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01. We stood on the shore, [skipping] stones across the lake.
02. He [skipped] class to go downtown with friends.
03. There must be a scratch on your CD because it keeps [skipping].
04. We don't have much time left, so let's [skip] discussion of the budget revisions until next Monday.
05. The children were laughing and [skipping] down the sidewalk.
06. Many boxers practice [skipping] rope as a way of building strength and stamina.
07. The little girls were [skipping] rope, and singing loudly.
08. You shouldn't [skip] meals to lose weight; it's better to eat 3 times a day, but to have nutritious food.
09. When I read the book to my son, I [skipped] the scary parts because I thought they might cause him to have nightmares.
10. The lecturer kept [skipping] from one idea to another, so it was really difficult to understand what he was talking about.
11. The children were having a contest to see who could make a rock [skip] across the water the most times before sinking.
12. We didn't have much time for the test so I just [skipped] the questions I didn't know and worked on those I thought I could answer.
13. Sir James Barrie wrote in the story "Peter Pan", that when the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went [skipping] about, and that was the beginning of fairies.

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