Упр.4b Модуль 8d
ГДЗ Spotlight 11 класс



b) Объясните значение подчеркнутых фраз собственными словами. Проверьте в Списке слов.

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We therefore trusted ourselves to the mercy of the waves: We allowed the waves to take us wherever they wanted (Мы позволили волнам нести нас куда им угодно)
I swam as fortune directed me: I swam in the direction of the waves (Я плыл по направлению волн)
I was in the utmost astonishment: I was very surprised (Я был очень удивлен)
Ran back in fright: moved away because of (their) fear (Двинуться назад из-за страха)
Ventured so far: brave enough to get (Достаточно храбрый, чтобы получить)
By way of admiration: in amazement (В удивлении)
At length: after a while, eventually (Спустя какое-то время, в конце концов)
The methods they had taken to bind me: the ways they had used to tie me (Способы, которые они использовали, чтобы связать меня)

b Explain the meaning of the underlined phrases in your own words. Check in the Word List.
before I got to the shore, guessing that it was about eight o'clock in the evening. I then advanced forward nearly half a mile, 3 .........at least I was in so weak a condition, that I did not notice them. I was extremely tired, and with that, and the heat of the weather, I found myself very much wanting to sleep. I lay down on the grass, which was very short and soft, 4 ........; for when I awoke, it was just daylight. I attempted to rise, but was not able to move: for, as I happened to be lying on my back, I found my arms and legs were strongly fastened on each side to the ground; and my hair, 5 ....... tied down in the same manner. I likewise felt several slender cords across my body, from my armpits to my thighs. I could only look upwards; the sun began to grow hot, and the light blinded my eyes. I heard a confused noise around me; 6 ....... After a while, I felt something alive moving on my left leg, which advancing gently forward over my breast, came almost up to my chin; when, bending my eyes downwards as much as I could, I saw that it was a human creature not six inches high, with a bow and arrow in his hands, and a quiver3 on his back.
In the meantime, I felt at least forty more of the same kind following the first. I was in the utmost astonishment, and roared so loud, that they all ran back in fright: and some of them, as I was afterwards told, were hurt with the falls they got by leaping from my sides upon the ground. However, they soon returned, and one of them, who ventured so far as to get a full sight of my face, lifting up his hands and eyes by way of admiration, cried out in a shrill but distinct voice, "Hekinah degul". The others repeated the same words several times, but then I knew not what they meant. I lay all this while, as the reader may believe, in great uneasiness. At length, struggling to get loose, I had the fortune to break the strings, and wrench out the pegs that fastened my left arm to the ground; for, by lifting it up to my face, I discovered the methods they had taken to bind me. and at the same time with a violent pull, which gave me excessive pain, I loosened a little the strings that tied down my hair on the left side, so that I was just able to turn my head about two inches.





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