Once there was a billionaire, who got a severe eye irritation(发炎). He got a famous doctor to 1 his eye. The doctor advised him to 2 bright light for one month so he could heal naturally. Immediately the rich man 3 all his windows, and replaced all the bright and colorful curtains with dull cloth. He also 4 all the bright chandeliers(枝形吊灯) .In one word, he made all his house 5 .
One month later, the doctor paid a visit to the billionaire to ask about the 6 of his eyes. To the doctor’s 7 , everything in the house had been made dark and dull. Then the doctor said ,“Your common sense should have told you that you can buy a pair of 8 to protect your eye from bright light 9 spending so much money on all these things to make your house darker."
The same phenomenon 10 all of us. We often see many 11 in others. We are very 12 to change the attitude and behavior of others which doesn’t 13 our own.
We have many likes and dislikes. 14 other people also have. But we are often interested in imposing (把……强加于) our opinion and thinking on others 15 we never made any error. Accordingly we want to 16 this world with our own rules and theory.
However, we 17 that other people who share this world equally with us also think in a similar way and 18 us to behave according to their wishes. Then who 19 your thinking? In order to bring about certain change in the people around us, first it is “we” that have to change.
20 , any needed change can occur only when it starts with us.
1.A.treat B.open C.shade D.test
2.A.enjoy B.produce C.provide D.avoid
3.A.dressed B.closed C.cleaned D.broke
4.A.bought B.advertised C.removed D.decorated
5.A.pretty B.dark C.noble D.tidy
6.A.growth B.function C.recovery D.shape
7.A.delight B.horror C.surprise D.excitement
8.A.shoes B.trousers C.gloves D.sunglasses
9.A.instead of B.in case of C.in spite of D.in terms of
10.A.responds to B.applies to C.turns to D.sticks to
11.A.advantages B.mistakes C.differences D.adventures
12.A.sure B.proud C.able D.eager
13.A.suit B.keep C.feel D.make
14.A.Luckily B.Gradually C.Similarly D.Finally
15.A.so that B.even if C.as if D.now that
16.A.view B.lead C.travel D.change
17.A.regret B.think C.doubt D.forget
18.A.expect B.force C.allow D.advise
19.A.cares about B.searches for C.worries about D.prepares for
20.A.However B.Therefore C.Otherwise D.Besides