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2021.02.03 15:52

Daily English reading : the monkeys paw part 9

Vocabulary :



Presumptuous (pree- zump- chess) go what is beyond appropriate


“Well, why don't you have three, sir?" said Herbert White cleverly.

The soldier regarded him in the way that middle age is wont to regard presumptuous youth. "I have," he said quietly, and his blotchy face whitened.

"And did you really have the three wishes granted?" asked Mrs. White.

"I did," said the sergeant major, and his glass tapped against his strong teeth.

"And has anybody else wished?" inquired the old lady.

"The first man had his three wishes, yes," was the reply. "I don't know what the first two were, but the third was for death. That's how I got the paw."

His tones were so grave that a hush fell upon the group.
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  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.03 16:25

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    @Shaimaa Hendiah
  • Shaimaa Hendiah 2021.02.03 16:26

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    @Lucky 王乐乐 thanks alot for your comments I really appreciate it ❤️
  • farshad 2021.02.03 19:23

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    it was the first storybook that i read for learning english 😊😍👍
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.03 19:33

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    @farshad Really ? What do you think ?
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.03 21:46

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    @farshad
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.03 22:15

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    @jesús
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.03 22:17

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    @HIRO
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.04 05:35

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    @li you
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.04 05:37

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    @Jennie 젠 regard /wished
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.04 05:38

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    @源源
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.04 05:39

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    @Grant Zhao cleVerly
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.04 05:42

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    @jelly presumptuous / sergeant / were /trapped
  • Jennie 젠 2021.02.04 05:46

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    @Lucky Many thanks, your feedback💕
  • farshad 2021.02.04 20:03

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    @Lucky 王乐乐 umm. i think it was kind of weird. i mean it was new to my mind

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