课文详注 Further notes on the text
1．Out of control
We are out of bread.
Tony walked so fast that he was soon out of sight.
He has been out of work for two months.
The plane got out of control and crashed in the mountains.
2．…the steering wheel came away in his hands.
When I tried to lift the suitcase, the handle came away.
3．Both men had hardly had time to realize what was happening when they were thrown nto the sea.
4．they swam on as quickly as they could
Walk on along this road for ten minutes and you'll see the railway station.
I think he saw me, but he just marched on.
5．They had just had enough time to swim out of danger when the boat again completed a circle.
Jim had just left when you rang.
The patient had just died when the doctor arrived.
6．The petrol had nearly all been used up.
They have just bought a house and a car. They must have used up all their money.
The child soon ate up the cake.
She burned up all his letters.
Can you read up the book in two hours?
7．Before long, the noise dropped completely…
When he saw that Mary was annoyed, his voice dropped.
We had to stay at home before the wind had dropped.
词汇学习 Word study
1．swing vt. , vi.
He can't stand those who swing their legs while eating.
She tried to swing the baby to sleep.
The man tried to swing the speedboat round.
He swung round and looked at the two men.
I'm old enough to know what I'm doing.
We haven't got enough time/chairs.
I didn't arrive at the station early enough.
They had just had enough time to swim out of danger.
The water in the pool is fairly warm, but not warm enough to swim in.
He is fairly quick, but not quick enough to take part in the race.
练习答案 Key to written exercises
1 fairly…enough 2 fairly 3 enough 4 enough 5 enough
1b 2c 3a 4b 5b 6b
7d 8c 9a 10b 11b 12c