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When Andrew Garter was offered the position of Senior European Sales Manager in a large, successful multinational corporation, he A21………………  at the chance. One of the main

 

reasons for his immediate acceptance was the opportunity for a large amount of foreign travel. He could see himself relaxing in a cafe by the Seine after a hard day's business, before jetting

 

A22 ………………  to an important meeting the next morning in Prague. How romantic it all

 

seemed.

 

And yet now, only eight months after his first day in the job, how different his emotions were. For Andrew Carter was experiencing what many international business travellers had experienced before him, and will experience for years to come, that a life  A23………………  on planes and in hotels is lonely, dull and exhausting.

 

He longed to be back at home, and dreamt of the simple pleasures of having someone to watch television with, of being asked how his day was. As he lay on the bed in his luxurious, yet strangely soulless hotel room, he A24………………  the empty evening ahead of him. 'What's the A25………………  ,' he asked himself, as he had done so many times, 'of going out this evening?

 

I won't talk to anyone. I won't have anyone to enjoy it with. Every city's the same when you're alone.' Not wanting to sit alone at a table in the hotel restaurant, he decided to have his evening meal delivered to his room by room service. Leafing through the menu, Andrew was

 

A26 ………………  by another desire - for some simple, home-cooked food. He sighed.

 

And then he thought the unthinkable. 'I don't have to A27………………  on like this,' he said out loud. 'I'm still young. My whole life's ahead of me. I could quit my job and do something I really enjoy. So what if I don't make so much money? Money isn't everything.'

 

It would take several years, and a number of A28………………  starts, but finally Andrew Carter did leave his highly-paid position. He was scared, but for the first time in his life he was truly content.

 

A21

1) took

2) jumped

3) seized

4) had

A22

1) by

2) forward

3) up

4) off

A23

1) spent

2) paid

3) passed

4) taken

A24

1) dreaded

2) distrusted

3) depressed

4) disappointed

A25

1) theme

2) topic

3) point

4) subject

A26

1) attacked

2) smashed

3) knocked

4) struck

A27

1) live

2) go

3) move

4) continue

A28

1) false

2) fake

3) artificial

4) forged

 


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