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.
I never took Olivia to the theatre, but it was there I met her. I (1) ______ the habit now of going every Saturday night, usually alone, sometimes with George. It was George who (2) ______ me to Olivia Nelson. She was an only child whose father, a cotton merchant, had died and left her all he had. She was not very beautiful but she was tall, very graceful, smartly dressed and (3) ______ me at once. Olivia got interested when George said that I was a novelist. Novelists were not too common in Cornwell then, though I believe they are now as numerous as knights. Olivia adored famous people. She was delighted to meet me. It turned (4) ______ that Olivia had read my books, at least some of them and she liked them. She could (5) ______ intelligently about them. She praised them and criticized them with a good deal of common sense. She discussed new plays and new books with me. She developed a habit of being wherever I was to be found. We had a few meals together at restaurants, and I (6) ______ that I was dressing with unusual care.
She was so excited and happy, so full of good conversation, that I was charmed and captivated by her company. But I couldn’t help thinking that something was wrong. There was no (7) ______ to think the worst. However, I couldn’t make myself propose to her.
- A) kept B) held C) used D) formed
- A) called B) greeted C) introduced D) met
- A) involved B) attracted C) appealed D) engaged
- A) up B) down C) on D) out
- A) talk B) tell C) discuss D) say
- A) determined B) discovered C) revealed D) disclosed
- A) matter B) account C) reason D) cause