- prep.关于; 大约; 在…周围
- adv.大约; 在附近; 在四周; 几乎
She is always worrying about little things.
I shall have to read up on this subject if I am to give a talk about it.
They spread a lot of tacky gossip about his love life.
She is very virulent about her former employer.
He answered that he knew nothing about it.
The pilot inquired about the weather condition.
Despite her scruffy clothes, there was an air of sophistication about her.
He bitched about the service, then bitched about the bill.
The girl twined her arms about her mother's neck.
Most cows run dry in about 10 months.
He wandered about naked and hungry.
They all laughed about the joke.
You'd better be silent about what happened.
She never boasts about her talent.
You needn't create about it.
Who arranged about buying the tickets?
He fumbled about in his pockets for the ticket.
Stop fussing about; the bus will arrive on time.
The manager thought he was a reliable person and told him all about the new plan.
The worker's concern about cuts in the welfare funding has not abated.
To put It'simply, the new proposals mean that the average worker will be about 10 % better paid.
Don't mention the past. What we are talking about is the here and now.
The old friends met and fell to talking about their school days.
We never haggle about principles.
It's about time you gave over that kind of conduct.
He is hypersensitive to what people say about him.
I suspect him to know everything about that.
Stop pulling him about like that; he's a child after all.
Immediately after she offered the suggestion, a storm broke about her ears.
She talks about nothing but food and clothing, etc.
They are particular about the quality of toilet paper.
There's something about their delicate nature that appeals to me, says New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.
The least that can be concluded from this research is that companies need to think harder about managing teams.
Six months out, more people who had quit abruptly had stuck with it—more than one-fifth of them, compared to about one-seventh in the other group.
One had to quit abruptly on a given day, going from about a pack a day to zero.
Not everyone with a tendency to fantasise will develop HSAM, though, so Patihis suggests that something must have caused them to think so much about their past.
Leah reflects on a time she listened to the whispers: About the time my daughter was five years old, I started having a sense that ‘this isn't right.
It's not about that; it's about growth for me.
I could tell you everything about every day after that.
Either way, we have choices about how we respond to it when it comes.
Could he help explain her experiences?McGaugh invited her to his lab, and began to test her: he would give her a date and ask her to tell him about the world events on that day.
By studying about 700 adult smokers, she found out that her mom quit the right way—by stopping abruptly and completely.
Almost half of those surveyed said their companies were either in the middle of restructuring or about to embark on ( ' , 开始) it; and for the most part, restructuring meant putting more emphasis on teams.
Wild carrots probably evolved with the other flowering plants about 360 million years ago.
Whenever she called her parents or other relatives, she always had to think about the time difference so that she wouldn’t wake someone up or call when she knew they were at church.
We were beginning to be adventurous about food, but we were more interested in meeting people than in eating or drinking.
Soon however, Katherine found herself comparing herself with the people she was reading about on Facebook.
She loved learning about the success of people she knew when she was just a teenager.
Another thing Katherine loved about Facebook was that she didn’t have to think about time zones when updating family.
may be better at solving puzzlescan memorize things with more easemay have greater facility in abstract reasoningcan put what they have learnt into more effective usefind ways to slow down our mental declinefind ways to boost our memoriesunderstand the complex process of mental functioningunderstand the relation between physical and mental healthThe most important thing in the news last week was the rising discussion in Nashville about the educational needs of children.
Worry only about things that you can control.
What does the author say about pre-kindergarten education?It should cater to the needs of individual children.
What about supply? The three environmental trends—the shortage of fresh water, the loss of topsoil and the rising temperatures—are making it increasingly hard to expand the world's grain supply fast enough to keep up with demand.
We all have our own ideas about what would bring our parents happiness.
There is nothing new about the four objectives.
The results do not mean that young adults need to start worrying about their memories.
The nice thing about ancient philosophy as offered by the Greeks is that they tended to see life clear and whole, in a way that we tend not to see life today.
The concept has multiple forms, and scholars and policymakers argue about the shape, scope and cost of the ideal program.
The Greeks are always concerned about boxing themselves in, in terms of convictions ( ' , 信念 ), he says.
Stop worrying about what you can not controlAs we begin to examine our life, Soupios says, we come to Rule No.
So, Soupios explains, it is not worth it to waste our physical, intellectual and spiritual energy worrying about things that are beyond our control.
So what Epictetus would say is sitting at home worrying about that would be wrong and wasteful and irrational.
So take a step back, switch off the automatic pilot and actually stop and reflect about things like our priorities, our values, and our relationships.
Scholars and policymakers have different opinions about it.
Researchers from the University of Connecticut Health Center asked the residents a large number of questions about their quality of life, emotional well-being and social interaction, as well as about the quality of the facilities.
Michael Soupios suggests that we should stop and think carefully about our priorities in lifeAncient philosophers strongly advise that we do good.
If we humans aren't quite sure about a decision, we go and ask somebody else.
I am not talking about the quality of care, let me hastily add.
I am about to make things more complicated by suggesting that what kind of facility an older person lives in may matter less than we have assumed.
Long queues, delayed flights and over - crowding at airports have become almost as much a topic for conversation in Britain as the traditional complaining about the weather.
I don’t know about perfecting but they want at least to be able to communicate decently.
How can they go about this? OK, Nathan, so we are talking about driving.
Why do some students give up when they encounter difficulty, whereas others who are no more skilled continue to strive and learn? One answer, I soon discovered, lay in people's beliefs about why they had failed.
What makes a game game-like is that the player -108- actually cares about the outcome, Werbach says.
We then assessed their beliefs about other aspects of learning and looked to see what happened to their grades.
The students who held a fixed mind-set, however, were concerned about looking smart with less regard for learning.
The secret to eating less and being happy about it may have been cracked years ago—by McDonald's.
The principle is about understanding what is motivating to this group of players, which requires some understanding of psychology.
The author conducted an experiment to find out about the influence of students' mind-sets on math learning.
That approach will eliminate most cord-cutting concerns—but what about their wireless equivalent, jamming? With the right device tuned to the right frequency, what's to stop a thief from jamming your setup and blocking that alert signal from ever reaching the base station?Jamming concerns are nothing new, and they're not unique to security systems.
Students' belief about the cause of their failure explains their attitude toward setbacks.
So it isn't surprising that you'll find plenty of strong opinions about the potential vulnerabilities of popular home-security systems.
Recently I attended several meetings where we talked about ways to retain students and keep younger faculty members from going elsewhere.
People now care more about quality than quantity.
Informing students about the brain as a learning machine is a good strategy to enhance their motivation for learning.
If you have a sign in your yard declaring what setup you use, that'd point them in the right direction, though at that point, we're talking about a highly targeted, semi-sophisticated attack, and not the sort of forced-entry attack that makes up the majority of burglaries.
If we are designing for engineers, I'm not talking about a ‘game' at all, Cornetti says.
I'm talking about a ‘simulation（' 模 拟), I'm talking about ‘being able to solve this problem.
How do we transmit a growth mind-set to our children? One way is by telling stories about achievements that result from hard work.
Government legislation about models' weight.
Gamification is about understanding what it is that makes games engaging and what game designers do to create a great experience in games, and taking those learnings and applying them to other contexts such as the workplace and education, explains Kevin Werbach, a gamification expert who teaches at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States.
Forty-eight of the students received instruction in study skills only, whereas the others attended a combination of study skills sessions and classes in which they learned about the growth mind-set and how to apply it to schoolwork.
For instance, talking about mathematical geniuses who were more or less born that way puts students in a fixed mind-set, but descriptions of great mathematicians who fell in love with math and developed amazing skills produce a growth mind-set.
But the word gamification and the widespread, conscious application of the concept only began in earnest about five years ago, Werbach says.
At the beginning of seventh grade, we assessed the students' mind-sets by asking them to agree or disagree with statements such as Your intelligence is something very basic about you that you can't really change.
As a person who writes about food and drink for a living, I couldn't tell you the first thing about Bill Perry or whether the beers he sells are that great.
And Record and Austin are worried not just about the models themselves, but about the vast number of girls and women their images influence.
The U.S. Postal Service announced today that it is considering closing about 3,700 post offices over the next year because of falling revenues.
Our topic today is about something that foreigners nearly always say when they visit Britain.
On Sunday, the castle’s owner John Gordon, 76, was forced to move out his property after the River Dee swept away about 60 feet of land, leaving the castle dangerously close to the river, according to the Scottish Daily Record.
It’s: why are the British so cold? And they’re talking about the British personality—the famous British reserve.
It produces about two million tons of salt that is shipped to more than 1,500 places in the northeastern United States.
He estimated that about 3,000 postmasters, 500 station managers and between 500 and 1,000 postal clerks couldlose their jobs.
Details about what led to the workers’ being trapped in the elevator weren’t immediately available.
What, then, are the effects of thinking about time in these different ways? Does one make us more productive? Better at the tasks at hand? Happier? In experiments conducted by Tamar Avnet and Anne-Laure Sellier, they had participants organize different activities—from project planning, holiday shopping, to yoga—by time or to-do list to measure how they performed under clock time vs task time.
What bothers me about the death of the wallet is the change it represents in our physical environment.
To find out the truth about an issue.
There's nothing mysterious about cooking the evening meal.
There have been half-hearted but well-publicized efforts by some food companies to reduce calories in their processed foods, but the Standard American Diet is still the polar opposite of the healthy, mostly plant-based diet that just about every expert says we should be eating.
The intimate nature of genuine criticism implies something about who is able to give it, namely, someone who knows you well enough to show you how your mental life is getting in the way of good writing.
Shouldn't preparing—and consuming—food be a source of comfort, pride, health, well-being, relaxation, sociability? Something that connects us to other humans? Why would we want to outsource ( ' , 外包 ) this basic task, especially when outsourcing it is so harmful? When I talk about cooking, I'm not talking about creating elaborate dinner parties or three-day science projects.
She cared about me, and my intellectual life, even when I didn't.
Russians, for example, began to wake up about a half-hour later each day after President Vladimir Putin shifted the country permanently to winter time starting on October 26.
It may make you feel uncertain about your own decisions.
Isn't this the same crowd that rails against processed junk and champions craft cooking? And isn't this the generation who say they're concerned about their health and the well-being of the planet? If these are truly the values of many young people, then their behavior doesn't match their beliefs.
I'm talking about simple, easy, everyday meals.
Everything about the look and feel of a wallet—the way the fastenings and materials wear and tear and loosen with age, the plastic and paper and gold and silver, and handwritten phone numbers and printed cinema tickets—is the very opposite of what our world is becoming.
Could you reproduce Silicon Valley elsewhere, or is there something unique about it?It wouldn't be surprising if it were hard to reproduce in other countries, because you couldn't reproduce it in most of the US either.
Cooking real food is the best defense—not to mention that any meal you're likely to eat at home contains about 200 fewer calories than one you would eat in a restaurant.
But, in the years that followed, her sustained tutoring suggested that Kafka might be wrong about the solitude.
But what I learned, and what stuck with me through my time teaching writing at Harvard, was a deeper lesson about the nature of creative criticism.
But perhaps I missed something important in my mother's lessons about creativity and perfection.
At the time, I am sure she thought she was teaching me about mechanics, transitions ( ' , 过渡 ), structure, style and voice.
Adults tend to talk about learning as if it were medicine: unpleasant, but necessary and good for you.
Abundant information about cooking is available either online or on TV.
A look at what goes on in most classrooms these days makes it abundantly clear that when people think about education, they are not thinking about what it feels like to be a child, or what makes childhood an important and valuable stage of life in its own right.
My mother's criticism had shown me that Kafka is right about the cold abyss, and when you make the introspective ( ' , 内省的 ) descent that writing requires you are not always pleased by what you find.
Today, there is a serious question about this issue: Should there be a minimum age limit for executing criminals? In other words, is it right for convicted murderers who kill when they are minors—that is under the age of 18—to receive the death penalty?.
They asked, Was it as good as American beef? It was very exciting for me to be on Japanese TV, speaking in Japanese about how delicious the beef was.
The blasthit a bus about to set off for the Ugandan capital Kampala.
While rich parents are more concerned with their children's psychological well-being, poor parents are more worried about their children's safety.
Wealthy parents are concerned about their children's mental health and busy schedules.
They are more worried about their children being depressed or anxious.
They are more likely to grow up in neighborhoods that their parents say aren't great for raising children, and their parents worry about them getting shot, beaten up or in trouble with the law.
These math circles cost nothing, or they're very cheap for students to get involved in, but you have to know about them, said Rusczyk.
There are usually two parents, who spend a lot of time reading to children and worrying about their anxiety levels and hectic schedules.
The state officials are confident about the outsourcing plan.
The advent of new technologies has added about 4.
Teachers in low-income urban and rural areas with no history of participating in math competitions may not know about advanced-math opportunities like MathCounts—and those who do may not have support or feel trained to lead them.
Only about 50 students are invited based on their performance on written tests and at the USA Math Olympiad.
Most American parents say they are not concerned about their children's grades as long as they work hard.
For example, one of the most popular data sets on multidisciplinary repository Dryad is about wood density around the world; it has been downloaded 5,700 times.
Another influential feeder for advanced-math students is an online school called Art of Problem Solving, which began about 13 years ago and now has 15,000 users.
And we don't know about the long-term consequences.
About 80% of our company's year-over-year declines in comparable sales can be attributed to shortfalls ( ' , 短缺) in cold-weather goods, said chief executive Terry Lundgren in a press release.
About 250 students so far have gone through the program, which receives funding from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.
About 100,000 students around the country participate in the program's competition series, which culminates in a national game-show-style contest held each May.
You will hear more and more about migration between countries and between rural areas and cities.
With us to talk about the findings in this study is Washington Post columnist Kevin Blackistone.
Well, my current research is really about consumer behaviour.
Retailers make the most money this time of a year, about 20 to 30 percent of annual revenue.
John, tell us about the first survey.
In fact, you may have heard about the new superbugs, which are antibiotic-resistant bacteria that have developed as a result of overprescribed antibiotics.
I think about some of the students who took advantages of their opportunities in a university.
I remember talking with a young lawyer who was about to begin her first jury trial.
Hello, today I’m going to talk about poverty.
About 183.8 million people will shop on Cyber Monday, the first Monday after Thanksgiving.
About 136 million people will shop during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.
What can be done about mass unemployment? All the wise heads agree: there're no quick or easy answers.
Today's teenagers admire their parents and welcome parental guidance about important matters such as career choice—though certainly not Mom and Dad's advice on matters of personal taste, such as music or fashion.
This is really about trying to cut through the confusion that consumers have when they are buying a product and that businesses have when they are selling a product, said Jon Leibowitz, chairman of the commission.
They have doubt about current green certification.
The average Norwegian is better off than the average US citizen, but contributes about half as much to climate change.
Some young people like to keep something to themselves and don't want their parents to know about it.
Perhaps there is less to fight about, with the country in a period of tranquility and the dangers of drug abuse and other unwholesome behavior well known.
One prevalent quality we have found in teens' statements about themselves, their friends and their families is a strikingly positive emotional tone.
One of the pioneers of a radical new way of thinking about the kitchen was Catharine Esther Beecher, sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Many contemporary ideas about kitchen design can be traced back to another American, Christine Frederick, who set about enhancing the efficiency of the housewife.
Magna, an advertising agency, reckons it will be worth about $138 million this year.
It's not just about education, but about poverty and justice.
It had, apparently, been fished out of existence; and the once mighty Newfoundland fleet now gropes about frantically for crab on the sea floor.
Interviews with students find many of them are only concerned about personal matters.
I've been looking at what self-proclaimed experts were saying about unemployment during the Great Depression; it was almost identical to what Very Serious People are saying now.
For almost five centuries a very large supply of cod ( ' , 鳕 鱼) provided abundant raw material for an industry which at its peak employed about 40,000 people, sustaining entire communities in Newfoundland.
Enrollees would have to pay more money for many services out of their own pockets, and that would encourage them to think twice about whether an expensive or redundant test was worth it.
But missing from all these data is the sense that today's young care very much about their country, about the broader civic and political environment, or about the future of their society.
And that, fundamentally, is why claims that we face huge structural problems have been multiplying: they offer a reason to do nothing about the mass unemployment that is crippling our economy and our society.
Americans are deeply concerned about the relentless rise in health care costs and health insurance premiums.
About once a week, I have a client that will bring up a new certification I've never even heard of and I'm in this industry, said Kevin Wilhelm, chief executive officer of Sustainable Business Consulting.
You know, one of the first things I like to tell people when they ask me about the supplements, is that a lot of them are promoted as a cure for your memory, but your memory doesn’t need a cure.
Now, a new study that began with about 1,000 children in New Zealand has tracked how a child’s low self-control can predict poor health, money troubles and even a criminal record in their adult years.
Earlier this year, British explorer Hadow and his team trekked for three months across the frozen Arctic Ocean, taking measurements and recording observations about the ice.
it is unfair to those climate-vulnerable nationsit aims to keep temperature rise below 2 ℃ onlyit is beneficial to only fewer than 4% of countriesit burdens developed countries with the sole responsibilityThey needn't worry about the food and water they consume.
We have to understand and think about the implications, and balance these great innovations with the potential downsides they naturally carry with them.
This might not be right, but school-leavers who fail to acknowledge as much risk making the wrong decision about going to university.
There's a lot for students to complain about: the repayment threshold for paying back loans will be frozen for five years, meaning that lower-paid graduates have to start repaying their loans; and maintenance grants have been replaced by loans, meaning that students from poorer backgrounds face higher debt than those with wealthier parents.
Their number climbs to about 40 in the warmer summer months.
The 83% of American employees who are stressed about their jobs – up from 73% just a year before – say that poor compensation and an unreasonable workload are their number-one sources of stress.
So much of what CES has been about is the cool.
Secretary Anthony Foxx, to talk about smart cities, and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, to talk about drones.
Part of the work-life issue has to talk about uncertainty about the future.
Many consumers wonder about the necessity of having their fitness monitored.
It's a dramatic endorsement for a technology most people think about only when their smartphone goes dark.
It is natural for students to make complaints about university education.
It is about the flashiness and the gadgets, said John Curran, managing director of research at Accenture.
In a study published last year, psychologists coined the term workplace telepressure to describe an employee's urge to immediately respond to emails and engage in obsessive thoughts about returning an email to one's boss, colleagues or clients.
Having already enabled a communications revolution, the battery is now poised to transform just about everything else.
Even among people who have bought connected devices of some kind, 37 percent said that they are going to be more cautious about using these devices and services in the future.
Consumers are becoming increasingly bored with what companies have to offer: A survey of 28,000 consumers in 28 countries released by Accenture found consumers are not as excited about technology as they once were.
Consumers are often hesitant to try smart-home devices because they are worried about compatibility problems.
Consumers are becoming more worried about giving personal information to tech companies to get customized products and services.
Companies are pushing it hard but make it almost overwhelming even to dip a toe in the water for the average consumer, because there are so many compatibility issues to think about.
Chinese officials say the expansion in Antarctica prioritises scientific research, but they also acknowledge that concerns about resource security influence their moves.
Carli says that one of the most significant things about his study is that it provides new early-warning signs for parents, teachers and mental health-care providers.
But US researchers quietly complain about budget restraints and having far fewer icebreakers than Russia, limiting the reach of the United States in Antarctica.
Assumptions about genetic differences between people of different races could be particularly dangerous in a medical setting.
And when it comes to the hyper-connected super-smart world that technology firms are painting for us, it seems that consumers are growing more uneasy about handing over the massive amounts of consumer data needed to provide the personalized, customized solutions that companies need to improve their services.
American scientists complain about lack of sufficient money and equipment for their expansion in Antarctica.
According to the survey, that lack of enthusiasm could stem from concerns about privacy and security.
About 58% of the students demonstrated none or few of the risk behaviors.
83% of workers say they're stressed about their jobs, nearly 50% say work-related stress is interfering with their sleep, and 60% use their smartphones to check in with work outside of normal working hours.
When I teach in classroom, we often end up talking about things like success and what leads to success.
We hope you enjoy the series about how you can make a difference by becoming a social worker.
Today, I’d like to talk about what happens when celebrity role models get behind healthyhabits, but at the same time promote junk food.
Today we are going to be talking about becoming a social worker.
Throughout these series, you will learn more about the profession, the necessary steps to get a social work degree, the rich history of social work and many ways that social workers help others.
Stacy is going to walk you through the step-by-step process of becoming a social worker and Mill will tell you about the range of options you have once you get your social work degree, as well as the high standards of responsibility the social workers must adhere to.
Now what’s interesting about the theory is what do you have if you only have one out of three or two out of three? What do you have and how is it different if you have a different two out of three? What’s interesting about this kind of theorizing is it gives rise to many different combinations that can be quite interesting when you break them down and start to look at them carefully.
No one should have to live with what a Texas mother described as constant stress, tension, even fear about money.
Next, we are going to talk about choosing social work.
I’m going to define what love is, but then most of the experiments I’m going to talk about are really focused more on attraction than love.
However, they also deserve a home of their own, a secure retirement and freedom from worrying about unpaid bills.
At worst, they’ll think the messages about soda are the same as the messages about water.
What Nijay didn't realize about his school—Tennessee State University — was its frighteningly low graduation rate: a mere 29 percent for its first-generation students.
We worry most about now because if we don't survive for the next minute, we're not going to be around in ten years' time, says Professor Elke Weber of the Centre for Research on Environmental Decisions at Columbia University in New York.
We break our promise not to fly after hearing about a neighbour's trip to India.
Train students to think about global issues.
They asked both groups to generate questions about important issues needed to create recovery plans.
They are curious about specific features.
They are concerned about social issues.
A cup of coffee costs about three dollars and fifty cents, but the fun is free.
2015年高考英语上海卷 听力 原文
A listener in China, Wang ming, who is about to get an engineering degree, wants to know how American college graduates find jobs.
2016年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文
A new commodity brings about a highly profitable, fast-growing industry, urging antitrust反垄断regulators to step in to check those who control its flow.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
A safe number of interviews to conduct is about six to ten.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 七选五 原文
About 100 of these stayed rich men for the rest of their lives.
2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
About thirty percent of the world's exports of tea makes its way to London.
2015年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文
According to Anderson, before 1970, Americans had little idea about environmental problems.
2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 题设
According to the world bank, China accounts for about 30 percent of total global fertilizer consumption.
2018年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文
After spotting a wallet on the front seat inside a parked car with its window down, he stood guard in the rain for about two hours waiting for the owner to return.
2018年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文
Americans eat only about fifteen pounds of fish per person per year, but we eat twice as much fish in restaurants as at home.
2016年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 七选五 原文
An argument about different methods of moving blocks to the pyramid site.
2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读E 选项
An express train was due to go past about thirty minutes later.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（10月） 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
An important negative effect of gossip is that it can hurt the person being talked about.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
And how about some more onions too?
2017年高考英语浙江卷（11月） 听力 原文
And I went into a speech about how hard I worked and the gains I was making.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文
And if you have your lecture notes or the article in hand, you and the professor will be able to examine specific points that are confusing to you, rather than just talking in a general way about the contents.
2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 主旨概括 原文
And if you're upset about that, then what's the point?
2015年高考英语湖北卷 听力 原文
And there is nothing mysterious about the mighty forces.
2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
And we'll pour about 30 percent more liquid into a short, wide glass than a tall, skinny glass.
2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Anxiously I went to bed dreaming about what I would find at the top of this magical mountain.
2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读表达 原文
Are you excited about your trip?
2016年高考英语浙江卷（10月） 听力 原文
Art students making a good living with these statistics/data/analyses in mind, art students need not worry about their career and have an alternative plan.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 填空题 原文
As children, we thought very little about these educational wonders.
2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
As I sat in my own personal heaven, I started thinking about having more.
2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读表达 原文
As shown here, Lainey can become excited about reading when presented with literature on topics that interest her, and when the people around her model involvement in the reading process.
2016年高考英语四川卷 完形填空 原文
Ask about today's activities at the great hall information desk.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
At first Robert wouldn't let his daughter go diving, but eventually he gave in as she was so confidence about her skills.
2018年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文
At my high school, there were about only four active club and organizations that students could be a part of.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 七选五 原文
At present, the world has about 6800 languages.
2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
At space camp, trainees can earn their space exploration badge as they build and fire model rockets, learn about space tasks and try simulated (模拟) flying to space with the crew from all over the world.
2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
At the Beijing Olympic she swept away any doubts about her ability to perform consistently by becoming the first Jamaican woman ever to win the 100 metres Olympic gold.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Babies need a lot of rest: most of them sleep about 18 hours a day! adults need about eight hours.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Because it was getting dark,and she didn't want her mother to worry about her.
2018年高考英语天津卷 答案 答案
Being a good neighbor is more or less about considerate behavior.
2018年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文
Between the ages of about 12 and 50, women produce hormones that are involved in fertility (生育能力).
2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文
Body language can give away a lot about your mood, so standing with your arms folded can send out a signal that you are being defensive.
2015年高考英语浙江卷 单项填空 原文
But good news is that there're really only three kinds of decisions you need to make about color in your home: the small ones, the medium ones, and the large ones.
2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 七选五 原文
But he did not know about brushes before a visitor told him he needed one.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
But I could not help thinking about that silly poem.
2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
But Lehanne's psychology café is about more than knowing oneself: It's trying to help the city's troubled neighborhood cafes.
2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
But station residents have to be careful about staying in one place too long.
2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
But such Ninos come with months of warning, and so much is known about how they happen that governments can prepare.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
But the most important information I want to give you now is about safety.
2017年高考英语全国卷2 听力 原文
But the only thing that wasn't very fun about it was that he could catch many fish while I couldn't catch anything.
2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
But what about large, heavy structures like the Tremont hotel, which was a six-story brick building?
2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
But, Kate, I still think old age should be about peace and relaxation.
2019年高考英语全国卷I 听力 原文
Chimps seldom care about others' interests.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项
China today attracts a worldwide readership, which shows that more and more people all over the world want to learn about China.
2015年高考英语福建卷 单项填空 原文
Collection consists of masterworks in sculpture, colored glass, and precious objects from Europe dating from about the 9th to the 15th century.
2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Competent adults know more about love than work.
2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项
Competition is fierce and the chief prize is a complete stilton cheese weighing about four kilos (disappointingly, but understandably the cheeses used in the race are wooden ones).
2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Dad sat me down and said, "Alice, I know it's hard, but it's all about persistence (坚持不懈)."
2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读表达 原文
Dario's mother asked the building superintendent (管理员) if he knew anything about it.
2015年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文
Daydreaming means people think about something pleasant, especially when this makes them forget what they should be doing.
2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 单项填空 原文
Dreaming about whether you would want to read minds, see through walls, or have superhuman strength may sound silly, but it actually gets to the heart of what really matters in your life.
2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
During the first week, do not think about distance, but run five minutes longer each day.
2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文
During these waits, the brain slips away from the body and wanders about until the water runs over the edge of the counter and onto your socks.
2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Each time the bowl of rice is pushed over the table edge, it falls in the ground---and, in the process, it belongs out important evidence about how physical objects interact: bowls of rice do not flood in mid-air, but require support to remain stable.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Earth Day, marked on 22 April, is an annual event aiming to raise public awareness about environmental protection.
2019年高考英语北京卷 语法填空 原文
Ehlers thought about the small dog he had seen trembling alongside the road.
2019年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文
E-mails are then sent to the bookcrossing to keep them updated about where their books have been found.
2016年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Enjoy yourselves while learning about web design and make new friends in the club.
2015年高考英语湖南卷 听力 原文
Europe has only around 200 languages; the Americas about 1000; Africa 2400; and asia and the pacific perhaps 3200, of which papua new guinea alone accounts for well over 800.
2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Even as late as 1870 when their numbers had already become smaller, a flock believed to be 1 mile wide and 320 miles about 515 kilometers long was seen near cincinnati.
2014年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Even if I weren't excited enough about free credits, news about our instructor was appealing enough to me.
2018年高考英语全国卷I 完形填空 原文
Even more worryingly, the fascination with the Internet by people in rich countries has moved the international community to worry about the "digital divide" between the rich countries and the poor countries.
2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Every college discussion about community values, social climate and behavior should include recognition of the developmental importance of student autonomy and self-regulation, of the necessary tension between safety and self-discovery.
2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Every year about 40, 000 people attempt to climb kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.
2019年高考英语全国卷I 完形填空 原文
Everything they know about you came through this device, sometimes from hundreds of miles away.
2016年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文
Find out more about joining a GDA programme.
2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Five years ago, when I taught art at a school in seattle, I used tinkertoys as a test at the beginning of a term to find out something about my students.
2016年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
For Dutch people, Hilversum is all about textile and media industries, and modern architecture.
2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
For example, on Christmas morning, children are excited about playing with their new toys.
2014年高考英语全国卷1 完形填空 原文
For example, Russian, French, and Spanish persons may use silence to show agreement between parties about the topic under discussion.
2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
For hill, it is impossible not to talk about China as the leading player when discussing fashion.
2019年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
For more information about buying senior/disabled farecards, farecard or smartrip cards and passes, please visit metroopendoors.com.
2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
For the first time, I feel good about myself because I'm doing something, not because someone told me I was doing good.
2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
From the experience, I learned a lot about how the attitude of the leader can affect the members of a team.
2018年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文
Get smart about the people who you spend your time with.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 七选五 原文
Go straight ahead and walk about three blocks.
2017年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文
Gossip also can have a third effect: It strengthens unwritten, unspoken rules about how people should act.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Hannah began to speak out about the homelessness in manitoba and then in other provinces.
2017年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文
Hannah started to think about how she could help, but, of course, there is not a lot one five-year-old can do to solve the problem of homelessness.
2017年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文
Having created nine such ice reserves, norphel calculates that he has stored about 200, 000m3 of water.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
Having interesting things to think about also helps.
2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 单项填空 选项
He also won praise from social media users after Mr.Anderson posted about the act of kindness on Facebook.
2018年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文
He and I both knew what the deal was, and we didn't talk about it.
2017年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
He felt concerned about his illness.
2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项
He had walked for about a mile when a volunteer searcher found him.
2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
He recommended that she do some research and talk to dentists about what a healthier candy would contain.
2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
He thought about all the survival shows he had watched on TV.
2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
He wants these kids to learn to boast about themselves.
2019年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
He worried about it very much.
2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读A 选项
Hearing these stories, I'm skeptical about the place — other destinations are described as "purer" natural experiences.
2019年高考英语全国卷I 完形填空 原文
Helen Mirren stars in the play by Peter Morgan, about queen Elizabeth II of the UK and her private meetings with twelve prime ministers in the course of sixty years.
2019年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
Her marriage with a serious music critic has drawn her to his world, so she is now crazy about classical music and will not miss any chance to attend a concert with her husband.
2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 信息匹配 题设
Here are the top 5 things nobody told me about college.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 七选五 原文
He's going to talk about how you can find the right person to produce your music.
2016年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
How about a pair of running shoes?
2016年高考英语全国卷1 听力 原文
How about hiring our mini bus?
2017年高考英语北京卷 听力 原文
factories of Honda Nissan, and Toyota achieved about 95 percent of the productivity of their Japanese countere pants a result of the training that U.
When our ancestors were hunters and gatherers 10,000 years ago, they didn’t have time to wonder much about anything besides finding food.
To take this approach to the New Englanders normally mean to start with the Puritans’ theological innovations and their distinctive ideas about the church-important subjects that we may not neglect.
This DNA can reveal genetic information about only one or two ancestors, even though, for example, just three generations back people also have six other great-grandparents or, four generations back, 14 other great-great-grandparents.
So it seems antithetical to talk about habits in the same context as creativity and innovation.
Will such variations bring about a change in the overall structure of the food and drink market? Definitely not.
Theirs was a serious business, and even those reviewers who wore their learning lightly,like George Bernard Shaw and Ernest Newman,could be trusted to know what they were about.
The researchers’ argument stems from a simple observation about social influence,with the exception of a few celebrities like Oprah Winfrey-whose outsize presence is primarily a function of media,not interpersonal,influence-even the most influential members of a population simply don’t interact with that many others.
The first and more important is the consumer's growing preference for eating out: the consumption of food and drink in places other than homes has risen from about 32 percent of total consumption in 1995 to 35 percent in 2000 and is expected to approach 38 percent by 2005.
In those far-off days, it was taken for granted that the critics of major papers would write in detail and at length about the events they covered.
Curbs on business-method claims would be a dramatic about-face, because it was the federal circuit itself that introduced such patents with is 1998 decision in the so-called state Street Bank case, approving a patent on a way of pooling mutual-fund assets.
Building on the basic truth about interpersonal influence,the researchers studied the dynamics of social influence by conducting thousands of computer simulations of populations manipulating a number of variables relating to people’s ability to influence others and their tendency to be influenced.
There are also stories about newly adoptive – and newly single – mom Sandra Bullock, as well as the usual “Jennifer Aniston is pregnant” news.
The widespread availability of such recordings has thus brought about a crisis in the institution of the traditional classical concert.
Such hijacked media are the opposite of earned media: an asset or campaign becomes hostage to consumers, other stakeholders, or activists who make negative allegations about a brand or product.
It also sent a clear message to the outside world about his aspirations.
Even Tommasini, who had advocated Gilbert’s appointment in the Times, calls him “an unpretentious musician with no air of the formidable conductor about him”.
Equally unsurprisingly, only about half end up with professorships for which they entered graduate school.
Consumers passionate about a product may create “owned” media by sending e-mail alerts about products and sales to customers registered with its Web site.
Besides generating income, the presence of other marketers makes the site seem objective, gives companies opportunities to learn valuable information about the appeal of other companies’ marketing, and may help expand user traffic for all companies concerned.
In the idealized version of how science is done, facts about the world are waiting to be observed and collected by objective researchers who use the scientific method to carry out their work.
In Britain, more than half of public-sector workers but only about 15% of private-sector ones are unionized.
Certainly, there are valid concerns about the patchwork regulations that could result if every state sets its own rules.
As a discovery claim works it through the community, the interaction and confrontation between shared and competing beliefs about the science and the technology involved transforms an individual’s discovery claim into the community’s credible discovery.
A string of accidents, including the partial collapse of a cooling tower in 207 and the discovery of an underground pipe system leakage, raised serious questions about both Vermont Yankee’s safety and Entergy’s management- especially after the company made misleading statements about the pipe.
Two of the three objecting Justice-Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas-agreed with this Constitutional logic but disagreed about which Arizona rules conflicted with the federal statute.
Stemming climate change, for example, is as much about changing consumption patterns and promoting tax acceptance as it is about developing clean energy.
Social scientists who complain about a lack of funding should not expect more in today’s economic climate.
So what does our deep future hold? A growing number of researchers and organisations are now thinking seriously about that question.
Perhaps willfully , it may be easier to think about such lengthy timescales than about the more immediate future.
However, the numbers are still small: in 2010, about 1,600 of the 100,000 social-sciences papers published globally included one of these keywords.
During the late 1990s，national spending on social sciences and the humanities as a percentage of all research and development funds-including government, higher education, non-profit and corporate—varied from around 4% to 25%; in most European nations, it is about 15%.
Bob Liodice, the chief executive of the Association of National Advertisers, says consumers will be worse off if the industry cannot collect information about their preferences.
As so often, the past holds the key to the future: we have now identified enough of the long-term patterns shaping the history of the planet, and our species, to make evidence-based forecasts about the situations in which our descendants will find themselves.
Americans, she finds, buy roughly 20 billion garments a year – about 64 items per person – and no matter how much they give away, this excess leads to waste.
According to the World Social Science Report 2010, the number of social-science students worldwide has swollen by about 11% every year since 2000.
Even the very phrase “jobseeker’s allowance” is about redefining the unemployed as a “jobseeker” who had no fundamental right to a benefit he or she has earned through making national insurance contributions.
As much as some scientists may complain about the new awards, two things seem clear.
As Nature has pointed out before, there are some legitimate concerns about how science prizes—both new and old—are distributed.
Airborne technologies, such as different types of radar and photographic equipment carried by airplanes or spacecraft, allow archaeologists to learn about what lies beneath the ground without digging.
You make further inferences, for instance, about how the test may be significant to you, or about its validity—inferences that form the basis of a personal response for which the author will inevitably be far less responsible.
Precisely because readers from different historical periods, places and social experiences produce different but overlapping readings of the same words on the page-including for texts that engage with fundamental human concerns-debates about texts can play an important role in social discussion of beliefs and values.
Ms Brooks may or may not have had suspicions about how her journalists got their stories, but she asked no questions, gave no instructions—nor received traceable, recorded answers.
How does your reading proceed? Clearly you try to comprehend, in the sense of identifying meanings for individual words and working out relationships between them, drawing on your explicit knowledge of English grammar ( ' , 41) you begin to infer a context for the text, for insta4ce, by making decisions about what kind of speech event is involved: who is making the utterance, to whom, when and where.
“We estimate that either eliminating a substantial labour-rights concern, such as child labour, or increasing corporate giving by about 20% results in fines that generally are 40% lower than the typical punishment for bribing foreign officials,” says one researcher.
Peretti says the Times shouldn’t waste time getting out of the print business, but only if they go about doing it the right way.
Look for cues about how others perceive you.
It tells the fashion industry that it must take responsibility for the signal it sends women, especially teenage girls, about the social tape-measure they must use to determine their individual worth.
This type of integrity requires well-enforced laws in government transparency, such as records of official meetings, rules on lobbying, and information about each elected leader’s source of wealth.
If everything was going so well, then why did over 17 million people vote for Brexit, despite the warnings about what it could do to their country’s economic prospects?.
Calls to disassemble all telescopes on Mauna Kea or to ban future development there ignore the reality that astronomy and Hawaiian culture both seek to answer big questions about who we are, where we come from and where we are going.
But policymakers who refocus efforts on improving well-being rather than simply worrying about GDP figures could avoid the forecasted doom and may even see progress.
There are lessons about informed patient consent to learn.
The emerging consensus around the bill is a sign that legislators are getting frightened about a politically embarrassing short-term collapse at the USPS.
Privacy law builds on the concept of damage to an individual from identifiable knowledge about them.
It is not, however, a sign that they' re getting serious about transforming the postal system for the 21st century.
About a third say the problem of fake news lies in.
1. on the move;
"up and about"
"the whole town was astir over the incident"
1. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct;
"lasted approximately an hour"
"in just about a minute"
"he's about 30 years old"
"I've had about all I can stand"
"we meet about once a month"
"some forty people came"
"weighs around a hundred pounds"
"holds 3 gallons, more or less"
"20 or so people were at the party"
2. all around or on all sides;
"dirty clothes lying around (or about)"
"let's look about for help"
"There were trees growing all around"
"she looked around her"
3. in the area or vicinity;
"a few spectators standing about"
"waited around for the next flight"
4. to or among many different places or in no particular direction;
"wandering about with no place to go"
"people were rushing about"
"news gets around (or about)"
"traveled around in Asia"
"he needs advice from someone who's been around"
"she sleeps around"
5. in or to a reversed position or direction;
"brought the ship about"
"suddenly she turned around"
6. in rotation or succession;
"turn about is fair play"
7. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for `almost';
"the job is (just) about done"
"the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"
"we're almost finished"
"the car all but ran her down"
"he nearly fainted"
"talked for nigh onto 2 hours"
"the recording is well-nigh perfect"
"virtually all the parties signed the contract"
"I was near exhausted by the run"
"most everyone agrees"
about to do something
intending to do something or close to doing something very soon
the ceremony was about to begin.
be not about to do something
be unwilling to do something
he is not about to step down after so long.
be on about how about just about
he is not about to step down after so long.
know what one is about what about
(informal)be aware of the implications of one's actions or of a situation, and of how best to deal with them
about, around, round
almost, nearly, about, approximately, around, roughly
- fuck about
Don't fuck about with important documents!
He's been just fucking around today.
- nothing to write home about
I got a little bit of a raise this year，but it was nothing to write home about.
His pitch was nothing to write home about.
- fuck about