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HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE - CHAPTER 2

Facts about chapter 2.
Finish these sentences.

1. Dudley was very fat and...

2. Harry had a funny feeling he’d had the same...

3. Harry had always been small and...

4. Dudley was about four times bigger...

5. The only thing Harry liked about his own appearance was a very thin scar...

6. Harry must have had more haircuts than...

7. His hair simply grew that way—...

8. He had a large pink face, not much neck, small, watery blue eyes, and thick blond...

9. Harry, who could see a huge Dudley tantrum coming on, began wolfing down his bacon as...

10. At that moment the telephone rang and Aunt Petunia went to answer it while Harry and Uncle Vernon watched Dudley unwrap the racing bike, a video camera, a remote control airplane, sixteen new computer games, and a...

11. Every year, Harry was left behind with Mrs. Figg, a mad old lady who...

12. The whole house smelled of...

13. Mrs. Figg made him look at photographs of all the...

14. He knew that if he screwed up his face and wailed, his mother would give...

15. Once, Aunt Petunia, tired of Harry coming back from the barbers had taken a pair of...

16. They bought him a cheap...

17. The harder she tried to pull it over his head, the smaller it seemed to become, until finally it might have fitted a hand puppet, but certainly wouldn’t...

18. Harry felt, afterward, that he should have known it was all too...

19. The zoo director himself made Aunt Petunia a cup of strong, sweet tea while he...



Answer Key:

1. hated exercise
2. dream before
3. skinny for his age
4. than he was
5. on his forehead
6. the rest of the boys in his class put together
7. all over the place
8. hair
9. fast as possible
10. VCR
11. lived two streets away
12. cabbage
13. cats she’d ever owned
14. him anything he wanted
15. kitchen scissors and cut his hair so short
16. lemon ice pop
17. fit Harry
18. good to last
19. apologized

 

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