Day 426 What a lovely bunny (Part one)
Polly: What a lovely bunny! Whose is she?
Heath: Thanks! She's mine.
Polly: I didn't know that you had a pet.
Heath: Well, she's a new pet. I just got her this morning.
Polly: Where did you get her from?
Heath: A friend of mine had some new baby bunnies that she needed to find a home for,so I offered to take one off her hands.
Polly: Have you ever had a bunny before?
bunny n. ['bʌni] a word for a rabbit, used especially by or to children 兔子（尤为儿语）
mine pron. [maɪn] used by the person speaking or writing to refer to something that belongs to or is connected with himself or herself （第一人称单数名词性物主代词）我的（东西）
His English is better than mine. 他的英语比我的好。
of mine 我的……
I want you to meet an old friend of mine. 我想让你结识一下我的一个老朋友。
(Day 404) I'd like to introduce you to a good friend of mine. 我想给你介绍一下我的一个好朋友。
mine属于名词所有格（名词性物主代词），其后不能再跟任何名词。mine = my + 名词
This is my phone. It’s mine. 这是我的手机。它是我的。
Excuse me, can I use your pen? I left mine at home. 劳驾问一下，我可以用你的笔吗？我的忘在家里了。
pet n. [pet] an animal such as a cat or a dog which you keep and care for at home 宠物
They have two pets-a cat and a dog. 他们有两只宠物，一只猫和一只狗。
We weren’t allowed to keep pets at school. 学校里不许我们养宠物。
pest [pest] n. an insect or small animal which is harmful or which damages crops 害虫、害鸟、害兽
new adj. [nuː] recently arrived in a new place or situation 刚到（新地方或新环境）的
You're new here, aren't you? 您是刚到这里的，是吗？
be new to …
We are new to the Boston area. 我们刚到波士顿地区。
Don't worry if you make mistakes. You're still new to the job. 别担心犯错。你才刚刚开始这份工作。
baby n. [ˈbeɪbi] a very young animal 幼兽；雏鸟
baby birds 雏鸟
offer v. [ˈɔːfɚ] to let someone know that you are willing to do something for them 主动提出愿意（做某事）
offer to do sth
My dad has offered to pick us up. 我爸爸主动提出开车来接我们。
The newspaper offered to apologize for the article. 报社主动提出为那篇文章道歉。
volunteer v. [ˌvɑːlənˈtɪr] 2. to offer to do something without expecting any reward, often something that other people donot want to do 自愿，主动提出
volunteer to do sth 自愿做某事，主动提出做某事
I volunteered to act as chauffeur. 我自愿充当汽车司机。
be off your hands: if something or someone is off your hands, you are not responsible for them any more 不再负责
Once this problem is off our hands we can relax for a while. 一旦该问题不归我们负责了，我们就可以放松一下了。
take sb/sth off sb’s hands 代为某人负责……
She wants someone to take the kids off her hands occasionally. 她希望偶尔有人能替她照看一下孩子。