It's said that... 据说……
As we all know that... 我们都知道……
It's well known that... 众所周知……
As/So far as I know... 据我所知……
It is clear/obvious that... ……是显而易见的
first of all 首先
to begin/start with 首先
in the first place 首先
and then 于是;然后
meanwhile/at the same time 同时
finally/eventually/at last/in the end 最终
also/too/as well 也;同样;而且
not only...but also... 不但……而且……
in addition/additionally 加之;除……之外
by the way 顺便;顺便说
what's more 更重要的是;而且;此外
what's worse 更糟的是
as well as... 也;又;和;及
otherwise/or else 否则;不然
on the contrary/in contrast 相反地
in any case/at any rate 无论如何
some...while others... 一些人……另一些人……
on one hand...on the other hand... 一方面……另一方面……
because of 因为
thanks to 多亏了
now that 既然;由于
for this reason 由于这个原因
as a result 结果;因此
in order to/so that... 为了……
such as 例如;像……这样
for example/instance 例如;比如
no doubt/without any doubt 毫无疑问
to be honest/to tell you the truth 说实话
actually/in fact/as a matter of fact 事实上
I think... 依我看……
in my opinion 在我看来
as far as I know 据我所知
I'm afraid... 我恐怕……
I hope... 我希望……
in a/one word 总而言之;简言之
in general 一般而言;总的来说
in short/brief 简而言之;总之
all in all 总的来说;大体而言
in summary 总之;概括来说
generally speaking 一般来说
by and large 一般来说
to speak frankly 坦白地说
above all 最重要;首先
after all 毕竟;终究
from the above 综上所述
in conclusion 总之，最后
at last 最后
decide to do sth.
make a decision to do sth.
determine to do sth.
be determined to do sth.
make a determination to do sth.
resolve to do sth.
make a resolution to do sth.
make up one’s mind to do sth.
set one’s mind to do sth.
as … as possible
as…as you can
be glad to do sth.
be pleased to do sth.
be happy to do sth.
be delighted to do sth.
have pleasure to do sth.
get ready for sth.
get sth. ready
be ready for sth.
be ready to do sth.
prepare for sth.
prepare oneself for sth.
prepare to do sth.
prepare sth. for sb.
be prepared for sth.
Would you like to do sth.?
Would you like sth.?
Would you please do…?
(回答：I’d like/love to.)
It is no use (in)doing sth.
There is no use doing sth.
It is useless to do sth.
It is no good (in) doing sth.
...enough to do sth.
too … to…
sb. spends some time/money on sth.
sb. spends some time/money (in) doing sth.
sb. pays some money for sth.
sth. costs (sb.) some money
It takes (sb. )some time to do sth.
It takes some time for sb. to do sth.
so that (引导目的状语从句，只位于句尾)
in order that (引导目的状语从句)
so as to do sth. (引导目的状语，只位于句尾)
in order to do sth. (引导目的状语，可首可尾)
to do sth. (引导目的状语，可首可尾)
so … that…not…
be/get used to doing sth.
be/get accustomed to doing sth.
What about sth./doing sth.?
How about sth./doing sth.?
What’s the matter with…?
What’s wrong with…?
What’s the trouble with…?
What happens to…?
Why not do sth.?
Why don’t you do sth.?
not only…but also
not only…but …as well
stop sb. (from) doing
prevent sb. (from) doing
keep sb. from doing
discourage sb. from doing sth.
dissuade sb. from doing sth.
get on (well) with sb.
get along (well) with sb.
mix with sb.
mix well with sb.
as a result of
It’s + adj. (for/of sb. ) to do sth. (形式主语)
find/think/feel it + adj. + to do sth. (形式宾语)
be stressed out
be under a lot of stress
take/stand the stress忍受压力
put stress on sth.强调
make up for
in one’s opinion
to one’s mind
in one’s view
in one’s eye
according to sb.
be famous for sth
be famous to sb.
be famous as
be famous to sb. as
be known for sth.
be known to sb.
be known as
be known to sb. as
be satisfied with
be pleased with
be happy with
be delighted with
be pleased for sb.
be happy for sb.
be glad for sb.
be delighted for sth.
congratulate sb. on sth
congratulations to sb. on sth
apologize to sb. for sth.
make an apology to sb. for sth.
have fun (doing sth.)
as soon as
Love me, love my dog.
One look is worth a thousand words.Seeing is believing.
to fall short of the best, but be better than the worst
A slow sparrow should make an early start.
spare no effort; go all out; do one's best
No discord, no concord.
rob Peter to pay Paul
bid farewell to the old and usher in the new
try first to make their mistake sound less serious and then to reduce it to nothing at all
broaden one's horizon; be an eye-opener
the country flourishes and people live in peace
going beyond the limit is as bad as falling short; excess is just as bad as deficiency;too much is as bad as too little
once on shore, one prays no more
Bad news travels fast.
harmony brings wealth;friendliness is conducive to business success
never too old to learn
let bygones be bygones
There are spots even on the sun.
Treasures fill the home.
sit on the fence; be a fence-sitter; have a foot in either camp
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
cut and dried; cliché
Courtesy calls for reciprocity.
Where there is life, there is hope.
achieve immediate victory; win instant success
gain both fame and wealth
be suddenly enlightened
Nothing can be accomplished without norms or standards.
On festive occasions more than ever one thinks of one's dear ones far away.
Man proposes; God disposes.
make a fool of oneself in trying to be smart
suffer a double loss; lose the bait along with the fish
a modest spur to induce others to come forward with valuable contributions; throw a sprat to catch a whale
cut off all means of retreat;burn one's own way of retreat and be determined to fight to the end
take the preemptive opportunities
One can't make bricks without straw.
a thousand-li journey begins with the first step--the highest eminence is to be gained step by step
Past experience, if not forgotten, is a guide for the future.
fear wolves ahead and tigers behind;hesitate in doing something
The mighty dragon is no match for the native serpent.
A fall of seasonal snow gives promise of a fruitful year.
People are in high spirits when involved in happy events.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
a retreat away from the turmoil of the world
Humans are born good.
Just as there is paradise in heaven, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth.
a blessing in disguise;Every cloud has a silver lining.
A man should be independent at the age of thirty. /At thirty, a man should be able to think for himself.
A ship rises with the tide.
Time and tide wait for no man.
use a steam-hammer to crack nuts
seek truth from facts; be practical and realistic; be true to facts
speak of the devil
speak the plain truth; call a spade a spade; tell it as it is
Practice is the sole criterion for testing truth.
hide one's capacities and bide one's time
Anything unexpected may happen/ a bolt from the blue
Unity is strength.
Even if one jumped into the Yellow River, one can not wash oneself clean - there's nothing one can do to clear one's name.
unhealthy trends and vulgar practices
Birds of a feather flock together.
hold high hopes for one's child
seek nothing but profits; be blind to all but one's own interests
a sheer fabrication out of nothing; fabricate rumors out of thin air
There are no waves without wind. Nothing comes of nothing.
twist the law to suit one's own purpose
a new broom sweeps clean
accumulate strength for a take-off
May all your wish come true.
have a tacit understanding; thoroughly understand each other, without having exchanged a word of explanation
First impressions are firmly entrenched.
He who strikes first gains the advantage.The best defense is offense.
ants on a hot pan
warn people by taking oneself as an example
pour oil on troubled waters; patch up a quarrel and reconcile the parties concerned
proceed in an orderly way and step by step; advance gradually in due order
be strict with oneself and lenient with others
Jack shall have Jill, all shall be well.
Money makes the mare go./ Money talks.
a man of insight
bold but not crafty
Separated as we are thousands of miles apart, we come together as if by predestination.
keep pace with the times
teach students according to their aptitude
to ascend another storey to see a thousand miles further; Ascend further, were you to look farther.
Haste makes waste.More haste, less speed.
survival of the fittest
Great minds think alike.
Better make friends than make enemies.
cases in which people were unjustly, falsely or wrongly charged or sentenced; unjust, false or wrong cases
A promise is a promise.A real man never goes back on his words.
bring in wealth and treasure
target of public criticism
be an armchair strategist
You can't wrap fire in paper.What's done by night appears by day.
caught in a dilemma; between the devil and the deep blue sea