- C) attitude
- B) did
- B) attend
- D) looked
- A) bringing
- D) putting
- C) decided
Vicky Forth was an optimist, and she had been for all of her life; even when she was a child, her __attitude__ had been positive.
Her glass was always half full, never half empty; tomorrow would be a much better day than today; the future was full of promise and success. She __did__ her best to look at the bright side of things.
How right she had been to encourage her daughter to be optimistic, to set her sights on Oxford University. Women were not yet admitted to membership of the University, but they could __attend__ lectures, take courses, and sit for examinations. Grace Rose would be able to do all of these things, and would be well __looked__ after by Vicky’s dear old friend Millicent, now widowed, who had a lovely new house in Oxford. It had been an inspired idea to write to her. Vicky was relieved and happy for her daughter, who was a wonderful student. She hoped to be a historian one day. Vicky always thought that __bringing__ up children was so exciting.
She remembered that her husband was waiting for her downstairs. After __putting__ on her dress and stepping into matching rose-colored shoes, Vicky went back to her dressing-table and selected a pair of diamond earrings and a matching brooch made of silver. She looked at herself in the large looking glass in one corner of the room. Vicky __decided__ she liked her appearance.