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背诵为王第二册 Unit65:Money Talks

Lesson65 Money Talks Ben Fix used to be a real estate agent. He got rich by selling worthless farmland to people from the city who didn't know what they were buying. He was very good at 1 the public. Mr. Fix used the money he got from selling farmland to buy an old apartment building in the city. Most of the people who lived in the building had low 2 and were used to paying low rents. Mr. Fix wanted to make a few minor improvements and then charge high rents, but first he had to 3 the old tenants. He chose to do this by making life miserable for everyone in the building. He drew up a long list of unnecessary rules and insisted that everyone obey them. Anyone who broke the rules had to move out of the building. Mr. Fix was capable of doing anything to get money. At times he even 4 the electricity and said he was saving energy. The tenants complained but it was no use. Mr. Fix always told the tenants to leave if they weren't happy. After a while they got tired of living under these conditions and started moving out. Mr. Fix almost succeeded in driving everyone out of the building, but he didn't count on the opposition he got from one of his tenants, an old lady named Olive Grove. She wouldn't 5 without a fight and even went to tell the story to the newspaper. ■填空答案■ 答案: 1. fooling 2. incomes 3. get rid of 4. cut off 5. give up 来自:VOA英语网 文章地址: http://www.tingvoa.com/html/20100401/16756.html