The attorney may present evidence as well as witnesses.
At the hearing, her attorney did not enter a plea.
enter a plea 提出申诉
consult with an attorney 咨询律师
The convict was pardoned after serving five years of his sentence.
The jury in the first trial did not convict them of the airlines conspiracy.
death penalty 死刑
Are you for or against the death penalty?
I am passionately opposed to the death penalty.
As is announced in the papers, our country has launched a largescale movement against smuggling and fraudulent activities in foreign currency exchange deals.
They perpetuate the myth of the lone genius.
Regardless, all these complex measures had the same psychological purpose: to reassure people that the free fall would stop and, thereby, curb the fear that would perpetuate a free fall.
They will plead with him to pull back from confrontation.
He gestured to Alice to precede them from the room.
This factor must precede an ice age and have the effect of slightly lowering Earth's temperature.
They had to take the finely balanced decision to let the visit proceed.
She was held in contempt for refusing to testify.
Fiers promised to testify fully and truthfully.
Fans of electric cars say they are clean, quiet, and economical.
The final clause in the contract will be left untouched.
He has a clause in his contract which entitles him to a percentage of the profits.
The interest on the money is exempt from tax.
South Carolina claimed the power to exempt its citizens from the obligation to obey federal law.
exemption clause 免责条约
The jury determined that the airline was negligent in training and supervising the crew.
ratify the arrest 批准逮捕
ratify an accord 批准协议
sanction 制裁、处罚、认可、支持 v.& n.
The government refused to sanction a further cut in interest rates.
These changes will require the sanction of the court.
statutory law 成文法
Workers in Finland, France and Brazil have the most generous statutory allowance, getting 30 days of holiday every year.
The media depict him as a left-wing bogeyman.
We have artist and genre annotation for the albums.
Music, mime, and strong visual imagery play a strong part in the productions.
His career spanned some 50 years and encompassed both abstract and figurative painting.
Promising as it is for minority businesses, this increased patronage poses dangers for them, too.
Now he is suing the casino, charging that it should have refused his patronage because it knew he was addicted.
His actions were accompanied by a rambling monologue.
The analogy between music and fragrance has stuck.
The teacher drew an analogy between the human heart and a pump.
draw an analogy between A and B
The meaning of children's books lies in conveying the profound connotation behind the story.
He recognizes enough notation to be able to follow a score.
He was hoping for some lively political discourse at the meeting.
He watched her face intently to catch every nuance of expression.
We can use our eyes and facial expressions to communicate virtually every subtle nuance of emotion there is.
The following is a paraphrase of what was said.
The change is largely cosmetic, a matter of acceptable political rhetoric rather than social reality.
artefact 手工制品 = handcraft
The Rosetta Stone is arguably the most famous archaeological artefact ever discovered.
A contractor was hired to drain the reservoir and to excavate soil from one area for replacement with clay.
Roman numeral 罗马数字
advent 出现 n.
The advent of the computer has brought this sort of task within the bounds of possibility.
He was the forerunner of the resistance.
It is a perfect example of a medieval castle.
How did you celebrate the millennium?
But, being over 11,000 years old, they predate the domestication of cereals in the Middle East by a millennium.
Primitive humans needed to be able to react like this to escape from dangerous animals.
If you give up exercise, your muscles shrink and fat increases. By the same token, if you expend more energy you will lose fat.
by the same token 同样地
He invited her to his laboratory to see if she could replicate the experiment.