Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature
using the word ‘Listen’.
He listened to all their impertinence with the most forbearing courtesy.
From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.
“Trust in me now, if you please, miss,” said Charley
quietly. “I am listening to everything you say.”
From ‘Bleak House’, by Charles Dickens.
She was seated between Charlotte and Miss de Bourgh — the
former of whom was engaged in listening to Lady Catherine,
and the latter said not a word to her all dinner-time.
“What we pay rates and taxes for I don’t know,
when any ruffian can come in and break one’s goods.”
From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
What is the longest word you can make using these letters?
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Games with Words
Work across from the number on the left,
applying each arithmetical operation to the previous answer.
What’s the final total?
Tip: Click any of the four inner
squares to check your running total.
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