Перевести текст 1. «You know your
clothes are in a terrible state», the old lady said after the meal. «My husband
was just about your size. A little heavier perhaps. All his clothes are
upstairs. They are no good to him. He died two years ago». She pointed up to
the above them. «Why don't you see if any of his clothes fit you. You can bring
them back tomorrow».
«Nobody can be this
lucky!» Coke thought to himself. He went upstairs and turned the light on He
found a heavy jacket, a woolen shirt and some trousers hanging in the room.
2. «What do you
know about Coke?» Baxter asked Halls. They are in the car now. «Very little,
I'm afraid. In fact, I don't think, I know anything about him at all. Wasn't he
the fellow who was in that spy case about 4 years ago?»
«Yes, that's right.
Coke always said it wasn't him... that it was someone else».
«That's what they
all say. But what's so special about him?» «Coke was in Army Intelligence. He
knew important secrets. We could never understand why he sold them. There
wasn't a real motive. Some said he did it for money. We couldn't prove it, but
if he was a spy, he still knows too much. We could never find out who he sold
secrets to. That's why we have to catch him before he makes contact with any of
his old friends!»
3. Coke put the
clothes on as quickly as he could. They were old, but they were warm. When he
came downstairs, the old lady was still in front of the fire. She smiled when
she looked at him. «You know, you look just like my husband in those clothes...
when he was much younger, of course». Coke tried to be polite. He wanted to
«I can't thank you
enough. It's very kind of you to do all this for me». The old lady did not seem
to hear him. «Just like my husband», she said again. Just then, there was a
knock on the door.