例如：There is no doubt about his guilt .
There can be very little doubt about his guilt .
例如：There are estimated to be more than …
There is going to …
例如：There existed a conflict .
5.除be之外， 谓语动词还可以用 occur ，come，live stand ， lie
以及复合结构 happen to be，seem to be ， be likely to be ， be bound to be.例句参见书中P.91注释1
（1）There are estimated to be more than 20，000 overseas domestic servants working in Britain.
（2）Of these 20，000 ， just under 2，000 are being exploited and abused by their employers.
（3）The sad condition of women working as domestics around the world received much media attention earlier this year in several highly publicized cases.
（4）A Filipino maid was executed in Singapore after being convicted of murder， despite protests form various quarters that her guilt had not been adequately established.
（5）She used to work for a very low wage at a tea factory in Sri Lanka.
（6）Because she found it difficult to feed her four children， she accepted a job working as a domestic in London.
（7）So if they do complain ， they risk being deported.
（8）This included increasing the minimum age of employees to 18， getting employees to read and understand an advice leaflet， getting employers to agree to provide adequate maintenance and conditions， and to put in writing the main terms and conditions of the job （of which the employees should see a copy）。
（9）For the main problem facing overseas maids and domestics who try to complain about cruel living and working conditions is that they do not have independent immigrant status and so cannot change employer.
（10）It is， they say， the right to change employers which distinguishes employment from slavery.
The government department that deals with relevant affairs does not keep statistics.
It was because she found it difficult to feed her family that she accepted a job working as a domestic.
She was hired by a Saudi diplomat directly from the Philippines to work in London .
The conditions of working as domestics have received media attention .
The employers always threatened to send us back to our countries.