A) Go to the lab for a quick look.
B) Check on what’s for dinner.
C) Have a run before they eat.
D) Go and see if they have dropped anything in the lab.
W: Could we drop by the lab for a minute? I have some experiments running that I need tocheck on before dinner.
M: Sure. I have plenty of time. I’d be interested to see what you’re working on, anyway.
Q: What will they do?
注：1. drop by, drop in, drop over 顺便拜访
stop by, stop in, stop over
A) No, he missed it.
B) Yes, he did.
C) No, he didn’t.
D) Yes, he probably did.
W: Did you watch the game last night?
M: I wouldn' t have missed it for anything!
Q: Did the man watch the game last night?
注：I wouldn' t have missed it for anything! 用否定的句子表达肯定的含义。
I couldn't agree with you more. 表示同意
could be better 不好
couldn't be better 很好
could be worse 还不错
couldn't be worse 糟糕透顶
-My rent is going to be increased. My motocycle needs repair and I have to go to the dentist.
-Well, I think things could be worse.（安慰）
A) He knows more than the woman does.
B) What the woman said is true.
C) What the woman said is wrong.
D) Some people pretend to know what they really don't.
W: Some people know a lot more than they tell.
M: Unfortunately the reverse is also true.
Q: What does the man mean?
注：the reverse is also true 反之亦然 =vice versa
A) No, it's open only to teachers and postgraduates.
B) Yes, but he needs the approval by his professor.
C) Yes, because he is a senior student.
D) Yes, he can study there if he is writing a research paper.
M: Hello, I'm a senior student. Could you tell me whether this reference room is only for faculty members?
W: No, it's also open to the postgraduates; and undergraduates can come too if they've got professors' written permission.
Q: Can the man study in the reference room?注：faculty members 教职员工总称。faculty 才能 参见[P39-3]
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