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Exercise "Writer's sufferings", created by lunatik (a free exercise to learn English):
Results of the 1 150 people who have taken this test:
Average mark: 58 / 100 Share
Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): ploplo / SWITZERLAND, on Sunday 10 March - 16:16:
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Stats (879 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 51.4 %
He was * determined to go on at any cost, to write, let the result be what it would.
Question 2 passed: 69.9 %
His will *.
Question 3 passed: 61.7 %
Sometimes the three hours' labour of a morning * in half a dozen lines,
Question 4 passed: 50.1 %
corrected into *. His brain would not work ;
Question 5 passed: 67.2 %
he could not * the simplest synonyms ;
Question 6 passed: 76.1 %
intolerable * of composition drove him mad.
Question 7 passed: 83.7 %
He would write a * beginning thus : She took a book with a look of ;
Question 8 passed: 43.2 %
or thus : a revision of his decision would have made him an object of *.
Question 9 passed: 38.3 %
All this in spite of the fact his former books had been * good in style.
Question 10 passed: 43.5 %
He had an appreciation of shapely prose which made him * himself for the kind of stuff he was now turning out.
Question 11 passed: 66.4 %
I can't help it ; it must go on ; the time is *.
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