Прочитайте текст с пропусками, обозначенными номерами 1 – 8. Эти номера соответствуют заданиям 1 – 8, в которых представлены возможные варианты ответов (А, B, C, D). Установите соответствие номера пропуска варианту ответа.
“Ordinary” was the worst word she could find for anything. She and I would argue fiercely because I wanted to be ordinary as desperately as my mother wanted to be (1) ______ .
“I can’t (2) ______ that hair-do”, she said when I went to the hairdresser with my friend and came back with a pageboy haircut straight out of Seventeen magazine, “It’s so terribly ordinary”. Not ugly, not unsuitable. But ordinary.
Her (3) ______ of ordinariness came out most strongly in her clothes.
“Couldn’t you please (4) ______ something else?” I asked her when she was dressing for Parents’ Day in tight-fitting pants and a bright pink sweater, with a Mexican cape.
“What’s wrong with my outfit?”
What wasn’t wrong with it!
“It’s just that I wish it would be something more plain,” I said sheepishly, “something that people won’t (5) ______ at.”
She looked at me angrily and drew herself (6) ______ to her full height of five feet ten inches.
“Are you (7) ______ of your own mother? Because if you are, Isadora, I feel (8) ______ for you. I really do.”
- A) uncommon B) unusual C) odd D) peculiar
- A) stand B) approve C) agree D) vote
- A) worry B) trouble C) panic D) fear
- A) dress B) put C) wear D) clothe
- A) watch B) stare C) glance D) peep
- A) up B) on C) over D) at
- A) sorry B) shamed C) ashamed D) angry
- A) regretful B) sorry C) guilty D) unhappy