The young woman entered the pool where an injured dolphin was swimming. Despite her fear,she felt strong wearing her new leg.
In her second grade,Maja 1 her cousin,Jasmina. After Jasmina's death,Maja swore she would honor the little girl by 2 with a dolphin,an animal that both girls 3 . “Jasmina never got the chance to do it,” says Maja,now 32, “so I 4 that someday I'd do it for her.”
In high school,Maja was 5 about sports,she even planned to become an athlete. 6 ,in 1993,during the civil war in her home country,a bomb 7 her left leg.
After two years' 8 in the U.S.,Maja received her first artificial leg,but 9 it didn't fit well,walking for Maja was very painful. 10 ,she managed to graduate from a local high school. Then after receiving a 11 from Saint Francis University,she got a job at an insurance firm and 12 started her own company.
To 13 ,Maja would often watch the dolphins play at an aquarium(水族馆) near her home. A young dolphin,Winter,who had lost its tail,caught her 14 . One day,Maja happened to see trainers 15 Winter with a high­tech tail. When they were done,Winter swam freely in the water. Maja was 16 . She managed to find the inventors of Winter's tail. Within ten days,she had a new leg which freed her of the 17 that had troubled her for almost 16 years.
Now Maja was ready to keep her 18 . She went to the aquarium,lowered herself into the pool and held out a hand to Winter,who approached 19 ,then swam away. After a few minutes,the dolphin let Maja 20 its back. Finally,the two began to swim around the pool together.
1.A.lost B.acquired C.rescued D.rejected
2.A.corresponding B.greeting C.swimming D.surfing
3.A.adopted B.adored C.possessed D.purchased
4.A.pretended B.agreed C.preferred D.decided
5.A.positive B.particular C.enthusiastic D.curious
6.A.Undoubtedly B.Surprisingly C.Strangely D.Unluckily
7.A.took away B.took over C.took down D.took out
8.A.entertainment B.operation C.treatment D.experiment
9.A.until B.because C.although D.if
10.A.Otherwise B.Therefore C.Besides D.However
11.A.scholarship B.prize C.degree D.notice
12.A.gradually B.actually C.eventually D.naturally
13.A.relax B.bother C.relate D.replay
14.A.leg B.eye C.nose D.hand
15.A.decorating B.guiding C.fitting D.marking
16.A.amused B.puzzled C.shocked D.inspired
17.A.worry B.pain C.sadness D.fear
18.A.appointment B.promise C.record D.habit
19.A.cautiously B.blindly C.gratefully D.angrily
20.A.strike B.address C.touch D.fetch