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English Reading Practice – A Fair and Free World
Put in the correct words based on the story you have just read. Press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if you don't know. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints!
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his parents talk about war. They say
war is on its way.
excited. A war in his country means lots of
and activity! A war is also good for business.
that day, Robert runs into his good
Lamar!" Robert says, "What do you think buddy? War is on its
! These are exciting times!"
. "War is not exciting, Robert. War is
, it is not fun, but our country is sure
win. And war is great for business. My company
lots of money from war."
Lamar sighs. "Robert, your
makes money at first, but soon, the entire economy
down. People cannot work. Everyone lives in fear. People
. There is nothing good about war. No one really
Robert pauses, "No one really wins? Is that what
Lamar answers, "I know. It is not like
is on TV or in a movie. War destroys
and countries. War kills people we love. We all
the right to live in a world with proper
, to enjoy the rights and freedoms in our country.
destroys that right. War makes everything worse."
a minute. Then he says, "Yes. I guess you
right. Sorry about that Lamar. Let's hope for peace
"Yes," Lamar agrees, "But hoping is not enough. We
have the responsibility to make it happen."