New words and expressions 生词和短语
pull ???v. 拔
cotton wool ????药棉
collect ???v. 搜集
collection ??n. 收藏品，收集品
nod ??v. 点头
meanwhile ?adv. 同时
??① vt.&vi. 拉，拖，牵，扯（反义词push ??vt. 推）
??I felt someone pulling my arm.
??You are pulling my leg.
??pull one's leg ?????开某人玩笑
??Don't pull my leg any more.
??You are kidding.
??★② vt.&vi. 拔，抽
??He pulled an address book from his pocket.
??★collect ????v. 搜集
??nod ?????v. 点头
??① vt.&vi. 点头，点头示意/招呼
??I asked him if he wanted to come and he nodded his head.
??When we meet each other in the office, he always nods at me.
??② vi. 打盹，打瞌睡（常与off连用）
??He used to nod off during the French class
??① vt.&vi. 摇，摇动，抖动
??Mr. Thompson shook his head.
??His hands are shaking. ????
??② vt. 同……握手
??Dan shook hands with him.
??=Dan shook him by the hand.
??=Dan shook his hand
??As he was very tired, he nodded off over his reading.
??meanwhile ????adv. 同时
??meanwhile = at the same time = in the same time
??用法和 however 一样,不能连接两个句子,但是意思上有承接概念
??Eve was cutting the grass, and?meanwhile?Adam was planting roses.
??1 When do dentists always ask questions? ??
????When it's impossible for us to answer.
??2 Have you just had a tooth out?
????Yes, I have.
??3 Who pulled it out for you?
?????My dentist did.
??4 What did he tell you to do afterwards?
????To rest for a while.
??5 Did you try to say something?
?????Yes, I did.
??6 You couldn't, could you?
????No, I couldn't.
??7 Why couldn't you?
?????My mouth was full of cotton wool.
??8 What was your tongue busy doing? ??
????Searching out the hole where the tooth ?
??9 How did you feel suddenly?
??Dentists always ask questions when it is impossible for you to answer.
??It is +adj+for/of sb+to do sth
??It is+adj+that +句子
??It is impossible for him to help you. =It is impossible that he will help you.
??2. My dentist had just pulled out one of my teeth and had told me to rest for a while.
补充：pull one's leg是表示“开玩笑”。
for a while, 一会儿，片刻
??My dentist had just pulled out one of my teeth and had told me to rest?for a while.
??n.?剩余的部分，休息，支撑物，休止符 the rest of
??The rest of ?rice_________(be) bad.
??conj.?当 ... 的时候，虽然，尽管，然而
??1While I was watching TV，the bell rang
??While it was late， he went on working.
??He went out for a walk， while I stayed at home.
??3. I tried to say something, but my mouth was full of cotton wool.
??Try to do尽力做某事 未必会成功
??Manage to do 尽力做某事 一定会成功
??be fullof=be fillded with
??But my mouth was filled ?with cotton wool.
??The wallet is full of money
?????The wallet is filled with money
??4. He knew I collected match boxes and asked me whether my collection was growing.
These shoes do not match；one is large and the other is small.
The coat matches the dress.
??He knew I collected match boxes and asked me?whether my collection was growing. He then asked me how my brother was and whether?I liked my new job in London
??Whether ???if ????是否
??和or not连用/ 后面+to do /介词之后/ discuss之后
??I am interested in___________he will accept my invitation
??I don’t ?know ______to cry or to laugh.
??They are discussing ______they should carry out the plan
??Tom is wandering ________he should choose this job or not
??5. He then asked me how my brother was and whether I liked my new job in London.
??6. In answer to these questions I either nodded or made strange noises.
in answer to是固定短语，这里表示“作为对...的回答”。这个短语的另一个含义是“响应...的请求”：
In answer to my request, he wrote a letter to George.
nod就是表示“点头”，上次我们也讲过“摇头”就是shake了。我们还给大家介绍过“与某人有点头之交”就是“have a nodding acquaintance with sb.”。
??in return for ?????作为对……的报答
???The little girl gave me a big hug in return for my help.
??In answer to these questions I either nodded or made strange noises
??Not only…but also…
??I would like to have either bread or cake for breakfast
??I would like to have neither bread nor cake for breakfast
??1. We can_____ see ____touch the air .
??A .not only ,but also ??B .both, and ?C . ?either ,or ??D . neither ,nor
??2. You can____ stay at home _____ go to my hometown with me .
??A. ?not ,only ??B. either ?and ??C .both ?or ??D. either ?or
??3. _________ John _______I are policemen.
?? A. Neither ... nor B. Either ... or C. Both ... and D. Not only... but also
??4. I’m looking for a babysitter （保姆） . She must be __ too old ______ too young .
??A. neither ; nor ??????B. both ; and ????C. either ; or ????D. not only ; but also
??7. Meanwhile, my tongue was busy searching out the hole where the tooth had been.
Mary was talking to me about her new dress. Meanwhile I was thinking about something else.
search out, 搜寻。
the hole where the tooth had been, 刚拔掉的那颗牙的伤口。用的是过去完成时，因为在描述这件事的时候那颗牙已经不在了。牙齿尚在的时间是“过去的过去”。
??Be busy doing ????/be busy with sth
??My friends are busy preparing my birthday party
???My friends are busy with my birthday party.
??search out ????找出，搜寻
??Have you searched out the books I needed?
??The police are searching the thief
??The police are searching for the thief
??Meanwhile, my tongue was busy searching out the hole where the tooth had been.
???where = 介词 + which
??That is the house which/that I lived in
??That is the house in which I lived ?。
??That is the house where I lived.
8. I suddenly felt very worried, but could not say anything.
??At last=finally=in the end
remove可以表示“拿去，除去，去掉”，通常结构为“remove +名词 +from”，也可以单独使用
??I’ve removed that picture from the wall.
9. When the dentist at last removed the cotton wool from my mouth, I was able to tell him that he had pulled out the wrong tooth.
Dentists always ask questions when it is impossible for you to answer. My dentist had just pulled out one of my teeth and had told me to rest for a while. I tried to say something, but my mouth was full of cotton wool. He knew I collected match boxes and asked me whether my collection was growing. He then asked me how my brother was and whether I liked my new job in London. In answer to these questions I either nodded or made strange noises. Meanwhile, my tongue was busy searching out the hole where the tooth had been. I suddenly felt very worried, but could not say anything. When the dentist at last removed the cotton wool from my mouth, I was able to tell him that he had pulled out the wrong tooth.
pull out 拔出
rest for a while 休息一会儿
be full of 充满
in answer to 为了回答
make noise 发出声音；弄出声音
search out 寻找；找出
Tell the story
1 Dentists - ask - impossible - to answer
2 My dentist - pulled out - told me - rest
3 tried to say - mouth full - cotton wool
4 asked - collection of - eggs - growing
5 then - my brother - new job - London
6 In answer - nodded - strange noises
7 tongue - searching - tooth had been
8 suddenly - worried - couldn't say
9 When - dentist at last - from my mouth - able to ?
???tell – wrong ?tooth
Key to Summary writing
1 .The dentist in the story had pulled out one of the ?
??writer's teeth and (had) told him to rest for a while. 2 .He asked several questions but the writer could ??
??not answer them.
3 .His mouth was full of cotton wool.
4 .He suddenly discovered something wrong but he
???could not say anything.
5 .The dentist eventually removed the cotton wool
??from his mouth and the writer told him that he had ??
??pulled out the wrong tooth.