Lesson four: In the kitchen

Jim woke up suddenly to the noises of kitchen utensils clanging against each other. The sounds were coming from…the kitchen of course! As he lay in bed, the aroma of fried eggs reached Jim’s nostrils. Now he knew for sure…and what else could it be? It was his mother frying an egg downstairs in the kitchen. John had always wanted to learn how to fry an egg. This was his chance! He hurried out of bed and clamored down the stairs; but by the time he reached the kitchen, breakfast was already on the table. Maybe another time, he thought.

Rewrite the paragraph above, replacing the words or phrases in bold with a suitable word or phrase from the lists below.

Woke up: aroused, awakened, got up

Aroma: smell, odor, scent

Hurried: rushed, hastened, ran, dashed, scurried, darted, whizzed, shot


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