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Excuses, Excuses ... 

TEST №10

EXCUSES, EXCUSES ...

B4

For years my husband, Tom, and I had complained bitterly about the lack of sidewalks in our village. We didn’t have enough exercise but we _______________ jog because there were no sidewalks.

NOT CAN

B5

Tom had often told _______________ , «If only we had sidewalks, we would jog or walk daily and become models of fitness».

I

B6

So we were thrilled when a community sidewalk project was announced, and watched eagerly as paving neared completion. Then the _______________  thing happened: wishful thinking and reality collided.

BAD

B7

«Well, dear,» Tom said. «What’ll we use as an excuse for not walking now?» I said I _______________ of some excuse.

THINK

B8

In the USA, Memorial Day is the last Monday in May. Memorial Day _______________  a national holiday in 1971.

DECLARE

B9

But the tradition of honoring those who died in defense of _______________  country goes back to the Civil War. The tradition to hold memorial services, visit the cemeteries, decorate the graves with flowers and wreaths originated in Waterloo, New York, in 1866.

THEY

B10

Since then, the tradition _______________. Nowadays, on Memorial Day Americans honor not only soldiers who perished in wars but those loved ones who have died.

CHANGE

 


 

 

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