1. They wanted to know why they ………………….. it for her while she could do it by herself.




2. Firemen rescued several people from the ……………. floor of the blazing building.




3. When the electricity failed, he ……………. a match to find the candles.




4. He filled in the necessary forms and …………….. for the job.




5. She is traveling to work by train today because her car is being ………………




6. The film lasted three hours with ……………. of 15 minutes between part one and part two.




7. I’m very busy at the moment so it may take a …………… time to answer your letters.




8. He was wearing a heavy overcoat to …………. himself against the cold.




9. It took Michael a long time to find a pair of shoes that ………….. him.




10. …………….. the traffic was bad, I arrived on time.




11. He was unwilling to explain the reason …………….. his absence.




12. John Jameson is a famous …………….. who stole five million pounds from a bank.




13. ………………. your own business can cause a lot of financial worries.




14. The surgeons tried their best to save his life, but unfortunately the operation was ……………………




15. I understand …………… what you are saying.




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