Sentence Patterns: 免不了 have to, can't avoid 求人帮忙，总免不了要带一些礼物给主人。 When you need to ask a favor from someone, you have to bring some gifts to the host. 1. 经常和中国人在一起，一个美国人免不了受到他们的影响。 Being with Chinese most of the time, an American can't avoid their influence. 2. 买礼物的时候，免不了要花点儿钱。 You have to spend some money for a gift. 以 to use, to take 总免不了要带一些礼物给主人，以表示客人的诚意。 It has always been unavoidable that (the guests) bring some gifts to the host to show their sincerity. 1. 大卫送了他的中文老师一束鲜花，以表示他的感谢。 David gave his teacher of Chinese a bucket of fresh flowers to express his thankfulness. 2. 王文写了一篇文章，以证实他的想法。 Wang Wen wrote an article to verify his ideas. 确实 indeed, really 这里面的讲究确实很多。 There are indeed a great number of particularities with it. 1. 这些年来，北京的变化 确实很大。 Beijing has really changed a lot these years. 2. 我好几年没有看见妹妹了，这次回家，发现她确实长大了。 I haven't seen my sister for many years. This time when I came home, I noticed that she has really grown up. 不必 not necessarily 礼物的包装不必太讲究。 The package of the gift does not have to be too exquisite. 1. 对这样没有礼貌的人不必太客气。 Don't be too courteous to such an impolite person. 2. 你一直成绩很好，这次考试不必太紧张。 Don't worry about the exam. You have been doing excellent in your study. 当．．．（动词） to regard 又不能当饭吃。 You can't eat it after all. 1. 王文不懂英语，只好把这些美国女孩子的谈话当歌听。 Wang Wen does not speak English, so he has to take the conversation of the American girls as if they were singing. 2. 对不起，我当你是李老师呢。 Sorry, I thought you were teacher Li. ．．．归．．． despite 客气归客气, 礼物是无论如何也得收下的。 Despite the politeness, the gift has to be taken in whatever circumstances. 1. 骂归骂，爸爸还是爱儿子的。 Despite his scolding, the father still loves his son. 2. 朋友归朋友，工作上的事还得照规矩来。 It's OK that we are friends, but we must follow the rules to do the job. 否则 otherwise 否则送礼的人会很没有面子。 Otherwise the gift giver would have lost his/her face. 1. 你还是把礼物收下吧，否则客人会不高兴的。 Just accept the gift, otherwise the guest will be unhappy. 2. 大卫决心去中国，否则就再也不会有这样的机会了。 David decided to go to China, otherwise he will not have such an opportunity. 一般 generally, usually 礼物送到主人手里之後一般不会被马上打开 。 Generally the gift will not be opened immediately after it has been given to the host. 1. 在美国，如果学生和老师争论，老师一般不会生气。 In U. S., if students have an argument with the teacher, the teacher usually will not get angry. 2. 我一般早上八点起床，九点上课。 I usually get up at 8 am and go to classes at 9.