Alfred：Hi, Marcus. There ‘s a new movie downtown.
Marcus: Oh, I'd love to, but I can't.
Alfred：That's too bad. Then what are you busy with tonight?
Marcus: Nothing much. I have to stay at home.
Alfred：Why? What happened?
Marcus: Well, you remember that my parents said But last night I did not get home until after half past ten.
Alfred：Your parents must have been very angry!
Marcus: Yes, that's why I'm not allowed to go out for the next four weeks. This morning , I missed my bus and was late for class.
Marcus: Yes, I did. I explained that I missed the bus, but the teacher said it wasn't a good reason to miss a test, and she wouldn't allow me to do it later.
Alfred: You did have a bad morning.
A. There's something worse.