poky: Stop being so poky. Speed up!
catch: trick; something that isn’t always true
operative word 關鍵字
sputter:發出喀喀聲 The air conditioner sputter for a while and then completely shut down.
catch 陷阱 The salary of this job is great, but the catch is that you have to work night.
reluctant: not sure it’s a good decision
sparsely: there are very few; people live far from each other
The Final Mile : the final straight 最後階段
the eleven hour: deadline; the time before you run out of the time
blisteringly: very fast; rapidly
This sparsely populated area has no freeway.
No matter the reasons, you cannot justify your rudeness toward your parents.
No one can work in such blisteringly harsh weather condition.