公共英语 时间:2007-04-05 我要投稿
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  There are four seasons in a year. 一年有四季。

  Many water power stations have been built in the country.我国已建成许多水电站。


  The barometer is a good instrument for measuring air pressure.气压计是测量气压的好仪器。

  The air was removed from between the two pipes.两根管子之间的空气已经抽出。

  Answers to questions 2 and 3 may be obtained in the laboratory.问题2和3的答案可以在实验室里得到。

  Most substances expand on heating and contract on cooling. 



  Something has gone wrong with the engine.这台发动机出了毛病。

  Gold is similar in color to brass金子的颜色和黄铜相似。

  Its never occurred to me that bats are really guided by their ears.我从未想到蝙蝠居然是靠耳朵引路的。


  The change of electrical energy into mechanical energy is done in motors.电能变为机械能是通过电动机实现的。 (of短语和change在逻辑上有主谓关系,可译成立谓结构。)

  Some of the properties of cathode rays listed below.现将阴极射线的一些特性开列如下。(第一个of短语和some在逻辑上有部分关系,Of不译出。)


  ①beyond, past,against等表示超过某限度的能力或反对....时,其短语有时用反译法。如:

  It is post repair.这东西无法修补了。

  There are some arguments against the possibility of life on this planet.有些论据不同意这行星上可能有生物。

  Radio telescopes have been able to probe space beyond the range of ordinary optical telescopes.射电望远镜已能探测普通光学望远镜达不到的宇宙空间。

  ②off, from等表示地点,距离时,有时有反译法。如:

  The boat sank off the coast.这只船在离海岸不远处沉没了。


  Copper is the best conductor but silver.铜是仅次于银的最优导体。

  The mdelecular formula, C6H14, does not show anything except the total number of carbon and hydrogen atoms.分子式C6H14只用来表示碳原子和氢原子的总数。