1．occur 替换 think of
Suddenly I had an idea that someone had broken into my house. →
An idea occurred to me that someone had broken into my house.
It occurred to me that someone had broken into my house.
2．devote 替换 spend
He spends all his spare time in reading. →
He devotes all his spare time to reading.
3．seek 替换 want / look for
They sought ( wanted ) to hide themselves behind the trees.
4．average 替换 ordinary
I’m an average ( ordinary ) student.
5．but 替换 very
The film we saw last night was very interesting. →
The film we saw last night was nothing but interesting.
The film we saw last night was anything but boring.
6．seat 替换 sit
On his way to school, he found an old lady seated (sitting) by the road, looking worried.
7．suppose 替换 should
He is supposed to ( should ) have driven more slowly.
8．appreciate 替换 thank
Thank you very much for you help. →
We appreciate your help very much. / Your help is much appreciated.
9．the case 替换 true
I don’t think it is the case ( true ).
10．on 替换 as soon as
As soon as he arrived, he began his research. →
On his arrival, he began his research..