A precise definition of poverty is actually very difficult to determine. Where does one draw the line between those who are poor and those who are not?对贫困的精确定义实际上是很难的。如何在贫穷和非贫穷的人之间划一条界限呢?下面是YJBYS小编给大家分享的考研作文的必背的英语句子，欢迎参考!
1. We must engage in thorough discussions in order to gain a better sense of the most appropriate and effective way to proceed with the project.
2. We must develop a foolproof argument in order to effectively illustrate the urgency of implement stringent environmental protection measures.
3. A comparative analysis of the positive and negative aspects of the Three Gorges Project will perhaps provide us with a better sense of the eventual impact of the massive water control program.
4. Incompatibility provides only a partial explanation for the rising divorce rate. Perhaps the most significant factors center on abuse， the immaturity of one spouse or the other， and quite simply the lack of things in common.
5. The success of a company is directly related to the competency of its managers.
6. Mental disorientation is but one of the many effects of alcohol consumption. Another is anti-social behavior， and still another is physical deterioration.
7. Apart from providing sheer enjoyment， music provides one with the opportunity to escape the daily pressures of life and enter an aesthetic world of sensual pleasure.
8. In spite of the costs involved space exploration is absolutely necessary to solve the puzzles of the Universe.
9. On the one hand， technological advances yield beneficial results， while on the other they create problems which threaten our very existence.
10. There are other social factors worth serious considerations in evaluating those special behaviors.
11. A few more examples should be added to highlight the already familiar facts.
12. We can cite Nelson Mandela's experience as an excellent example of overcoming adversity.
13. Parents are not wrong in enforcing good study habits， but they must not do so at the expense of stifling normal child development.
14. It is quite reasonable to assume that modern science and technology (S&T) will continue to advance. It is no less reasonable to believe that S&T will radically improve the way we live. However， the same reasoning cannot be applied to improving social interaction.
15. Belief in the wonders of modern medical science is quite understandable. It is also quite possible that our faith in the ability of scientists to find the key for prolonging life is well-founded. Yet， the wisdom of prolonging life remains in question when considering the already massive global population and projected future growth.
16. It is one thing to support euthanasia， but quite another to offer any justification for genocide.
17. Claiming the need for censorship is one thing， but rationally proving its redeeming values represents a quite different issue.
18. One of the most common failures of people today is to avoid telling the truth. People must realize that avoidance and lying have never in the past and， in fact， never will right a wrong.
19. Central planning has, at least in part, been blamed for the current demise of state-owned enterprises. Perhaps, however, the greatest blame should be placed on factors such as grossly inefficient management ; the rampant practice of “ guanxi ” ， cronyism and nepotism ; excessively large work forces ; abuses of social benefits ; and without a doubt corruption .
20. A recent survey revealed large disparities in the income levels of male and female workers holding the same position. The determining factor should be qualifications， rather than gender， when determining both the salary and position of an individual.
21. Child development depends on a number of factors, both physical and psychological. Correct parental nurturing from infancy through adolescence determines both the physical and mental profile of a mature individual.
22. Factors such as self-confidence and ambition, combined with determination and willpower, contribute to eventual success or failure.
1. There are several reasons for the marked increase in China's crime rate—the dramatic influx of itinerant workers in urban areas ; declining social values ; and widening disparities between the haves and have-nots .
2. Why are an increasing number of elderly Chinese parents living apart from their children? One reason is the increasing upward mobility of the younger generation. Another is expanding social opportunities for the elderly. Perhaps the main reason， however， centers on dramatic changes in traditional concepts.
3. What has sparked the increasing interest in exercise? For one thing， people have gained a greater awareness of the need for physical fitness. For another， the constantly improving standard of living enables Chinese people to patronize the increasing number of recreational venues. The main thing perhaps centers on the healthcare and psychological benefits exercise provides.
4. The rapid emergence of homes for senior citizens represents a sharp divergence from the traditional Chinese practice of maintaining the nuclear family at all costs.
5. Participating in interactive experiences beneficial to all is something that no one should miss . The valuable lessons learned therefore should not be arbitrarily dismissed ， but should instead be treasured .
6.The plain truth is that people are most often self-centered.
7.There's little wonder why young people often find it difficult to find an appropriate role model. No wonder they drink, smoke, fright, carouse and otherwise engage in inappropriate social behavior.
8.It should come as no surprise to learn that many abused children become abusers later in life.
9.There is probably a great deal of truth in the assertion that unecrupulous brokers are salivating at the thought of unsophisticated investors entering the securities market.
10.There's little doubt that China has spawned a new generation of Little Emperors, but the truth is that the fault rests with parents who spare the rod to spoil the child and not with children themselves.
11.Large and small enterprises differ in that the former usually involves conglomerates and the latter private individuals.
12.Both automobiles and bicycles offer a convenient means of public conveyance, with one of the marked differences between the two centered on pollution caused by the former.
13.Alcohol and tobacco are both highly addictive substances. However, unlike tobacco, which is known to cause cancer, studies indicate that alcohol does offer some health benefits when consumed in moderation.酒和烟都是很容易上瘾的东西。但是，研究显示，与公认为引起癌症的烟不同，酒如果适量饮用确实对健康有益。
14.One man's treasure is another man's junk.
15.AIDS is no longer one of the Top 10 American killers, but the same cannot be said for many countries.
16.Claims of gender equality are laced with contradictions. The principal fallacy centers on the workplace and concept of equal pay for equal work. Another, but no less important, aspect revolves around the entry of women into top management positions.
17.Both limitations and problems will quite likely be encountered during the ongoing transition to the market economy. For one thing, urgent measures are required to resolve problems involving state-owned enterprises. Another thorny issue involves controlling inflation in the face of emerging market forces.
18.Will the Three Gorges Project prove to be a monumental achievement or nothing more than a giant fiasco? Opposition voices point to drawbacks such as the massive cost of the project, the need to relocate millions of local residents and destruction of the unique natural environment. Supporters, on the other hand, contend that the advantages-i.e. improved flood control, increased power generation capacity and desirable impact on economic development in related areas -will far outweigh the disadvantages. Time will tell and history will judge the wisdom of the project.
19.Nothing approaches the love of a mother for her child.
20.Few scientific and technological achievements equal the success of landing men on the moon.
1.There is undoubtedly an element of truth in assertions that capital punishment is necessary, but proponents seem to ignore the fact that the practice has failed to deter heinous crimes.
2.Many people assume that the extinction of a plant or animal species is of little consequence. Careful examination, however, reveals that the extinction of any one species disrupts the food chain, and the loss of a plant species leads to the disappearance of a key ingredient which might yield a cure for cancer.
3.At first glance, the characteristics of Bugs BUnny seem comical. However, a closer examination reveals the cartoon character never creates a problem, and instead simply hopes for quiet and peaceful life. This suggests that cartoons most often teach children the difference between good and evil.
4.Logically, calls for a New World Order sound valid, and I whole-heartedly agree with some points, but the absurdity arises when considering that the world's 200-odd nations have diverse agendas when it comes to development and diplomacy.
5.In spite of claims to the contrary, it is common knowledge that corporal punishment most often has the exact opposite affect intended.
6.We were brought up to believe that the role of a man was to provide and the role of a woman was to care for the household and family. Today, however, role reversal is becoming increasingly commonplace.
7.Some people tend to tenaciously cling to the misguided concept of racial superioritty. Their persistence in doing so, however, does readily reveal the inferior mentality and social incompatibility of certain human beings.
8.Some people claim the efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) far exceeds that of Western-style pharmaceuticals. More often than not, however, the exact opposite is true.
9.Workers commonly complain that causes for labor disputes rest solely on the shoulders of management. Quite likely the opposite is true.
10.There are those who claim that competition brings out the best in people. Others contend it simply forces one person to prove he/she is better than another. Advocates vociferously support one position or the other. I suggest the former proposition bears greater relevance than the latter.
11.While the inclination to procrastinate is common, one must fully consider the detrimental impact of unnecessary delays.
12.The tendency to take things for granted is understandable, but the need for one to rationally evaluate the circumstances of any situation is absolutely essential.
13.Most people are under the illusion that a college degree guarantees success. There is no such guarantee without hard work.
14.Some stubbornly hold to the correctness of traditional practices, but in so doing they seem to totally ignore the fact that progress depends on change.
15.Generally speaking, previous parliamentary policy debates ignored the relevance of transparency.
16.A precise definition of poverty is actually very difficult to determine. Where does one draw the line between those who are poor and those who are not?
17.Admittedly, bribery and corruption are endemic to our political and economic systems, but it doesn't necessarily follow that all politicians and business people resort to illicit behavior.
18.There's little doubt that a third World War is avoidable, but it is highly unlikely that regional conflicts will disappear in the foreseeable future.
19.Some people assume that investing in stock is a safe pursuit, but their assumption fails to hold water when considering the substantial risk involved.
20.Some people have called for accelerated across-the-board changes. Their approach quite frankly ignores the need for graduall but effective changes.