Besides, this is also the case with the citizen’s expenditure such as education, information, traveling。

  8、be exemplified by 這一點也證明了…;這點反映在以下事實:…★(舉例類經典句)

  This American desire to keep the children’s world separate from that of the adult is exemplified also by the practice of delaying transmission of the news to children when their parents have been killed in an accident。



  The manual worker is usually quite at ease in any company. This is partly explained by the fact that people of all income groups go together to the same schools。


  9、constitute… (不用于進行式)是;認為 ★(判斷類經典句)


  History has proved eloquently that the division of labor based on equality and mutual benefit between China and USA constitutes the most reasonable and practical international relationship。

  My decision does not constitute a precedent。


  The defeat constitutes a major set-back for our diplomacy。


  10、witness… 見證… ★(發生類經典句)

  a time or event witnesses sth/sb in a particular situation or doing a particular thing。


  The rapid development in the past 20-plus years witnesses a relatively solid foundation in terms of material wealth and technology in the western region of China。


  I am optimistic and hopeful that the next round of talk will witness a permanent cease-fire in the Middle East。


  Each fair sees/witnesses carpet dealers from over fifty countries and regions around the world come to participate in its business talks。

  11、Sth. (never) deserts Sb. ★(否定/肯定類經典句)

  When I had to speak, my confidence suddenly deserted me。



  Despite ten years’ effort, our affinity finally deserted itself。


  My yearning for passing the advanced interpretation test has never deserted me.