get sb to do sth :persuade/advise sb to do
Please get them to finish the work as quickly as possible.
Please get hi to give up smoking.
be littered with 布满
be pitted with holes 坑坑洼洼
even though :even if
not in the least: not at all /not a bit / not the least bit 一点也不
反：not a little=very much
by no means /in no way /on no account /at no times /under no circumstances 绝不
a mere: only
It was not (to say)……..
dusty track=dusty road 尘土飞扬的路面
look back 回头看
we looking back, wondering (从句做伴随状况语) if we were leaving a trail of oil an d petrol behind
give way to 为……所代替
The great clouds gradually broke up and give way to blue sky.
He has no intention of giving way to your demands.
In response to: in reaction to
He had hardly had time to settle down when he sold the house.
Before he had hardly had time to settle down, he sold the house.
We had hardly had time to worry about what might happen when we were back on the plane again.