Luo Yan and his wife and son have settled in the big city，far away from their hometown.
settle vi.& vt.定居；结束；解决；决定；使处于舒适的位置
(1)settle the problem解决问题
settle down to (doing) sth.开始专注于某事物；着手认真做某事
①Her parents would like to see her settle ________ and get married.
②I hope the ________(settle) of the matter will meet your wishes.
③With ________，the boss has no time to go on holiday.
As midnight approaches，Luo Yan takes his parents，wife and son outside to set off firecrackers.
set about doing sth.＝set out to do sth.开始做某事
①He will ________all his important thoughts in his dairy.
②I sincerely hope you can ________ some time to do exercise.
③Our English club was ________three months ago.
→________________but finished only the front part.(set about)
→________________ but finished only the front part.(set out)
Indeed，the whole family could not be happier to be together.
①If we are feeling down or lonely，there is ________ seeing the smiling face of a good friend.
②I suddenly realized that ________ I was.
③What a moving novel! I have never read a more moving one.
→It’s ________________ that I have ever read.
However，the high-speed train has made it much more convenient for them to go back home.
(1)be convenient for sb.……对某人是方便的
It is convenient (for sb.) to do sth.(某人)方便做某事。
at one’s convenience在某人方便的时候
①Will it be convenient for you ________(cancel) your flight？
②Wearing gloves might be a good choice，but sometimes it is not ________ (convenience)．
→________，you should do more outdoor exercise，which can help you keep healthy.(convenient)
→________，you should do more outdoor exercise，which can help you keep healthy.(convenience)
make＋it＋no good/no use/no value …＋doing sth.
①I make it a rule ________(get) up early in the morning and read English for half an hour.
②The situation made it no use ________(quarrel) with me about it.
③Nowadays convenient transport _______to travel around the world within several days.
Traditional festivals have been passed down to us from previous generations.
①Despite the________ rounds of talks，no agreement has been reached so far by the two sides.
②Previous to________ (leave) for France，he studied a lot about the country.
③The room was ________(previous) used as a formal court.
It is just past five o’clock on the Chinese New Year’s Eve，and…，full of all sorts of dishes: chicken，duck，pork，fish and vegetables
sort n.种类，类别 vt.整理，分类；妥善处理
all sorts of各种各样的
sort of(＝kind of)有点，有几分
①There are ________activities at the opening ceremony such as singing and dancing.
②The result of the meeting was ________ encouraging.
③Can you ________the toys that can be thrown away?
From the neat designs of the paper-cuttings on the windows，…everything represents joy，luck and happiness.
(1)represent sb.as/to be…宣称某人为……
represent sth.to sb.向某人说明某事；向某人传达某事
(2)representative adj.典型的；有代表性的 n.代表；典型人物
①He ________himself ________a friend of my father’s.
②The author represents the character in his novel ________the greatest hero in the world.
③Let me represent my ideas________ you in an easy way.
④He is a ________(represent) of a large steel company.