I have an account with the bank. 我在银行开有户头。
He turned/put his knowledge of Spanish to good account. 他善加利用他对西班牙语文的知识。
Don’t stay away on account of John. 为了约翰，不要离开。
Don’t take him seriously --- it’s just an act. 不要把他看得太认真 ——他只是假装那样而已。
In the act of (=while) picking up the ball, he slipped and fell. 正当其拾球之际，他失足跌倒。
They’ve just had an addition to the family. 他们家里刚又增加一口。
They do an adjustment on humance resources to achieve the goal. 为了达到目标，他们调整了人员。
Advertisement helps to sell goods. 广告有助于销路。
I’m quite in agreement with what you say. 我十分同意你所说的话。
My plans are still quite in the air.
Radio Beijing is on the air 24 hours a day.
There is still quite an amount of prejudice against him.
He has any amount of money. 他的钱不可数计。
He looked at me in amusement.
There are plenty of amusements here – cinemas, theatres, concerts, football matches, and so on. 这里有许多娱乐 -
animal desires 肉欲
She gave no answer. 她没有回答。
Your digestive apparatus takes the food you eat and changes it so that it can be used to build up the body.
Your plans have my approval. 你的计划我赞成。
I have no wish to engage in (an) argument with you.
The story is developed with great art.
Attack is said to be the best form of defence.
Her attempt at a Christmas cake had to be thrown away.
Pay attention to what you’re doing.
A pretty girl usually receives more attentions than a plain girl. 一个漂亮女孩通常比一个普通女孩得到较多的殷勤。
He cannot resist the attraction of a pretty girl.
He is a great authority on phonetics.
He slipped and fell on his back.
Don’t get excited; keep your balance.
A naval base is located at Wei Hai.
Tom won a prize for good behavior at school.
He has lost his belief in God.