"Sir Charles died of a heart attack," said Dr Mortimer.
"He was running away from something when he died." "What was he running away from?" asked Holmes.
"I looked at the ground where Sir Charles has walked,"said Dr Mortimer. "There were footprints on the ground.
They were not the footprints of a man. They were the footprints of a gigantic hound!" - Extra grammar and vocabulary exercices.
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A platoon of young soldiers from a US regiment known as 'the Black Heart Brigade' is deployed to a lawless and hyperviolent area just south of Baghdad. Almost immediately, the attacks begin: every day another roadside bomb, another colleague blown to pieces.