The whole country was armed in a few days.
The sense of inferiority that he acquired in his youth has never been totally eradicated.
By the end of the war 800 people had been saved by the organization.
Communications satellites are used for international living transmission throughout the world.
The picture was painted y Professor Smith.
The house was built of wood in 1985.
To explore the moon’s surface, rockets were launched again and again.
It is well known that smoking is harmful to the health.
The unpleasant noise must be immediately put an end to.
Attention has been paid to the new measures to prevent corrosion.
If the scheme is approved, work on the project will start immediately.
At the end of the month he was fired for incompetence.
Our foreign policy is supported by the people all over the world.
Everyone was fed up with her gossip.
Such conduct will be looked down upon by all with sense of decency.
The village is populated by about 13,000 farmers.
She was delivered of a boy.
She and her husband have been asked out for the banquet.
He has been wedded to translation.
He was elected as Chairman of the Students’ Union of this university.
She is greatly respected by everyone.
The plan will be examined by a special committee.
The construction of the bridge will be completed by the end of this year.
The problem is now being studied.
Visitors are requested to show their tickets.
Diplomatic relations have been established between China and the United States of America.
Very soon he was surrounded by a crowd and was snowed under with questions.
He appeared on the stage and was warmly applauded by the audience.
It is rumored that the accident was due to negligence.
It should be said that the situation is basically sound.
It must be pointed out that some questions have yet to be clarified.
I am still struck by the beauty of the countryside. 我仍然为乡村的美丽景色所吸引。
我被这位年轻的新歌手深深地吸引了。I was greatly struck with the new young singer.
attend a social function 出席社交活动
showcase one’s ability 一展自己的才能
守法 abide by law
忠实履行自己的承诺 abide by one’s commitment
我说过的话是算数的。 I abided by what I said.
work hard in emulation of sb. 努力工作以赶超某人
进取精神 the spirit of emulation
a staunch friend 忠诚的朋友
a staunch supporter 坚定的支持者
make oneself the special scourge of the region 使自己成为该地区的一害
Lack of rain is the scourge of certain parts of Africa. 缺雨在非洲某些地区为害甚烈。
look (up) to 依赖、指望
别指望他来帮你。 Don’t look to him for help.
他老是指望别人来替他安排时间。 He looks to others to structure time for him.
这些话听众听上去不真实。 The words rang untrue to the listeners.
他的种种许诺听上去都是空话。 His promise always rang hollow.
Chaos reigned in the classroom. 教室里一片混乱。
He does not know what the situation portends for the country.
May I begin by thanking
In human relationships, a gentleman seeks harmony but not
It serves China’s fundamental interests to ...
There exists vast potential and broad prospect for ...
We have emerged from ...
dramatic economic growth 经济的迅速发展
a genuine movement 名副其实的行动
exportation of dangerous technologies 危险技术出口
in-depth observation 深刻的认识 / 观察
bridge the gap 跨越分歧
back up 后退
sense of responsibility 责任心
I am delighted to come to the beautiful Texas in this golden fall and charmed by the unique cultural and natural scenes here.
I hope that with the personal involvement and guidance of him, the university will become another American center for China studies and China-US friendship activities. （同时，原文中的“研究”和“开展”两个动词在译文中省略不译。）
The Chinese nation has inherited from ancient times a finetradition of honesty, harmony and good faith.
Harmony promotes co-existence and common prosperity; whereasdifferences foster complementation and mutual support.
That is to say, harmony but not sameness; reserving differencewithout coming into conflict.（增加连接词）