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You went to a talk given by a writer last night at a community center in your neighborhood. Your coworker asks you what you did last night and you tell her about the event. You answer them like this.

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You're chatting online with a friend of yours. Both of you are interested in technology and Internet-related news. You read some news this morning about an update to Google's "Google Docs" service. You want to talk about this news with your friend...

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In the past, you have done your taxes on your own. But you started a business this year, so your financial situation is more complicated than in the past. You think you'll need an accountant to help you. You say this while talking with a friend ab...

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Your younger sister is doing her taxes. She's used an accountant to do her taxes for the past few years, but this year she's going to do it herself. She asks you whether she should use Form 1040 or Form 1040-EZ. This is your answer to her question.

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You are talking on the phone to you brother. He says that he just finished doing his taxes. You are curious to hear whether he's getting money back or will have to pay extra. You say this.