1. My first personal experience with this person came
one day while my mother was out.
My first experience to talk to this person occurred one
day when my mother was not at home.
2. I walked around the house sucking my throbbing finger,
finally arriving at the telephone!
I walked around the house sucking my very painful finger,
and eventually arrived at the telephone.
suck: draw（liquid） into the mouth by using the tongue,
lips, and muscles at the side of the mouth, with the lips
tightened into a small hole
She was sucking milk through a straw.
The baby was sucking his thumb.
3.Quickly, I unhooked the receiver and held it to my ear.
I hastily removed the earpiece from the phone and began
unhook: take down, unfasten
The policeman unhooked the collar of a uniform.
The receiver was too high for the little boy to unhook.
4. The tears came readily enough, now that I had an audience.
The tears came faster now because someone was listening
5. She tried to soothe me.
She tried to comfort me.
The babysitter tried her best to soothe the crying baby.
Nothing could soothe his anger.
6.console: give comfort or sympathy to (someone) in
terms of disappointment or sadness
We don't know what to say to console her for the loss.
He had to console himself with the thought that it might
have been worse.
7.She must have sensed my deep concern…
She must have been aware of my strong feelings…
sense: have a feeling that something exists or is
there, without having direct proof
I could sense his growing irritation, so I
got up and left.
I could sense how unhappy she was feeling.
8.I had about half an hour or so between planes.
It was about 30 minutes until my next plane would depart.
9.heal: v (of a wounded
part of the body) to become healthy again, esp to grow new
This medicine will help heal the wound.
The cut in her hand has healed completely, without leaving
10. I wonder if you have any idea how much you meant to
me during that time.
I'm not sure you're aware of how important our relationship
was to me at that time.
11. hang up:
finish a telephone conversation by putting the receiver
Before I could answer him, he hung up.
Time is up. I have to hang up the receiver now.
12. There are other worlds to sing in.
She expected to go to Heaven