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Find the extra word

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Read the following text. There is one mistake in each of the nine parts.  Each part has an extra word which is not needed. While reading, try and find the extra words and then check your answers at the bottom of the page.

  1. Yesterday, I went to shopping in town with my best friend.
  2. We took the bus because it’s difficult to doing park the car near the shops.
  3. There was a sale on in the shoe shop, but they didn’t never have anything I liked in my size.
  4. I did find a nice new swimsuit for summer which was on sale in the department store. I was a thrilled because I got it for half price.
  5. Around lunchtime, we stopped for a eating pizza even though I’m supposed to be dieting. Well, it was the weekend, wasn’t it?
  6. After lunch we went to the new sports shop near the cinema. My friend was looking for a new tennis racquet, she’s been had her old one for years.
  7. I don’t play tennis myself, but I have to admit the one she have bought looked lovely and I was surprised how light it was.
  8. By the end of the day I’d spent much more a money than I’d wanted to, my bags felt so heavy.
  9. I guess I will have to be taking careful with my spending for the rest of the month.
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