Use the verb + noun/ adj. Or adj. + noun collocation
改变主意 to change one's mind参加葬礼 to attend the funeral喃喃自语 to mutter to oneself自言自语 to talk to oneself认养孩子 to adopt a child发起进攻 to launch an attack刺骨寒风 biting wind倒毙在地 to drop dead砰然关门 to crash the door shut 干瘦的身躯 skinny body褪色牛仔裤 faded jeans智商与情商 I.Q. and E.Q.
use the “ useful expressions”
The music stopped short， and the announcer almost shouted： “Alert！ Take cover ！”
The train come to a sudden stop， and all glasses and plates dropped to the floor.
As a chief， his task is to organize the work in the lab. He seldom does experiment in person.
Many years later， he could still see the terrible scene of the air crash in his mind's eye.
When I was a young apprentice， I worked very hard and under great strain， but I said nothing about it to my parents.
The day when we moved in the new office building we had a celebration.
After supper， Cliff spread out his books before him to start reviewing his lessons.
As far as I know， Peter's father left Peter at least 250，000 in his will.
Bob found several advertisements very strange and went about investigating in the newspaper files.
Doctors point out that medicine of this type is harmful to babies.
Use drive，forget and drop.
I forgot to bring my dictionary. May I use yours？
The telephone suddenly rang. He was frightened and dropped the book on the floor.
Forget that you are different in complexion from the other students in your class. Just remember you are as clever as them.
The lust for money and power drives quite a number of people to commit crimes.
Repeated failures have driven him out of his mind.
I will never forget those happy days we spent together at college.
the birthrate in this country has dropped to 0.3 percent.
If he didn't drive me the station， I would not have been able to catch the train last night.
I'm sorry I forgot these students are Muslims.
When they heard someone approaching， they dropped their voice.
Translate the following sentences into English using words in brackets.
You are like what I imagined.
All buildings in this region are alike without any distinguishing features.
I had a hell of a time yesterday， making everything into a mess.
This piece of meat has been kept for a long time， as if it has gone bad.
What's wrong？ Your attitude to the project today are not at all the same as yesterday.
Don't carry too many things with you when you go traveling. Just take such things as you need.
Such people as him are dangerous.
Talking to him is like player the lute to a cow.