clock repaired. The big clock which used to strike the hours day and night was damaged many years ago and has been silent ever
was going on. In the torchlight, he caught sight of a figure whom he immediately recognized as Bill Wilkins, our local grocer.
'You certainly did give me a surprise!' said the vicar. 'You've probably woken up everyone in the village as well. Still, I'm glad the
there's nothing I can do about it.'
二、【New words and expressions】生词和短语
◆raise v. 募集；筹（款）
与 … 相匹敌 None of us can equal her, either in beauty or as a dancer.
raise wheet 种植小麦
raise a shout 发出喊声
raise price 提高
He said that it was so, he was mistake, however.
or: He said that it was so, however, he was mistake.
I know his story, however, I wouldn’t like to tell you.
however 可用nevertheless nonetheless 替换
Eg: The voice made him start.
What a start you give me.你真吓了我一跳
He stood up with a start.
raise a horse饲养
raise a family 供养
raise an army 招募
★vicar n. 牧师
Tom is always doing homework.
Tom is always does his homework.
I have to get enough money to have my house repaired.
-----have sth. done 找某人来做某事
His wallet was stolen. He had his wallet stolen.
Nearly a week past before he could explain what had happen to him.
He is always making noises.
have the plane repaired have hair cut
He used to smoke every day.
I know his story, I, however, wouldn’t like to tell you.