The blood pressure of the mice was elevated.
The elephant teetered along the edge of the cliff.
The focus of this project was to study the effects of increased global temperatures on local fish hatcheries.
The blood pressure of the mice was elevated. [8 words]
The elephant teetered along the edge of the cliff. [9 words]
The focus of this project was to study the effects of increased global temperatures on local fish hatcheries. [19 words]
The mice’s blood pressure was elevated. [6 words]
The elephant teetered along the cliff’s edge. [7 words]
This project examined how increased global temperatures affect local fish hatcheries. [11 words]
许多高度相关的情况下，例如两个名词之间的所有权，就可以删掉中间的介词。例如，句子中有「Noun1 of Noun 2」或「Location1 in Location2」，直接将第二个名词往前移并加上「’」 变成Noun1’s Noun2。
The approval of the Food and Drug Administration was received yesterday. → The Food and Drug Administration’s approval was received yesterday.
The studies were conducted at Max Laboratories in Chicago. → The studies were conducted at Chicago’s Max Laboratories.
当被动语态的句子后面跟着「by」的时候 (Noun1 was/were + past participle + by + Noun2)，把by后面的名词改成句子主词写成主动语态。
The approval of the plan was given by the committee. → The committee approved the plan yesterday.
The seller agreed with reluctance. → The seller reluctantly agreed.
He spoke with hesitation when he accepted the deal. → He spoke hesitantly as he accepted the deal.
By chance, I finished work on time. → Fortuitously, I finished work on time.
He got to the finish line. → He reached the finish line.
Increased benefits can make up for long working hours. → Increased benefits can offset long working hours.
In our current situation, we should decline the offer. → We should decline the offer.
动词跟「说」(例:ask, say, admit, argue, reply, agree, mention, explain, suggest, etc.) 或「心理状态」像是thinking、studying和deciding (例: know, understand, suppose, remember, forget, wonder, study, examine, decide, etc.)有关的，建议大胆尝试wh-子句来写出有力简洁的句子。
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of solar radiation on bioluminescence. → This study examined how solar radiation affects bioluminescence.
Our mission was to conduct an investigation into the relationship between sunlight and plant growth. → We investigated how sunlight affects plant growth.
The house of my mother sat on a big hill.
The licensing of the software will be completed next week.
The variables changed with little difference.
The aim of our research was to assess the correlation between variable A and DNA replication rates.
This paper was written to explore the way in which extra recess time and the test performance of students are related.
To get back to you, we are looking back on what was done to figure out what we can do moving forward. [This one's hard. How short can you make this one?]
My mother’s house sat on a big hill.
The software licensing will be completed next week.
The variables hardly changed.
Our research aimed to assess how variable A affects DNA replication rates.
This paper explores how extra recess time affects students’ test performance.
We are examining the past to determine how we should proceed.