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Exercise "Mary Maloney 1 and Forms of verbs", created by here4u (a free exercise to learn English):
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Question 1 passed: 64.7 %
Everybody (know)* Mary Maloney, don't they? She's the typical devoted and loving housewife.
Question 2 passed: 59.9 %
She (marry)* to Patrick,
Question 3 passed: 59.1 %
a Senior Policeman, * at least a decade. At present,
Question 4 passed: 49.7 %
her life (illuminate)* by her absolute love for her husband. They're so happy together! ...
Question 5 passed: 66.2 %
Through the years, they (establish)* a routine :
Question 6 passed: 49.7 %
when Patrick (be)* back from work, at 5 pm sharp,
Question 7 passed: 34.1 %
he (drink)* a little whisky, so as to 'recover' from his hard day at work.
Question 8 passed: 66.6 %
Mary's such a thoughtful wife, that she (prepare + already)* the two glasses ;
Question 9 passed: 42.6 %
(she (have)* soda as
Question 10 passed: 45.9 %
she (expect)* their first baby for six months.
Question 11 passed: 54 %
She heard the tyres on the gravel, and the door creaking a little. Then he came in, he (hand)* her his coat for her to hang, as usual, but
Question 12 passed: 59.5 %
looking at his face, she (notice)* that,obviously, he wasn't his usual self ...
Question 13 passed: 50.3 %
'He (have)* a very hard day,' she thought ...
Question 14 passed: 40 %
'Poor darling! He's exhausted! A little rest (do)* him good !'
Question 15 passed: 57.8 %
Then, he (order)* her to sit still and listen carefully!
Question 16 passed: 40.8 %
'They (go out +not)* to the restaurant on that night.
Question 17 passed: 60.9 %
He told her (make/ not)* a fuss, because he had something extremely important to tell her ...
Question 18 passed: 30.6 %
She (listen)* without interrupting him!
Question 19 passed: 29.1 %
It (be)* alright...'
Question 20 passed: 57 %
She (hear)* her beloved husband's words like in a nightmare ...
Question 21 passed: 44.7 %
When he (finished)*, Mary went to her kitchen, like a robot, to get their meal ready ...! She was numb and couldn't feel or think anything! (to be continued ...)
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