1 As far as…is concerned 就……而论……
例如：As far as the weather is concerned, I do not think it matters.
2 As far as we know 据我们所知
例如：As far as we know, things are going well.
3 As the saying goes 俗语说
例如：As the saying goes, “Blood is thicker than water.”
4 Generally speaking 一般来说
例如：Generally speaking, women live longer than men.
5 I am of the opinion that… 我认为
例如：I am of the opinion that your plan won’t work in this situation.
6 In the beginning 首先
例如；In the beginning some of us took no interest in the subject.
7 It is no secret that… 毋庸讳言
例如：It is no secret that Peter will propose marriage to Maria.
8 So (As) the story goes 传说
例如：As the story goes, she left her husband as soon as she discovered that he had no money.
9 Sometimes… sometimes… 时而……时而……
例如：Sometimes we are busy and sometimes we are not.
10 There is no denying the fact that… 无可否认
例如：There is no denying the fact that he has done the wrong thing.
11 Whether do… or not 不管怎样
例如：Whether he works or not, I don’t think he will pass the exam.