第二节 完形填空 （共20小题, 满分30分）
When I was young, my parents ran a snack bar in our small town.
One evening in early April, my mother told me to fill in at the snack bar 36 a worker who had the flu. I told her I would mess it up, 37 I had never worked at the bar before. I 38 that instead of making money, I would end up owing it.
“You can do it,” said my mother, “ 39 , you won’t get much business until lunch.”
“But I’ll never remember the orders, and I’m no good 40 money. Please, Mom, don’t 41 me.
“Then I’ll help you,” she said.
I shrugged my shoulders. I thought my mother’s 42 was a bad one, but I 43 .
When I got to the bar the next day, I found my mother was 44 . Because the weather that day was rainy and cold, people wanted hot snacks and drinks. 45 , I was really slow at taking the orders and making change. The line of people grew, and everybody seemed 46 , I was so nervous that my hands shook, and I 47 a cup into pieces. What a mess! Then my mother came to 48 me, and she also showed me how to make 49 . If someone gave me $ 5 for something that cost $ 3.25, I handed over50 quarters and a dollar and said, “75 cents makes four dollars, plus one dollar makes five.” Things went more 51 after that.
By the end of the day, I could remember orders, 52 the bill, and make change quickly with a smile. I was even a little 53 when the sun came out and dried up business. My mother said she was proud of me, and when she 54 that I work at the snack bar again next year, I did not even shrug. I was too busy55 the restaurant I would open one day. 【題組】48． (A)scold (B)help (C)beat (D)save