A Branch Office

发表时间:2015-07-28内容来源:VOA英语学习网

A man was standing at a corner, with a hat in each hand, waiting for handouts. A passer-by stopped and dropped a coin in one hat, then asked, "What's the other hat for?""Business has been so tremendous lately. " the man replied. " that I decided to open a branch office . "Notes:

(1) handout n. 施舍(2) tremendous adj.极好的Exercises:

根据短文判断下列句子正(T)、(F):

① The man was sitting at a comer.

② Before the man, there were two hats on the ground③ The man was waiting for a certain person.

④ The passer-by put a coin in each of the two hats⑤ The man would really open a branch office.

137.分店

一个人站在墙角处,两手各托一顶帽子,乞求施舍。有个路过的行人停下来,往一顶帽子里扔了一枚硬币,然后问道:“另一顶帽子是干什么用的?”

“近来生意兴隆,我决定开一个分店,”那人答道。

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