词根记忆all(所有)[al]+most(大多数) → 几乎 → almost adv.几乎,差不多 …………
almost completely 几乎完全地
almost fully booked 几乎全部预订
sold out almost 几乎售罄
almost universal among 几乎普遍存在于
I like almost all of them.
You can almost feel the breeze on that day.
Supper's almost ready.
I almost missed the train this morning, but I managed to catch it at the last minute.
She almost succeeded in solving the complex math problem, but one small error cost her the victory.
We almost ran out of time before we could complete the project.
He almost fainted when he saw the height of the cliff.
The cake almost burnt, but I took it out of the oven just in time.
They almost won the game, but their opponents scored a last-minute goal.
She almost gave up, but then she found a new motivation and kept going.
The storm almost destroyed the little village, but fortunately, they were able to evacuate everyone in time.
I almost forgot to lock the door when I left the house.
The project was almost finished when the client suddenly changed their requirements.
ai and its joint venture companies have accumulated nearly 4 million km of autonomous truck testing distance, with a total freight weight of almost 20 million ton-kilometers.
Besides providing global training for tips on newly emerging technologies and making AI tools accessible to almost all employees around the world, the company implemented AI Generated Content in its business operations.
By Sept 30, almost all of its stores ran as franchises, helping Mixue to penetrate 90 percent of China's county-level markets.
Grace Tao, vice-president of Tesla, said that almost 100 percent of its Shanghai plant's workforce are Chinese, and 95 percent of components are locally purchased.
特斯拉副总裁Grace Tao表示,其上海工厂几乎100%的员工是中国人,95%的零部件是在当地购买的。
The new global headquarters of Chinese tech heavyweight Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has almost been completed and is expected to be put into operation in 2024, according to the company.
For Mary Kay Inc, a United States-based beauty major that has been in China for almost three decades, China is not only a market to dig for growth, but is also a key platform to mull a bigger market presence globally.
Almost 67 percent of Chinese companies in the UK have reinvested more than 50 percent of their profits back into the UK market, with some reinvesting 100 percent of their profits.
"Technological advancement is a trend that cannot be ignored," he said, noting that almost all industries are currently embracing the application of artificial intelligence.
Having invested almost 4 billion euros ($4.38 billion) in China, Covestro currently runs 10 production sites and two innovation hubs across the country.
Within the 18-year development in the country, Sany almost participated in all of the local major infrastructure construction projects.
Kering has around 6,000 staff members and more than 400 stores — almost a quarter of its global retail network — across 40 Chinese cities.
In China, the overall cultural and tourism industry has recovered strongly," said Jakobsen, adding that the Chinese market almost has everything needed for a market for a global company, including a business-friendly government, a growing middle-income group and increasing discretionary expense.
Over the past five years, Olympus has introduced almost 90 medical technology products in various fields, including digestive health, respiratory health, otorhinolaryngology, urology, gynecology and surgery.
The company signed procurement intent agreements worth almost $1.06 billion with 18 countries and regions, covering critical areas such as textile raw materials, grains, oil and minerals, it said.
Goldman Sachs Research has forecast that breakthroughs in generative AI could drive a 7 percent, or almost $7 trillion, increase in global GDP and lift productivity growth by 1.5 percentage points over a 10-year period.
Vision Pro, unveiled in June by Apple, is the first major new product category the US company has launched in almost a decade.
苹果公司于6月推出的Vision Pro是这家美国公司近十年来推出的第一个主要新产品类别。
Vision Pro, unveiled in June by Apple, is the first new major product category that the US company has launched in almost a decade, and is seen by many as the future of computing.
苹果公司于6月推出的Vision Pro是这家美国公司近十年来推出的第一个新的主要产品类别,被许多人视为计算的未来。
In the first six months, China's civil aviation transport maintained its recovery and growth momentum, almost reaching the level seen in 2019 before the pandemic, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
"We can almost run without people and lights because of AI and other digital technologies.
"Over the last decade, almost 20 different partnerships in this regard have been established and generated good results.
In 2022 alone, China accounted for almost 4 trillion yuan ($549 billion) in billings and sales facilitated by the App Store ecosystem, according to a study by economists at market research firm Analysis Group.
根据市场研究公司Analysis Group的经济学家的一项研究,仅在2022年,中国就在应用商店生态系统的推动下实现了近4万亿元人民币(5490亿美元)的账单和销售额。
In 2022 alone, China accounted for almost 4 trillion yuan ($570 billion) in billings and sales facilitated by the App Store ecosystem, according to a study by economists at the market research company Analysis Group.
根据市场研究公司Analysis Group的经济学家的一项研究,仅在2022年,中国就在应用商店生态系统的推动下实现了近4万亿元人民币(5700亿美元)的账单和销售额。
For almost two months, Zimbabweans have been enjoying a near-constant power supply.
"For example, for the last 20 years, the global share of R&D investment in China has increased substantially from 1 percent to 8 percent, to almost the same level as Japan".
To date, Huawei has entered into almost 200 bilateral patent licenses.
Almost two years of special rectification work on the platform economy has come to an end, and the country will now encourage the standardized and healthy development of platform enterprises, Pan said.
The report forecasts dairy consumption in China to reach 60.98 million metric tons this year, up almost 4 percent year-on-year.
"The friendship between Pegasus and China has lasted for almost half a century," said Okada, who came to Tianjin in 2005.
It can be applied in almost every business process to ensure efficient operating and resource allocation, predict and defuse interruptions, as well as improve employees'performance,"said Scott Russell, a member of the executive board at SAP.
SAP执行董事会成员Scott Russell表示:“它几乎可以应用于每一个业务流程,以确保高效的运营和资源分配,预测和消除中断,以及提高员工的绩效。”。
"Our colleagues have delivered almost 5,000 hours of community services since the beginning of the campaign and have pledged a further 17,000 hours in celebration of the upcoming 60th anniversary. "
It gives birth to and supports almost all software ecosystems, thereby enabling the smooth operation of all the core business systems across various industries in digital China.
In addition, the number of flights to Central Asia has resumed to about 60 percent of pre-pandemic level, and flights to Africa have almost rebounded to pre-pandemic numbers.
The comments came after the US company unveiled its much-anticipated AR headset Vision Pro on Monday in Cupertino, California, which is the first major new product category Apple launched in almost a decade, and is seen by many as the future of computing.
这家美国公司周一在加利福尼亚州库比蒂诺推出了备受期待的AR耳机Vision Pro,这是苹果近十年来推出的第一个主要新产品类别,被许多人视为计算的未来。
The separated CO2, almost pure, is then pressurized and transferred to storage containers.
Covering almost 50,000 square meters across two buildings and three floors, it is Lenovo's first in-house manufacturing facility in Europe.
Sun Jingfei, Honor's country manager for Türkiye, described Honor's 13,000 staff, seven R&D centers and almost 300 patents as a reflection of fast growth in such a short period since it split from Chinese tech giant Huawei two years ago.
A ceremony to celebrate the completion of the restoration of the pavilion, which has stood in Surrey, England for almost two decades, was held by China Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom, or CCCUK, on April 25.
The hospitality industry today has become almost entirely focused on destinations, not the stay itself, the group said.
China Electronics Technology Group Corp, one of the world's largest suppliers of defense electronics, is promoting a new-generation radar system that can counter almost all types of air threats in modern warfare.
China's domestic home appliance market is almost saturated, so major players should accelerate steps to expand in emerging markets, such as South America and Africa, and seek new sources of revenue, he added.
"Estimates by BHP show that over the next 30 years, steel demand will almost double, global copper production will need to more than double and primary nickel production will increase nearly fourfold to power the next generation of battery technology, compared to the last 30 years.
According to him, in the past three years, Lenovo's annual revenue has increased to 460 billion yuan ($66.9 billion) from 350 billion yuan, an increase of more than 100 billion yuan, and its net profit has almost tripled compared with three years ago.
In December 2022, the company's innovative rare skin disease medication, Spevigo, was approved by China's National Medical Products Administration, making it the first innovative drug developed by a multinational pharmaceutical company to be registered and approved almost simultaneously in China and around the world.
There are almost no successful drilling and completion technologies and cases that can be used for reference in offshore CO2 injection wells worldwide, Guo said.
Li Hongxin, deputy director of Qinghai Maerdang Co Ltd, a unit of China Energy, said the project is almost completed.
"In the past, the company could only assemble compressors using imported parts, with almost no R&D staff, but now, with some 100 suppliers across China, the factory has become more and more independent in both production and the development of new products," said Fang Yuyan, financial director of the factory.
Both fast and accurate, the platform serves as a sharp "eye" to measure qubits resistance and can identify the quality of quantum chips with almost zero damage, greatly improving development efficiency.
This year, Hisense Europe will invest some 45 million euros in research and development, almost 20 percent more than last year.
Xie Zongbo, an independent financial columnist and a member of the Caixin Global Young Leaders Forum, said: "With years of rapid development, China's tea beverage market is almost saturated, market competition has become increasingly fierce, and there is homogenization competition.
When you open Temu, prices seem almost too good to be true.
Pete Lau, chief product officer of Oppo and founder of OnePlus, said earlier that users are now increasingly diversified in their demands for smartphones, and it is difficult for a single product or brand to meet the needs and preferences of different users, which is also the reason why almost every smartphone company has started dual brands or even multiple brand strategies.
Oppo首席产品官、一加创始人Pete Lau此前表示,现在用户对智能手机的需求越来越多样化,单个产品或品牌很难满足不同用户的需求和偏好,这也是几乎每家智能手机公司都开始双品牌甚至多品牌战略的原因。
Shein has beenxa0successful in fast fashion,xa0but has also been criticized for the environmental impact of selling clothes so cheap that they are almost disposable.
Nevertheless, ad revenue is likely to grow by almost 7 percent this year to $795 billion, said global media investment and intelligence company Magna.
Another breakthrough is a state-of-the-art, heavy-duty truck that generates almost zero harmful emissions, which has been developed by Aramco and its partners Tsinghua University, FAWDE and Shandong Chambroad Petrochemicals Company and displayed at the Second World Congress on Internal Combustion Engines (WICE), held in Jinan in April last year.
Bosch China provides products to almost every auto company in the country, which is its biggest single market.
They have the power at their fingertips, literally, to order almost anything from anywhere in the world.
SDIC signed import contracts with 20 foreign companies for a record total of more than $1 billion, and China Huaneng Group has signed 14 purchase agreements with a total contract value of almost $403.7 million with cooperation partners including Hitachi Energy, Schaeffler and Exxon Mobil, on intelligent high-end equipment and bulk commodities, all of which will be applied to its projects in Yunnan, Sichuan and Gansu provinces, and the Inner Mongolia autonomous region to better promote clean development in those areas, it said.
China Huaneng Group has signed 14 purchase agreements with a total contract worth of almost 2.9 billion yuan ($403.7 million) during the fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE), the company said on Sunday.
More than ever, these companies are tapping our global network spanning almost 100 countries and regions for capital and market access.
He added that his monthly income almost doubled, to 50,000 Angolan kwanzas ($117) a month, and he gained the admiration of family members, relatives and friends.
The company recorded total output value of 950 million yuan last year, with almost half of its extruder production, or 87 out of 185 units that it made, heading to countries around the world including Canada, Brazil, Poland, India, Malaysia and Australia.
It is a hard-won increase as its net profit declined by almost half last year.
With a 3.99 percent annual interest rate and a 10.1 percent proportion of short-term debt due within a year of the end of the reporting period, Longfor was almost free of debt pressure.
In addition, almost 20 million metric tons of bulk cargo have been ferried since May 31, as the number of freight trains operating daily has increased from two to 17, Li said.
There were 19 TMT industry IPOs on ChiNext in Shenzhen that recorded financing of almost 27.8 billion yuan, accounting for 17 percent of total financing.
Shi Yigong, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and president of West Lake University, said that looking back at two centuries of scientific development, almost all the biggest scientific discoveries are rooted in breakthroughs in basic sciences.
Xiang Jiangxu, vice-president and chief technology officer of home appliance maker Midea's IoT business, said, HarmonyOS covered "almost all categories of our products"-some 200 varieties-last year.
Dong Min, deputy secretary-general of the China Video Industry Association, said the domestic home appliance market is almost saturated though and companies need to seek new growth points.
All of its 16 geothermal projects under operation nationwide are capable of replacing 350,000 tons of standard coal, equivalent to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by almost 1 million tons, it said.
After launching six new routes from the Asia-Pacific region, including five routes on the Chinese mainland, to North America and Europe with more than 300 weekly international flights in 2021, the company launched a new route between Beijing and Paris last month, further increasing weekly capacity to almost 400 metric tons from North China to Europe.
It undertakes the prefabrication and erection of 526 box beams of the Wuyi section of the Shanghai-Chongqing-Chengdu high-speed railway, with a total construction period of almost two years.
It undertakes the prefabrication and erection of 526 box beams of the Wuyi section of the Shanghai-Chongqing-Chengdu high-speed railway, with a total construction time span of almost two years.
Almost 30 percent of bidders participating in the Vietnamese artworks offered in its Hong Kong spring sales were from the Chinese mainland, and many are bidders of the post-1970s generation.
"The enterprise-oriented services now account for almost half of the company's revenue.
Meanwhile, according to data from the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade this March, almost 80 percent of Chinese companies remain or plan to expand their reach towards global markets.
"As a long-term partner of China for almost half a century, Vale will continue to make our contribution in China's great journey to decarbonizing its iron and steel industry and achieving its dual carbon goals through a portfolio of high-quality products and innovative technological solutions.
Wu said that Maersk has also enhanced rail service, covering almost the entire hinterland of East China with more than 10 corridors and making transportation capacity of enterprises more reliable and supply chains more flexible.
The overall construction progress has reached almost 80 percent.
"Tao said that several government departments have worked almost round the clock to help enterprises resume work and production as quickly as possible.
By the end of last year, the Cengong branch of the PSBC had issued almost 200 million yuan in loans to local small and medium-sized enterprises, with that for lighters and supporting industries up to 50 million yuan, it said.
The European subsidiary of the company, for example, currently has a total installed capacity of almost 7 gigawatts since it was launched in 2011, all of which are new energy assets that are scattered mainly in Portugal, Spain, Germany, Greece, and the United Kingdom.
For almost half a century, Sanofi has been protecting lives with its vaccines, saving and transforming lives with its cutting-edge science, from primary care to the treatment of cancer and rare diseases.
That would bring the total number to almost 8,000 by the end of 2022.
Huawei recorded a full-year 2021 net profit of 113.7 billion yuan, up almost 76 percent year-on-year, on better profitability linked to the sale of certain businesses, including the smartphone brand Honor.
"In China, because websites are not used as a primary means to know about brands, there are almost no neutral places for brands to get customers to go to that place.
Huawei, they disclosed, recorded a full-year 2021 net profit of 113.7 billion yuan ($17.8 billion), up almost 76 percent year-on-year, on better profitability linked to the sale of certain businesses.
Dong Min, deputy secretary-general of the China Video Industry Association, said the traditional TV market is almost saturated and companies need to seek new growth points.
State Grid, the largest power provider in the country, said it constructed 23 pumped storage hydropower stations during the 13th Five-Year-Plan period (2016-20) with a total installed capacity of 30.93 million kW and a total investment of almost 180 billion yuan.
With a daily crude oil processing capacity of almost 6,000 cubic meters, the floating production storage and offloading unit has a maximum crude storage capacity of 60,000 cubic meters, said Liu Huaxiang, general manager of deepwater engineering construction department, CNOOC Limited-Shenzhen.
More importantly, the separation of batteries from EVs will cut the purchasing prices of the vehicles by almost 50 percent, according to Li.
"Diplomatic relations between the US and China have endured through almost half a century.
"The shipments of smartphones priced more than $800 almost doubled in 2021 compared with 2020, which accounted for about 16 percent of China's smartphone market last year," said Amber Liu, a research analyst at Canalys, adding more handset makers will enter the premium smartphone segment.
Canalys的研究分析师Amber Liu表示:“与2020年相比,2021年售价超过800美元的智能手机出货量几乎翻了一番,2020年占中国智能手机市场的约16%。”他补充道,更多的手机制造商将进入高端智能手机市场。
Apollo Go, Baidu's autonomous ride-hailing service, provided around 213,000 rides in the fourth quarter, almost doubling sequentially and reaffirming its leadership position in the global autonomous ride-hailing market, the company said.
百度表示,百度旗下的自动叫车服务Apollo Go在第四季度提供了约21.3万次乘车服务,几乎连续翻了一番,重申了其在全球自动叫车市场的领先地位。
Over two years, the group achieved growth of 11.3 percent, spectacularly outperforming a market that had returned almost to 2019 levels," said Hieronimus.
Last year, the total gross profit of central SOEs was 2.4 trillion yuan, up more than 30 percent year-on-year, which yielded a total net profit of 1.8 trillion yuan, up almost 30 percent as well.
Liu Rubing, who leads the Dimoo& KFC project at Pop Mart, said it took almost a year to launch the toys.
Pop Mart的Dimoo&KFC项目负责人刘如冰表示,推出这些玩具花了将近一年的时间。
"Almost all Airbus commercial aircraft are supported by aerospace parts made by more than 200 Chinese suppliers, covering their entire life-cycle.
For the January-November period, profits surged 38 percent year-on-year to 7.98 trillion yuan, and the average January-November growth rate for 2020 and 2021 stood at almost 19 percent, the NBS said.
According to the NBS, profits of private enterprises jumped almost 13 percent year-on-year in November, and micro and small businesses' profits soared nearly 16 percent in November.
The traditional TV market is almost saturated though and companies need to seek new points for growth, said Dong Min, an independent researcher in the home appliances sector.

四级Their ability to withstand almost any disaster makes them seem like something out of a comic book.



四级A very small number of people are able to remember almost every detail of their life.



六级Experts said that whether or not Apple loses this specific case, measures that it could put into place in the future will almost certainly be able to further limit the government's reach.


2017年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

四级Almost half of those surveyed said their companies were either in the middle of restructuring or about to embark on ( ' , 开始) it; and for the most part, restructuring meant putting more emphasis on teams.

几乎一半的受访者表示,他们的公司要么处于重组中,要么即将开始。开始) 信息技术在大多数情况下,重组意味着更加重视团队。


四级Long queues, delayed flights and over - crowding at airports have become almost as much a topic for conversation in Britain as the traditional complaining about the weather.



六级I've been looking at what self-proclaimed experts were saying about unemployment during the Great Depression; it was almost identical to what Very Serious People are saying now.



六级For almost five centuries a very large supply of cod ( ' , 鳕 鱼) provided abundant raw material for an industry which at its peak employed about 40,000 people, sustaining entire communities in Newfoundland.

近五个世纪以来,鳕鱼的大量供应,鳕 鱼) 为该行业提供了丰富的原材料,该行业在鼎盛时期雇用了约40000人,维持了纽芬兰的整个社区。


六级Companies are pushing it hard but make it almost overwhelming even to dip a toe in the water for the average consumer, because there are so many compatibility issues to think about.



六级For almost five centuries a very large supply of cod provided abundant raw material for an industry which at its peak employed about 40,000 people, sustaining entire communities in Newfoundland.


2016年6月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

四级However, he'll need to do so without tripping the anti-jamming system, the details of which he almost certainly does not have access to.



六级Let's face it, it wasn't too long ago that the idea of working from anywhere and at anytime was some form of a distant utopian dream,and yet now we can perform almost any office-based task from any location in the world as long as we have access to the in


2017年12月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

高考Accordingly, newspapers were read almost only by rich people in politics or the trades.


2019年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

六级In order to achieve a successful outcome or reward, some level of risk is almost always essential.


2018年6月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

六级Despite the ease with which the rich can acquire almost anything they desire, they are just as likely to be unhappy as the middle classes.



高考Within two years it had topped out at almost fourteen hundred feet and was more than half a mile across.


2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

考研But in late September 2009, officials reported there was significant flu activity in almost every state and that virtually all the samples tested are the new swine flu, also known as A H1N1, not seasonal flu.


2010年考研真题(英语二)完形填空 Section Ⅰ

高考He finds that if babies aged 18 months see an unrelated adult with hands full trying to open a door, almost all will immediately try to help.


2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

六级Trips that many adults would consider the adventure of a lifetime-treks in Borneo, a sports tour to Barbados-appear to have become almost routine at some state schools.


2019年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

六级And on reflection, this is not surprising; the single word environment has so many dimensions, and there are so many other factors affecting wealth—such as the oil deposits—that teasing out a simple economy-environment relationship would be almost impossible.



六级Two strains of the disease, with almost identical symptoms, affected humans-Ebola-Zaire and Ebola-Sudan.



四级Almost every child, on the first day he sets foot in a school building, is smarter, more curious, less afraid of what he doesn't know, better at finding and figuring things out, more confident, resourceful (机敏的), persistent and independent than he will ever be again in his schooling – or, unless he is very unusual and very lucky, for the rest of his life.

几乎每一个孩子,在他踏进学校大楼的第一天,都会变得更聪明、更好奇、更少害怕自己不知道的东西、更善于发现和解决问题、更自信、更足智多谋(机敏的), 在他的学校里,他将变得更加执着和独立——或者,除非他非常不寻常,非常幸运,否则他将终生如此。


高考One day after school, while exploring the green woods of this magnificent mountain, I almost fell on a set of stairs.


2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读表达 原文

六级Part of the problem is that almost two decades after Amazon filed the one-click patent, the online retail shopping and buying experience is filled with frictions.


2019年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

四级Almost every child, on the first day he sets foot in a school building, is smarter, more curious, less afraid of what he doesn't know, better at finding and figuring things out, more confident, resourceful (机敏的), persistent and independent than he will ever be again in his schooling – or, unless he is very unusual and very lucky, for the rest of his life

几乎每一个孩子,在他踏进学校大楼的第一天,都会变得更聪明、更好奇、更少害怕自己不知道的东西、更善于发现和解决问题、更自信、更足智多谋(机敏的), 在他的学校里,他将变得更加坚毅和独立——或者,除非他非常不同寻常,非常幸运,否则他将终生如此


高考Almost a month ago, he bought popular word game that used little pieces of wood with different letters on them.


2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

高考Several years ago I received a letter from seventeen-year-old kerry, who described herself as a world-class fault-finder, almost always bothered by things.


2015年高考英语福建卷 完形填空 原文

四级In fact, there is almost no hard evidence for midlife crisis other than a few small pilot studies conducted decades ago, Barbara Hagerty writes in her new book, Life Reimagined.



四级"In fact, there is almost no hard evidence for midlife crisis other than a few small pilot studies conducted decades ago," Barbara Hagerty writes in her new book, life Reimagined.


2017年6月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

六级It's no wonder that new applications for the Internet of Things are moving ahead fast when almost every new device we buy has a plug on the end of it or a wireless connection to the internet.


2017年12月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

高考These modern architectural masterpieces are so many that Hilversum almost feels like an open air museum.


2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

四级Perception of sweet and salty foods dropped by almost individuals percent in a simulation of air travel.


2019年12月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section A

四级Sugar, alcohol and tobacco, economist Adam Smith once wrote, are commodities which are nowhere necessaries of life, which have become objects of almost universal consumption, and which are, therefore, extremely popular subjects of taxation.

经济学家亚当·斯密(Adam Smith)曾写道,糖、酒精和烟草都是不属于生活必需品的商品,几乎已成为普遍消费的对象,因此,它们是极受欢迎的征税对象。


四级At some point, almost all of us will experience a period of radical professional change.



四级Almost all companies recognise the importance of innovation today.



四级But almost any drug, when it's misused, can make a person think he needs it all the time.


2015年12月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

六级The fact is job openings have plunged in every major sector, while the number of workers forced into parttime employment in almost all industries has soared.



六级Their behaviors can be found in almost all teenagers on earth.



考研But almost all have ignored the big, profitable opportunity in their own backyard: the wholesale food and drink trade, which appears to be just the kind of market retailers need.



考研As of 2005, there were almost half a million professional social scientists from all fields in the world, working both inside and outside academia.



考研Almost all of the interior detail is of cast iron or plaster; the use of wood was minimized to insure fire safety.



四级Somewhat nostalgically, he quotes John Maynard Keynes' justly famous words of praise to the bookstore: "One should enter it vaguely, almost in a dream, and allow what is there freely to attract and influence the eye."

他引用了约翰·梅纳德·凯恩斯(John Maynard Keynes)对书店的名言,略带怀旧之情:“一个人应该在梦中隐约进入书店,让那里的东西自由吸引和影响眼球。”

2017年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

高考A three-week trial at Holborn last year found that the number of people using escalators at any time of could be raised by almost a third.


2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

高考Almost every grandparent wants to be with his or her grandchildren and is willing to make sacrifices, but sometimes it is wiser to say no and visit frequently instead.


2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

高考Almost half of that winds up in landfills, and up to 12 million tons pollute the oceans.


2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

高考Another nice thing is that you learn both new words and their use unconsciously, meaning that you will tend to use the words learned/learnt this way in conversations almost automatically.


2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 语法填空 原文

高考As for the USA, it is almost unique among developed nations in having a population that is expected to grow by 20% from 2010—2030.


2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文

高考Boom towns grow from nothing almost overnight.


2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

高考California condors attract researchers' interest because they almost died out in the 1980s.


2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 题设

高考Erin had gone beyond what almost anyone would have done, finding my house on a bitterly cold night, and for that I was extremely grateful.


2019年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

高考He owned a farm, which looked almost abandoned.


2015年高考英语广东卷 语法填空 原文

高考His black-and-white pictures present a world almost lost in time.


2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

高考His voice was almost gone and his heart was heavy.


2015年高考英语湖北卷 完形填空 原文

高考"I have worked there on and off for almost ten years," says gin.


2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

高考I think almost all the people in the town were there.


2019年高考英语全国卷3 完形填空 原文

高考I was almost knocked down recently by a cyclist riding on the pavement when there was a cycle lane right next to him.


2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

高考It takes place almost every year all over the world.


2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

高考It's almost never good to start a meeting with general comments such as:"I didn't understand what you said about [main topic of the course] "or "I couldn't understand any of your lectures last week."


2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 主旨概括 原文

高考Office hours almost always go better if you bring a few specific questions to the meeting.


2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 主旨概括 原文

高考She'd look at me with those sad brown eyes of hers, beam her need, and then wait, trusting I would understand — which, strangely, I almost always did.


2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

高考Since almost 3% of the metal is lost during reprocessing, we'd have to make an extra 10 cans each year.


2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

高考So I ran back home almost in the dark while trying not to get too scared.


2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读表达 原文

高考Stress used to be an almost unknown word, but now that we are used to talking about it, I have found that people are beginning to get stressed about being stressed.


2016年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 B 原文

高考The first commercially available driverless cars will almost certainly be fielded by ride-hailing services, considering the cost of self-driving technology as well as liability and maintenance issues.


2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

高考The heat was unbearable--almost 125°F even in the shade of a cactus.


2016年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 完形填空 原文

高考The team left 100 wax worms on a commercial polyethylene shopping bag for 12 hours, and the worms consumed and broke down about 92 milligrams, or almost 3% of it.


2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

高考They were almost knee-deep when they realized it was a hot spring.


2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

高考You'll get in more questions, the discussion will be tailored to what you need most help on, and two-party communication is almost always more productive than committee work.


2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 主旨概括 原文

四级True to her word, she was correct almost every time.



四级The phrase almost completes itself: midlife crisis.



四级Overall, almost three in five people say they try to limit their usage of paper – including facial tissue and kitchen roll – to save money.



四级The other day, he came home from school almost in tears.



四级So they’re cheap almost everywhere.



四级People were coming out of a formal and almost Victorian attitude, and you really felt anything was possible.



四级Millions of irrigation wells have significantly lowered water tables in almost every state.



四级They were subject to taxation almost everywhere.



四级He says the prices this year have been so low that he has made almost no profit.



四级Nearly two-thirds of us grab fast food once a week, and we get almost 25% of our daily calories from snacks.



四级John, she almost whispered.



四级Genuine criticism creates a precious opening for an author to become better on his own terms—a process that is often extremely painful, but also almost always meaningful.



四级It sounds almost too good to be true.



四级About 8% said they used the Internet as a way to escape problems, and almost 14% reported they "found it hard to stay away from the Internet for several days at a time



四级Is it almost time to go home now?



四级She has almost recovered from the cough.



四级The next block was almost empty.



四级And what's more, you use it every day, almost every moment of your life



四级I would do almost anything not to be a burden, and not require any help from anybody.



四级Almost half of those surveyed said their companies were either in the middle of restructuring or about to embark on 开始 it; and for the most part, restructuring meant putting more emphasis on teams.

几乎一半的受访者表示,他们的公司要么处于重组中,要么即将上台。开始 信息技术在大多数情况下,重组意味着更加重视团队。

2017年6月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

四级Genuine criticism creates a precious opening for an author to become better on his own terms— a process that is often extremely painful, but also almost always meaningful.


2015年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

四级his name was Marie-Antoine Careme, and he had appeared, one day, almost out of nowhere.


2018年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

四级In fact, evidence shows almost dogs stay with one partner their whole lives.


2019年12月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

四级In general, the study found that undergraduates were almost as likely as old people to make this mistake and men as likely as women.


2019年6月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

四级In the 1920s, Swiss psychologist Jean piaget proposed that children's cognitive abilities unfold naturally,like the blooming of a flower, almost independent of what else is happening in their lives.

20世纪20年代,瑞士心理学家让·皮亚杰(Jean piaget)提出,儿童的认知能力自然展开,就像花朵盛开一样,几乎与他们生活中发生的其他事情无关。

2015年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section A

四级It almost never really rains as most people think.


2019年12月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

四级Local media reports suggest Calbee and its main rival Koike-Ya are halting almost 50 products.

当地媒体报道称,Calbee及其主要竞争对手Koike Ya暂停了近50种产品。

2018年12月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section A

四级Long queues, delayed flights and over - crowding at airports have become almost as much a topic for conversation in Britain as the traditional complaining about the weather.


2016年6月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section A

四级Mail delivery service is still responsible for the completion of almost half of payments.


2019年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

四级Rainier's family has ruled Monaco almost continuously since 1297.


2016年12月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

六级It is also troubling that voting rates among our youngest eligible voters—18- to 24-year-olds—are way down: Little more than one in four now go to the polls, even in national elections, compared with almost twice that many when 18-year-olds were first given the vote.



六级BrightLine iTV, which designs and sells interactive ads, says interest has surged: it expects its revenues almost to triple this year.

设计和销售互动广告的BrightLine iTV表示,人们对互动广告的兴趣已经激增:它预计今年的收入几乎是原来的三倍。


六级They are almost as liable to depression as the high-risk group.