marital status 婚姻状况
marital leave 婚假
Why did theater develop, and why was it valued after it ceased to fulfill the function of ritual?
Now many specialists believe that cave paintings were not part of a ritual to bring good luck to hunters.
census bureau 人口统计局
per capita 人均
per capita income 个人平均所得
It is a question of the relation of ethics to economics.
We can allow time to slip by and let it be our enemy. Or we can take control of it and make it our ally.
ally with 与……结盟
The six fractious republics are demanding autonomy.
She was cloned from a single cell of an adult female sheep, overturning long-held scientific dogma that had declared such a thing biologically impossible.
Editors were unanimous in their condemnation of the proposals.
Although the plan received unanimous approval, this does not mean that it represents the lowest common denominator.
She must be made to comply with the rules.
Some beaches had failed to comply with environmental regulations.
Greek lawmakers have yet to ratify the terms—which include more spending cuts, tax hikes and the privatization of government assets.
In sub-Saharan Africa today, for instance, gross investment accounts for roughly 15% of national income.
A unanimous vote was taken to liquidate the company.
I'll be happy to reimburse you for any expenses you've had.
burse 钱包 = wallet = purse
I'm going home now—I've done my quota of work for the day.
The bill would force employers to adopt a quota system when recruiting workers.
f the tariff were lifted and unprocessed cashew were sold at world market prices, more farmers could profit by growing cashews.
We have a fast turnover of stock.
My turnover increased spectacularly.
merger 合并 n.
A proposal to merge the two companies was voted through yesterday.
chop up 切碎
It can be extremely dangerous if it is ingested.
I wholeheartedly endorse his remarks.
At the next election none of the big parties seem likely to endorse this sentiment.
Had he succeeded, he would have acquired a monopoly.
The difficult question is how to find that profitable niche and protect it.
An ancestral species might have adapted to exploit a particular ecological niche on one island and then traveled over water to colonize other islands.
On the basis of these experiments and of field observations, the so-called law of competitive exclusion was formulated, according to which no two species can occupy the same niche.
She gets 10% commission on each sale.
House prices could perk up during the fall.
Where can I find a cheap coffee perk for my dorm room?
And the Fed can abandon the commitment if growth or inflation perk up.
By consolidating the hawks, the new alignment may also unify and perk up the doves in Israel's aviary.
Changes in technology may mean that once-valued skills are now redundant.
audit 审计 v.
Each year they audit our accounts and certify them as being true and fair.
The deficit had grown with the connivance of the banks.
The government brought itself to the brink of fiscal disaster.
The fifth largest city in the US passed a significant soda tax proposal that will levy 1.5 cents per liquid ounce on distributors.
Shareholders moan that banks levy fat fees to underwrite rights issues even though the risk of a deal falling is minimal.
It makes no difference whether dividends are paid quarterly or annually.
We track revenue, cost, and gross profit metrics against monthly, quarterly, and yearly targets and show them side by side with the carbon footprint data.
recess 休息 n.
abide by 遵守
It is parents' responsibilities to make sure their children abide by the law.
May joy and peace abide in us all.
abide one's destiny 听天由命
It became apparent that smell can evoke strong emotional responses.
In choosing a method for determining climatic conditions that existed in the past, paleoclimatologists invoke four principal criteria.
The lead plaintiff of the lawsuit is the University of California.
He was perpetually involving himself in this long lawsuit.