Well，as we were looking in，we started laughing at them so loudly that they heard us，and sent the dogs after us. We were about to run away，when a great fierce dog caught Catherine's leg in its teeth. I attacked it，and made it let go of her leg，but the Lintons' servants appeared and caught hold of me. They must have thought we were robbers. Catherine was carried unconscious into the house，and they pulled me inside too. All the time I was shouting and swearing at them.
解析：about to do 刚要、即将、正准备做某事
例句：She had some concern about what she was about to do.
1802 After hearing the end of Mrs Dean's story, I made my plans for the future. I decided I did not want to spend another winter at the Grange, and told her I would ride to the Heights to inform my landlord. She handed me a letter to give to Cathy Heathcliff.
解析：make a plan for 为……制定计划
例句：It is necessary to make a study plan for this course.
例句:They would inform him of any progress they had made.
Oh, Ellen,' she said, 'I cried bitterly when I heard of Catherine's death, you know. And Heathcliff is desperately sad! But I can't feel sorry for him. This is the last thing of his I've got,' and she took off her gold wedding-ring and threw it in the fire. 'I'll never go back to him. But I can't stay here, in case he comes to find me. And anyway I don't want to beg for Edgar's help, or make trouble for him. To escape from Heathcliff I must go a long way away. How could Catherine have liked him, Ellen? I wish he would die, and then I could forget him completely!
解析：in case 如果、万一、假使;免得、以防
例句: In case of difficulty, just call on me.
I shall work,' replied Cathy. 'And I'll look after Linton. He's all I've got to love in the world. I'm just sorry for you, Mr Heathcliff. You have nobody to love you! You are as lonely and miserable as the devil! Nobody will cry for you when you die! I'm glad I'm not you!
解析：be sorry for 为……难过、对……表示同情
例句: I'm so sorry for your unfortunate experiences.