1. keep sb. doing
I’m sorry to keep you waiting for such a long time.
The officer kept the soldiers standing in the sun for an hour.
2. keep/make sth. +adj.
Please keep the library quiet.
This piece of news made them very sad.
No littering, keep the floor clean.
3. like to do / like doing
I like listening to the light music.
I like to make something in my spare time to enrich my life.
4. make / let sb.(not) do sth.
Don’t worry. Let me look after/ take care of Lin Tao for you.
At that time, her mother made her sell flowers in front of the cinema
They make us play football in the rain.
Neither bad weather nor the poor condition could change her mind to teach here.
Neither Jim nor Tom is going to buy vegetables by car.
Neither my parents nor my sister has dinner at home.
6. not…at all
He is not interested in going in for research at all.
If parents are not strict with their children at all, their marks will come down quickly.
Jack didn’t stop playing the computer games until his mum asked him to go to bed.
Don’t worry, he won’t be back until the rain stops.
I didn’t fall asleep until 12 o’clock.
8. One…the other…/Some… others…
If you want to get to the top of the Hill, there are two ways. One is climbing up to the top, the
other is taking the cable car.
After school a lot of students take part in some activities, some go to the computer group, some play basketball, others practice English with the foreign teachers.
He prefers traveling by train to traveling by bus.
I prefer shopping on line to going shopping.
I prefer buying a new one to mending it.
10. see/hear sb. do(doing) sth.
I saw him cover the desk with a piece of beautiful cloth.
When we crossed the bridge, we saw a boy fall into the river.
I heard someone shouting: “Fire!”
The cinema is so big that few can find the entrance to it easily.
The dictionary is so thick that the boy can’t carry it.
My dad lives so far that we can hardly see him.
12. spend…on /(in) doing sth.
We spend half an hour listening to English every day.
She spent lots of time surfing.
She spent much money on the clothes.
13. stop to do /stop doing
Even these delicious cakes didn’t stop him from leaving.
Would you please stop to listen to me?
Stop making so much noise.
14. such a +adj. +n. that…
Beijing is such a beautiful place that most people think it’s a good place to travel.
It’s such an interesting film that I want to see it again.
He is such a brave boy that his parents are proud of him.
15. thank sb for sth.
He thanks them for cleaning the classroom for him.
Thanks for buying so beautiful flowers for me.
Thank you for inviting us.
16. The+ 比较级， the +比较级
The harder you work, the higher marks you’ll get.
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.
17. There is sth. wrong with…
There is something wrong with the big old clock. It doesn’t work.
There is something wrong with the machine.
There is something wrong with his bike. He can’t ride it any more.
I got up too late to catch the early bus.
The work is too hard for me to do it alone.
The price of the restaurant is too high for us to afford it.
19. used to
I used to go to park with him.
The patient used to be proud of his strong body.
My uncle used to sell vegetables in the supermarket.
20. What about /How about…?
Many passengers have described the terrible accident, what about you?
What about diving deep into the sea?
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21. What’s the matter with…?
You look worried. What’s the matter with you?
Li Lei didn’t come to school today. What’s the matter with him?
22. Why not…?
Why not return/ give his homework back to him?
Why not you go to see the film last night?
23. Will (would, could) you please…?
Will you please pass me the cheese?
Would you please keep our classroom clean and tidy?
Would you please help me with my English?
Both Lin Tao and Li Lei are in the library.
Both English and math are important.
25. not only…but also
He can speak not only French but also fluent English.
He is not only a writer, but also an inventor.
If you want to learn English well, you should not only read a lot, but also talk with others in English.
26. stop sb from doing
Even the delicious cake couldn’t stop him from going away.
Nothing can stop me from going to Guangzhou.
27. get on with
Although he has been in China for only a month, he gets on well with his classmate.