I have a possible solution which no-one else has yet suggested. It has the virtue of simplicity.
I'd consider the following answers equivalent to my solution (you might not agree):
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Update after reading OP's solution: yay! Nailed it. :)
She just bought
EDIT : 2nd answer for fun (solely based on the fact that there is a "situation" tag. Be prepared for a really convoluted answer)
jenny was buying
because the situation is the following :
They were married this day. On this day, the wife shot the husband, held him under water and then hung him up.
Then they went out on a honeymoon. Wonderful relationship. But how is this logical? Explain.
First, tie one end of the rope to the to hook and climb down to the ledge. Cut (without dropping) the rope that hangs below the ledge, then climb back to the roof carrying the extra rope that you cut. At the top, untie the rope from the hook.
You now have two lengths of rope: one that is 400 feet long and one that is 200 feet long. While you're on top of ...
The old man was supposed to be practically blind by now. However:
the old man couldn't believe his eyes and almost cried to the signboard at the entry:
TODAY SPECIAL: SEAGULL MEAT!
He can suddenly read, which means that during the stay on the island his eyesight was somehow cured. Apparently, seagul meat (or human flesh, when the other answers are also ...