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    Mary Maloney 1 and Forms of verbs

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    Everybody (know) Mary Maloney, don't they? She's the typical devoted and loving housewife. She (marry) to Patrick, a Senior Policeman, at least a decade. At present, her life (illuminate) by her absolute love for her husband. They're so happy together! ...
    Through the years, they (establish) a routine : when Patrick (be) back from work, at 5 pm sharp, he (drink) a little whisky, so as to 'recover' from his hard day at work. Mary's such a thoughtful wife, that she (prepare + already) the two glasses ; (she (have) soda as she (expect) their first baby for six months.
    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 looking at his face, she (notice) that,obviously, he wasn't his usual self ... 'He (have) a very hard day,' she thought ... 'Poor darling! He's exhausted! A little rest (do) him good !'
    Then, he (order) her to sit still and listen carefully! 'They (go out +not) to the restaurant on that night. He told her (make/ not) a fuss, because he had something extremely important to tell her ... She (listen) without interrupting him! It (be) alright...'

    She (hear) her beloved husband's words like in a nightmare ... 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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