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Exercise "A short story", created by bridg (a free exercise to learn English):
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Stats (4000 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 65.9 %
Dinah is one of the most good-natured children that * lived,
Question 2 passed: 64.4 %
but she is very, very lazy. There is * she likes,
Question 3 passed: 58.8 %
or * to like,
Question 4 passed: 52.3 %
so * as to curl up in some warm corner in the sun and do nothing.
Question 5 passed: 41.8 %
Dinah's mother wished very much that her child * learn to read,
Question 6 passed: 54.8 %
but the lady who tried to teach her soon * it up.
Question 7 passed: 59.6 %
'It is no use,' she said, 'Dinah will not learn. She * not a stupid child, but she is too lazy for anything.'
Question 8 passed: 58 %
It happened, soon after this that a young man * Massachusetts came to the house where Dinah lived.
Question 9 passed: 52.7 %
He brought with him something no one else in the neighbourhood had * before--a pair of roller-skates.
Question 10 passed: 52.5 %
When Dinah saw the young man going rapidly up and down the piazza on * skates
Question 11 passed: 59.2 %
she was so * she hardly knew what to think.
Question 12 passed: 60.9 %
She ran after him * a cat,
Question 13 passed: 53.7 %
her black eyes shining as they had never * before.
Question 14 passed: 57.9 %
One day the young man * her to try on the skates.
Question 15 passed: 59.5 %
The child was * happy for words.
Question 16 passed: 51.6 %
Of course she fell down, and sprawled * the floor, but did not mind at all.
Question 17 passed: 52.7 %
'Look here, Dinah,' said the young man, 'I understand that my aunt has been * to teach you to read.'
Question 18 passed: 49.2 %
Dinah answered that she certainly *.
Question 19 passed: 58.8 %
'Why didn't you learn?' * the young man.
Question 20 passed: 44 %
'You need not trouble to answer,' said he, 'it was just because you are too lazy. Now, *, on the first of January, you can read, I tell you what I will do.
Question 21 passed: 55.9 %
I will * you as good a pair of roller-skates as I can buy in Boston.'
Question 22 passed: 52.5 %
How Dinah's eyes snapped. For * moment she said nothing,
Question 23 passed: 56.5 %
then exclaimed decidedly, ' * those skates, sure.'
Question 24 passed: 48.3 %
And she did. When she bent her mind on her work she * always do it well, no matter what it was.
Question 25 passed: 61.1 %
The lady who had before this found her * difficult child to teach, now had no trouble.
Question 26 passed: 58.3 %
If Dinah showed the least sign of her former laziness the word SKATES! was enough * make her bend her mind on her lesson instantly.
Question 27 passed: 45.4 %
On New Year's * morning she received a box marked in large printed letters:
Question 28 passed: 53.7 %
MISS DINAH MORRIS, /Care of Mrs. Lawrence Delaney, NEW ORLEANS, LA. If she can read * is on the outside of this box she can have what is inside.
Question 29 passed: 45.7 %
And as Dinah read every word plainly and quickly, of course she had * her very own the fine roller-skates the box held.
Question 30 passed: 43 %
And now sitting curled up in the sun, doing nothing, * not the thing she likes to do best.
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