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PASSAGE 1

have
together

up
as

mine
used

take
in
out
broken
saw

rid
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on something
it
now
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out

air

It was midnight when the last guest left. I sighed heavily as I looked around. The living room
was ___1___ of cigarette smell and stale perfume. As I looked around, I ___2___ wet patches of
spilt beer on my best Persian carpet. My antique vases were totally smashed. They had even
___3___ my antique oak tables as ashtrays. These guests of ___4___ had done their best to
destroy my expensively decorated living room ! What a night this had turned ___5___ to be.
I shook my head. The mess would ___6___ hours to clear. Getting ___7___ of the smell would
require days. My housekeeper would had resigned ___8___ the spot if she saw the mess. i had to
do ___9___ fast. I could not afford to lose her ___10___ she is the best cook I ___11___ ever
had
I had no choice. I went to the bookshelf, took ___12___ the book 'The Evolution of Man' by
Charles Darwin and pressed on the wall behind ___13___ . A small hole in the wall appeared
___14___ my right. I reached ___15___ and took out a long object. Then I waved it in the
___16___. The room started to clean itself ___17___ . Even the antique vases started fitting
themselves ___18___ so well that one could not tell they had been ___19___. As you might have
guessed by ___20___, the long object is a wand, and I am what they call a witch.
PASSAGE 2
For
saw

down
on

crying
fast

to

goes
so

sorry
one

inside when
up
came
face

turned
with

like
up

You must have heard of many ghost stories, but have you heard of this ___1___ from Japan ?
The story ___2___ like this; one moonlit night, a man was walking home along the river
___3___ he saw a woman ___4___ on the bridge. He could not see her ___5___ because she was
sitting with her back ___6___ him. However, he could see that she was crying ___7___
hysterically that her whole body was shaking. The man felt ___8___ for her. when he went
___9___ to comfort her, she suddenly ___10___ around. To his horror, the man I ___11___ that
she had no eyes, no nose and no mouth ___12___ her face ! ___13___ a while the man stood
frozen. Then he turned and ran away as ___14___ as he could until he ___15___ to the nearest
inn.
Once ___16___, he began to stammer out what he had seen, for he was trembling ___17___ fear.
The proprietor of the inn, who had been bending ___18___ to clean the tables, straightened
___19___ and asked him, "Did she look ___20___ this ?" His face, too, was egg-like.
The man fainted !