Whenever we hear about “the homeless,”, most of us think of the Developing world. But the 36 is that homelessness is everywhere. For example, how many of us would expect to see people living on the streets of a 37 country like Germany?
ller and his wife Rita have spent eleven years making 38 for the homeless of Berlin, Germany’s capital. They first 39 one long hot summer when most Germans were 40 on holiday. Kurt and his wife stayed at home, made sandwiches, 41 a table in the street and gave food to the homeless.
The Mullers soon realized that food and clothing weren’t 42 . “What these people also need is warmth and 43 ,” says Rita. The Mullers didn’t 44 to give their phone number to the street people and told them to phone anytime. Rita 45 there was somebody at home to answer the phone and their home was always 46 to anyone who couldn’t face another night on the street.
The couple were soon 47 all their time and money, so Kurt visited food and clothing companies to 48 donations. Today, over thirty companies 49 donate food and other goods to the cause and volunteers help to 50 them to the homeless. The public also give clothes and money and a shoe producer 51 new shoes.
Kurt and Rita receive no 52 for their hard work. “ We feel like parents,” says Rita, “and parents shouldn’t 53 money for helping their children. The love we get on the streets is our salary.” Though Rita admits she often gets 54 ， she says she will continue with her worse she likes the feeling of having made a 55 in the world.
36. A. result B. truth C. reason D. idea
37. A. traditional B. developing C. typical D. wealthy
38. A. preparations B. houses C. meals D. suggestions
39. A. began B. met C. called D. left
40. A. asleep B. alone C. across D. away
41. A. brought up B. set up C. put aside D. gave away
42. A. enough B. necessary C. helpful D. expensive
43. A. fame B. freedom C. courage D. caring
44. A. hesitate B. agree C. pretend D. intend
45. A. make sense B. found out C. mare D. wort
46. A. open B. crowded C. noisy D. near
47. A. costing B. wasting C. taking D. spending
48. A. pay for B. ask for C. look into D. carry out
49. A. completely B. calmly C. regularly D. roughly
50. A. advertise B. sell C. deliver D. lend
51. A. donates B. produces C. designs D. collects
52. A. permission B. payment C. direction D. support
53. A. borrow B. raise C. save D. expect
54. A. surprised B. excited C. tired D. amused
55. A. profit B. difference C. decision D. rule
Whenever we hear about “the homeless,”, most of us think of the Developing（37） world. But the 36 is that homelessness is everywhere（表语从句）. For example, how many of us would expect to see people living on the streets of a 37 country like Germany?
ller and his wife Rita have spent eleven years making 38 for the homeless of Berlin, Germany’s capital. They first 39 one long