Answers: Reading Comprehension Questions
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Why did Tim bump into Sheila?
- He was on a diet.
- He wasn't paying attention.
- He was writing his thoughts down.
Where do they live?
- In the park
- In the countryside
- In the city
Whose fault was the incident?
- It's not clear.
Where did they first meet?
- In the park
- At the Swimming Donut
- At Tim's Brother's house
Why was Tim's suggestion funny?
- He was supposedly on a diet.
- The name of the cafe was strange.
- They were on a walk and their were no donuts in the park.
Answers: Reported Speech
As he was walking down the path Tim said if he continued his diet he should lose twenty pounds. We bumped into each other. He apologized saying he was terribly sorry. I told him it was OK, that nothing had (was) broken. Tim said he had been so caught up in his thoughts that he hadn't seen me. He seemed embarrassed, so I added that I hadn't been watching my step either. At that moment we recognized each other! He asked me if he knew me from somewhere. I then remembered that he was Jack's brother. We both had a good laugh and then he invited me to have a cup of coffee and a donut. We had a great time together.
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