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2002年3月 section2 Questions 1～5(全真试题集P95)
Beasley claims she would have gone through with the selective reduction has Wheeler and Berman made the arrangements early in the pregnancy.
But, as she tells it, there was a lengthy e-mail row between the two sides after Beasley returned to England:
But关键转折词，异曲同工的词还有however, yet, nevertheless, nonetheless这些词后面的信息很重要
2. The word "row" in the sentence "there was a lengthy email row between the two sides"(Para. 4) can be replaced by ________.
(A) negotiation磋商 (B) argument 争吵
(C) communication交流 (D) dialogue对话
it was a petty affair in which each accused the other of going on vacation without warning, but it took weeks to mediate.
By the time Wheeler and Berman booked Beasley’s flight to California for the reduction, it was week 13 of her pregnancy, she says.
At that stage, Beasley felt that terminating a fetus was wrong. Plus, the late date increased the risk that both fetuses would be lost in the procedure. Her high blood pressure was already complicating the pregnancy.
At that stage：在那个阶段
Beasley claims that Wheeler and Berman’s lawyer, who declined to comment, presented her with two options: to terminate one fetus as requested or terminate both and still get paid.
Unwilling to do either, Beasley tried to compromise option of seeking other potential parent.
She says both sides offered candidates but fought over what-if anything-the newcomers would pay Wheeler and Berman for their in-vitro fertilization and donor-egg expenses.
In Britain the matter would have been simpler. There, surrogate mothers have full legal rights to the babies they bear for at least the first six weeks. But since the contract was signed in California, Beasley, now living in San Diego, supported by her lawyer there, is suing to sever the couple’s rights over the children and claim unspecified damages.
By last Thursday the blood was so bad that Berman had the man who came to serve her with papers thrown out of her office building.