Chapter 9

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Class 9
English
Solutions
5. “You’ll soon stop being smart.” (i)Who says this? (ii)Why does the speaker say it? (iii) What according to the speaker will stop Gerrard from being smart?

Question:

I. Answer these questions.

“You’ll soon stop being smart.”

(i)Who says this?

(ii)Why does the speaker say it?

(iii) What according to the speaker will stop Gerrard from being smart?

Answer:

(i)The intruder says this.

(ii) The speaker says this because Gerrard seemed to be relaxed though he had threatened Gerrard with a revolver.

(iii) The intruder thinks that Gerrard will stop being smart when he shoots him with his gun.

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