Learning English Sentences Everyday(30)

1. They fail to account for individual differences ,and the wide range of characteristics among members of any group.

Key Points: Fail to ( Affirmative sentences express the negative meaning.) Similar sentences:
(1) the last+ n.+to do (unwilling to do sth)
That’s the last thing I would like to do.
(2). be beyond/ above (unable to do sth)
Why we’re not together is beyond me.
The reading matter is above him.
(3). be free from (without)
The cake is free from sugar.
(4). far from
The overall result is far from perfect.
(5). in vain (meaning useless)
I tried to call her, but in vain.

2. This means that any thought about a certain subject will often bring up more memories that are related to it.

Key Points: Bring up
(1) When someone brings up a child, they look after it until it is an adult.
He was brought up by his grandparents.
(2).If you bring up a particular subject, you introduce it into a discussion or conversation.
I hate to bring up the subject of money.
(3). If you bring up the food, your stomach may not feel well.
She can’t eat anything without bring it up.
(4). Meke it appear.
Click that button to bring up a new menu.

3. These summer days are getting to be more than I can take.

Key Points: More than
(1) more than (meaning “very”, more than + adj.)
I’m more than happy to deliver the goods to your house.
(2). not only
We are more than friends.
(3). no more than= only
It is no more than 15 minutes’ walk from my office to my home.
(4). not more than = less than
I have not more than 500 RMB in my wallet now.

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