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Group 5 - Exercise 3

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   addict      astonishing      Cabinet      evidence      heap      otherwise      repressive      site      smooth      troops   
  1. We'd better leave pretty soon; [], we'll miss the bus.
  2. We found a perfect [] to set up our tent right beside the river.
  3. President Ronald Reagan once joked, "I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a [] meeting."
  4. A knife was found at the scene of the murder, and has become the most important [] the police have to link the killing to the suspect.
  5. His dirty clothes lay in a [] on the floor in his bedroom.
  6. The stepped sides of the Great Pyramids were once [], and not climbable.
  7. The police found the body of a cocaine [] who died of an overdose yesterday.
  8. Oil companies have a long history of collaborating with [] governments to extract valuable resources, with little concern for the people who live near them.
  9. According to a 1997 poll, the average American has seen the movie "Star Wars" an [] 6.7 times.
  10. Che Guevara was caught and killed by government [] while trying to start a revolution in Bolivia.

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