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"I saw this kid stick a couple of screwdrivers in his pocket today. I gave him the eye and he put them back. I hate it when kids steal and I have to call the police. I don't like to be partially responsible for kids getting a criminal record," jack told Grace.

Correct answer: (b) eye

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"Your friend came into my shop the other day and I gave him the works. He came in for an oil change and I checked his tires, gave him a new headlight, and fixed his tail lights for free. You have always done me favors so it was the least I could do," Lane told Sarah.

Correct answer: (a) works

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"I know you don't like Jack but you have to give him his due. for the marketing campaign he created. Sales are up 30 percent," Laurie told the boss.

Correct answer: (c) due

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"You were doing great in poker until you tried to bluff James. You gave yourself away by laughing too much and acting happy. You overdid it you barely blink when you have a good hand," Lane said to Tim.

Correct answer: (a) away

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"I would say that your house is worth $100,000 give or take $10,000 or so, depending on the market," the real estate agent told the family.

Correct answer: (c) take

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"I am sorry I can't come into work today. My back gave out on the weekend when I was hauling bags of concrete. I can't get out of bed," Mark said to his boss.

Correct answer: (b) gave

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"Jack didn't come into work this week and no one has heard from him. He didn't show any signs of wanting to quit. I hope he is OK," Shelly said to Carol.

Correct answer: (d) signs

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"I am not sure that I believe your story but you have never done anything wrong around here before. I am going to give you the benefit of the doubt and forget this ever happened. Let's not have a repeat of this, OK?" The boss told Jimmy.

Correct answer: (c) benefit

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"I don't like Misty. She gives me the creeps. She is always right behind me when I turn around and she looks very scary," Beth said to Andy.

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"I don't like Paul as a person but to give the devil his due, he is the best mechanic I have ever seen," Laura said to Chris.

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