Bill Sikes broke open a small window at the back of the house, then shone his light into O liver's face.
常用短语 shine at/in/into 把……光对准……
eg: We shone the searchlight beam at the crossroads.
'Now listen. I'm going to put you through here．Go straight through into the hall and on to the front door, and let us in. And if you don't, you can be sure I'll shoot you．'
eg: Lily has staright long hair.
O liver, stupid with terror, was lifted through the window into the house. Desperately, he decided to try to run upstairs and warn the family. He began to creep forwards.
eg: The boy walked upstairs.
eg: The tortoise crept along at a very slow speed.
Suddenly, there was a loud noise from the hall.
'Come back! ' shouted Sikes. 'Back! Back! '
O liver stood still, frozen with fear. A light appeared, then two men on the stairs, them a sudden bright flash, and a loud bang. O liver staggered back. Sikes seized the boy's collar through the window and pulled him back out into the garden.
eg: The girl twitched nervously at her collar.
'They've hit him! ' shouted Sikes. 'He's bleeding. '
A bell rang loudly, above the noise of more gunshots and the shouts of men. O liver felt himself being carried across rough ground, and the n he saw and heard no more