Click to use the Talking Dictionary13. He Wants His Back Back


13. They were sitting on the sofa. He started to get up. "Oh," he groaned. His wife asked, "What's the matter?" He was standing still, like a statue. He was bent over. He couldn't stand up straight. She asked, "Is it your back again?" He said, "Yes, it's my back again." He couldn't move. "Can I help?" she asked. He shook his head. All he could do was wait. A minute later, he put one foot forward. Then another foot. He slowly walked to the bathroom. He still wasn't standing up straight. He was still bent over. He went into the bathroom. Then he slowly returned to the living room. He slowly sat back down on the sofa. "I told you not to carry that suitcase up those subway stairs!" his wife yelled. "But you didn't listen to me. You never listen to me. Next time, I carry the suitcase!" 1.3


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