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[report整理] Words and Their Stories 2011-03-13

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[Homework]Words and Their Stories 2011-03-13

Now the  the voa special English program words and their stories .Monkeys are very similar to us in many ways ,most have *and  *and brains much like ours .We enjoy watching them because they often act like us . In fact ,**a revolution says that monkeys and humans share a common ancestor.*his words :sun to *music make listeners smile .while monkeys make us smile too ,because their creatures full of palyful tricks ,this is why many monkey expressions are about tricky people or playful act .
One of these expressions is monkeyshines meaning trickster or foolish acts .The meaning is clear if you have even watched a group of monkeys palyfully chasing eachother ,pulling *,stealing food ,doing tricks.SO when a  teacher says to a group of students  stop those monkeyshines right now ,you know that the boys and girls are palying instead of studying .
You might hear that same teacher warn a student not to monkey around with a valuable piece of equipment .Monkey around with something when you do not know what you are doing ,you are touching or playing with something you should leave alone .Also you can monkey around when you feel like doing something but have no formal idea of what to do .You tell your friend you are going to spend the day monkeying around with your car ,while you do not have any job or go in  mind ,it is just a way to pass the time .
Monkey business usually means secret may be illegal activities .A news report may say there is monkey business involved in building a new airport with some officials getting secret payments from builders .
You may make a monkey out of someone when you make at person look foolish .Somepeople  make a monkey out of themselves by acting foolish or silly .
If one monkey has fun ,imaging how much fun a barrow of monkeys can have . If your friend says  he had more fun than a barrow  of monkeys at your party ,you know that he had a really  good time .
Monkey suits are common names for cloths or uniforms surgeons wear .In earlier years in many American cities ,you would find man playing musical hand organs on the street ,dancing to the music would be the man's small monkey .Dressed in the tight fitting  colorful jacket similar to a military uniform ,so people begin to call a military uniform a monkey suit .
This voa special English program words and their stories was written by *,I am *.

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