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when [ wen] ad.什么时候;当…时

hardly...when... 刚…就…

when it comes to 一谈到;就…而论

scarcely...when 刚…就…

hardly...before/when 刚一...就...


when [(h)wen] conj. 当……的时候 ad. 什么时候,何时

when [wen]

钉子户 person or household who refuses to move and bargains for unreasonably high compensation when the land is requisitioned for a construction project

It is on the festival occasions when one misses his dear most.

平时不烧香,临时抱佛脚 "never burn incense when all is well, but clasp Buddha's feet when in distress"

入境问俗,入乡随俗 When in Rome do as the Romans do.

水涨船高 When the river rises, the boat floats high.

屋漏又逢连阴雨 Misfortunes never come singly. When it rains it pours.

鹬蚌相争,渔人得利 "when the snip and the calm grapple, it is the fisherman who stands to benefit; two dogs strive for a bone, and a third runs away with it"

一方有难,八方支援 When disaster struck, help came from all sides.

Dangerous When Wet 遇水燃烧品

About when? ---- 大约何时?

Here is your pasbook. Please bring it back when you deposit or withdraw money any time you like. Keep it well and inform us whenever you lose it.

Here's the cheque book. When you send a cheque by post be careful to cross it,
but if you wish to cash a cheque yourself, you must leave it "open".

行程是那一天?6月10日。 When is it? June 10th.

下一班飞往多伦多的班机何时起飞? When will the next flight to Toronto leave?

cross the bridge when one comes to it 既来之则安之

Easy does it -- when you can. 慢慢来,尽力而为.

when in Rome do as the Romans do 入乡随俗

when the doors open 一开场就进入;太准时

When there is life, there is hope. 活着,就有希望.

When's the big day? 哪天办喜事?

You will be required to leave a deposit when you pick up the car.取车时需交押金。

When the bus is moving, do not speak to the driver.

Be careful when using the bath.

When falling in love, some lose their head, others lose their heart.

Truth is fiction when spilled from the lips of a man.

When love turns into dust, money becomes the substitution.

Romance is built on illusion, and when we love someone, we love the illusion they have created for us.

When a female has tears in her eyes the one who cannot see is the male

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

On festive occasions more than ever one thinks of one's dear ones far away.
It is on the festival occasions when one misses his dear most.

水涨船高 When the river rises, the boat floats high.

屋漏又逢连阴雨 Misfortunes never come singly. When it rains it pours.

交通规则 traffic regulation
路标 guide post
里程碑 milestone
停车标志 mark car stop
红绿灯 traffic light
自动红绿灯 automatic traffic signal light
红灯 red light
绿灯 green light
黄灯 amber light
交通岗 traffic post
岗亭 police box
交通警 traffic police
打手势 pantomime
单行线 single line
双白线 double white lines
双程线dual carriage-way
斑马线 zebra stripes
划路线机 traffic line marker
交通干线 artery traffic
车行道 carriage-way
辅助车道 lane auxiliary
双车道 two-way traffic
自行车通行 cyclists only
单行道 one way only
窄路 narrow road
潮湿路滑 slippery when wet
陡坡 steep hill
不平整路 rough road
弯路 curve road ; bend road
连续弯路 winding road
之字路 double bend road
之字公路 switch back road
下坡危险 dangerous down grade
道路交叉点 road junction
十字路 cross road
左转 turn left
右转 turn right
靠左 keep left
靠右 keep right
慢驶 slow
速度 speed
超速 excessive speed
速度限制 speed limit
恢复速度 resume speed
禁止通行 no through traffic
此路不通 blocked
不准驶入 no entry
不准超越 keep in line ; no overhead
不准掉头 no turns
让车道 passing bay
回路 loop
安全岛 safety island
停车处 parking place
停私人车 private car park
只停公用车 public car only
不准停车 restricted stop
不准滞留 restricted waiting
临街停车 parking on-street
街外停车 parking off-street
街外卸车 loading off-street
当心行人 caution pedestrian crossing
当心牲畜 caution animals
前面狭桥 narrow bridge ahead
拱桥 hump bridge
火车栅 level crossing
修路 road works
医院 hospital
儿童 children
学校 school
寂静地带 silent zone
非寂静地带 silent zone ends
交通管理 traffic control
人山人海 crowded conditions
拥挤的人 jam-packed with people
交通拥挤 traffic jam
水泄不通 overwhelm
顺挤 extrusion direct
冲挤 extrusion impact
推挤 shoved
挨身轻推 nudging
让路 give way
粗心行人 careless pedestrian
犯交通罪 committing traffic offences
执照被记违章 endorsed on driving license
危险驾驶 dangerous driving
粗心驾车 careless driving
无教员而驾驶 driving without an instructor
无证驾驶 driving without license
未经车主同意 without the owner's consent
无第三方保险 without third-party insurance
未挂学字牌 driving without a "L" plate
安全第一 safety first
轻微碰撞 slight impact
迎面相撞 head-on collision
相撞 collided
连环撞 a chain collision
撞车 crash
辗过 run over
肇事逃跑司机 hit-run driver
冲上人行道 drive onto the pavement

When it comes to education, the majority of people believe that education is a lifetime study.

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.

Many parents believe that additional educational activities enjoy obvious advantage. By extra studies, they maintain, their children are able to obtain many kinds of practical skills and useful knowledge, which will put them in a beneficial position in the future job markets when they grow up.

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.

Although parent would be able to devote much more time and energy to their children, it must be admitted that, parent has less experience and knowledge about how to educate and supervise children, when compared with professional teachers working in kindergartens or nursery schools.

When asked what kind of school they are willing to send their children to attend, many parents say they would choose a boarding school rather than day schools for their children.

There is much discussion over science and technology. One of the questions under debate is whether traditional technology and methods are bound to die out when a country begins to develop modern science and technology.
关于科学技术存在许多争论,其中一个问题是当国家发展现代科学技术时,传统的技术方法是否可能会消亡? 130. As for me, the declining of traditional technology and methods is not a bad thing; it is the natural result of progress of society.

At the time when technology means ever more harmful carbon in the air we breathe, we need these forests now more than ever.

When an opportunity comes, it brings a promise but never realizes it on its own.

If you want to achieve something or intend to fulfill one of your ambitions, you must work hard, make efforts and get prepared. Otherwise, you will take no advantage of opportunities when they come to visit you.
假如你要取得成就或要实现你的雄心壮志,你必须努力工作、艰苦奋斗、准备好条件。否则,机遇来临你却无法利用。 189. The difference between a man who succeeds and one who does not lies only in the way each treats opportunities. The successful person always makes adequate preparations to meet opportunities as they duly arrive. The unsuccessful person, on the other hand, works little and just waits to see pass by.

I am always amazed when I heard people saying that sport creates goodwill between the nations, and that if only the common peoples of the world could meet one another at football or cricket, they would have no inclination to meet on the battlefield.

He talks about you nine times out of ten when we have a chitchat.

When patterns are broken, new worlds can emerge.

When I was young, I'd listen to the radio, waiting for my favorite songs.

Please ask her to call me back when she's back.

I am in charge of the company when the manager is out.

You ave to wait in line when you buy a ticket.

No wonder you can't sleep when you eat so much.

When the man you like switches from what he said a year ago, or four years ago, he is a broadminded person who has courage enough to change his mind with changing conditions. When a man you don't like does it, he is a liar who has broken his promises.

It's recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.

Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.

People decline invitations when they are "indisposed" physically, and I wish they would do likewise when they fell indisposed emotionally.

We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.

Inflation: When nobody has enough money because everybody has too much.

When a fellow says,"It isn't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's.

When it is not in our power to detemine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.

When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.

When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul.

I never dared be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old.我年轻时从来不敢激进,因为害怕那会使我年老时保守。

To abstain from sin when a man cannot sin is to be forsaken by sin, not forsake it.

When we fail our pride supports us, when we succeed, it betrays us.

When one has had to work so hard to get money, why should he impose on himself the further hardship of trying to save it?

There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate; when he can't afford it and when he can.

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.

Man can survive only when he has the substance; man can live only when he has ideal.

When your soul experiences thirst, it needs water to quench it, no matter the water is poisonous or not.

Some actors think they are elevating the stage when they're merely depressing the audience.

He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing.

Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure.

When you "spoil" a child you are practically saying, "I know you aren't capable of being civilized and considerate and contributing and I won't expect it of you."

I am not in the least disturbed when people regard my legs intently. I know they are doing so in pursuance of their inherent artistic instinct.

She was embarrassed when the people laughed at her mistake.

When the fire broke out, the students showed good discipline.

The senator's son traded on his father's name when he ran for mayor.

Oh, you are wearing ear rings! When did you have your ears pierced?

When I opened the door, the cat bolted out.

You can see the house when you reach the top of the hill.

When I come home from work in the evenings, sometimes I am too tired to even turn on the television.

When you are done, come back.

When I opened the door, a cat bolted out.

We were so worried when we didn't hear from you for three weeks.

When you ride a bicycle you must learn to balance.

Work was halted when the machine broke down.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

I'm in charge of the department when the manager is on leave.
经理休假时, 由我主管本部门工作。

They always lean on us when they are in trouble.

He joined the Labour Party when he left the university.

Hearing the sad news, the mother collapsed. (= When she heard the sad news, ....)
听到这一不幸消息, 母亲悲痛欲绝。

Time passes quickly when you are absorbed in reading a good book.

The chairman roared with anger when he heard the bad news.

He was shocked when he knew he was infected with the HIV virus.

The policeman lost his life when combating the thief with a gun.

When the birth-rate increases and the death rate drops, the population increases.

The child gave a cheerful cry when he saw his mother.

When will the plane depart?

When people ask us questions we usually respond to their questions by trying to answer them.

He accidentally met a friend of his when shopping yesterday.

When the flood destroyed our house, our neighbors shared their house and food with us.

The child gave a cheerful cry when he saw his mother.

We sympathize with him when he lost his job.

When a boy hit his brother, his brother may respond to this action by hitting back.

There is no need to bring up his past when we are considering him for employment.

He accidentally met a friend of his when shopping yesterday.

I was shaving when the doorbell rang.

There was a flood when the dam burst.

We were in the downtown area when we came face to face with Jack.

You should be cautious when you cross the street.
过马路时,你要小心 。

When attacked, he instinctively fought back to defend himself.

When you visit another country and do not understand the customs, it is easy to offend people.

They were offended when she did not come to their wedding.

When I read I can never remember the details.

I ripped my dress when I was getting out of the car. Do you have a needle and thread?

That fellow committed a crime when he stole the library books and sold them.

Don't interrupt Father when he's occupied with his newspaper.

My father face glowed with satisfaction when he saw my college grades.

Stop when the signal light is red.

There will come a time when a crisis will occur.

When I put these things here I was thinking only of your convenience.

I was thinking particularly of the children when I chose the house.

When I said that, I was not thinking of her feelings.

He is a very intelligent. He could read when he was three years old.

I feel good when I'm singing.

We expanded our house when we had a second baby.

Birds also attack the crops when the opportunity arises.

Iron expands when it is heated.

When I was in great difficulties with my language learning, the opportunity for online learning arose.

You should allow for the weather when you plan for an outing.
制定郊游计划时, 应考虑到天气因素。

When the girl asked them if she could go out with her boyfriend, her parents gave her a negative answer.

People get upset when they hear bad news.

Mrs. Smith was upset when she found out about her husband's telling a lie.

She never expressed any sympathy when I was hurt.

When is his funeral?

Lynn was on her way home when she was hit by a car.
在回家路上, 利恩被车撞了。

When young, he lived in a very poor mountain village in northwestern China.
年轻时, 他住在中国西北部一个十分贫穷的山村里。

When the teacher saw the two students talking during the exam, she assumed they were discussing the answers and got angry.

When I lived in China, I picked up some ideas for good cooking.

I was walking out to my car when a man tried to mug me.

When you heat a liquid, it changes into a vapor.

Water vaporizes when boiled.

He felt intense happiness when he knew that he would attend the famous university.

His nose bled when the thief hit him in the face.

Steve quit when he realized that he could not win.

She knew she'd have to confront her parents when she got home.

When the teacher confronted Tommy with the facts, he admitted it.

It was still not clear what his intentions were when he left the university.

The light will come on automatically when it gets dark.

When you rewrite the paper I advise you to omit the last sentences.

I automatically jump back when I see a snake.

The automatic door opens when we approach it.

When you bet on a horse at a horse race, you hope the horse wins.

Everyone clapped when the play ended.

The criminal was captured when trying to escape from the city.

The meeting had scarcely begun when it was interrupted.

He had scarcely arrived home when it began to rain.

You must not get out of the car when it is in motion.

It is a principle of mine to help people when I can.

There is endless work to do when you have children in the house.

When he left school he took up news writing.

Scarcely had he arrived when he had to leave again.

Scarcely had he entered the room when the phone rang.

Hardly had I arrived when I had a new problem to deal with.

You have to get yourself ready for any time; when a chance comes your way you can surely capture it.

He tends to get quarrelsome when he is drunk.

When you say a painting is a fake, you mean it is not authentic.

When I stood up to her, her right cheek would begin to twitch.

She met him when she was at a drama school.

When I go to see Dr. Jose, he always gives me red and yellow pills, and they usually do the trick.

When I was invited to the party, I readily accepted.

When I stood up to her, her right cheek would begin to twitch.

When the new road was built, the small town was transformed into a large city.

You have to curb your laughter when you are in church.

When we are travelling with (or: at) speed, the passing countryside just seems a blur.
当我们高速开车旅行时, 沿途经过的乡村显得一片模糊。

When built, the palace and its grounds were more extensive than the city itself.

Mary was so supportive of me when I was fired last year.
我去年被解雇时, 玛丽给了我极大的支持。

a note asking us to confirm when we would be arriving

Tears came to her eyes when she accepted the certificate granted by the president.
她接过校长授予她的证书, 泪水涌上了眼眶。

You certainly hit the target when you said that he was lazy.

He hit the target when he became president of the class.

When her husband died, she received £50,000 in insurance.

When we moved to France, the children adapted to the change well.

When you go to a new place, you must adapt yourself to customs there.

When Carter died in 1904 after an accident, Leno pined and died in London six months later.

Naturally, the children are behaving well when you are here.
你在这里, 孩子们当然规规矩矩。

Speak naturally when talking on the phone.

I wasn’t sure about Darryl when I first met her, but on further acquaintance I rather like her.

She was ill at ease when she was criticized by her mother.

After that package is put on a truck, when it is delivered is out of my control.

My father will blow his top when he sees what happened to the car.

When he told her how much it cost, she blew her top.

John did not even stir from his seat when his mother called him.

When you make a pledge, you should always try to fulfil it.

Graham was really excited when he joined the athletics club and he bought all the gear, but now he’s lost interest and he’s trying to sell everything.

The box was so old that it disintegrated when I picked it up.
那箱子太破旧, 我刚一提起就散了。

When I said that, I was not thinking of her feeling.

I feel good when I'm singing.

When he said he never wanted to see you again, I’m sure he didn’t mean it literally.

Lawton was an amateur singer until the age of 40, when he turned professional.

When the runner was found to have taken drugs, he was stripped of his gold medal.

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

She had spots on her face when she was ill.

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