Прочитайте текст с пропусками, обозначенными номерами 1 – 7. Эти номера соответствуют заданиям 1 – 7, в которых представлены возможные варианты ответов (А, B, C, D). Установите соответствие номера пропуска варианту ответа.
Brenda Dowson looked up at the departure monitor on the wall above her desk. She was relieved to see that United’s flight 99 bound for JFK had finally taken (1) ______ at 1.40. Forty minutes behind schedule.
Brenda founded Art Locations nearly ten years ago. Brenda was really married to the job, despite its long hours, demanding customers and planes, trains and cargo vessels that never (2) ______ on time. Moving great works of art from one corner of the globe to the other (3) ______ her to combine a natural flair for organization with a love of beautiful objects.
Brenda travelled around the world (4) ______ commissions from governments who were planning national exhibitions. She also dealt with several private collectors, who often wanted nothing more than to move a favourite painting from home to another. Over the years many of her customers had become personal friends. But not Andrew Stratford. Brenda long ago (5) ______ that the words “please” and “thank you” were not in the man’s vocabulary, and she certainly wasn’t on his Christmas card list. Brenda tried to (6) ______ no attention to his impolite ways. Stratford’s latest demand had been to collect a Van Gogh from Victoria Hall and transport it, without (7) ______ to his office in Boston. Again, he didn’t say either “please” or “thank you”.
- A) in B) out C) off D) on
- A) arrived B) reached C) entered D) achieved
- A) amounted B) allowed C) applied D) admitted
- A) accepting B) attempting C) adopting D) assuming
- A) included B) concluded C) supposed D) suggested
- A) draw B) bring C) take D) pay
- A) delay B) setback C) break D) stop