It is well known that when fuels such as coal, oil and gas are burned, energy is released.
it occurs(oc-curred)to me that
it dawns (dawned) on me that
it seems(seemed) to me that
it strikes (struck) me that
These sentences are frequently seen in English, yet there are not corresponding expressions in Chinese. Hence, when translating, it is neccessary to show the real subject.
The next morning it struck me that there was no shower in the flat．
It seems to me that the time is ripe for the Department of Employment and the Department of Education to get together with the universities and produce a revised educational system which will make a more economic use of the wealth of talent, application and industry currently being wasted on certificates, diplomas and degrees that no one wants to know about.