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  • 42 "The research institute was established in the late 1960s."
  • 43 "Why don’t you consult Starr in person? He’s by far the most prominent attorney around here."
  • 44 "I’ll write it down just in case, because I have a bad memory."
  • 45 "The lawyer recommended that his client take legal action against the insurance company."


  • 46 "They are entitled to be compensated for their injuries." "彼らは / 受けるべきだ / 保障を / けがの"
  • 47 "So far, no less than 200 people have died of the flu epidemic."
  • 48 "The effect of those pills is intense but brief."
  • 49 "He has a habit of biting his nails. It’s absolutely disgusting."
  • 50 "My grandma strained her back when she bent down to hug my son."
  • 51 "If you have a stiff neck, try an herbal remedy."
  • 52 "Medical breakthroughs have brought about great benefits for humanity as a whole."
  • 53 "We can’t apply cloning techniques to cattle, let alone human beings. It’s forbidden."
  • 54 "Whales are classified as mammals."
  • 55 "The theory of evolution is beyond the reach of my imagination."
  • 56 "The biologist is proud of his historic discovery and does’nt mind boasting about it."
  • 57 "n ethical grounds, they are opposed to so-called gene therapy."
  • 58 "The initial symptoms of the disease are fever and a sore throat."
  • 59 "The structure of the brain is complex."
  • 60 "Owing to illness, some reprentatives were absent from the annual conference."
  • 61 "Little by little, my son-in-law is recovering from stomach cancer, and now he is in goods spirits."
  • 62 "This is fake, isn’t it?_Hey, it’s a genuine antique._No way!"


  • 63 "Anything else? That’s it. For here or to go? To go."
  • 64 "How much is this rug? $100 including tax. OK, I’ll take it."
  • 65 "I don’t think those pants look good on you. Try these on. They’re really in now!"
  • 66 "He got out of the cab in haste, saying, Keep the change."
  • 67 "Delivery service is available to our customers for a slight extra charge."
  • 68 "It’s on me. No. You treat me every time we eat out. Well, okay. Let’s split the check then."
  • 69 "While I was hanging out at the mall, I ran into Ken."
  • 70 "I was short of cash, so I withdrew the $100 that I had deposited in my bank account last week."
  • 71 "On her way home she was robbed of her purse."
  • 72 "That’s odd! Tell me how it happened. I’ll explain it to you later."
  • 73 "My parents gave me a 6 pm curfew as a punishment because I broke my promise."
  • 74 "As the proverb goes, The end justifies the means."
  • 75 "Now that I’ve found that there’s no one to turn to, I’ll have to stand on my own two feet."


  • 76 "The chairman cut me off, saying, Time to wind things up. Let’s take a vote."
  • 77 "We exchanged frank opinions in the meeting, but consensus is yet to be reached regarding this matter."
  • 78 "Do you agree or disagree with him? I’m on his side."
  • 79 "Strictly speaking, his view differs somewhat from mine."
  • 80 "Could you go over it again? I couldn’t make out what you were getting at."
  • 81 "No one backed me up at first, but eventually I talked everyone into going along with my plan."
  • 82 "I admire your perseverance, courage and wisdom. You flatter me!"
  • 83 "In making a decision, I rely not on logic but on instinct."
  • 84 "He came up with an ingenious, sensible solution and immediately put it into practice."
  • 85 "From an objective viewpoint, the former is inferior to the latter."
  • 86 "Your idea sounds marvelous in theory, yet I don’t think it will work in practice."
  • 87 "We expected him to defeat his opponent, but he failed to live up to our expectations."
  • 88 "Ironically, despite their best endeavors, their mission resulted in complete failure."
  • 89 "Her genius makes up for her lack of firsthand experience."
  • 90 "She possesses a great capacity for overcoming any obstacle."
  • 91 "Without your solid support, the deal would have fallen through. I’m grateful to you."


  • 92 "Bringing flammable items into the cabin is prohibited."
  • 93 "Our flight to Vienna was delayed on account of a minor accident."
  • 94 "The plane blew up and plunged into the ocean, killing all the people on board."
  • 95 "They are working around the clock looking into the cause of the crash."
  • 96 "Unfortunately, few passengers survived the catastrophe."
  • 97 "The aviation expert analyzed the statistics in detail."
  • 98 "On behalf of all the staff, I’d like to express our sympathy for the victims."
  • 99 "In a sense, he is to blame for the disaster."
  • 100 "The vehicles are inspected for defects every three months."



  • 126 "The auditorium was empty except for a single piece of furniture."
  • 127 "Any apartment will do as long as the rent is low. I’m not particular about it."
  • 128 "His sixty-year-old cousin inherited a piece of real estate by a lake."
  • 129 "So much for small talk. Let’s get down to business."
  • 130 "Lucy resented the aggressive salesman trying to make her sign the contract."
  • 131 "There are a number of factors discouraging us from investing in stocks."
  • 132 "Japan imports various raw materials and exports manufactured goods."
  • 133 "In the course of its economic development, Japan has abandoned its traditional values."
  • 134 "The world is faced with an unprecedented crisis."
  • 135 "In short, the purpose of the regulations is to protect domestic industries."
  • 136 "In order to keep up its competitiveness in the world, Japan must undertake sweeping deregulation in earnest."


  • 137 "We cannot turn our backs on desperate people who are at risk."
  • 138 "The parliament decided to provide developing countries with financial aid."
  • 139 "Some say the British monarchy should be abolished. What do you think?"
  • 140 "They sought shelter from the attack but found no place to hide."
  • 141 "There’s little prospect that the two countries will make significant progress in disarmament."
  • 142 "The negotiations are under way. Before long, they will enter a crucial phase."
  • 143 "The slaves were anxious to alter their destinies."
  • 144 "The aristocrats abused their privileges to their hearts’ content."
  • 145 "The revolution in itself, bore no fruit, after all."


  • 146 "Bob cut in on our conversation, saying, I’m against it! But everybody ignored him."
  • 147 "We skipped his turn on purpose."
  • 148 "He saw someone being bullied, but he turned a blind eye."
  • 149 "When Nick and I cheated on an exam, I was suspended from school. As for Nick, he got away with it."
  • 150 "They are hostile to Richard because they are jealous of his wealth and status."
  • 151 "I hate him! He behaves as if he were somebody."
  • 152 "In spite of our compliments, he frowned and turned away. He was so rude!"
  • 153 "He claimed that the enormous property was at his disposal."
  • 154 "The more stubborn you are, the more isolated you become."
  • 155 "Don’t beat around the bush! What am I supposed to do? Just wait and see. Time will tell."


  • 156 "Please hand in your assignment via e-mail no later than 5:00 PM on June 10."
  • 157 "Joe is anything but diligent. That’s why he flunked math again."
  • 158 "His thesis doesn’t make sense. To begin with, its theme is obscure."
  • 159 "His essay was concise and to the point."
  • 160 "How are you going to deal with this complicated problem? Leave it to me! It’s a piece of cake."
  • 161 "Nick, I want you to look this over before I turn it in. Sorry, but I have my hands full right now."
  • 162 "What if I don’t meet the deadline? I bet he’ll get mad at you!"
  • 163 "Your summary leaves nothing to be desired apart from the terrible handwriting."
  • 164 "You ought to think over whether the premise is valid or not."
  • 165 "Above all, scientific terms call for precise definitions."


  • 166 "First of all, learn the formula by heart."
  • 167 "To calculate the volume, multiply the length by the width by the depth."
  • 168 "Tiny cracks were found in the bottom of the barrel."
  • 169 "This chapter will focus on the concepts of geometry."
  • 170 "Phil is much more interested in academic subjects than in practical skills."
  • 171 "Something’s gone wrong with this microscope. I need to have it repaired. Let me see it. Maybe I can fix it."
  • 172 "What is ‘an instrument? For instance, a gauge, such as a thermometer or a barometer."
  • 173 "The minute particles are barely visible to the naked eye."
  • 174 "Muscle tissue consists of a vast number of cells."
  • 175 "This substance is mostly composed of hydrogen and oxygen."
  • 176 "The exact temperature is 22.68 degrees Celsius."



  • 224 "He contentds that primitive life once existed on Mars."
  • 225 "The crew is busy preparing for the voyage into outer space."
  • 226 "They conducted a series of experiments under zero gravity."
  • 227 "Many astronomers assume that the universe will expand infinitely."
  • 228 "The astronauts were greeted with spontaneous applause."
  • 229 "A fund was set up with a view to preserving our endangered planet."
  • 230 "The massive flood paralyzed the local transportation network."
  • 231 "The equator divides the globe into two hemispheres."
  • 232 "I think it’s cruel to trap animals for fur coats."
  • 233 "The organazation plays a principal role in wildlife conservation."
  • 234 "Many fragile species are on the verge of extinction."
  • 235 "The prolonged drought did severe damage to the crops."
  • 236 "Tropical rain forests are quickly disappearing on a global scale. In part, it’s due to acid rain."
  • 237 "It is said that global warming is directly related to carbon dioxide emissions."
  • 238 "The destruction of the ozone layer affects the environment."
  • 239 "The committee called on all nations to work side by side to burb air pollution."
  • 240 "A satellite was launched into orbit to monitor melting glaciers."


  • 241 "The ecologist has warned us time and again that petroleum is not only a blessing but also a curse."
  • 242 "The continent is abundant in fossil fuels."
  • 243 "The region is relatively rich in mineral resources."
  • 244 "Wheat accounts for approximately two-thirds of agricultural production in the area."
  • 245 "Fertile soil is indispensable for a good harvest."
  • 246 "A humid climate is characteristic of the peninsula."
  • 247 "The active volcano erupts at regular intervals."
  • 248 "The Panama Canal connects the Atlantic with the Pacific."
  • 249 "The geographical features here are similar to those of our prefecture."
  • 250 "More often than not, famine is accompanied by plague."
  • 251 "A devastating earthquake hit the state capital, leaving tens of thousands of residents homeless."
  • 252 "Watch out! The ceiling is giving way!"
  • 253 "The weather forecast says the typhoon is likely to accelerate and approach the coast."
  • 254 "It’s still up in the air whether the game will be called off or not. So what? It makes no difference to me."
  • 255 "It’s foggy, isn’t it? It sure is. But chances are it’ll clear up later on."


  • 256 "For the most part, modernization is identified with westernization."
  • 257 "Urban culture appears to be attractive to many people, in particular, to younger people."
  • 258 ""AI" stands for "artificial intelligence.""
  • 259 "Household appliances are becoming more convenient day by day."
  • 260 "My income is not adequate to provide for my family of four, but we have to make the best of it."
  • 261 "The popularity of a website depends on its content."
  • 262 "You’ve got to keep up with it. Once you fall behind, it’s hard to catch up."
  • 263 "As technology rapidly advances, it’s tought to keep pace with it."
  • 264 "More and more people are rushing to make use of the interactive nature of the medium."
  • 265 "Innovation has something to do with the ability to notice unusual phenomena."
  • 266 "A bunch of other companies are imitating our excellent methods."
  • 267 "The once desolate valley was transformed into a thriving hub of hi-tech business."
  • 268 "Althought there’s still plenty of room for improvement, his inventioin is superior to conventional equipment in every respect."
  • 269 "The strength of the firm is attributed to its unique and future-oriented strategies."
  • 270 "SONY has integrated a wide range of functions into this cool gadget.It’s catching on from coast to coast."
  • 271 "This tool comes in handy, so I always keep it close at hand."
  • 272 ""IN general, consumers prefer quantity to quality." | "It’s the other way around today.""


  • 273 "Obviously, the advertisement is aimed at teenagers."
  • 274 "The factory now under construction will assemble 1,000 VCR units per day."
  • 275 "Efficient machinery replaced manual labor."
  • 276 "In those days, the gigantic corporation had a virtual monopoly over internal commerce."
  • 277 "With restrictions removed, thousands of new enterprises have come into being."
  • 278 "As a result of his ridiculous venture, he is in danger of going bankrupt."
  • 279 "Compared to the previous year, business is looking up in terms of sales. However, we haven’t made any profit yet."
  • 280 ""I’m going to be transferred to an overseas branch." | "Oh, I’ll miss you. Please drop me a line.""
  • 281 "While he was away on business, his wife gave birth to a baby boy."


  • 282 "Apparently, Nic wasn’t willing to take on the task because it would just add to his burdens."
  • 283 "Bob had intended to take her out tonight, but he had to work overtime."
  • 284 ""Please estimate the losses by Friday at the latest." | "I’ll manage it somehow.""
  • 285 ""
  • 286 "He pretendes to be enthusiastic when his boss is around."
  • 287 "He got promoted at the expense of his colleagues.He should be ashamed of himself."
  • 288 "As the recession set in, temporary employees were laid off one after another."
  • 289 "Nowadays, many people are out of work against their will.Who is responsible for that?"
  • 290 "I’ve gotten pessimistic, and I’m worried about something I would never have been concerned about before."
  • 291 "Today, even white-collar workers are confronted with great hardships."
  • 292 "The authorities are striving in vain to stabilize the currency."
  • 293 "We’ve come to the conclusion that nothing is more urgent than reducing Japan’s huge defictit."


  • 294 "The questionnaires were distributed at random."
  • 295 "All you have to do is fill in the blanks below. (Please print in black or blue ink.)"
  • 296 "In addition to a 10% discount, you can pick out an optional excursion for free."
  • 297 "Round-trip fares to each destination are as follows."
  • 298 "“Don’t forget to confirm your reservation in advance.” “I won’t.”"
  • 299 "Be sure to check in at least 45 minutes prior to departure time."
  • 300 "I attached my name tag to my baggage, but it soon came off."
  • 301 "On average, these packages weigh two pounds."
  • 302 "This plastic garbage bag is free of hazardous chemicals."
  • 303 "This flashlight is getting dim. It needs new batteries."


  • 304 "Excuse me. How often do the shuttle buses run to downtown New York?"
  • 305 "The motel can accommodate as many as 400 guests."
  • 306 "This suite is three times larger than my condominium."
  • 307 "Littering in this facility is subject to a maximum fine of $500."
  • 308 "That restaurant is always packed. We’d better make a reservation beforehand."
  • 309 "Sorry to interrupt your meal but I’d like a word with you in private. Can I get back to you later?"
  • 310 "The cook was astonished at his incredible appetite."
  • 311 "What’s going on down there? I’m curious. I have no idea."
  • 312 "Excited fans were hanging around the rear exit hoping to catch a glimpse of Michael."
  • 313 "On encountering the celebrity, they asked for his autograph."


  • 314 "Whenever I go abroad, I suffer from jet lag and diarrhea."
  • 315 "I feel sort of dizzy and I feel like throwing up. You look pale!"
  • 316 "Take some aspirin. It will cure you of your headache in no time."
  • 317 "I’m afraid I’m coming down with something. You should take a day off."
  • 318 "Some of the ingredients in this beverage are harmful, especially if you are pregnant."
  • 319 "Good nutrition is vital for an infant’s growth."
  • 320 "Moderate exercise stimulates the circulation of the blood."
  • 321 "My physician advised me to refrain from alcohol for the time being."
  • 322 "I do want to get into shape and lose some weight, so I go swimming every morning."
  • 323 "He caught a nasty cold because he stayed up late last night."
  • 324 "The surgeon persuaded him to undergo an organ transplant."
  • 325 "Since our father is bedridden, we take turns looking after him."
  • 326 "Our hypothesis is that eating excessive amounts of junk food contributes to early mortality."
  • 327 "The government did not take appropriate measures to prevent the infection from spreading."
  • 328 "The minister was obliged to resign from the Cabinet."


  • 329 "Many people regard the current compulsory education system as being obsolete."
  • 330 "Many people encouraged me to fulfill my ambitions."
  • 331 "To make his dreams come true, he dropped out of school and made his way to Tokyo."
  • 332 "What do you do? I’m a college student, a freshman at Harvard. What’s your major? Philosophy."
  • 333 "Tuition will be raised by nearly ten percent as of April 1, 2001."
  • 334 "I’m of two minds whether to apply for the scholarship or not. Give it a try!"
  • 335 "As soon as he graduated from Keio University, he took over his family’s business."
  • 336 "You aren’t cut out for the military because of its rigid discipline."
  • 337 "I am determined to make a living as a playwright at all costs."
  • 338 "As he grew up, he learned to put things in perspective."
  • 339 "Conformity is an essential element of our homogeneous community."
  • 340 "I’d rather go my own way than toil away for a company. Trying to fit into a mold gets me nowhere!"
  • 341 "Tom takes after his uncle in personality. I mean, he is obstinate by nature. He never gives in."


  • 342 "When the time is ripe, be bold and go for it! I’ll stand by you."
  • 343 "I’ll stand up for what I believe in and won’t yield to any threats."
  • 344 "If only I could conquer my weaknesses! It’s up to you."
  • 345 "You should make the most of this rare opportunity to demonstrate your talent."
  • 346 "You won’t let me down. I have great faith in you. You can make it!"
  • 347 "The spectators were moved by her graceful performance."
  • 348 "In 1995, Ando received architecture’s most prestigious award."
  • 349 "In the face of adversity, Mike accomplished an extraordinary feat. He deserves praise."
  • 350 "The audience was impressed by his eloquent lecture."
  • 351 "From a humble background, John achieved worldwide fame."
  • 352 "He accumulated a tremendous fortune during the postwar era."
  • 353 "He used to be well off and generous, but now he lives from hand to mouth."


  • 354 "Nick is by no means satisfied with the reward. He is selfish and greedy."
  • 355 "You owe me $200 altogether, Bob. When are you going to pay me back? I’m sorry. I’m hard up. There you go again!"
  • 356 "To Brian’s surprise, his debt amounted to a considerable sum."
  • 357 "Stop clinging to your glory days, or you’ll be left behind."
  • 358 "You cannot escape from today’s harsh realities, so you must adapt to them."
  • 359 "Prosperity does not last forever. In other words, it will come to an end one of these days."
  • 360 "Proper qualifications are required for the position; computer literacy is a must."
  • 361 "Enclose your resume in this envelope and submit it to the personnel department."
  • 362 "It’s optimistic of you to believe that things will work out. At best there’s a fifty-fifty chance."
  • 363 "Registration forms can be obtained free of charge."
  • 364 "Please give us a call now if you want to participate in the workshop!"
  • 365 "For further inquiries, please feel free to contact us toll-free at 1-800-555-1212."


  • 366 "How’s it going, Bob? Couldn’t be better! I did well in my job interview! Good for you!"
  • 367 "He gave instructions to the trainees, but they couldn’t make heads or tails of them."
  • 368 "You can’t do two things at one time! It’s out of the question. Do them one by one."
  • 369 "Bob, don’t disturb her. Mind your own business, he whispered."
  • 370 "If you persist in bothering her like that, she’ll lose her temper."
  • 371 "He was so childish that he couldn’t resist temptation."
  • 372 "Stop making a fuss. It really gets on my nerves! she shouted."
  • 373 "There’s no point in talking back to Nick. He is a dictator, so to speak."
  • 374 "They are very polite in his presence, but actually, they always talk about him behind his back."
  • 375 "You despise Nick, don’t you? On the contrary! I look up to him."
  • 376 "His constant insults aroused her anger."
  • 377 "I’m fed up with just shuffling papers and pouring coffee. I’ve made up my mind to quit!"
  • 378 "In reality, many people have difficulty making ends meet. How can you get by on 100,000 yen a month?"
  • 379 "Female clerks may well complain about their routines, which are not challenging at all."
  • 380 "Thanks to a fundamental restructuring, our surplus has swelled threefold."
  • 381 "Many people today think of loyalty to a company as an absurd notion."
  • 382 "I have to commute all the way from a distant suburb. I’m sick of it!"


  • 383 "I want to spend the rest of my life pursuing my ideals."
  • 384 "After retirement, Teresa devoted herself to caring for orphans."
  • 385 "For the sake of children in need, we cooperated to collect donations."
  • 386 "The charity is named after a man who gave away some two billion yen."
  • 387 "His autobiography was released today and was sold out by noon."
  • 388 "Ted, who is often referred to as a man of integrity, is going to run for mayor."
  • 389 "The candidate was disappointed by the outcome of the election."
  • 390 "The municipal council should concentrate more on specific issues."
  • 391 "It is the case that those who live on a pension are forced to lead a hard life."
  • 392 "We should leave out this data. It’s far from accurate."


  • 393 "We tend to associate politicians with hypocrisy."
  • 394 "They are primarily concerned with exploiting us, not with enhancing our living standards."
  • 395 "The man once exerted a dominant influence on the conservative party, but now his power is diminishing."
  • 396 "The spokesperson refused to make any comment, saying, It’s under investigation."
  • 397 "The police say there’s someone pulling strings behind the scenes."
  • 398 "The executives entertained the bureaucrats at ryotei, or exclusive Japanese restaurants, hoping for something in return."
  • 399 "His secretary flatly denied leaking any confidential information."
  • 400 "No one dares to contradict his/her employer for fear of being fired."
  • 401 "He sacrificed his promising career to retain his dignity."
  • 402 "I might as well kill myself as reconcile myself to my fate."
  • 403 "He was about to commit suicide by swallowing poison when he thought better of it."


  • 404 "The vague rumor proved to be false. Nevertheless, some skepticism lingers on."
  • 405 "A senior official is suspected of accepting bribes from a company, but there isn’t sufficient evidence to arrest him."
  • 406 "Jason, who was in charge of the project, was dismissed for corruption."
  • 407 "To my knowledge, he has not been involved in the fraud scheme."
  • 408 "They found out the truth while examining a pile of relevant documents."
  • 409 "During the trial it came to light that they had been covering up illegal transactions for decades."
  • 410 "The detective took down his testimony on the spot, word for word."
  • 411 "For the first time in my life, I felt a pang of conscience, but there was no other way out."
  • 412 "I’m still haunted by a vivid nightmare I had last night."
  • 413 "By and large, reporters don’t hesitate to intrude on one’s privacy."
  • 414 "The author revised his manuscript over and over again."
  • 415 "He is second to none when it comes to finding fault with others."
  • 416 "On the whole, the elite are not sensitive to criticism."
  • 417 "When a tabloid revealed that he was a drug addict, his reputation was all but ruined."
  • 418 "They considered every aspect of the defense program and pointed out numerous flaws."


  • 419 "We will not tolerate anyone who engages in terrorism."
  • 420 "The notorious rebel was ultimately captured and confined to jail."
  • 421 "Troops were swiftly called in to put down the riot."
  • 422 "We should appeal to reason instead of resorting to violence."
  • 423 "I suggest we adopt flexible tactics for the moment."
  • 424 "The armed forces succeeded in occupying the entire territory."
  • 425 "Under the circumstances, the enemy has no choice but to surrender. They can’t hold out any longer."
  • 426 "Sooner or later, the hostages will be set free."
  • 427 "Under the reign of tyranny, innocent people were deprived of their citizenship."
  • 428 "Some soldiers were reluctant to obey the commands."
  • 429 "His regime is bound to collapse."
  • 430 "The allies condemned the invasion as a violation of UN resolutions."
  • 431 "We cannot rule out the possibility that civil war will break out in that country."
  • 432 "The colony declared independence and became a republic."


  • 433 "An immense monument was erected in honor of the noble patriot."
  • 434 "He got down on his knees and prayed for the souls of the deceased."
  • 435 "The Supreme Court is located near the Imperial Palace."
  • 436 "The pro-choice group protested against a ban on abortion."
  • 437 "Senator Ford remained neutral in the bitter controversy."
  • 438 "Ford has been in a difficult situation all week long. He is no longer capable of coping with it."
  • 439 "The summit talks are to be broadcast simultaneously throughout the world."
  • 440 "Diplomatic dialogue helped put an end to the conflict."
  • 441 "Johnson was appointed as a goodwill ambassador to foster understanding between the two nations."
  • 442 "The specialist predicts international tension will build up."
  • 443 "In my opinion, permanent peace is nothing but an illusion."
  • 444 "Ethnic minorities struggle against prejudice, poverty, and oppression."
  • 445 "We must make every effort to do away with all discrimination."
  • 446 "The immigrants have endure physical and mental pain."
  • 447 "The amendment was rejected because it didn’t take racial diversity into account."
  • 448 "Needless to say, the refugees were longing for freedom."


  • 449 "According to a survey, three in five people are indifferent to foreign affairs."
  • 450 "What will become of Japan-U.S. relations if the security treaty expires?"
  • 451 "Unless Japan eliminates its unfair tariffs, the U.S. will impose sanctions."
  • 452 "Trade friction might arise between the two nations at any moment."
  • 453 "Our top priority is to settle this dispute once and for all, so we are ready to meet them halfway."
  • 454 "The federal budget was narrowly approved by Congress."
  • 455 "He argues that the administration must look for alternative sources of revenue."
  • 456 "A poll shows that an overwhelming majority is in favor of the legislation."


  • 457 "The cops are searching for clues to the brutal murder."
  • 458 "The man must be insane. He can’t distinguish vice from virtue."
  • 459 "The fingerprints left on the weapon correspond with the suspect’s."
  • 460 "It took us all by surprise when the noted psychologist was accused of kidnapping."
  • 461 "The jury’s guilty verdict gave rise to widespread debate."
  • 462 "The man pleaded for mercy, but he was sentenced to twenty years in prison for his crime."
  • 463 "The officer on duty perceived an elderly man coming up behind him."
  • 464 "He caught sight of a thief attempting to break into the house."
  • 465 "The day before yesterday he witnessed a weird incident in the wilderness."


  • 466 "I became aware of someone staring at me from across the aisle, so I turned around. But there was no one in sight."
  • 467 "She screamed with horror as someone took hold of her arm."
  • 468 "Informed of her safety, he breathed a sigh of relief."
  • 469 "The bullet penetrated his chest, leaving him in critical condition."
  • 470 "At present, it’s still uncertain whether it was done deliberately or by accident."
  • 471 "A deli caught fire and burned down, leaving a heap of ashes."
  • 472 "All of a sudden the fireworks warehouse exploded, and it took two days to put out the blaze."
  • 473 "A bomb went off in a thirty-story building, and more than fifty people were seriously wounded."
  • 474 "A cargo vessel, bound for Athens, sank in Mediterranean without a trace."
  • 475 "The reckless men froze to death during their expedition to the Antarctic."
  • 476 "The tragedy must be remembered so as not to be repeated."