Unit 3 The Million Pound Bank Note (Ⅱ)
1．This unit is a play based on a short story by an American writer. be based on Have you read the novel written by Dickens？ The Town Hall com
pleted in the 1800’s was the most distinguished building at that time.
2．With a million pound bank note a man could survive a month in London. survive： Her parents died in the accident, but she survived. He survived in the desert for a week on biscuits and water. Few buildings survived the fire. She survived her sons.
3．—I wonder if you’d mind us asking a few questions. —Not at all. Go right ahead. Would you mind waiting just a few minutes？ (1) mind 介意 Are you married, if you don’t mind my asking？ Would you mind explaining that again, please？ Do you mind if I open the window？ (2) go ahead (with): —Do you mind if I smoke？
—Go ahead. Go ahead, we’re all listening. They gave us permission to go ahead with our building plans.
4．As a matter of fact, I landed in Britain by accident. by accident (chance) 偶然，意外地 We met by accident at the airport. Helen got into acting purely by accident.
5．It was all my fault.
It was his fault that we were late. It’s your own fault for being careless. find fault with 找岔子
6．Towards nightfall I found myself carried out to sea by a strong wind. find sb. doing/ done He woke up to find himself lying on the beach. They came home only to find the rooms broken into. I hope to find you in better spirits when we meet again. Students find it difficult to relate to the life of a scientist.
7．Henry looks at the envelope without opening it. He left without saying goodbye. The party was organized without her knowing anything about it.
You can’t make a cake without breaking an egg.
8．Doesn’t matter at all. matter: 要紧，有重大影响 —I’m afraid I forget that book again. —It doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter to me what you do. Dose it really matter who did it？ The children matter more than anything else in the world.
9．As for the bill, sir, please forget it. 至于，关于 As for Jane, she’s doing fine.