“I’m ashamed of you,” the mother said.”Fighting with your best friend is a terrible thing to do!”

“He threw a rock at me!” the boy said.”So I threw one at him.”

The mother stated emphatically,”When he threw a rock at you, you should have come to me.”

The boy quickly replied,”What good would that have done? My aim is much better than yours.”

Vocabulary Help

  • fight – luta, briga
  • ashamed – envergonhada
  • throw (thrown, threw, thrown) – jogar, arremessar
  • rock – pedra
  • quick(ly) – rapidamente
  • reply – responder
  • aim – pontaria