(A) Ask whomever is in the information booth, and you will find out whether men’s shoes are on this floor.
(B) Salmon have been known to leap up waterfalls as high as eleven feet in their journey to the places where they spawn.
(C) Even with adequate light and moisture, plant growth ceases when the air temperature abruptly drops below a certain minimum level.
(D) The works of poet Denise Levertov are rooted in her experience as a woman of the mid-twentieth century.
21.One man was to meet his wife downtown and spend some time shopping with her. He waited 21 for 15 minutes. Then he waited impatiently for 15 minutes more. After that, he became 22 . When he saw a photograph booth (照相亭) nearby, he had 23 . He wore the most unhappy expression he could manage, which was not 24 in the situation. In a few moments, he was holding four small prints that 25 even him.
He wrote his wife’s name on the back of the photos and handed them to a 26 behind the desk in the booth. “ 27 you see a small, dark lady with brown eyes and an apologetic expression, obviously 28 someone, would you please give her this?” he said. He then 29 his office in Morrison Building, 30 that if a picture is worth a thousand words, then the four photos must be a good 31 ! He sat down with a smile.
His wife 32 those pictures. She carries them in her purse now and shows them to anyone who asks if she is married …
How are you with 33 ? One person calls it “wait training.” It seems that there is always something we are 34 . We wait on traffic and we wait in lines. We wait to hear about a new job. We wait to complete school. We wait for someone to change his or her mind.
Patience is an important 35 of a happy and rewarding life. 36 , some things are worth waiting for. 37 presents many opportunities for wait training.
We can hate waiting, 38 it or even get good at it! But one thing is 39 --- we cannot avoid it. How is your 40 coming along?
(A) proudly (B) respectfully (C) patiently (D) curiously