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important [ im'pɔ:tənt] a.重要的;有势力的

important [im'pɔ:tənt] a. 重要的

三大作风 the Party's three important styles of work (integrating theory with practice, forging close links with the masses and practicing self-criticism)

"In his important address to the Central Ideological and Political Work Conference on June 28 this year, Party General Secretary Jiang Zemin expounds on how to understand the historical process of socialist development; how to understand the historical process of capitalist development; how to understand the impact of China's socialist reform over the people's thinking; how to understand the impact of the current international environment and political struggle."

The most important thing a father can do for his children is love their mother.

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

No one can deny the fact that a person's education is the most important aspect of his life.

In fact, we have to admit the fact that the quality of life is as important as life itself.

Before giving my opinion, I think it is important to look at the arguments on both sides.

Although many people claim that, along with the rapidly economic development, the number of people who use bicycle are decreasing and bicycle is bound to die out. The information I've collected over the recent years leads me to believe that bicycle will continue to play extremely important roles in modern society.
尽管许多人认为随着经济的高速发展,用自行车的人数会减少,自行车可能会消亡, 然而,这几年我收集的一些信息让我相信自行车仍然会继续在现代社会发挥极其重要的作用。

In view of such serious situation, environmental tools of transportation like bicycle are more important than any time before.

A large number of people tend to live under the illusion that they had completed their education when they finished their schooling. Obviously, they seem to fail to take into account the basic fact that a person's education is a most important aspect of his life.

For people who want to adopt a healthy and meaningful life style, it is important to find time to learn certain new knowledge. Just as an old saying goes: it is never too late to learn.

In the first place, extra studies bring about unhealthy impacts on physical growth of children. Educational experts point out that, it is equally important to take some sport activities instead of extra studies when children have spent the whole day in a boring classroom.

But is it really the case? The information I've collected over last few years leads me to believe that artistic and cultural projects may be less useful than many governments think. In fact, basic infrastructure projects are playing extremely important role and should be given priority.

From what has been discussed above, it would be reasonable to believe that basic projects play far more important role than artistic and cultural projects in people's life and economic growth.

Most important of all, apart from their hometown and parents, students couldn't catch sight of any familiar face and have to suffer from homelessness, which can cause certain serious mental disease.

Many survey show that people in increasing numbers are beginning to recognize that boarding school provides better environment and facilities for children.
许多调查显示越来越多的人开始意识到寄宿学校能给他们的孩子提供较好的学习环境和设施。 120. At the same time, there are still many people who live under the traditional ideas that day schools play an extremely important role in children's study.
 121. On the one hand, it is indisputable that boarding schools are exerting a growing important effect, especially in last few years.

From what has been discussed above, we may safely draw the conclusion that both of day schools and boarding schools are important to train young students for our society.

Although many people tend to live under the illusion that traditional technology and methods are still playing extremely important role in people's life, an increasing evidences show that it is less useful than many people think.

Nothing is more important than to receive education.

It is conceivable that knowledge plays an important role in our life.

It is more important to be healthy than bony slim.

Getting daily exercise is important.

It is most important in this world to be pushing, but it is fatal to seem so.

If I were a medical man, I should prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important.

In important matters, we expose our best sides; in trivial matter, we disclose ourselves as we really are.

A conference is a gathering of important people who singly can do nothing, but together can decide that nothing can be done.

Collection of famous quotes and collection of mottoes are the most important treasure of the society.

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Radio is an important means of communication.

Discipline is very important for any kind of scientific research.

Respect is a very important part of any relationship.

The rights of the individual are sometimes the most important rights in a free society.

One of the most important tasks for a school is to help and promote forming a child's personality.

Japanese leaders saw the visit as an important signal of support.

It is important to understand the powerful economic and social forces at work behind their actions.

A general impression sometimes unconsciously takes account of the important elements which are not taken into account by an analysis.

He will be an important addition to our board.

Online learning is playing a very important role in education.

People have come to understand that computer is playing an increasingly important role in our life.

To a society both philosophers and plumbers are important.

The news article omitted some important details.

The single most important element that separates ordinary photographs from good photographs is the lighting.

In human friendship an important principle is "forgive and forget".

Hard work is an important factor in success.

The Vietnam War was an important issue in the United States for many years.

Newspapers, magazines, television, and the Internet are important media for advertising.

The news writer immediately set out to obtain the important facts.

The travelling library fulfills an important need for people who live in the country areas.

It’s important to know your own weaknesses and strengths.

He never dreamed of such an important position.

The discussion (the subject being important) was completed, and the chairman declared the meeting closed.
讨论一完(讨论的问题很重要), 主席就宣布会议结束。

He was guilty of an important false judgment.

He has made an important contribution to the company’s success.

This city serves as an important commercial center in the western region.

For most of the post-1945 era, defense was not a highly important political issue.
1945年以后的大部分时期, 防卫不是一个突出的政治问题。

It is important to enrich the soil before planting.

Flour and fat are the most important ingredients when making this cake.

A commissioner is an important official in a government department or other organizations.

And, after all, though wildlife is important, I deserve my fun too.

Enclosed is an important leaflet highlighting local service telephone numbers for use during normal working hours.

They have played an important role in the drive towards peace.

The store manager attended to the transaction of important matters himself.

My mother has sent me a registered letter, I guess she has something important to tell me.

Lumbering is very important in some underdeveloped countries.

We regard the matter as nothing important. 我们认为这件事情不重要。

It is more important to be healthy than bony slim.健康永远比皮包骨头好。

More important to them, though, is that it gives them some places where they can borrow money at a cost that is usually a good deal less than at the small-loan agency, or the installment house, or indeed most places.

Besides serving the indefinite needs of its native speakers, English is a language in which some of important works in science, technology, and other fields are being produced, and not always by native speakers.

If we look at man as an animal and try to analyze the environmental forces that are acting on the organism, we find that we have to deal with things like climate, soil, plants, and such like factors common to all biological situations; but we also find, always, very important environmental influences that we can only class as “cultural”, which modify the physical and biological factors.

The minister is busy with important affairs of state.

He is busy with some important work.

Don't decide on important matters too quickly.

Christmas is an important feast for Christians.

The king is the most important person in a kingdom.

There is an important message for you from your brother.

It was one of the most important discoveries ever made.

It's very important to teach the children about road safety.

I'm not talking for talking's sake; this is important!

I think of my wife first.
My wife is very important to me.
I'm very close to my wife.

Please underline the important items. *underline 可用作动词,“在……下划线”。

This is the important point.
This is the main point.
This is crucial. *语气稍重。

It's a matter of life and death. *事情非常重大时用。
It's extremely important. (这是一件极其重要的事。)

That's the most important thing.
We need to know who's buying our products. (我们需要弄清楚谁买了我们的商品。)
That's the most important thing. (这是最重要的事情。)
That's the name of the game.

I agree. *比较生硬的说法。
I think it's very important. (我认为这个问题很重要。)
I agree. (我同意。)
I agree with that.
I'm with you. *“对,对”、“很好嘛”、“我赞成”、“OK”。
I'm for it.
I don't agree. (我反对。)

It's not important.

You look serious.
You look serious. (你怎么那么严肃。)
This is important. (这事很重要。)
You look grave.

We must stress that these payment terms are very important to us.

I don't think price is a problem. The most important thing is that how many you can supply.

John Lee is a some-body, although be was a nobody two years ago.
= John Lee is a very important man, although he was a
nobody two years ago.

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Quality is even more important than quantity.

We must stress that these payment terms are very important to us.

A My hobby is learning foreign languages.
A 我的爱好是学习外语。
B That’s a good hobby – and a useful one too.
B 这是不错的爱好——而且非常有用。
A Yes, I want to travel to Europe next year and I want to be able to speak different languages.
A 是的, 我想明年到欧洲去旅游。我想能够说不同的语言。
B What languages are you learning now?
B 你现在在学哪种语言?
A Well, for me, English is the most important. But I’m also studying French. I practise every week.
A 哦,对我来说,英语是最重要的。但是我也在学习法语。我每周都练习。
B I’d like to learn Spanish. At least, I’d like to speak a little, and visit Spain someday.
B 我想学习西班牙语。至少,我想说一点西班牙语,然后去西班牙玩。

A Extra money is always helpful.
A 额外挣的钱总是很有帮助。
B I know. That’s why I do evening job in the hotel restaurant.
B 我知道。这就是我为什么晚上在旅馆的餐馆打工的原因。
A If you are studying, it’s good to earn some extra income.
A 如果你在读书,额外有些收入很好。
B I agree. It’s only a part-time job at the hotel but it pays well.
B 我同意。虽然只是在旅馆里兼职,但是报酬很高。
A Well, life is expensive!? We all need money.
A 哦,生活消费很高!我们都需要钱。
B You can say that again!? The money helps me with my studying so it’s important for me to earn as much as I can.
B 太同意你的看法了!钱对我的学习有帮助,所以尽可能多地挣些钱对我很重要。

A It’s always good to earn something extra.
A 额外挣些钱总是好的。
B I know. That’s why I do the weekend job in the restaurant.
B 我知道。这也是我为什么周某在餐馆打工的原因。
A If you are studying, it’s good to earn some extra income. Even from part-time work.
A 如果你在上学,额外有些收入很好。即使是做兼职工作也好。
B I agree. It’s not a full-time job but it pays well.
B 我同意。这虽然是一份兼职工作,但是报酬不低。
A Well, living is expensive these days. Everything helps.
A 哦,现在生活消费很高。干点什么都有用。
B Yes, the extra money helps me with my studying so it’s important for me to earn as much as I can.
B 是的,额外挣的钱对我的学习有帮助,所以我尽可能多挣一些,这对我很重要。

A I hope China does really well in the Olympics.
A 我希望中国在奥运会上取得优异的成绩。
B I’m sure it will. The host nation always performs well. And there are so many good athletes in China.
B 我想会的。东道主总是取得好成绩。而且中国有如此之多的优秀运动员。
A I wonder how many gold medals China will win.
A 我想知道中国总共能夺得多少金牌。
B Remember, silver and bronze are important too!
B 记住,银牌和铜牌也重要。
A You’re right. Anyway, the most important thing is to compete well.
A 你说得对。不管怎么说,最重要的事情是比出好成绩。

A I think China will do really well in the Olympics.
A 我想中国在奥运会上将有出色的表现。
B I’m sure it will. The host nation always performs well. And there are so many good athletes in China.
B 我肯定中国会的。东道国总是表现出色。而且中国有这么多的优秀运动员。
A I wonder how many gold medals China will win.
A 我想知道中国将赢得多少块金牌。
B Remember, silver and bronze are important too!
B 记住,银牌和铜牌也重要!
A You’re right. Anyway, the most important thing is to compete well.
A 你说得对。不管怎样,最重要的事情是好好比赛。

A I hope China does really well in the Olympics.
A 我希望中国会在奥运会中取得胜利。
B I’m sure it will. The host nation always performs well. And there are so many good athletes in China.
B 我确定他们一定会的。主办国经常是非常出色的。同时他们有那么多优秀的运动员。
A I wonder how many gold medals China will win.
A 我在猜想他们会夺得多少金牌。
B Remember, silver and bronze are important too!
B 但是记住,银牌和铜牌一样重要!

The brand is not important.
A reasonable price – not too expensive.
I want good quality.

The important thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet and dramatist
德国诗人、戏剧家歌德.J. W.

There is an important trick in this time-using formula ; you must get into your work quickly.
John Erskine, American educator and mustician

One of the symptoms of approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's .work is terribly important, and that to take a holiday would bring all kinds of disaster, If I were a medical man , I should precribe a holiday to many patient who consicered his work important.
Bernard Russell, British philosopher

Because friendships enhance our lives ,it is important to cultivate them.
Robert Louis Stevenson, British novelist and poet

The family you came from isn't as important as the family you are going to have.
D.Herbert Lawrence, British writer

War is much too important to be left to the military.
George Cleenceall French statesan

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein, American scientist  

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation, The hand is more important than the eye…The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
Jacob Bronowski, writer of the former soviet Union  
前苏联作家布洛夫斯基. J . 

Every person has two education, one which he receives from others, and one , more important, which he gives himself.
Edward Gibbon, British historian 

Art is much less important than life ,but what a poor life without it !
Robert Motherwell, American painter 

red-letter day大日子
This is a red-letter day for Susan. She made her first sale to a very important client.

goof up犯错,出岔子
Don't goof up. This project is too important.

think back回想
Think back. It's very important.

rub elbows 交际,接触
It's important for you to go to these parties and rub elbows with everyone. That's how contacts are made.

Trust is the single most important factor in both personal and professional relationships.

"My boss is a stuffed shirt: all he talks about is how important his ancestors are, how he was number one in his class at his university, and the wonderful things he thinks he's done for our company."

- sit on the fence 保持中立
Who would you vote for ? You bet I won't vote for him. He likes sitting on the fence on important issues.

- the lion's share 最大的一份,绝大多数
He designed the most important part of the machine. So he deserves the lion's share of the award.

This business is not important enough to merit special efforts.

Transport by sea is the most important mode of transportation in the world today.

To respect the local custom of the buying country is one important aspect of China's foreign policy.

We can play an important part as a buying agent in your overseas trade.

Payment terms are important in a contract too, aren't they?

It 's important for you to read the "fine print" in any insurance policy so that you know what kind of coverage you are buying.

A: Your pronunciation is very good, Ping. Your English sounds great.
A: 你的发音非常好,平。你的英语听起来很好听。
B: Thank you, Sue.
B: 谢谢你,苏。
A: It’s really good. How do you practice?
A: 你的英语真的很好。你怎么练习的?
B: It’s important to hear English and listen to it as much as you can.
B: 尽可能多地听英语是很重要的。
A: What do you do?
A: 你怎么做的?
B: I listen to the radio everyday. I buy CDs with English-language songs.
Everything helps!
B: 我每天听收音机。我还买英语歌曲CD。这些都很有帮助。

避重就轻 [bì zhòng jiù qīng] /avoid the important and dwell on the trivial/keep silent about major charges while admitting minor ones/

非常重要 [fēi cháng zhòng yào] /very important/

精华 [jīng huá] /(n) best feature; most important part of an object/

莫大 [mò dà] /greatest/most important/

首要 [shǒu yào] /(adj) the most important/

要 [yào] /important/vital/to want/to be going to/must/

要紧 [yào jǐn] /important/urgent/

要人 [yào rén] /important person/

重大 [zhòng dà] /great/important/major/significant/

重要 [zhòng yào] /important/significant/major/

重要的是 [zhòng yào de shì] /It is important (that) .../

重要问题 [zhòng yào wèn tí] /an important issue/

重用 [zhòng yòng] /to put in an important position/

The Supreme Court's decisions on physician-assisted suicide carry important implications for how medicine seeks to relieve dying patients of pain and suffering.

The more foreign capital you have helping you build your Third Wave infrastructure, which today is an electronic infrastructure, the better off you're going to be.
That doesn't mean lying down and becoming fooled, or letting foreign corporations run uncontrolled.
But it does mean recognizing how important they can be in building the energy and telecom infrastructures needed to take full advantage of the Internet.

I believe that the most important forces behind the massive M&A wave are the same that underlie the globalization process: falling transportation and communication costs, lower trade and investment barriers and enlarged markets that require enlarged operations capable of meeting customers' demands.

Being a man has always been dangerous.
There are about 105 males born for every 100 females, but this ratio drops to near balance at the age of maturity, and among 70-year-olds there are twice as many women as men.
But the great universal of male mortality is being changed.
Now, by babies survive almost as well as girls do.
This means that, for the first time, there will be an excess of boys in those crucial years when the are searching for a mate.
More important, another chance for natural selection has been removed.

"Important information can get buried in a sea of trivialities," says a law professor at Cornell Law School who helped draft the new guidelines.

The significance of hot spots is not confined to their role as a frame of reference.
It now appears that they also have an important influence on the geophysical processes that propel the plates across the globe.

The growth of the limited liability company and municipal business had important consequences.
Such large, impersonal manipulation of capital and industry greatly increased the numbers and importance of shareholders as a class, an element in national life representing irresponsible wealth detached from the land and the duties of the landowners; and almost equally detached from the responsible management of business.

And perhaps most important of all, advertising provides a guarantee of reasonable value in the products and services you buy.
Apart from the fact that twenty-seven Acts of Parliament govern the terms of advertising, no regular advertiser dare promote a product that fails to live up to the promise of his advertisements.

But the environment must also have a profound effect, since if competition is important to the parents, it is likely to become a major factor in the lives of their children.

Obviously, it is neither practical nor desirable that all A youngsters change into B's.
The world needs types, and schools have an important duty to try to fit a child's personality to his possible future employment.
It is top management.

Perhaps selection for the caring professions, especially medicine, could be made less by good grades in chemistry and more by such considerations as sensitivity and sympathy.
It is surely a mistake to choose our doctors exclusively from A- type stock.
B's are important and should be encouraged.

An important factor in a market-oriented economy is the mechanism by which consumer demands can be expressed and responded to by producers.

The important factor in a private-enterprise economy is that individuals are allowed to own productive resources (private property), and they are permitted to hire labor gain control over natural resources, and produce goods and services for sale at a profit.

"All men are created equal." We've heard it many times, but it still has important meaning for education in a democratic society.
Although the phrase was used by this country's founders to denote equality before the law, it has also been interpreted to mean equality of opportunity.
That concept implies educational opportunity for all children — the right of each child to receive help in learning to the limits of his or her capacity, whether that capacity be small or great.

{adj: all-important, all important, crucial, essential, of the essence} of the greatest importance
"the all-important subject of disarmament"
"crucial information"
"in chess cool nerves are of the essence"

{adj: arrogant, chesty, self-important} having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
"an arrogant official"
"arrogant claims"
"chesty as a peacock"

{adj: ascendant, ascendent, dominating} most powerful or important or influential
"the economically ascendant class"
"D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"

{adj: authoritative, important} having authority or ascendancy or influence
"an important official"
"the captain's authoritative manner"

{adj: capital} of primary important
"our capital concern was to avoid defeat"

{adj: chief, main, primary, principal} most important element
"the chief aim of living"
"the main doors were of solid glass"
"the principal rivers of America"
"the principal example"
"policemen were primary targets"

{adj: consequential, eventful} having important issues or results
"the year's only really consequential legislation"
"an eventful decision"

{adj: crucial, important} of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
"a crucial moment in his career"
"a crucial election"
"a crucial issue for women"
<-> noncrucial

{adj: eccrine} (of exocrine glands) producing a clear aqueous secretion without releasing part of the secreting cell; important in regulating body temperature
<-> apocrine

{adj: epochal, epoch-making} highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era
"epochal decisions made by Roosevelt and Churchill"
"an epoch-making discovery"

{adj: grand} the most important and magnificent in adornment
"grand ballroom"
"grand staircase"

{adj: historic, historical} belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
"historic victories"
"historical (or historic) times"
"a historical character"

{adj: historic} important in history
"the historic first voyage to outer space"

{adj: important, of import} of great significance or value
"important people"
"the important questions of the day"
<-> unimportant

{adj: important-looking} impressive in appearance

{adj: important} having or suggesting a consciousness of high position
"recited the decree with an important air"
"took long important strides in the direction of his office"

{adj: insignificant, unimportant} not important or noteworthy
<-> significant

{adj: large} fairly large or important in effect; influential
"played a large role in the negotiations"

{adj: leading, prima, star, starring, stellar} indicating the most important performer or role
"the leading man"
"prima ballerina"
"prima donna"
"a star figure skater"
"the starring role"
"a stellar role"
"a stellar performance"

{adj: life-and-death, life-or-death} vitally important
"a life-and-death struggle"

{adj: most-valuable} designating the player judged to be the most important to the sport

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