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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #92319: Bobby and the garage sale
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    Bobby and the garage sale


    Bobby and the garage sale



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    Some years ago, Bobby used to participate in a sale which his neighbourhood organised once a year. But two years ago, an unfortunate occurred which made Bobby decide to stop selling things.

    The story began when Bobby went to his to find stuff to sell. Behind an old wooden chest, Bobby saw a painting covered by . This painting was presented by a great-aunt at Bobby's birth. What a strange for a baby! Bobby disliked this painting which depicted the of a young girl. So he decided to get rid of it.

    Early in the morning, Bobby displayed all his on the pavement. A man the price of the painting and he managed to drop the price to £100. Four months later, Bobby was very surprised when he saw the man on TV who had bought his painting. The man looked very and excited. As it turned out, the painting was a of the famous impressionist Paul Gauguin and had an estimated value about £ 2 million.

    Bobby now realizes why his great-aunt said that this painting was a real .







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