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Read the Lines Given Above and Answer the Following Question: How Did the Spectators React to this Gesture of the Eight Contestants? - English 2 (Literature in English)

Answer in Brief

The eight other runners pulled up on their heels
The ones who had trained for so long to complete
one by one they all turned around and went back to help him
And brought the young boy to his feet.

Then all the nine runners joined hands and continued
The hundred-yard dash now reduced to a walk
And a banner above that said (Special Olympics)
Could not have been more on the mark.
That's how the race ended, with nine gold medals
They came to the finish line holding hands still
And a standing ovation and nine beaming faces
Said more than these words ever will.

Read the lines given above and answer the following question:

How did the spectators react to this gesture of the eight contestants?

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Solution

The spectators gave a ‘standing ovation’ to the contestants, which means they stood up and clapped and cheered for them. Each of the contestants was rewarded with a gold medal.

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