1. Typical of the grassland dwellers of the continent is the American antelope, or pronghorn.
2. Of the millions who saw Haley’s comet in 1986, how many people
will live long enough to see it return in the twenty-first century.
3. Anthropologists have discovered that fear, happiness, sadness,
and surprise are universally reflected in facial expressions.
4. Because of its irritating effect on humans, the use of phenol as a general antiseptic has been largely discontinued.
5. In group to remain in existence, a profit-making organization
must, in the long run, produce something consumers consider useful or
6. The greater the population there is in a locality, the greater
the need there is for water, transportation, and disposal of refuse.
7. It is more difficult to write simply, directly, and effectively
than to employ flowery but vague expressions that only obscure one’s
8. With modern offices becoming more mechanized, designers are
attempting to personalize them with warmer, less severe interiors.
9. The difference between libel and slander is that libel is printed while slander is spoken.
10. The knee is the joints where the thigh bone meets the large bone of the lower leg.
11. Acids are chemical compounds that, in water solution, have a
sharp taste, a corrosive action on metals, and the ability to turn
certain blue vegetable dyes red.
12. Billie Holiday’s reputation as a great jazz-blues singer rests on her ability to give emotional depth to her songs.
12. Billie Holiday’s作为一个爵士布鲁斯乐杰出歌手的名声建立在能够赋予歌曲感情深度的能力。
13. Essentially, a theory is an abstract, symbolic representation of what is conceived to be reality.
14. Long before children are able to speak or understand a
language, they communicate through facial expressions and by making
15. Thanks to modern irrigation, crops now grow abundantly in areas where once nothing but cacti and sagebrush could live.
16. The development of mechanical timepieces spurred the search for more accurate sundials with which to regulate them.
17. Anthropology is a science in that anthropologists use a
rigorous set of methods and techniques to document observations that
can be checked by others.
18. Fungi are important in the process of decay, which returns
ingredients to the soil, enhances soil fertility, and decomposes animal
19. When it is struck, a tuning fork produces an almost pure tone, retaining its pitch over a long period of time.
20. Although pecans are most plentiful in the southeastern part of
the United States, they are found as far north as Ohio and Illinois.
21. Eliminating problems by transferring the blame to others is often called scape-goating.
22. The chief foods eaten in any country depend largely on what grows best in its climate and soil.
23. Over a very large number of trials, the probability of an
event’s occurring is equal to the probability that it will not occur.
24. Most substance contract when they freeze so that the density
of a substance’s solid is higher than the density of its liquid.
25. The mechanism by which brain cells store memories is not clearly understood.
26. By the middle of the twentieth century, painters and sculptors
in the United States had begun to exert a great worldwide influence
27. In the eastern part of New Jersey lies the city of Elizabeth, a major shipping and manufacturing center.
28. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman medical doctor in the
United States, founded the New York Infirmary, an institution that has
always had a completely female medical staff.
28. Elizabeth Blackwell，美国第一个女医生，创建了员工一直为女性纽约诊所。
29. Alexander Graham Bell once told his family that he would
rather be remembered as a teacher of the deaf than as the inventor of
29. Alexander Graham Bell曾告诉家人，他更愿意让后人记住他是聋子的老师，而非电话的发明者。
30. Because its leaves remain green long after being picked, rosemary became associated with the idea of remembrance.
31. Although apparently rigid, bones exhibit a degree of
elasticity that enables the skeleton to withstand considerable impact.
32. That xenon could not FORM chemical compounds was once believed by scientists.
33. Research into the dynamics of storms is directed toward
improving the ability to predict these events and thus to minimize
damage and avoid loss of life.
34. The elimination of inflation would ensure that the amount of
money used in repaying a loan would have the same value as the amount
of money borrowed.
35. Futurism, an early twentieth-century movement in art, rejected
all traditions and attempted to glorify contemporary life by
emphasizing the machine and motion.
36. One of the wildest and most inaccessible parts of the United
States is the Everglades where wildlife is abundant and largely
37. Lucretia Mott’s influence was so significant that she has been
credited by some authorities as the originator of feminism in the
37. Lucretia Mott’s的影响巨大，所以一些权威部门认定她为美国女权运动的创始人。
38. The activities of the international marketing researcher are frequently much broader than those of the domestic marketer.
39. The continental divide refers to an imaginary line in the
North American Rockies that divides the waters flowing into the
Atlantic Ocean from those flowing into the Pacific.
40. Studies of the gravity field of the Earth indicate that its crust and mantle yield when unusual weight is placed on them.
41. The annual worth of Utah’s manufacturing is greater than that of its mining and farming combined.
42. The wallflower is so called because its weak stems often grow on walls and along stony cliffs for support.
43. It is the interaction between people, rather than the events
that occur in their lives, that is the main focus of social psychology.
44. No social crusade aroused Elizabeth Williams’ enthusiasm more
than the expansion of educational facilities for immigrants to the
45. Quails typically have short rounded wings that enable them to
spring into full flight instantly when disturbed in their hiding places.
46. According to anthropologists, the earliest ancestors of humans
that stood upright resembled chimpanzees facially, with sloping
foreheads and protruding brows.
47. Not until 1866 was the fully successful transatlantic cable finally laid.
48. In his writing, John Crowe Ransom describes what he considers
the spiritual barrenness of society brought about by science and
48. John Crowe Ransom在他的著作中描述了他认为是由科学技术给社会带来的精神贫困。
49. Children with parents whose guidance is firm, consistent, and
rational are inclined to possess high levels of self-confidence.
50. The ancient Hopewell people of North America probably
cultivated corn and other crops, but hunting and gathering were still
of critical importance in their economy.