She claimed that she was denied admission to the school ______ her race.
A. by virtue of
B. in accordance with
C. with respect to
D. on account of
① She claimed that… 她认为……
——…claim that… ……认为……
Scientists claim that there has been a major breakthrough in the fight against cancer. 科学家们宣称攻克癌症已有重大的突破。
② admission to “允许进入；许可”
——admission to the university/college （大学录取）
—— admission to the meeting （允许参会）
——admission to the lecture (参加讲座)
③ by virtue of “凭借”
in accordance with“依照；与……一致”
with respect to “关于”
on account of “因为”
There are no clear answers yet, but two distinct schools of thought on the matter have developed. As one might expect the two approaches are very different from one another, and there is a great deal of debate between proponents of each theory.
Those who support the "nature" side of the conflict believe that our personalities and behavior patterns are largely determined by biological and genetic factor.
Proponents of the "nurture" theory claim that our environments more important than our biologically based instincts in determining how we will act.
There are no clear answers yet, but two distinct views/opinions/thoughts ... on the matter have developed. As one might expect the two approaches are very different from one another, and there is a great deal of debate between proponents of each theory.
Those who support … believe that …
Proponents of …claim that…
③ schools of thought “思想流派”
on the matter “在这件事上”
be different from “与……不同”
one another “彼此”
a great deal of “大量”
As a result of two or three centuries of scientific investigation we have come to believe that nature is understandable in the sense that when we ask her questions by way of appropriate observations and experiments, she will answer truly and reward us with discoveries that endure.
② by way of “经由，通过……方法”
reward sb. with “以……报答，酬劳”
③ As a result of … we have come to believe that…
例：As a result of common efforts of all sectors of society and scientific measures we have come to believe that humanity will conquer the epidemic.