课文详注 Further notes on the text
Yesterday, he received a letter from his former wife/English teacher.
An election will be held next month.
He hopes to defeat his rival in next year's elections.
2．…the ex-Prime Minister had gone abroad.
3．Though a little suspicious this time…
While at college, she wrote a novel.
He acted as if certain of success.
If possible, please let me know by this evening.
Though tired, he went to bed very late.
Being worried about his child, he walked up and down in the room．
词汇学习 Word study
If travellers look nervous, customs officers get suspicious.
Customs officers are suspicious of nervous-looking travellers.
Don't be so suspicious. Everything's all right.
You get a lot of suspicious-looking people in this bar.
The car crash looks suspicious.
This time, the policeman lost his temper.
Whatever happens, remember to keep your temper.
My sister is of a calm/quick temper.
My grandfather has a temper.
The boss is in a temper today.
That morning George was in a good mood/temper.
但bad mood与bad temper稍有区别：
When he is in a bad temper, he gets angry easily. But when he is in a bad mood, he likes to sit alone.
At that time I was not in the mood for talking/to talk.
Although Jeremy is well-known for his great sense of humour, he is in no mood for telling funny stories today.
练习答案 Key to written exercises
1 He refused to help us and I lost my temper with him.
2 They were very rude but I managed to keep my temper.
3 He isn't usually in such a good temper on a Monday morning!
4 Don't ask him for a rise now. He's in a very bad temper today．
5 She's just won a prize in the lottery, so she's in a very good mood.
6 He's just lost a lot of money, so he's in a very bad mood.
7 Let's go out. I'm in the mood for a celebration!
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