Sentences Selected from the News

金 陵

November 21, 2003


Journalistic Terms, English in the Media , Current Affairs Englsih



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1.         He refused to identify the nationalities(國籍), but a policeman, speaking on condition of anonymity( 要求匿名), said they included a Syrian, a Yemeni and an Afghan.

2.         At least 200,000 enthusiastic clients, mostly window shoppers, bumped, brushed and jostled against each other to get a look around Taipei Mall 101(台北101購物中心) on its inaugural day yesterday.

3.         In a striking scene of cooperation, China and India united Friday for joint naval exercises(聯合海軍演習) off Shanghai's coast the latest sign that the one-time enemies are abandoning decades of tension for a relationship that could make the region more secure.

4.         The crackdown will affect 120,000 of the nearly 230,000 foreign workers toiling in Asia's fourth-largest economy, the South Korean Justice Ministry said in a statement.

5.         Rescue workers rescued more than 20 employees who were trapped inside the Chufeng Firecracker Factory(爆竹工廠), which had a license to operate.

6.         He said the weapon hit the target, but it (it是虛主詞,代替後面實主詞的名詞子句)was not immediately clear whether there were casualties.

7.         It is the first time since the end of major combat that ammunition of this type has been utilized," said MacDonald.

8.         North Korea has demanded that Washington give assurances that it will not attack the North, will provide economic and humanitarian aid, and open diplomatic ties(名詞子句,作 assurances的同位語).

9.         North Korea's comments came hours ahead of the arrival in South Korea of U.S. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, who is expected to discuss security issues, including Iraq and North Korea.

10.      An Indian man has made a bid for a place in record books by swallowing 200 live earthworms(活蚯蚓) in just 20 seconds.

11.      Three UN employees in Paktia Province narrowly escaped injury after a remote-controlled bomb blew up near a vehicle they were traveling in (限制形容詞子句,前省略which).

12.      About a third of those who did know what Aids was wrongly believed it could be caught by using the same toilet as an infected person or sharing a cup or a towel.

13.      Lawmakers yesterday decided to file a protest against Therese Shaheen(夏馨), chairwoman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT美國在台恊會理事主席), who reportedly remarked on Taipei's "silly"(愚蠢) plans to buy submarines.

14.      Weapon purchases are based on the country's present and future defensive needs, Defense Minister TangYiau-min said. "It's the Defense Ministry that(it + bethat…代表加強句) has the final say," Tang maintained.

15.      A study released last week also said London was at greater risk of a terror attack than any other major city in the United States or Western Europe.


1. He knows that Grace is a good student.


2. His leg which was hurt has healed.


2. His leg that was hurt has healed.


3. His head, which was hurt, has healed.

子句前、後或前有逗點,非限制形容詞子句的關係代名詞不可用 that)

4. He was happy when he saw her.


5. It was he that broke the glass.

it + bethat…代表加強句。


ª 表示哪些動詞及片語後面跟動名詞?(請點)「語法與用法  (18)





ªª表示現在分詞片語替代and + (該分詞) verb



詞彙來源:閱聽視自中國郵報 (China Post),英國國家廣播公司(BBC)Ananova,美國有線電視新聞網(CNN)NBCNew York Times,加拿大National Post及其他網路新聞(Web News)等。
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