More rubbish is being produced as more people becoming big consumers.
Throughout the century, the largest quantity of water was used for agricultural purposes.
A huge amount of water is used in agriculture in Brazil, and this is reflected in the figures for water consumption per person.
34. 体育工资并不是由考虑一个人给社会做出多少贡献或他(她)负有的责任大小程度来决 定的。
Sport salaries are not determined by considering the contribution to society a person makes, or the level of responsibility he or she holds.
The obvious benefits of computer skills for young children cannot be denied.
There are technical limitations to the amount of paper which can be recycled and some paper products cannot be collected for re-use.
In the future computers will be used to create bigger and even more sophisticated computers.
Of these 20,000, just under 2,000 are being exploited and abused by their employers.
I was told by the landlord that it would be a good idea to get some insurance for the furniture and other personal possessions.
Many of the Arctic tourist destinations have been exploited by outside companies.
Cancer is not caused by a single element in cigarette smoke.
42. 随着书写的发明，取得了巨大的进步，因此此时知识不仅可以口头交流，而且能够储存。 With the invention of writing, a great advance was made, for knowledge could then be not only communicated but also stored.
Two main techniques have been used for training elephants, which we may call respectively the tough and the gentle.
I believe that attending school from a young age is good for most children.
Reaching the conclusion that change is inevitable is not the same as assuming that “change is always for the better.”
Plant species become adapted to living in a certain kind of habitat.
47. 和其他孩子在一起，分享非虚拟的体验，这是一个孩子中发展中重要的一部分。 Spending time with other children and sharing non-virtual experiences is an important part of a child`s development.
Creating health for people means providing medical care to treat or prevent disease and illness.
Committing harmful acts against others is a major cause of low self-esteem.
No one can avoid being influenced by advertisements.
It`s no use starting late in life to say:” I will take an interest in this or that.”
To start with, I couldn`t decide between biology and geography.
53. 如果对汽车使用频率越来越高这一趋势视而不见，清理汽车的努力可能对减少污染无济 于事。
The effort to clean up cars may do little to cut pollution if nothing is done about the tendency to drive them more.
I oppose the plan to expand the airport and to increase the number of flights.
One function of the dictionary was to enable its student to convey an impression of fine learning.
One thing that governments can do is to require individuals, households, and businesses to separate their waste into different categories.
The lack of ability of some cultures to deal with large numbers is not really surprising.
To tell you the truth, my family doesn`t do a lot of things together because our schedules are so different.
The simplest and most cost-effective action is to establish smoke-free work places, schools and public places.
60. 现在很多小孩都在隔离中成长，受到父母的促使，把其他孩子视为竞争对手而不是朋友。 Many children today are growing up in isolation, encouraged by their parents to view other children as competitors rather than as friends.