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Group 9 - Exercise 3

Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
   abused      appears      concessions      crisis      estate      offspring      percentage      prosecute      pulse      verify   
  1. There [] to be a lot of difference of opinion over the issue within the ruling party itself.
  2. Management was forced to make a number of [] to the union in order to avoid an expensive strike.
  3. The Green party was able to slightly increase its [] of the vote in this election.
  4. Sophie has [] her hair by coloring it with cheap drugstore dyes, and now it is very dry, and the color is kind of strange.
  5. Scientist Carl Sagan once remarked that one of the greatest gifts adults can give to their [] and to their society is to read to children.
  6. We just have to phone the head office to [] your credit card.
  7. In 1994, the United Nations established a tribunal to [] those responsible for war crimes during the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Rwanda.
  8. The old man had apparently had a heart attack, and it took the doctors a while to find his [].
  9. The old man has built a profitable vineyard on his [], and the wines he produces are now recognized as among the best in the country.
  10. The economy of Hong Kong, with growth of 10% in 2000, recovered rapidly from the Asian financial [].

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