Once upon a time, there were four seeds who were good friends. They travelled by wind and __1__to a forest. They hide(藏) themselves in the ground, and hoped that they would be able to grow in
to big ___2__ But when the first seed began to grow, they _3__ it would not be such an easy task. There lived a group of monkeys, and the smallest monkeys loved to throw bananas_4__ any plant that started to grow. They threw so many bananas at the first seed that she was almost cut into two. When she told the other seeds ___5___happened, they thought that it would be better to wait until the monkeys went away. They all agreed with that, except the first seed. She thought she would at least try it . When she tried, she was__6_ by bananas. The other seeds asked her to stop trying.7 she had made up her mind to become a tree. She tried again and again. Every time she was hit by bananas, she would try harder. The scars(伤疤)left by the bananas helped her grow ___8___ than the other seeds. Later, she could withstand (经受住)the hit of bananas. She had already ___9__ so well that the monkeys couldn't hurt her badly. At last, she grew into the biggest tree in the forest. The other seeds still hide__10_ in the ground, hoping the monkeys would go away soon.