Stories for Reading Comprehension 3 Unit 31

1. artful
2. beloved
3. bent down
4. came up with
5. casting
6. conditions
7. cunning
8. debt
9. determine
10. especially
11. fate
12. forgive
13. gravel
14. lady luck
15. latter
16. lucky
17. marriage
18. married off
19. merchant
20. misfortunate
21. money-lender
22. nasty
23. nevertheless
24. noticed
25. owe
26. own
27. paid off
28. path
29. pebbles
30. picked up
31. prison
32. provided
33. recede
34. refused
35. reluctantly
36. remain
37. run into
38. settle
39. starve
40. suitable
41. thrown
42. ugly
43. unfortunate
44. would sooner



Transform the voice of the sentences.

1. Many years ago a person could be put in prison for debts.
2. A merchant in London had owed a great sum of money to his money-lender.
3. The money-lender is coming up with an offer to forgive the debt.
4. The unfortunate father is shocked by his money-lender's offer.