1. As we cross the threshold into the next century…knowledge based economy.
threshold n.. 门槛、门栏、(喻)开始
E.g. Mind you step when you cross the threshold. (mind your head 小心碰头)
He was graduated last year and now is on the threshold of his career.
Knowledge-based economy 知识经济
E.g. Market-based /driven economy 市场经济
State-owned enterprises 国有企业(S0E)
2.In more specific terms ,the application of information to economy is best exemplified in the net working and communication…
A. in ….terms= in terms of 措辞、说法;
E.g. The Australian professor spoke of the fighting against SARS in china in terms of praise.
Don’t speak to your parents in impolite terms.
B. Scientific/technical/legal terms 科学、技术、法律术语
E.g. In box-office terms, Spider was a great success.
C. be on good /bad terms with sb 和某人关系好/不好
E.g. He is always on good terms with his neighbors.
3. This net refers to the computer network of satellites…
It (electronic currency) refers to on entire finance system on the net.
refer to: allude to; apply to;提及、应用于、指的是
E.g. I wasn’t referring to you when I said someone was lazy.
4. I wonder if you can help me when I get stuck.
get stuck: be in trouble 遇到麻烦
E.g. He always comes to my rescue whenever I get stuck.
5. Let me know at any time.
Let me know: tell me or inform me 告诉，通知
E.g. when you get to Beijing, please let me know and I’ll meet you at the airport.