词汇学习 Word study
She pressed my hand warmly.
Can you press that button for me please?
The dog pressed his paw on the latch to let himself in.
This is the time of the year when they press their grapes.
If you prefer juice, you can press some oranges.
My parents pressed me to enter for the competition.
I don't like to be pressed.
The village has developed into a town now.
Do you believe that you can develop your mind through watching TV?
It's hard to develop your business in this city.
He has developed another bad habit.
She developed an interest in swimming.
练习答案 Key to written exercises
1 He is said to be/It is said that he is very rich.
2 There is said to be/It is said that there is a hold-up on the roads.
3 I was given a pen./A pen was given to me.
4 She was given a prize./A prize was given to her.
5 We were promised a new office./A new office was promised to us.
(Note: In numbers 3-5, the second alternative is grammatically correct but rarely used.)
1 He left early so as not to see me.
2 The secretary asked me into the office so that the manager might speak to me.
3 I ran to the station so as not to be late.
4 He worked hard in order to learn English.
5 He has not sent me his address so that I will/shall not be able to write to him.
6 I went to see him to find out what had happened.
1d 2b 3d 4d 5d 6a
7b 8a 9d 10a 11a 12b