1 A case in point is... 恰当的例子是
例如：A case in point is the recent bank robbery.
2 A more interesting thing is that... 更为有趣的是
例如：A more interesting thing is that he can speak several languages besides English.
3 A more important fact is that... 更重要的事情是
例如：A more important fact is that he broke law.
4 As a matter of fact 事实上
例如：As a matter of fact, mathematics finds its application in every science.
5 Compared with... 与……相比
例如：Compared with your suggestion, his is much better.
6 Considering... 考虑到
例如：Considering the weather, we had better call off our picnic.
7 Contrary to... 与……相反
例如：Contrary to what I thought, he proved to be successful.
8 Contrary to all expectations 出乎意料
例如：Contrary to all expectations, he failed.