Learning English Sentences Everyday(69)

1. We won’t be able to win unless we get the majority votes from the women students.
Key Points: unless
 
unless/ if…not
(1). Unless she had noticed this, the world would have lost one of the greatest discoveries of the century.(=If she had not noticed this,the world would have lost one of the greatest discoveries of the Century.)
(2). Unless I were a teacher, I would not concern myself with your morality.
If I weren’t a teacher, I would not concern myself with your morality. (In fact, I am a teacher.)
2. Two weeks of paid vacation in your first year employment, you will also be entitled to medical and dental insurance, but this is something you should discuss with our Personnel Department.
 
Key Points: entitle
(1). be entitled to sth.
Everyone is entitled to basic human rights.
(2). be entitled sth. (be name with)
My new book is entitled Dream.
(3). be entitled to do sth. (have the right to do sth.)
Who’s entitled to vote?
3. You will be working with two other head brokers, in other words, you will be handling about a third of our clients.
Key Points: word
(1). have/exchange words (with sb.)(about sth.)
I had words with my mother yesterday.
(2). in a word (to be short)
In a word, you mush make your own decision.
(3). keep one’s word (keep one’s promise)
Will you keep your word to us?

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