The President's ambiguous directions confused the staff, who didn't know what to do.
Can you distinguish between an authentic antique and a fake one?
Nowadays it's quite difficult to tell an authentic news report from an invented one, especially news about the celebrities.
Is English a compulsory course in your school?
A nine year compulsory education is implemented in China.
She's always conspicuous because of her bright clothes and queer hair style.
Waterloo was the decisive battle of the whole war.
He Long's health had deteriorated while he was in prison.
In many developing countries, the ecosystem has deteriorated for the sake of economic development.
Some students marred their writings by a diversion into irrelevant material.
The two lovers had an engagement to meet secretly after dark.
Their engagement was announced in the local paper.
My passport expires in a month.
The prices of vegetables and fruits fluctuate with the seasons.
When dusk came, the fishermen hauled the boat up onto the shore.
Raised for its milk, meat, and hide, the reindeer is also used to haul things from place to place.
Tian'anmen Square really looks magnificent at night when it is illuminated.
The manager expressed his indignation at being unfairly dismissed by the president.
One of the company philosophies of American International Assurance (AIA) is "integrity".
Good health, not wealth, is an invaluable blessing.