19. [A] He picked up some apples in his yard.
[B] He cut some branches off the apple tree.
[C] He quarreled with his neighbor over the fence.
[D] He cleaned up all the garbage in the woman’s yard.
20. [A] Trim the apple trees in her yard.
[B] Pick up the apples that fell in her yard.
[C] Take the garbage to the curb for her.
[D] Remove the branches from her yard.
21. [A] File a lawsuit against the man.
[B] Ask the man for compensation.
[C] Have the man’s apple tree cut down.
[D] Throw garbage into the man’s yard.
22. [A] He was ready to make a concession.
[B] He was not prepared to go to court.
[C] He was not intimidated.
[D] He was a bit concerned.
由各选项中的apple, tree, yard, branches, trim(修剪)等词可推知对话主题应该与苹果树枝条和院子有关，再根据选项中出现的quarreled, lawsuit(诉讼), compensation(赔偿), concession(让步), court(法庭)等词可推知对话还可能涉及到对话双方的争吵。
W: Hello, Patrick, is that you?
M: Yeah, Jane, what can I do for you?
W: I was calling about the apple tree that you were trimming yesterday.
M: That was hard work!
19. What did the man do yesterday?
【解析】选[B]。由女士话中的the apple tree that you were trimming yesterday可知男士昨天给苹果树剪枝了。trim意为“修剪，修整”。