1.occur 替换 think of
Suddenly I had an idea that someone had broken into my house. →
An idea occurred to me that someone had broken into my house.
It occurred to me that someone had broken into my house.
He spends all his spare time in reading. →
He devotes all his spare time to reading.
3.seek替换want / look for
They sought ( wanted ) to hide themselves behind the trees.
I’m an average ( ordinary ) student.
The film we saw last night was very interesting. →
The film we saw last night was nothing but interesting.
The film we saw last night was anything but boring.
On his way to school, he found an old lady seated (sitting) by the road, looking worried.
He is supposed to ( should ) have driven more slowly.
Thank you very much for you help. →
We appreciate your help very much. / Your help is much appreciated.
9.the case替换 true
I don’t think it is the case ( true ).
10.on替换as soon as
As soon as he arrived, he began his research. →
On his arrival, he began his research..
11.due to替换because of
He arrived late due to ( because of ) the storm.
After covering (walking) 10 miles, we all felt tired.
13.contribute to替换 be helpful/useful
Plenty of memory work is undoubtedly helpful to English study. →
Plenty of memory work will undoubtedly contribute to English study.
14.round the corner 替换 coming soon/ nearby
① The summer vacation is round the corner ( coming). Do you have any plans?
② Li Ming studies in a school round the corner (nearby).
15.come to light替换discover
The family were so pleased when they discovered the lost jewels. →
The family were so pleased when the lost jewels came to light.