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    drove up,

    When you say "drive up", what do you think "up" here means?
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    I hadn’t looked at how difficult the book was. “This is too hard for you,” she said as she put it on a shelf behind her. I felt like it had been locked in a safe. I went back to the children’s section. And I chose a picture book about a monkey and returned to the desk. (c)She stamped that one without comment. When my mother drove up, I hurried into her car. She saw the book I had chosen. She asked, “Haven’t you read this one already?” “The librarian lady wouldn’t let me take the one I wanted.” She turned off the ignition. “Why wouldn’t she let you take it?” “(d)She said it was too har

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    Re: drove up,

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    When you say "drive up", what do you think "up" here means?
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    I hadn’t looked at how difficult the book was. “This is too hard for you,” she said as she put it on a shelf behind her. I felt like it had been locked in a safe. I went back to the children’s section. And I chose a picture book about a monkey and returned to the desk. (c)She stamped that one without comment. When my mother drove up, I hurried into her car. She saw the book I had chosen. She asked, “Haven’t you read this one already?” “The librarian lady wouldn’t let me take the one I wanted.” She turned off the ignition. “Why wouldn’t she let you take it?” “(d)She said it was too har
    The mother arrived to pick up the child.

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    Re: drove up,

    Hello.

    I'm interested in the last sentence. Can you end it? It was too har... what?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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