1. End/stop 結束
Finish: The symphony finishes with a flourish.
Terminate: The agreement was terminated immediately.
Close: The subject is now closed.
Halt: The trial was halted after the first week.
Conclude: The commission concluded its investigation last month.
2. Do 做
Execute: The crime was very cleverly executed.
Carry out: Make sure the firm is competent to carry out the work.
Accomplish: I don’t feel I’ve accomplished very much today.
3. Involve 參與
Associate: I am happy, indeed proud, to be associated with this project.
Engage: The debate about food safety has engaged the whole nation.
Comprise: The course comprises a class book, a practice book, and a CD.
Contain: I lost a file containing a lot of important documents.
Include: Tax and service are included in the bill.
4. Show 說明
Illustrate: This latest conflict further illustrates the weakness of the UN.
Demonstrate: These problems demonstrate the importance of strategic planning.
Present: The documentary presented us with a balanced view of the issue.
Reveal: The journalist refused to reveal her sources.
Display: He doesn’t display much emotion.
Manifest: The illness first manifested itself in severe stomach pains.