expanded simple sentences其方法是使用定语、状语、同位语、介词短语、分词短语等语
LAGOS, Dec. 15(Reuter) - The Nigerian foreign ministry's offices were completely destroyed
by a fire in the center of Lagos Monday night.
Eyewitnesses gave conflicting reports about the number of people injured in the blaze, which
firemen suspect was caused by an electrical fault.
One fireman said four people had been rescued from the ministry, suffering from minor injuries.
About 100 firemen were unable to prevent the blaze spreading to buildings beside the seven-storey
The foreign ministry, which lost many valuable records in the blaze, was due to be moved to a
new site shortly.
The building, completely gutted by the blaze, also housed offices of the information ministry
and the ministry of science and technology.
一种"某事正在发生"的印象从而增强其真实感和现实感。例如China Starts WAP Service. /
Longevity star dies at 110.
又可使新闻的风格显得简洁明快。如House and Senate Pursuing Efforts to Reduce Deficit (The
New York Times) = The House of Representatives and the Senate are pursuing the efforts to reduce