- The flooding of a mineshaft in central China's Henan province Friday was the latest in a string of environmental and industrial disasters that have highlighted the country's infrastructure problems.
- There is a vein of melancholy in his character.
- There was a long lag in forwarding mail to us.
- A bowl of hot chicken soup is good for you.
- A cloud is a mass of vapor in the sky.
- A country must have the will to repel any invader.