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Task: You will be presented with short stories describing certain every day situations followed by some questions. Read each story and select the most plausible answer to each question. Please answer each question as quickly as possible.

Callie promised to bring a salad to Jason's dinner party. She arrived just at the beginning of the party. Jason said, "I'm so glad that you were able to fit us into your busy schedule." What did Jason want to convey?
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Sam agreed to pick Christopher up after school, but arrives 5 minutes late because of traffic. Sam apologizes for being late, but Christopher is so happy that he arrived that he said, "Thank you so much." The next day Christopher is explaining to Jodi what happened and says: "Sam is such a nice friend." What did Christopher want to convey?
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John finished the race way ahead of the other competitors. His friend laughed and said to him, "You are so slow!" What did his friend want to convey?
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Mom was supposed to pick up Kate at 4 pm. Mom did not have to wait long, as Kate was right on time. When Kate got there, Mom said, "Thanks a lot for being punctual." What did Mom want to convey?
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John is a teacher at an elementary school. When talking with the principal about a new student who did extremely well on her entrance examination, John said, "This one is really sharp." What did John want to convey?
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It is a holiday. Stefan and Kim are sitting in the backseat of the car. They are fighting all the time. Their father says: "Oh, it is so pleasant here." What did the father want to convey?
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Andrew and Phil are good friends, but they play on different basketball teams. During one game, Phil tries to score a basket but Andrew blocks his shot. Andrew says, "You are so good at this.'' What did Andrew want to convey?
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Laura and Lynn were having coffee at a local café. They were talking about a boring date that Laura had had the night before. They had watched old reruns of cartoons all evening. Lynn said, "That sounds so exciting." What did Lynn want to convey?
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John is a teacher at an elementary school. When talking with the principal about a new student, who did poorly on her entrance examination, John said, "This one is really sharp." What did John want to convey?
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Mark was entered in a golf tournament where he played well and got two eagles. His friend Hal watched the tournament, and afterwards he said to Mark, "You sure are a good golfer." What did Hal want to convey?
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Tracy was in a dance recital and invited her roommate Steve to watch. Tracy nailed her performance. The next day Steve was talking to Dawn about the recital. Steve said: "Some people have such natural grace." What did Steve want to convey?
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When Dad saw Seth running on a treadmill, he said, "I see you're really training hard for the marathon." What did Dad want to convey?
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Kim and Jane are leaving the football stadium. Jane says, "What a wonderful game." Kim looks disappointed. Kim replies: "Sorry I made you come." What did Jane want to convey?
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Your friend is working on his novel and has made a lot of progress lately. When you ask him how it is going he says, "It could not be better." What does your friend want to convey?
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Jane and her best friend, Arthur, were selling chocolates door to door to raise money for a charity event. Jane and Arthur approached a house and sold three boxes of candy to a lovely couple. On the way to the next house, Jane comments: "People in this community are so nice!" What did Jane want to convey?
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Adam and Justin are friends. One day after school, they go to Adam's house to play a board game. After playing for a while, Justin wins the game. Adam says, "You are really good at this." What did Adam want to convey?
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In a shop, Lara tries on a dress. Simon thinks that the dress is clearly too tight. Lara asks Simon: "Does this dress fit me?" Simon answers: "I see your diet is working!" What did Simon want to convey?
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While Tom and a new acquaintance from work, Sara, were chatting at a party, they noticed a colleague across the room. She was telling some funny jokes to a group of eager listeners. Tom commented: "She's the life of the party." What did Tom want to convey?
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The Jones' had hired a new gardener. After a week the lawn was looking particularly tidy. John remarked to his wife, "He seems to be very motivated." What did John want to convey?
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Tom, who is a gourmet chef, was offered a job at a new restaurant. Tom's potential employer offered him really low pay and no benefits. When you ask Tom what he thinks of the offer he says, "Well, their generosity knows no bounds." What does Tom want to convey?
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John finished the race way behind of the other competitors. His friend laughed and said to him, "You are so slow!" What did his friend want to convey?
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Mark entered a golf tournament where he played badly and kept missing very easy shots. His friend Hal watched the tournament and afterwards he said to Mark, "You sure are a good golfer." What did Hal want to convey?
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Penny, Juanita, and Jill have tickets to a basketball game. At halftime, Juanita offers to go get some drinks. She returns in two minutes and Jill remarks, "You are so speedy." What did Jill want to convey?
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It was the night before her exam and Tilly finished reading all of the course texts. Her brother said, "I see your revision is going nicely." What did he want to convey?
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It's a holiday. Stella and Bob are sitting in the backseat of the car. They have been fighting for a long time, but then stopped. Their father says: "Oh, good, it's pleasant again." What did the father want to convey?
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Tracy was in a dance recital and invited her roommate Steve to watch. Tracy tripped many times during her performance. The next day Steve was talking to Dawn about the recital. Steve said: "Some people have such natural grace!" What did Steve want to convey?
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Barb and Tony went to a high school reunion. Barb was running late and came underdressed. Tony commented, "Classy outfit." What did Tony want to convey?
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Melissa's friend convinces her to accompany her to a nightclub that her friend says is "super hot". When they arrive, it is so hot inside that they start to sweat right away. Melissa turns to her friend and says, "The heat is really on in here." What did Melissa want to convey?
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Adrian's mother asks if he can look in his brother Tom's room to check if he has tidied up. Adrian opens the door to Tom's room, peers in, and sees that the room is spotless. He shouts to his mother: "Mother, Tom has done a splendid job tidying up, as usual!" What did Adrian want to convey?
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Barb and Tony went to a high school reunion. Barb was looking forward to this event and purchased a new Armani dress for the occasion. Tony saw her and commented, "Classy outfit." What did Tony want to convey?
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Jordan and Mike are working on a puzzle. Mike explains to Jordan where the last couple of pieces need to go and Jordan puts the pieces exactly where Mike had said. Mike says, "You are a good listener." What did Mike want to convey?
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Nita and George were packing a tent trailer for the long weekend. Nita was in charge of groceries and when they got to the campground they opened the fridge. It was full of burgers and and there were two six-packs of beer on the top shelf. George commented, "Great job with the groceries." What did George want to convey?
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In a shop, Lisa tries on a suit that looks great on her and asks John: "Does this suit fit me?" John answers: "I see your diet is working!" What did John want to convey?
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Today Sarah and Tom are going to the beach to go swimming and sunbathing. It was Tom's idea, as he said it was going to be a lovely sunny day to go to the beach. But just as they arrive at the beach, it starts to rain and thunder. Sarah becomes angry. She says, "Oh yes, a lovely day for going to the beach." What did Sarah want to convey?
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Penny, Juanita, and Jill have tickets to a basketball game. At halftime, Juanita offers to go get some drinks. Forty minutes later, she finally returns, and Jill remarks, "That was quick." What did Jill want to convey?
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Anne gave her former colleague Krista tickets to a lecture where she was a guest speaker. At the end of the lecture, the audience gave Krista a standing ovation. The next day Krista is talking to Mary about the lecture. Krista says: "The audience was so captivated!" What did Krista want to convey?
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Megan and Kristine were looking after the neighbor's children one afternoon. The kids were energetic, enthusiastic, and well behaved. On the way home, Kristine said, "Those kids were not fun at all." What does Kristine want to convey?
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While Tom and a new acquaintance from work, Sara, were chatting at a party, they noticed a colleague across the room. She was standing alone holding a drink and a CD. Tom points at the girl and comments: "The life of the party, right there." What did Tom want to convey?
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Gus had just graduated from high school, and he didn't know what to do with his life. One day he saw an ad about the Navy. It said that the Navy was not just a job, but an adventure. So Gus joined. Soon he was aboard a ship doing all sorts of interesting things. One day as he was learning how to navigate the ship, he said to his buddy, "This sure is an exciting life." What did Gus want to convey?
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The Jones' had hired a new gardener. After a week the lawn was looking particularly unkempt. John remarked to his wife, "He does such a good job!" What did John want to convey?
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Christian is Shane's big brother. One day, Christian is helping Shane with his homework. Christian explains the homework to Shane. When Shane starts the assignment, he does not follow Christian's instructions. Christian says, "You are such a wonderful listener." What did Christian want to convey?
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Patrick and Jon like to eat at restaurants. One afternoon, they are at a restaurant eating lunch. Patrick orders a bowl of noodles and Jon orders a rice dish. While eating his meal, Patrick spills some noodles on his shirt. Jon says, "You are so graceful." What did Jon want to convey?
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Jane and her best friend, Arthur, were selling chocolates door to door to raise money for a charity event. Jane and Arthur approached a house and tried to sell their candy to a mean couple. As they walked away, Jane comments: "People in this community are so nice!" What did Jane want to convey?
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It was the night before her exam and Tilly had read none of the course texts. Her brother said, "I see your revision is going well." What did he want to convey?
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Laura and Lynn were having coffee at a local café. They were talking about a great date that Laura had had the night before. They had watched a new blockbuster that evening. Lynn said, "That sounds pretty exciting." What did Lynn want to convey?
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Your friend is working on his novel and is not making any progress. When you ask him how it is going he says, "It couldn't be any better." What does your friend want to convey?
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Adrian's mother asks if he can look in his brother Tom's room to check if he has tidied up. Adrian opens the door to Tom's room, peers in, and sees that the room appears as it normally does — cluttered with toys and dirty clothes. He shouts to his mother: "Mother, Tom, as usual, has done a splendid job tidying up!" What did Adrian want to convey?
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Mark gave his former colleague Krista tickets to a lecture where he was a guest speaker. Within the first 20 minutes of the lecture, the audience started to leave. The next day Krista talked to Mary about the lecture. Krista said: " Oh, Mark held the audience's attention so well." What did Krista want to convey?
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Callie promised to bring a salad to Jason's dinner party. She arrived two hours late. Jason said, "I'm so glad that you were able to fit us into your busy schedule." What did Jason want to convey?
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Melissa's friend convinces her to accompany her to a nightclub that her friend says is "super hot". When they arrive, it is so cold inside that they can see their breath. Melissa turns to her friend and says, "The heat is really on in here." What did Melissa want to convey?
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