Along with the rapid growth of ...,...has become increasingly important in our daily life.
Nowadays，it is generally/commonly believed that..., but I wonder that...
Like a coin has two sides, there is a positive aspect and a negative aspect to...
Currently, the issue of ...has been brought to public attention.
Air pollution and noise pollution caused by automobiles do harm to our health.
Accordingly/Consequently/As a result,it is not difficult to draw the conclusion that...
From what has been discussed above, we may reasonably arrive at the conclusion that...
The dilemma is something no one can avoid. Properly handled, however, we will...
Taking into account all of these factors, we have reached the realization that...
All in all, the whole society should pay close attention to the problem of .... only in this way can we....
All these changes in China’s economic life have brought changes in China’s social and cultural life as well, many of which unwanted.
If productivity measures the efficiency of an economy, a measure of what an economic system produces is its gross national product , which is the current market value of all final goods and services that a nation produces within a particular period.
Current wisdom says that if you want a successful product, you need first to perform detailed market analysis, making sure that there are plenty of people who need the new product and that your entry into the market will be able to gain a significant share of that market.
Started at the turn of the century, 3M has been growing at a healthy rate of about 10 percent a year and it boasts of having 45,000 products on the market.
An entrepreneur is someone like Tom Monaghan, the man who after brushes with bankruptcy turned Domino’s Pizza into the nation’s fastest – growing franchise chain.
When the demand for something is greater than its supply, producers and suppliers will sense the possibility of making a profit – the excess of revenues over expenses is the profit.
As the case illustrates, competition takes four general forms: pure competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopoly.
The classic example of pure competition occurs with a commodity, like wheat or corn, that has so many producers that no one of them can control its selling price.
A monopoly occurs when one company alone offers a particular food or service and therefore controls the market and price for it.
Private restaurants serve gourmet food for $70 per person; incentives boosted agricultural production 25 percent and industrial output 80 percent in just three years; farmers are encouraged to raise as much as they can on their own plots, and some become almost rich in the process.的
e.g. It is counterproductive to be too tough: it just makes the staff resentful.
e.g. Although the speaker overlooks certain circumstances in which undueskepticism might be counterproductive, and even harmful, on balance I agree thatwe should not passively accept whatever is passed off as fact; otherwise, human knowledge would never advance.
e.g. in the seminal state seminal thoughts / seminal principle
e.g. a seminal book/poet / This experiment was to have a seminal influence on his own political development.
e.g. Such action can be justified on the grounds of greater efficiency.
e.g. In the final analysis, government cannot philosophically justify assisting large cities for the purpose of either promoting or preserving the nations cultural traditions; nor is government assistance necessary toward these ends.
resort to … 诉诸…
e.g. no necessity to resort to violent actions such as demonstration, riot or rebel.
hinge on … 以…为转移，靠…转动
e.g. The claim that society’s destiny hinges on how children are socialized, while appealing in some respects, is an over-statement at best.
at best 最多，充其量;以最乐观的看法来看
collaborate to …
e.g. For example, scientists, researchers, and even computer programmers must collaborate to establish common goals, coordinate efforts, and meet time lines.
lend some credence to … 提供支持
e.g. While our everyday experience might lend credence to this assertion.
e.g. Recent advances in molecular biology and genetics lend some credence to this position, by suggesting that these determining physical forces include our own inpidual genetic makeup.