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.
At the office
The following morning I visited our local newsagent Mr. Bales. He always seemed to know exactly what was going on in the neighbourhood and was only too happy to (1) _______ his knowledge with anyone who wanted to pass the time of day. Then I (2) _______ at the office of John D. Wood in Mount Street. I had to wait for some time, but eventually one of four assistants came over, introduced himself to me as Mr. Palmer and asked how he could help. After a closer inspection of the young man, I doubted that he could help anyone. He must have been about seventeen and was so pale and thin he looked as if a gust of wind might blow him (3) _______. “I’d like to know some details concerning Number 147 Chelsea Terrace,” I said. “Would madam please excuse me?” he (4) _______ and walked over to a filing cabinet. He (5) _______ no attempt to invite me in or even to offer me a chair. He placed the single sheet on the countertop and studied it closely.
“A greengrocer’s shop,” he said. “Yes. What price is the owner asking for the property?” I asked. I was becoming more and more annoyed by being so obviously ignored. “One hundred and fifty guineas is being asked for the shop,” (6)_______ the assistant, his eyes fixed on the bottom line of the schedule. The shop turned out to be ridiculously expensive. I made my (7) _______ back to Chelsea, only too aware that I had no intention of buying a shop in the neighbourhood.
- A) divide B) split C) share D) separate
- A) arrived B) reached C) achieved D) completed
- A) about B) over C) around D) away
- A) spoke B) said C) talked D) told
- A) made B) did C) took D) took
- A) admitted B) agreed C) stated D) expressed
- A) track B) road C) path D) way