(In the evening)
Lora: Oh, no! My ring!
Mark: What happened, honey?
Lora: I can't find my wedding ring.
Mark: When did you last see it?
Lora: I don't know.
At about a quarter to five, I was playing the piano.
I was wearing it at that time.
Mark: And then?
Lora: I was mopping the living room floor at about 5:30.
Mark: Were you wearing your ring at that time?
Lora: Yes. It was still on my finger.
Mark: What did you do after half past five?
Lora: I did many things.
I was preparing our dinner at about 5:40. And then...
Mark: Did you take off the ring and put it somewhere?
Lora: I can't remember.
I was drying my hands, and I didn't see it.
Where can it be?
Mark: Honey, take it easy.
Let's eat dinner first. We can look for it later.
Lora: All right.
- ring [rɪŋ] n.
My sister bought an expensive ring.
honey [`hʌnɪ] n.
Did you have breakfast, honey?
- find [faɪnd] v.
Jack found a watch under the chair.
- wedding [ˋwɛdɪŋ] n.
This is Jimmy's wedding.
- quarter [`kwɔrtɚ] n.
I met him at a quarter after ten this morning.
piano [pɪˋæno] n.
Ryan can play the piano and the guitar.
- wear [wɛr] v.
穿；戴（過去式為wore [wɔr] ）
My mom is wearing a diamond ring.
- mop [mɑp] v.; n.
Can you mop the kitchen floor?
- still [stɪl] adv.
Mary still has some questions about her math homework.
finger [`fɪŋgɚ] n.
手指 The monkey's fingers are long.
- half [hæf] n.
Wendy gave half of her lunch to her friend.
past [pæst] prep.
The child walked past my room.
- prepare [prɪˋpɛr] v.
She prepared for the test and got a high score.
- take off [`tek 'ɔf]
The ring is too small. I can't take it off.
- somewhere [ˋsʌm͵hwɛr] adv.
Le't find somewhere quiet to read.
dry [draɪ] v.
Dry your hair, or you may catch a cold!
- look for ['lʊk fɚ]
Alice is looking for her glasses.
- take it easy [`tek ɪt `izɪ]
Take it easy. Everything is fine.
- all right [ɔl 'raɪt]
A: Come here, Tom.
B: All right.