A man is holding his wife’s hand as she lays on her death bed.

Jerry, I, . . ., I have something to tell you before I pass on.

No, no, dear. Everything is forgiven now. All is well.

No, Jerry. I’ve been carrying this load for years now, and I must tell you. I, . . ., I’ve been unfaithful to you. I slept with your best friend, Phil. I’m so terribly sorry.

Yes, dear, I know. Why do you think I poisoned you?

Vocabulary Help

  • all is well – tudo está bem
  • best friend – melhor amigo
  • carry – carregar
  • death bed – leito de morte
  • forgive (forgive, forgave, forgiven) – perdoar
  • load – carga
  • pass on – morrer
  • poison – envenenar
  • sleep (sleep, slept, slept) – dormir
  • unfaithful – infiel
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