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A few weeks ago I was at a friend's front door when her father walked across the lawn carrying some fruit in a bag. While I (A1) ... for my friend to answer the door, I decided to make polite conversation with her father and said that soon he (A2) ... the fruit of his labours. Instead of smiling, as he usually did, he looked at me rather angrily and explained that it was his fruit and not his neighbour's. He obviously thought I (A3) ... him for running off with his neighbour's fruit. He had heard the word neighbour's, not labours and had been offended. Fortunately, the misunderstanding (A4) ... up and he began Smiling. When I told my friend what (A5) ..., she laughed. No harm had been done but I nearly regretted speaking to her father. From now on, I (A6) ... it safe (не рисковать) and talk only about the weather in case there (A7) ... a misunderstanding.
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