take place: 事件根据安排“举行”
Eg.: When did the accident happen / occur?
It occured to me that / to do.
It occured to me to open the window.
When will the wedding take place?
To varying degrees: 从不同角度来讲
I learned that I had passed the test.
She knows about computers.
She is learning about computers.
instead of + doing----表示相反、没有、取而代之的是......
stood in front of sth. petrified: 站在…前，目瞪口呆
possess= have got, own )
it is all very well but
afraid (of ): 表示一种状态，永久性的恐惧
make a lasting impression on sb: 给某人以不可磨灭的印象
have a false impression of sb: 对某人有错误的看法
give sb impression that: 给某人印象
impress sb with sth 用…给某人留下印象
I was about to go to bed when there was a knock at the door.
leap out at sb. 跳出来扑向某人
as if 引导虚拟语气
it gave me the impression that:
be about to do sth.: