When I was 8 years old, I oncedecided to run awayfromhome. With my suitcase 36 and somesandwiches in a bag, I started for the frontdoor and said to Mom, “I’m leaving.”
“If you want to 37 , that’s all right,” she said. “ (B)t you cameintothishomewithoutanything and you can leave the same way.” I 38 my suitcase and sandwiches on the floorheavily and started for the dooragain.
“Wait a minute,” Mom said. “I wantyour 39 back. You didn’t wearanythingwhen you arrived.” Thisreallyangered me. I tore my clothes off—shoes, socks, underwear and all—and 40 , “ (C)n I go now?” “Yes,” Mom answered, “but once you closethatdoor, don’t expect to comeback.”
I was so 41 that I slammed (砰地关上) the door and stepped out on the frontporch. 42 I realizedthat I was outside, withnothing on. Then I noticedthatdown the street, two neighborgirlswerewalkingtoward our house. I ran to 43 behind a big tree in our yard at once. (A)ter a while, I was 44 the girls had passed by. I dashed to the frontdoor and banged on it loudly.
“Who’s there?” I heard.
“It’s( (B)lly! Let me in!”
The voicebehind the 45 answered, “ (B)lly doesn’t livehereanymore. He ran awayfromhome.” Glancingbehind me to see if anyoneelse was coming, I begged, “Aw, c’mon, Mom! I’m 46 your son. Let me in!”
The doorinchedopen and Mom’s smilingfaceappeared. “ (D)d you changeyour 47 aboutrunningaway?” she asked.“What’s for supper?” I answered. 【題組】43. (A) play (B) bide (C) rest (D) wave