Sentence Patterns: 往往 often, frequently, more often than not （称呼）往往是严格的等级制度和尊卑观念的反映。 An address often reflects the strict hierarchy and the concepts of superiority and inferiority. 1. 现在的年轻人往往不太愿意当老师。 Today's young people often don't want to work as a teacher. 2. 出租车司机往往喜欢和车上的乘客聊天。 Oftentimes, taxi drivers like to chat with passengers in their cars. 已经 already 他离开工作岗位已经有五六年了。 He has left his work position for already 5 to 6 years. 1. 彼得研究中国文学已经有好几年了。 Peter has been studying Chinese literature already for several years. 2.王文在美国已经念了四年书了，还哪儿都没去玩儿过。 Wang Wen did not have any trip to any place, although he already has been studying in America for 4 years. 用．．．来 be used to 除了官衔，也可以用职业来称呼别人。 Except for titles, one can address others using their profession. 1. 在学校里，学生们用“老师”来称呼李先生。 In school, the students greet Mr. Li using the address "teacher". 2. 他们结婚时，朋友们用鲜花来向他们表示祝贺。 When they got married, their friends used fresh flowers to congratulate them. 一概 one and all, without exception, totally 我们可以一概称之为“老师”。 We can call them "teacher" without exception. 1. 学习新课文的时候，所有不认识的字他一概不读。 When studying new texts, he did not read all the words that he didn't know without exception. 2. 在一些大商店里，商品一概比别的地方贵。 In some big stores, merchandise is without exception more expensive than that in other places. 和．．．类似 similar to 和“老师”类似的称呼是“师傅”。 The address similar to "teacher" is "master". 1. 王文有一个和大卫类似的习惯。 Wang Wen has a habit similar to that of David. 2. 北京和纽约有点儿类似。 Beijing is somehow similar to New York. 大半 very likely, most probably 那他大半已经把你当成自己人了。 Then it is very likely that he regarded you as one of his own people. 1. 他大半不来了。 Most probably he isn't coming. 2. 他一直没说话，大半已经同意了。 He didn't say a word all the time. Most probably he already agreed on it.