there + 动词 be
1. there be 结构可用于各种句式和时态
There is a book on the table. 桌上有一本书。
There are many students in the classroom. 教室里有许多学生。
There was an accident last night. 昨晚发生了一个事故。
There were 16 votes in favor of my suggestion. 有十六票赞成我的建议。
There have been many changes in the village recently. 最近这个村庄发生了许多变化。
There has been a terrible earthquake in Japan. 日本发生了一次可怕的地震。
There had been little activity on the street. 街道上没什么动静。
There'll be a concert in the park tonight. 今晚公园里有一场音乐会。
There is going to be a football match。 将有一场足球赛。
2）There be 的否定结构
a) There be + not
There isn't a computer in the room. 屋子里没有电脑。
There won't be a meeting tonight. 今晚没有会。
There hasn't been any rain recently. 最近没下雨。
b) There be + no
There is no money left. 没钱了。
There will be no water tomorrow from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 明天上午8点至下午3点停水。
There could be no better evidence than that. 再也没有比这更好的证明了.
Is there any water left in the cup？杯子还有水剩下吗?
Are there any books on the desk? 桌上有书吗?
Will there be a meeting tonight? 今晚有会吗?
Is there going to be any activity tomorrow? 明天有什么活动吗?
Were there many people at her birthday party? 她的生日宴会来了很多人吗?
How many students are there in your class? 你们班有多少学生?
2. be 前也可以用情态动词
There must be something wrong with the car. 车肯定出毛病了。
There may be a bird on the branch. 树枝上也许有一只鸟。
Quietly, there might be more of them out there. 安静，可能附近还有.
I don't think there could be a situation like that. 我以为那样的事是不会有的。
There shouldn't be any problem. 不应该有什么问题呀。
There ought to be more buses during the rush hours. 在上下班的时刻，公共汽车应当多一点。
There used to be a cinema here. 过去这儿有家电影院。
3. There + be 结构有时可采用省列句式。
No, there won't. 不，不会有。
Yes, there will. 是的，将会有。
No, there isn't. 不，没有。
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