Shopping for Clothes
Shopping for clothes is not the same experience for a man as it is for a woman.A man goes shopping because he needs something.His purpose is settled and decided in __51__.He knows what he wants,and his __52__ is to find it and buy it.All men simply walk into a shop and ask the assistant for what they want.If the shop has it in stock,the deal can be and often is completed in less than five minutes,with hardly any chat and to everyones __53__.
For a man,slight problems may begin when the shop does not have what he wants.In that __54__ the salesman tries to sell the customer something else ― he offers the nearest to the article required.Good salesman brings out such a substitute with __55__:"I know this jacket is not the style you want,sir,but would you like to try it for size.It __56__ to be the colour you mentioned." Few men have __57__ with this treatment,and the usual response is:"This is the right colour and may be the right size,but I should be __58__ my time and yours by trying it on."
For a woman,buying clothes is always done in the __59__ way.Her shopping is not often __60__ on need.She has never fully decided what she wants,and she is only "having a look round".She is always open to persuasion,willing to try __61__ any number of things.Uppermost in her mind is the thought of finding something that __62__ thinks suits her.Most women have an excellent sense of value and are always on the look-out for the unexpected __63__.Faced with a roomful of dresses,a woman may easily spend an hour going from one rail to another __64__ selecting the dresses she wants to try on.It is a tiresome process,but apparently a(n) __65__one.Most dress shops provide chairs for the waiting husbands.
51.A) detail B) advance C) hurry D) full
52.A) objective B) need C) dream D) reason
53.A) sadness B) amusement C) surprise D) satisfaction
54.A) time B) event C) case D) situation
55.A) care B) skill C) attention D) interest
56.A) happens B) is C) changes D) comes
57.A) experience B) is C) interest D) patience
58.A) losing B) wasting C) spending D) giving
59.A) same B) similar C) opposite D) clever
60.A) relied B) done C) related D) based
61.A) on B) with C) by D) people
62.A) nobody B) someone C) surprise D) everyone
63.A) deal B) bargain C) surprise D) people
64.A) before B) after C) as D) by
65.A) exhausting B) boring C) enjoyable D) graceful
「正确答案」51――65 BADCB ADBCD ADBAC