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  • 英语趣味故事:A Stone's Throw 一箭之遥

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    Mr Brown was tired of living in the big city where he worked.He wanted to move to the country and live in a house from which he could get to his office in the city early every day.He was looking for many a house until he saw an advertisement(广告)in a newspaper one day.The advertisement said that a suitable house in a quiet area was on sale at a reasonable price,and the house was within a stone's throw of a railway station from which there were frequent trains to the big city.
    "That's exaclty what I need."Mr Brown said to himself.So he called the house agency(代理)and arranged to go down by train the next day to have a look at the house.
    The house agency met him at the station and they started walking.It took them at least 20 minutes to get to the house.When they reached,Mr Brown said angrily,"I should be very interested to meet the man who throws the stone you mentioned in your advertisement."

    浙江·台州
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