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(1)To begin with首先
例：To begin with, smoking should be banned in public areas."首先，公共场所禁止吸烟。"
例：Generally speaking, it is the best policy to spend more money on libraries."总的说来，加大图书馆的投资是良策。"
(3)First of all第一，首先
例：First of all, many people in remote areas still live in poverty."第一，居住在边远地区的许多人仍生活在贫困之中。"
(4)With (the development/progress/growth)
例：With the development of society, women’s role has become more important than ever before in daily life."随着社会的发展，妇女在社会生活中比以往发挥着更加重要的作用。"
例：Recently，the problem (conflict, production) of grain shortage has become the world focus."近来粮食短缺问题已成为全球关注的焦点。"
例：In conclusion, the international agreement should be made to prevent the world from war."最后，应达成国际协定使世界避免战争。"
例：In brief, family planning is of vital importance in China."简言之，计划生育对中国具有重要意义。"
(3)In a word总之
例：In a word, without mutual understanding, true friendship does not exist."总之，没有相互理解，真正的友谊是不存在的。"
(4)It is high time that...到...时候了
例：It is high time that the issue were to be solved so as to promote the economic development."为了促进经济发展到该解决问题的时候了。"
(5)It is only when...that...只有当...才...
例：It is only when people become the masters of the country that science can serve the people."只有当人民成为国家的主人，科学才能为人民服务。"
(1)first, second, third...第一，第二，第三
例：First, she had studied chemistry during her sophomore and junior years. Second, she never missed a class. Third, she performed every required experiment in all her chemistry courses. Fourth, she always worked hard. Her classmates were sure that she would win top award in Chemistry during her senior year at the university."首先，她在一二年级时就选修了化学课程。其次，她从不误课。再有，她认真完成每一次化学试验。还有，她学习非常刻苦。因而同学们确信她在高年级时会获得学校化学大奖。"
(2)To begin with...,moreover...,finally...，首先...，此外...，最后...
例：There are a few reasons for his decision of studying law. To begin with, he is very interested in social affairs and it seems the best way to enable him to engage in these activities. Moreover, his father is a lawyer. He has always encouraged him to do something similar. Finally, he is sure he can get a job after graduation."他决定学法律有几方面的原因：首先，他对社会事物感兴趣，学习法律有助于他参与这些活动。此外，他父亲是个律师，一直鼓励他从事同样的职业。最后，他确信毕业后能找到工作。"