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1 Aug 2021 — To his son

 

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After John Smith passed away, the executor carried out the terms of the will. His daughter was sent a check for $250,000 and to his son was delivered a gold watch.

 

Choose one option.
 

1.

His daughter was sent a check for $250,000 and to his son was delivered a gold watch.

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His daughter was sent a check for $250,000 and to his son was delivered a gold watch.

3.

The executor sent his daughter a check for $250,000 and delivered a gold watch to his son..

4.

His daughter was sent a check for $250,000 and his son was given a gold watch.

 

GLOSSARY

  • archaic (Adj) – rare in present-day usage, used in an earlier era, used in religious writing or historical novels.
  • awkward (Adj) – not natural sounding, nonnative
  • executor (N) – the person who is chosen to carry out the wishes, specified in the will, of a person after he or she dies.
  • passed away (verbal expression) – died
  • recipient (N) – in grammar, "the person to whom something is given", the receiver or endpoint of the action (See terminology.)
  • terms (N) – in a legal document, the specific wishes or items agreed upon in advance
  • will (N) – the legal document that specifies to whom a person's possessions and property will go after the person's death.

SOURCES

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