FILIPINOS ARE MILD DRINKERS
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d. Formulate inference out
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A. to wander from the direct course or
B. riotous drinking
C. participating in the knowledge of
D. intoxicated; drunk
J. of the colour rose or pink
K. faint or weak
L. to drink
M. the fiber of this plant, used to make
canvas, rope, etc
E. a military post
N. of or relating to an unwholesome or
F. a drinking companion
O. to combine or cause to combine
G. to perform or be responsible for
P. a very tall multistorey building
H. to tremble or shake
Q. to drink heartily or in one draught
R. acts of extreme cruelty, esp against
prisoners or civilians in wartime
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• My first acquaintance with groggy GIs began one late
• My hempen trousers were rolled up to my knees. My bolo
was at my side.
• A warm miasmic smell rose from the mire. When the first
American troops invaded the Philippines in 1898, carabaos
used to chase the Yankee soldiers off the fields.
• It goes straight up to the sky like a skyscraper. It symbolizes
• I quaffed my drink down and followed it with a slice of
kalamansi dipped in unrefined salt.
• He wanted to know why I had bombed Pearl Harbor and
committed so many atrocities when Americans had never
done them any harm.
• He said he was privy to all the war atrocities that I had
perpetrated, but he was a personal friend of General
Douglas MacArthur, I need not worry.
• With great effort he got up on his feet and wobbled
• The rubescent sun was fast sinking against a roseate
• So I filled a coconut shell with oil, dipped a timsin wick
in the fluid, then lighted the wick. It produced a
wavering, dull yellow light.
• If you imbibe enough of it, your senses amalgamate
and you get to hear three-dimensional rondalla music in
• On my way here in a transport I got soused on torpedo
• Our wassail was over. It just goes to show you that one
man's drink is another man's poison.
• Joe narrowly escaped being shot for a straggler. He
staggered from side to side then his legs turned to
noodles and he collapsed on the ground -- flat as a
• I knew that the soldiers had to be back in their garrison
at a given hour. And since Joe had been a compotator, I
felt it my obligation to take him back to camp.
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