96 年 - 2007年全国统一考试(四川卷)#11746
1.It's fourteen years since I left the Philippines to live with my family in the US(A.) A month ago, while on summer vacation back in my motherland, I learned a lesson from mosquito (蚊子) bites. Right before 36 Kennedy Airport in New York, my grandma 37 me of the behavior of the native mosquitoes around the 38 like me. She said, "There's an old saying—the 39 you stay away from the motherland, the sweeter your blood 40 to the mosquitoes. " Not 41 it, I replied, "Grandmaaaa, that's just an old wives' tale!"
7.Well, less than a week 42 my arrival in Manila, I was already carpeted with a 43 of mosquito bites. I took many measures to keep myself from being 44 , but they all proved useless.
10.Late one 45 in my cousin's home, I couldn't bear the 46 of the bites. Hoping to find some comfort, I 47 my cousin, who was sleeping peacefully in the bed next to mine. Unhappy for being 48 she said, "There is nothing you can do. Go back to sleep. " With a few turns, she slept again. Enviously (妒嫉地) 49 her sleep, I hoped a big mosquito would 50 on her face. However, the mosquitoes would just lightly dance around her forehead and fly away quickly, never biting her. Amazed (惊奇的), I ran to others' 51 , only to find they were all sleeping 52 as the same thing occurred again and again.
(A) woke up
(B) shouted at
(C) looked for
(D) dropped on
18. From those bites, I came to 53 my grandma's silly tale. From then on, I've always tried to keep a(n) 54 mind about those strange old wives' tales 55 they do have some truth to them.