We talked two hours. I told him everything I knew; and then he began to ask questions and I told him the rest

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#1

“We talked two hours. I told him everything I knew; and then he began to ask questions and I told him the rest. All I asked of was to give me a chance. If I couldn’t make a hit with the little lady, I’d clear out and not bother any more.”
(a) Who talked for two hours?
(b) What did John tell Colonel Allyn?
© Which word or phrase in the extract means the same as ‘get on well’?


#2

(a) Colonel Allyn and John A Pescud talked for two hours.
(b) John told Colonel Allyn that he liked his daughter very much and told him everything about himself and his profession honestly.
© The phrase is‘make a hit’.