Lesson 127 A famous actress

 

Karen Marsh looks old.

Karen Marsh doesn't look old.

Doesn't Karen Marsh look old!

I read she's only twenty-nine, but she must be at least forty.

I'm sure she is.

She was a famous actress when I was at school.

When I was at school, she was a famous actress.

That was a long time ago.

Not that long ago!

I'm not more than twenty-nine my self.

 

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Can you recognize that woman, Liz?

I think I can, Kate.

It must be Karen Marsh, the actress.

I thought so.

Who's that beside her?

That must be Conrad Reeves.

Conrad Reeves, the actor?

It can't be.

Let me have another look.

I think you're right!

Isn't he her third husband?

No. He must be her fourth or fifth.

Doesn't Karen Marsh look old!

She does, doesn't she!

I read she's twenty-nine, but she must be at least forty.

I'm sure she is.

She was a famous actress when I was still at school.

That was a long time ago, wasn't it?

Not that long ago!

I'm not more than twenty-nine myself.

 

Does Karen Marsh look old!

 

Lesson 129 Seventy miles an hour

 

[词汇]

wave v. 招手

track n. 跑道

mile n. 英里

overtake(overtook/overtaken) v. 从后面超越,超车

speed limit 限速

dream v. 做梦,思想不集中

sign n. 标记,牌子

driving licence 驾驶执照

charge v. 罚款

darling n. 亲爱的

 

wave n. 波

wave to sb.

wave sb. goodbye

That policeman is waving to you.

 

over-

overconfident [自负]

overfish [滥捕]

overbuild [滥建]

oversleep [睡过头]

I was late yesterday. I overslept.

overeat [吃多了]

overcharge [收费过多]

overdress [打扮的太夸张了]

 

Look, Gary!

That policeman's waving to you.

I want you to stop.

That policeman wants Gary to stop.

Where are you?

race match/competition/championship/tournament

on the race track

You must have been driving at seventy miles an hour.

I can't have been driving at seventy miles an hour.

Did you see the speed limit?

Didn't you see the speed limit?

I'm afraid I didn't.

I must have been dreaming.

He wasn't dreaming.

tell sb. to do sth.

I always tell you to drive slowly.

My wife told me to drive slowly yesterday.

at that time/moment

I was telling him to drive slowly at that time.

Let me see your driving licence.

I won't charge you this time.

You'd better drive slowly next time.

You'd better not do that again!

I'll certainly be more careful.

I told you to drive slowly.

You always tell me to drive slowly, darling.

take one's advice

You'd better take my advice next time!

 

[课文]

Look, Gary!

That policeman's waving to you.

He wants you to stop.

Where do you think you are?

On a race track?

You must have been driving at seventy miles an hour.

I can't have been.

I was doing eighty when I overtook you.

Didn't you see the speed limit?

I must have been dreaming.

He wasn't dreaming, officer.

I was telling him to drive slowly.

That's why I didn't see the sign.

Let me see your driving licence.

I won't charge you this time.

But you'd better not do it again!

Thank you.

I'll certainly be more careful.

I told you to drive slowly, Gary.

You always tell me to drive slowly, darling.

Well, next time you'd better take my advice!