首字母填空题57（词数:263; 题材:人物; 建议阅读时间:7分钟;）
I had just gone to bed after a very hard day when the phone rang. It was a strange farmer. I had never met him before, a1 I had often heard people talk about him. He sounded quite nervous and he had been talking for a minute or so b2 I understood anything. Even then what I could make out was that someone called Milly had had a very bad accident. I hadn't the slightest idea who she was but I obviously had to go.
It had been snowing heavily that I didn't know the w3 clearly. I had been driving for at least an hour when I finally found his place. He was standing there, waiting for me. lt seemed that Milly had died. "She m4 more to me than anyone ... even my own wife!" he said. I could see that he had been c5. I thought something terrible had taken place, a possible scandal(丑闻). I was even more s6 when he told me he had put her in the barn. “I wouldn't leave her out in the cold!" he said.
Milly had clearly been a secret lover of his. I was about to tell him he could not e7 me to cover anything up when he opened the barn door. He lifted his candle and I saw a dark figure on the ground. "She was such a good cow! I wouldn't let anyone but a doctor touch her!" he said, and burst into tears again.
1.barn n.谷仓;牲口棚;车库;大而空荡的农屋: The barn can be used to store ten tons of grain. 这个谷仓能用来存放10吨粮食。
1.Even then what I could make out was that someone called Milly had had a very bad accident. 即使在那个时候, 我唯一能理解的只是一个叫米莉的人出了很严重的车祸。
分析: 句中的词组“make out”指“弄明白, 理解”。