that had nothing to do with . opera .lady probably thought she was entertaining ... guest, but Mark Twain was interested in ... opera, and she made it impossible for him to follow ••• performance, let alone listen to ... music. Mark Twain did not know how to make her keep quiet, or at least speak in ... whisper. Towards ... end of ... opera .. -lady turned to Mark Twain, saying, "My dear Mark Twain, I want you to come with us again ... next Friday night. I’m sure you’ll like it. opera will be ‘Carmen’.” “Thank you very much,” said Mark. Twain. “That'll be fine I’ve never heard you in ‘Carmen’.”
XI. Перескажите следующие диалоги в косвенной речи.
“Must we go out? It looks like rain.”
“Why not? We can put on our raincoats, can’t we?” "if can’t. I lent mine to Ann the other day, and she hasn’t brought it back yet."
“Then take your umbrella (зонтик) with you.”
“It’s very silly of Jack to defend his point of view so obstinately (так упрямо).”
“I don’t think he sees that he’s wrong.”
“Yes, that has always been his weak point. He can never see his mistakes.”
“Why are you speaking in a whisper? The child has woken up.”
“Has he? Then let me have the toy I’ve brought. I want to give it to him myself, and I must be going.”
“So soon? Won’t you stay for tea?”
“No, thank you, I really must be getting off.”
“I think all these plans should be changed.”
“Why? Don’t you see any good points in them?” “There are some, but the point (thing) is we haven’t got enough time to carry them all out.”
“Have you won the match?’’
“No. We’ve lost three points."
“You don’t look upset.”
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