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1. The grocery bags were not light--they were ___ and hard to carry.
3. Did he buy a ___ shopping cart to put the grocery bags in?
5. He had to invent ___ to make carrying the bags easier. Anything he invented would be an improvement.
7. After carrying the heavy bags, his shoulders, neck, and ___ hurt.
8. NYC has many ___s where you can buy fresh soup, sandwiches, and salads, but it has few grocery stores.
10. Many New Yorkers pull personal shopping ___s to and from grocery stores.
12. This way wasn't working--he needed to find a ___ way to carry bags.
13. He stopped at the end of every block to take a ___. Then he picked up the heavy bags and walked another block.
14. His ___s were sore from carrying the heavy plastic bags. He stretched all 10 of them.
17. Did he have to ___ the groceries home in plastic bags? Could he ___ the groceries in a personal shopping cart?
18. Personal shopping carts didn't ___ much--they were only $20.
19. ___ bags are very common in NYC. All the stores use them. They come in all sizes, from tiny to huge.


2. His ___s--from his shoulders down to his wrists--were tired and sore.
4. He wasn't ___. He had never won anything in his life, and he didn't live near a grocery store.
5. He walked along the wide NYC ___ as the cars drove by on 34th Street.
6. A ___ store has almost all the food you want to eat; a deli has mostly soup, sandwiches, and salad.
7. Grocery stores in New York City are few and far ___.
9. NYC has all kinds of ___s--Italian, Chinese, and Mexican are just a few of them.
11. He put down the heavy bags. He ___ed his arms, legs, fingers, and back. He felt better after ___ing.
15. Did he want to ___ something to make carrying heavy bags easier? Was he an ___or?
16. A city ___ can be a long walk, especially if you are carrying heavy bags. You might want to stop and rest at the end of each ___.