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Read the following dialogue to see the interjections in context:
|Brenda:||So, how is your new class? Are they treating you well?|
|Jessica:||I would say I have a very enthusiastic group. Whenever we start a new theme, they are on the edges of their seats.|
|Brenda:||Ah, good, because I remember you were complaining about them being late with their assignments…|
|Jessica:||Oh, those were just a couple of lazybones… They don’t like tests much. But they do get excited about new projects. They put their heart and soul into them.|
|Brenda:||Yeah, nowadays you have to work hard for your education. My son has just started his first year at the university and he is so motivated about his studies!|
|Brenda:||Uh-huh, he used to be a couch potato, and I could never get him to do anything. Now, he has a totally different attitude.|
|Jessica:||That’s great! What program is he in?|
|Brenda:||He’s taking business administration. He’s been placed at one of the banks through the co-op program that they have there. I can tell you that he eats, sleeps and breathes this job.|
|Jessica:||Yeah, the job market is so competitive now, there is no time to slack off.|
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We have only one week left until the game day. I need you to ____________ your training sessions.CorrectIncorrect
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- She was sitting _____________, full of attention, as if trying to catch every word spoken by a young man.
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- A farmer and his wife ___________ a family business. Long hours of hard work would pay off with a rich harvest at the end of the season.
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When Susan likes to do most of her work in the mornings and then __________ until the end of the day.CorrectIncorrect
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It's easy to _________ on a cold, snowy weekend, when all you want is to watch movies and drink hot chocolate.CorrectIncorrect
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Is there going to be a time when I have you, _________, submit your papers on time?CorrectIncorrect
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