He had no sooner returned than he bought a house.
By the end of next year, they will have finished workon the new stadium.
He asked if/ whether Mr. Gilbert' s operation hadbeen successful.
We had a long walk through one of the markets of Old Delhi.
我们穿过旧德里的一个市场时走了很长一段路。(had a walk = walked)
The plane was then able to rise.
于是飞机可以上升了。(表示成功地完成过去某一动作时只能用 be able to，不用 could)
The wallet had been wrapped up in newspaper and it contained half the money he had lost.
词汇学习 Word study
I suggested that some villagers must have come in for a free drink.
His silence suggested that he knew something about the man.
Who suggested that idea to you?
I suggest that we meet at the restaurant.
I suggest meeting at the restaurant.
(1)vt., vi. 摇，摇动，抖动：
Mr. Thompson shook his head.
Why did you shake the tree?
His hands appear to be shaking.
Dan shook hands with him.
Dan shook him by the hand/shook his hand. (译文同上)
练习答案 Key to written exercises
C 1 will have finished 2 broke 3 were 4 could
D 1 mustn't 2 needn't
E 1 I asked George what those people were looking at.
2 George answered that he did not know. He thought a new road was being built and that itwould be finished soon.
3 I told George that all those people were silly because they were looking into an empty hole.
4 George said that some people enjoy/ enjoyed watching others work.
5 Half an hour passed. George told me to hurry up as we had been there for half an hour. Headded that there was nothing to see in an empty hole.
6 I answered that I didn't want to go yet because it was very interesting.
1 d 2 a 3 b 4 a 5 d 6 a
7 a 8 d 9 d 10 c 11 a 12 c