初中英语2018世界杯指定投注网:Perfect Match

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  初中英语2018世界杯指定投注网:Perfect Match

  A rich woman is soproud of a valuable antique vase that she decides to have her bedroom paintedthe same colour as the vase. Several painters try to mix the colour right, butnone comes close enough to satisfy the woman.

  Eventually, apainter comes. He is confident that he can mix the proper colour. The woman ispleased with the result, and the painter becomes famous. Years later, heretires and turns the business over to his son. "Dad,"asks the son,"there's something I've got to know. How did you get those walls to matchthe vase so perfectly?"

  "Son,” thefather replies, "I painted the vase."
 

  参考译文:绝配

  一个有钱的妇人感到非常骄傲,因为她有一只值钱的古董花瓶,她决定把她的卧室漆成和花瓶一样的颜色.好几个油漆匠试图调出正确的颜色,但是没有一个人调出的颜色能让妇人满意.

  最后,来了一个油漆匠.他很有信心可以调出合适的颜色.果然妇人对最终的效果感到满意,漆匠也因此成名.

  几年后,漆匠退休了,他把生意交给了儿子.“爸爸,”儿子问,“有件事我想知道.你是如何调配出和花瓶一样的颜色的?”

  “儿子,”父亲回答,“我把花瓶也一起漆了.”