the Canadian government
across the Canadian border
a French Canadian
The volcano is about to erupt.
The war will erupt at any time.
an abrupt 180-dgree turn（180度大转弯） an abrupt change（骤变）
an abrupt accident
Excuse me for my abrupt question.（请宽恕我这个莽撞的疑问）
interrupt the conversation
Sorry to interrupt you.
The game was interrupted several times by rain.
The coastal plain is interrupted by chains of large lagoons.（沿海平原被链状大礁湖间隔）
His speech was interrupted by anti-war protesters.（反战对立者们打断了他的讲演）
His words were interrupted by warning shouts.（他的话被警告的叫声打断）
What she hates most is being interrupted in her work.（她最嫌憎的是作业中被别人打扰）
Nothing dejects a trader like the interruption of his profits.
I apologize for the interruption, but I have an important question.
I feared nothing but interruption, and that came too soon.（就怕别人来打扰，但打扰来得很快）
I’ll ask the doctor to check me up.（我要请医生对我做一下查看）
Check up your paper. Please check up the facts first.
All the details have been checked up.（一切细节都被核对过了）
Let’s switch to the other topic.
switch to another programme
switch to modern methods
throw light on/upon
throw light on the subject
throw light on the text
These facts throw light on the matter.
to and fro
He is walking to and fro.
The cat rushes to and fro.
Small boats busied to and fro.
center on techniques
All our hopes center on you now.
center on the economy
play a joke on sb.
He likes to play a joke on his friends.
It’s a mistake to play a joke on your boss.
Don’t play a joke on her.
go to India in June
India is a country in South Asia.
had a war with India.
watch an Indian film
The Indian Ocean is on the south of Asia.
Eat plenty of green vegetables.
The house was painted green outside.
learn the basics of English grammar
Children should learn to share.
I’m sorry to learn about your illness.
It was not greed but ambition that drove him to crime.（教唆他违法的并非贪婪而是野心）
He was consumed with greed and envy.（他心里充溢了贪婪和吃醋）
His greed looked through his eyes.（从他
punish greedy officials
Nothing can trade for your health.
I wouldn’t trade you laughter.
with the exception of
I like all fruits with the exception of grape.
They passed the exam with the exception of two.