I can't remember not knowing Alison...
Not having her as a friend.
She was the first person I knew long enough that I felt I could be angry with
without worrying that I was gonna lose her.
It made me feel like something was gonna last,and you need that.
Especially when you're a kid.
Friends can be hard on you.
Maybe they expect more from you than strangers.
Strangers pretty much see you
the way you want them to see you.
But... You can't fool friends.
That's what makes them friends.
That corner of the park is going to be a safe place where you can go and sit, read a book.
公园的这个角落会成为一个避风港 你可以坐下来 看本书
And just think.
You should think about Alison while you're there.
She'd want to make sure you didn't forget about her.
She felt like a fool.
I want to make friends in china.
Make sure you stress the correct information.
原文:She'd want to make sure you didn't forget about her.
这是一个宾语从句，在句子中起宾语作用的从句叫做宾语从句。原句中省略了that,完整的为She'd want to make sure (that) you didn't forget about her.其中you didn't forget about her为make sure的宾语。
Make sure (that) there are no mistakes in your papers before you turn them in.
原文:You should think about Alison while you're there.
While my wife was reading the newspaper, I was watching TV.
(was reading是延续性的动词，was reading和was watching同时发生) 。
I like playing football while you like playing basketball.