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Group 7 - Exercise 5

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   ambition      assassinated      broadens      comprehension      convey      democratic      format      lottery      recommended      slip   
  1. There is a Chinese proverb that observes that he who steps aside for someone [] the way.
  2. The mathematics course I took was totally beyond my [], so I had to drop out.
  3. Studies show that more than 60 percent of adults do not achieve the [] amount of regular physical activity.
  4. Mark Twain wrote that humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments [] away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
  5. We are very lucky to be living in a truly [] society.
  6. Please [] our regards to your parents.
  7. The Prime Minister of Ceylon was [] by a Buddhist monk in 1959.
  8. Although many virus warnings claim that viruses can [] your hard drive, there are very few viruses that are actually able to do so.
  9. His grandmother gave him a [] ticket as a birthday present, and he won $100 with it.
  10. Doug and Mike both have the same qualifications, but Mike has gone a lot further because he simply has more [].

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