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Sally hopes her new boss is affable. Her old boss was very cold and grouchy, and it was impossible to talk to him.
friendly and polite
unfriendly and impolite
having many years of experience
Kyan creates an awful din when he starts screaming and banging on his toys.
an early dinner
a quiet sound
a loud, disruptive noise
to break objects
IDENTIFY THE MAIN IDEA
Being a clown isn't all fun and games. Rodeo clowns expose themselves to great danger every time they perform. When cowboys dismount or bulls buck them off, rodeo clowns jump in front of the bulls and motion wildly to get their attention. In this way rodeo clowns provide an alternate target, and in doing so protect the rider. Of course, this is a very dangerous thing to do. So you see, sometimes clowning around can be serious business.
Sometimes clowns can mean serious bussiness.
Rodeo clowns protect cowboys by putting themselves in danger.
Cowboys and Rodeo Clowns are constantly in danger.
A Rodeo bull's attention is easily caught by Rodeo clowns.
Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer. Soccer players learn how to dribble and pass the ball. They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score. Most importantly, soccer players learn how to work together with their teammates.
What is the main idea?
They also learn how to control the ball so they can eventually score.
Soccer players learn how to dribble.
They learn how to work together as teammates.
Soccer players learn many skills when playing soccer.
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