1 as soon as
I’ll call you as soon as I arrive/ get to/ reach there.
As soon as he got home, it began to rain.
I am as tall as him.
He doesn’t run as quickly as you.
3 as…as possible
I will call you as soon as possible.
Please get up as early as possible.
The best way to learn English well is to listen and speak as much as possible.
4 ask sb. for sth.
You can ask the policeman for help.
No matter what she asks for, her parents will try to get it.
5. ask/tell sb. (not)/ (how) to do sth.
My father often asks me how to use the computer.
My mother asked me not to go to school early.
we can ask our physics teacher how to do the experiment.
6. be afraid of doing/that
The little girl is afraid of staying at home alone.
She is afraid of talking to strangers.
7. be busy doing sth.
The students are busy preparing for the final exam.
He’s busy doing the chemistry exercises instead of English, so he doesn’t learn English well.
8. be famous/late/ready/sorry for…
She is late for school again.
France is famous for its fine food and wine.
I’m sorry for I was late this evening.
9. be glad that
I’m glad that you can come.
I’m glad to hear that he has passed the exam.
10. buy/give/show/bring/lend/send/pass/tell…sth. to sb.
I’ll tell the news to him.
Can you lend your mobile phone to me? I’ll call my mum.
This is my favourite skirt. I won’t lend it to anyone except you.
11. buy/give/show/bring/lend/send/pass/tell sb. sth.
Why not buy him a dictionary? He is in great need of it.
Please give him the glass.teacheray.com
Come to see him today or tomorrow.
Either my mum or my dad cooks.
Either Tom or Jim is on business in Shanghai.
13. enjoy/hate/like/finish/stop/mind/keep/go on doing sth.
The students like talking to each other by phone.
The math problem is too hard. None of the students has finished doing homework.
I enjoy listening to music.
14. find it + adj to do sth.
In modern society more and more people find it important to keep healthy.
I find it easy to learn swimming.
I find it difficult to solve the problem.
15. get + 比较级
The weather gets colder and colder, you’d better wear more clothes.
It’s getting more and more dangerous.
The air here is getting cleaner and cleaner.
16. get ready for
Don’t disturb him, he is getting ready for the final exam.
Did you get yourself ready for the coming football match?
They are getting ready for the party.
17. had better (not) do sth.
You had better turn down the radio.
We’d better keep quiet in a restaurant
You’d better not eat too much fast food.
18. help sb. (to) do/help sb.with
She always helps her mother look after her little sister while her mother is away.
My brother used to help Mum with the housework
I often helped my classmates do the cleaning.
19. I don’t think that
Let’s send her to the beach. I don’t think she knows the way.
I don’t think it is safe for us to tell a stranger of our family online.
20. I would like to /Would you like to…?
Would you like to buy me a new pet dog if possible?
Would you like to do me a favor?
I would like to be with my friends for the Spring Festival.
21. is one of the + 最高级 + n(pl.)…
We are all proud of Yao Ming because he is one of the best basketball players in the world.
Jay Chou is one of the most popular stars in China.
KFC is one of the hottest fast food restaurants in the world.
22. It is +adj. for sb. to do sth.
It’s very interesting for children to watch all kinds of animals in the zoo, isn’t it?
It’s difficult for him to finish reading such a thick book within three days.
It is helpful for us to take notes in class.
23. It is a good idea to do sth.
It’s a good idea to travel by train if you hate the rushed trip.
It’s a good idea to decorate a Christmas tree at home on Christmas Eve.
It’s a good idea to take a deep breath when you are nervous.
24. It is the second + 最高级 +n.
Hainan Island is the second largest island in China.
The Yellow river is the second longest river in China.
Osaka is the second largest city in Japan.
25. It looks like …/It sounds like …
Stop talking! Listen! That sounds like our teacher.
You bag looks like a koala.
That looks like salt but it’s sugar instead.
26. It seems to sb. that…
It seems to me that Lily’s English is the best in our class.
It seems to me that he is an easy-going guy.
27. It takes sb some time. to do sth.
Could you tell me how long it took him to finish writing this great book?
It took them 12 hours to finish the journey.
28. It’s bad/good for…
It’s bad for your eyes to spend too much time playing computer games.
It’s bad for you to eat too much fat.
29. It’s time for…/to do sth.
Spring has come, it’s time to plant trees.
It’s time for us to listen to English programme.
30. It’s two meters (years) long (high, old).
The swimming pool is 50 metros long, 20 meters wide, two and a half meters deep.
The ice in the river is several hundred thick.