Advertisements always exert influence on everybody.
Much as we may pride ourselves on our good taste, we are no longer free to choose the things we want, for advertising
exerts a subtle influence on us.
1．adj. + as + 主语+ 谓语
Rich as he is, he is not happy.
Tired as I was, I try to help them.
2．adv. (much ) + as + 从句
Much as I like you, I will not marry you.
Much as I hate do it, I must stay home and study English.虽然我不愿意这么做，但我今晚必须呆在家里学习英语。
3．v. + as + 主语 + 助动词
Try as they may, they will never succeed.即使他们很努力，但他们不会成功。
Object as my parents may, I decide to do it.不管我父母怎样反对，我都决定要这样做。
1. n. (U) 努力，竭尽全力 （需要花费脑力和体力的事情）
Eg.: It took a lot of effort to lift the box.
A great deal of effort has gone into this exhibition.
2. n. (C) 努力，竭尽全力 make every effort
Eg.: We are making every effort to study English.
in one’s effort to do:为了干好某事，在干好某事的努力过程当中
Eg.: The company is selling off some of its buildings in their efforts to save money.
In their efforts to learn English well, they spend a lot of time.
make a close (careful ) study:对什么做了仔细的研究