楼主并不提供详细翻译喔，由于篇幅和时间精力的限制，所以楼主只粗略说明，如果有疑问，请大胆地提出来^__^楼主会在自己的能力范围内尽可能给出详细解答的~ Study notes -- Episode 3 Company Growth
4. Using Prepositions of Time when describing Data at, in, on, by, from, for, between, to, till, until 你都会用了吗~看完下面的例子估计就能熟练运用了吧~
The temperature fell by 15 degrees in a few hours, from 39 degrees to 24, when the Southerly Buster finally arrived, bringing cool breezes till later that evening, when the storm finally broke. Heavy rain fell for several hours, until just before dawn.
I planned to arrive in summer, at New Year. I actually arrived on New Year’s Day, at 7.00 am. At that tie in the morning on the 1st of January, there were no empty taxis. Everyone was going home from New Year’s Eve parties. After waiting for almost an hour, at last I managed to hail a vacant taxi. The trip took 25 minutes. I was told it would take between 20 and 30 minutes depending on the traffic. I did not arrive at my hotel until 10.00.
1、The increase was a ____ improvement and had little bearing on final profits.
2、As inflation continued to soar the ____ poor and desperate people thought more and more of revolution.
3、The margin of 7% looks ____ but it represents a tremendous improvement.