我，教师，一个小男孩说，昨天我就使别人高兴过。 做得好，是谁呢？ 我奶奶。
I’m Glad A Sunday-school teacher was telling her pupils the importance
of making others glad. Now, children, she said, has anyone of you ever
made someone else glad? Please, teacher, said a small boy, I’ve make
someone glad yesterday. Well done. Who was that! My granny. Good boy.
Now tell us how you made your grandmother glad. Please, teacher, I went
to see her yesterday, ad stayed with her three hours. Then I said to
her, ‘Granny, I’m going home.’ and she said, ‘Well, I’m glad’!
Like I said before, Rodrick knows he’s got me under his thumb with
this “secret” thing. So I have to get my lick in any way I can.
under someone’s thumb 的意思是 to be so strongly influenced by someone
that they control you completely.
[造句] This naughty boy neglects everyone except his math teacher as
if he was under his teacher’s thumb.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later, the collection
of mistakes we call experience will lead us to success.
You could tell they were pretty relieved the house hadn’t burned down
while they were away.
[释义] if a building burns down or is burned down, it is destroyed by
[例句] She was worried that the house might burn down while they were
[造句] The house should have been burned down if they did not call the
Because with the way Dad was poking around tonight, I’m sure it won’t be
long before he figures out about the party.
[释义] to look for something, especially by moving a lot of things
[例句] James began poking around in the cupboard, looking for the
[造句] Could you stop poking around in the living room? You haven’t
come into this room yesterday. Your keys weren’t lost here.
*squeal on *
But Manny was there when it happened, and two years later, he squealed
[释义] to tell the police or someone in authority about someone you
know who has done something wrong = inform
[例句] Someone must have squealed on him.
[造句] Will you squeal on your parents or sisters if they are supposed
to be punished?
At first, I want to tell you a story . Once there was a little boy who
had three apples. His mother said to him:”good man, would you mind
giving me an apple? They look so delicious!”
My grandmother, who is my father’s mother, is 90 years old and has been
living in my house for years. Since my grandfather passed away ten years
ago, she have been supported by my parents and my uncle, my father’s
She ought to have meals from my uncle this month. Today before the
lunch, Mom asked her if she would like to eat porridge because this
morning my aunt, my father’s little sister, told her that grandma
couldn’t eat rice yesterday. Grandma was glad to have porridge.
We thought that due to the hot weather, she felt difficult to eat rice.
This evening, I thought may be one more fan will make her cooler. So I
asked her if she need another one. It’s inappropriate for her to sleep
in the air-conditioned room. We can only arrange more fans for her. How
good she felt cool eventually. I felt I was to be burned by the hot
But no response from her “good man”, instead, the little boy immediately
give every apple a bite. “Oh,my God, is this my beloved baby?!”