1. Should that happen to poor, as-yet unaffected places (e.g., most of South Asia and Africa)the suffering can be great.
2. There’s a common view that Malcolm Turnbull’s ‘30-minute city’ is yet another slight variation on the many terms we already have for a more sustainable urban form, e.g. compact city, walkable city, smart growth, new urbanism, urban consolidation.
May，shall，must，may not （或shall not）是公共英语中非常熟悉的单词，但在英语合同中用这些词时要极其谨慎。这些词的使用将对合同主体的权利义务进行约定。这几个词如选用不当，可能会引起纠纷。
May 旨在约定当事人的权利（可以做什么），shall约定当事人的义务（应当做什么时候）， must 用于强制性义务（必须做什么），may not （或shall not）用于禁止性义务（不得做什么）。May do 不能说成can do, shall do, 不能说成should do 或ought to do, may not do 在美国一些法律文件可以用shall not, 但绝不能用can not do或must not ）例如，在约定解决争议的途径时的，可以说： 继续阅读 →
I see a lot of clients writing “however” when they mean “but.” The truth is that they do mean the same thing. However, they are not the same kind of word. “But” is a coordinating conjunction. It can link two independent clauses together. “However” is not. “However” is more flexible and has more possible meanings.
“I ate my apple. I was still hungry, however. I didn’t eat again.” 继续阅读 →