第一类 实意动词类的半连系动词 （后接形容词）
The cloth feels smooth.
The body of the cat feels soft.
The flowers smell sweet.
The fish smells bad.
The food tastes nice/ delicious.
These apples cook well, i.e. taste good when cooked.
The saying sounds reasonable.
Does this sentence sound right?
The story proved quite false.
Buying new furniture may prove too costly.
Although he is over eighty, he looks hale and healthy. 尽管他已经八十多岁了, 看上去还很健壮。
Is anything wrong? You look ill.
第二类 “洗穿读写”类实意动词 (后面不带宾语)
It can sell high.
The book doesn’t sell well.
This kind of machine made in China sells very well abroad. 中国制造的这种机器在国外很畅销。
The door won’t open.
The shop opens all the time except during the spring festival. 除了春节期间,商店总在营业。
The new pen writes very smoothly.
This pen doesn't write well.
The cloth has worn thin.
These shoes wear long.
The sentence divides into two parts—the noun phrase and the verb phrase. 这个句子分为两个部分：名词短语和动词短语。
All things invariably divide into two.
Mind your hat, it’ll blow into the river.
The clouds will soon blow over.
How did your coat catch on a nail?
Will the disease catch?
这病传染 吗 ?
Are your plans working out successfully?
The pill doesn’t work.
The door won’t work.
Move the handle to the left and the door will lock.
The electric stove cooks well.
The meat cooks slowly.
The screen cleans easily.
A porcelain sink cleans easily.
That door won't shut/fasten.
His eyes shut and he fell asleep.
After being touched up, the essay reads more smoothly. 稿子经过这样一改,念起来就顺口多了。
The clock reads four - twenty.
This kind of cloth washes very well.
Thick black ink like that won't wash off easily. 那么浓黑的墨水不容易洗掉。