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Exercise "Those were the days", created by anonyme (a free exercise to learn English):
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Average mark: 65.5 / 100 Share
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Stats (1467 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 71 %
When you are young you may do things that you * when grown-up.
Question 2 passed: 74 %
When I was a ten-year-old boy, we * swimming in a river about five kilometres away from my hometown.
Question 3 passed: 72.5 %
On hot summer days, we * our bicycles to that river.
Question 4 passed: 54.3 %
I was very bad * swimming then I could only swim three metres or even less.
Question 5 passed: 57.8 %
So I preferred walking in the river than swimming. But once we went to the deeper part of the river. I * into the river as usual.
Question 6 passed: 68 %
But suddenly I * that I could not touch the riverbed with my feet.
Question 7 passed: 69.9 %
I was *
Question 8 passed: 57.5 %
and * moving my feet and arms like a swimmer but it was all in vain
Question 9 passed: 53.9 %
I * move forward. My friends were only two or three metres away and they could have helped me if I had asked them. I didn't want them to laugh at me later.
Question 10 passed: 48.7 %
I was only one or * metres away from the shore.
Question 11 passed: 59 %
I was *
Question 12 passed: 70.4 %
and drinking a lot of water. Suddenly I felt something like a plant stem. I * it then and to my surprise
Question 13 passed: 51.6 %
I * the place I was drowning was only one-metre deep, I stood up calmly.
Question 14 passed: 81.4 %
I * happy I didn't shout for help and I never told them anything about that day.
Question 15 passed: 47.9 %
* that experience I took swimming courses.
Question 16 passed: 59.5 %
I can now swim like a frog but not like *. Now I think how silly of me it was not shouting for help.
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