-> 12. Stop the Noise p.77
Mr. Chen is talking to his neighbor Mrs. Wang.
C: May I have a word with you?
W: Sure. What's the problem?
C: It's about your son. I'm tired of his making so much noise at all hours of the day.
W: I'm sorry. I'm sure he's not doing it on purpose.
C: I'm sure he's not. But we can do without the noise pollution, you know?
W: You're absolutely right. By the way, how was your party last night? It sure sounded like you had a great
My girlfriend and I had a chat at a shop yesterday
have a word with sb about sth = talk with(to) sb about sth
have words with = argument
sure = of course = you bet
be in love with 状态 fall in love with 动作
I am tired. 累
I am tired of sth = I am sick of sth 厌烦
I am tired of that 从句 错 变化1: I am tired of the fact that 从句 变化2: I am tired of sb's V-ing 所有格
I am curious about that he studies hard. 错 变化：I am curious about the fact that he studies hard.
或：I am curious about his studying hard.
on purpose = with intention = intentionally
can do without 没有...也可以
can't do without 没有...就不行
It sure sounds like ... sure / like 口语用法
13.Health Comes First p. 81
11. Power without Pollution p.69