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1 The presentation was ______ by Gill Bates.
announced
stood
underlined
given
detonated

2 The factory was ______ 10 years ago.
built
discovered
killed
allowed
kept

3 These watches were ______ in Switzerland.
built
made
killed
allowed
kept

4 I would have liked to have come but I wasn't ______.
built
made
invited
allowed
kept

5 I don't understand why you don't have the report. It was ______ to you over a week ago.
built
made
invited
allowed
sent

6 The computer is working. It was ______ whilst you were on holiday.
fixed
made
invited
allowed
kept

7 I had to ask them to write the report again. It was very badly ______ .
fixed
written
invited
allowed
kept

8 The old factory used to be over there but it was ______ a few years ago
fixed
written
pulled down
allowed
kept

9 Our new factory was ______ by the President at a special ceremony last month.
fixed
written
pulled down
opened
kept

10 I'm afraid we have to improve security. A computer was ______ from here yesterday.
fixed
written
pulled down
opened
stolen

11 I'm afraid Joan didn't resign. She was ______.
sacked
written
pulled down
opened
stolen

12 He was making too much noise and was disturbing the other guests and in the end was ______ to leave.
sacked
asked
pulled down
opened
stolen

13 I was ______ how to play golf by my father, who was a good amateur.
sacked
asked
taught
opened
stolen

14 I didn't say anything. It was best ______ unsaid.
sacked
asked
taught
left
stolen

15 That's not my umbrella. It was ______ here by someone or other.
sacked
asked
taught
left
stolen

16 This process was ______ by one of my colleagues and we hold a patent on it.
invented
asked
taught
left
stolen

17 Penicillin was ______ by a Scotsman.
invented
discovered
taught
left
stolen

18 I'm feeling sad. My dog was ______ in an accident yesterday.
invented
discovered
killed
left
stolen

19 I wasn't happy to discover that smoking was ______ aboard the plane.
invented
discovered
killed
allowed
stolen

20 I didn't know about it. I was ______ completely in the dark.
invented
discovered
killed
allowed
kept