A cup of coffee
Once I was travelling in Italy. It was a lovely day. I had been driving for two hours already. When I came to the next little town, I ___COULD_NOT___ help stopping for a cup of coffee. I wandered along the street until I came upon some parasol-shaded tables which seemed to ___ME___ very nice. I settled and opened my book. It was taking a long time for the waiter to arrive, but I was in no hurry. I was sure that the waiter ___WOULD_COME___ soon. But finally, becoming impatient, I turned to signal for service and saw the neon sign. That was the ___WORST___ moment … I discovered that I was sitting outside a store selling garden furniture.
Baghdad is the capital of Iraq. Located along historic trade routes, it ___HAS_BEEN___ an important city in the Middle East for thousands of years. It is also the ___LARGEST___ city in the country. In 1991 and again in the early 2000s it was the scene of heavy fighting during U.S. led attacks on Iraq. Parts of the city ___WERE_DESTROYED___.