We have a number of things which, counted by threes, leave two; by fives, leave three; and by sevens, leave two. Find the number.
We have things of which we do not know the number. If we countthem by threes, they leave a remainder of two. If we count them by fives, they leave a remainder of two. If we count them by sevens, they leave a re-mainder of two. How many things are there?
1 )You should stop smoking now.
"You should give up smoking now, for the sake of your own health, forthe sake of the health of others, for the sake of your family, and for the sake of the entire world. "
2) Doctors think that an active person should have a restful hobby, while a person who sits at a desk should have a lively hobby.
Doctors think that an active person, such as a baseball player or a swimmer, should have a restful hobby such as reading, collections of stamps, dolls, buttons or shells, etc. , while a person who sits at a desk all day, such as a teacher or a doctor should have a lively hobby such as ten-nis, golf, swimming or skating.
3 )A child with a problem will probably go to his friends for sympathy.
A child with a problem, then he feels what he will probably get from his parents is incomprehension or criticism, will go instead to his friends for sympathy and advice, leaving the parents totally unaware of the problem he has.
4) We can be informed of a lot by reading books.
By reading scientific books, we can be informed of many facts; by reading geography, we know the earth‘ s surface, forms, physical features,ect.; by reading history, we are told of the growth of the nations.
5) We‘d better to keep company with the true friends.
As friends are both helpful and disastrous, it is better to keep company with the true friends who are helpful, encouraging and loyal, but to avoid those who are mean, stingy and treacherous.