Since there was no way to save the ship and its cargo, the captain issued the order to abandon ship.
EL Nino has resulted in the abnormal weather in many parts of the world.
Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery in the United States.
Because the man on the strange phone call sounded abrupt, I put the receiver down at once.
The idea that number "13" brings bad luck seems to be quite absurd.
Nowadays in any city in China you can find an abundance of goods of all types and prices.
Countries abundant in natural resources should know how to turn this potential advantage into prosperity.
Deng Xiaoping's open policy has accelerated China's economic growth.
n. 附件零件,配件[p (女性手袋之类)装饰品; 同谋,帮凶,包庇犯
He was charged with being an accessory to murder.
Accidents will happen in the regulated families.
Their accidental meeting led to a renewal of their acquaintance.
It was said that Michael Jackson's new luxurious cottage could accommodate over 1,000 people.
The high cost of accommodation makes life difficult for many Chinese students in London.
Israel and Palestine have not yet been in accord on the problem of Jerusalem's ascription.
The Army and Navy of South Korea were reformed in accordance with Western models after the Second World War.
After the long and persistent efforts, China has achieved a low birth rate.
v. 承认（属实）；承认（权威，地位）； 公认
Michael Jordan was acknowledged as the best basketball player in the NBA.
v. 使认识,使了解, 使熟悉
The internet and newspaper acquaint us with recent happenings around the world.
One of the most acute problems in the Yellow River Valley is an inadequate water supply.
v. 写姓名地址；演说；从事；忙于；向… 致辞
How should I address you?
vi. (~to)黏附,附着; 遵守,坚持;追随,支持
Don't spit out your gum on the ground. It may adhere to the sole of someone's shoe.
Michael Jordan can aim accurately even though his opponents adjoins him closely.
In many Japanese homes,as in many Chinese ones, the funds are administered by the wife.
A child is a good one as long as he admits and corrects his mistakes.
vt. 劝告,忠告;建议;通知,告知 vi. 提供意见,建议
We wish to advise you that your telephone bill is due tomorrow, after which we will have no choice but to disconnect you.
The Chinese people are advocate of peace.
When he was told that he scored 59 in the CET Band 6,he was in an agony of remorse.
a. 令人愉快的, (欣然)同意的
Finding her a very agreeable woman, I couldn't understand why people talked evil of her.
n. 警戒(状态), 戒备(状态);报警
Nuclear-armed bombers were put on the alert during the crisis.
We shouldn't ignore others' opinions just because they are alien to our own ideas.
Students occasionally allege illness as the reason for absence.
China is a nonaligned country and will never enter into other countries' alliances.
IBM offers quite a high traveling allowance to its employees.
a. 交换的,轮流的;间隔的 vt. /vi. (使)交换, (使)轮流
The fashionable style designed by the famous designer, has some alternate stripes of blue and white which made the fashion quite special.
Have you got an alternative suggestion?
The President's ambiguous directions confused the staff who didn't know what to do.
Almost all politicians are quite ambitious in accomplishing their own political goals.
vt. 修改,修订;改进 n. 赔偿,赔罪
The UN Charter has been amended since World War Two and great improvement has been made.
vt. 放大(声音等),增强; 扩大,详述,进一步阐述
Can you amplify (on) your statement so that we will understand the overall problem?
The government [announced] that they would build a new highway to the mountains.