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1. The factory was ______ in 1953.
   a) suggested
   b) told
   c) built
   d) permitted

2. The company was ______ in 1983.
   a) increased
   b) founded
   c) left
   d) written

3. I was ______ to make a presentation at the Conference.
   a) suggested
   b) increased
   c) permitted
   d) invited

4. The job was   ______ to Frank but he turned it down.
   a) offered
   b) permitted
   c) left
   d) written

5. I was ______ that I wouldn't need to bring my own slide projector.
   a) told
   b) increased
   c) permitted
   d) written

6. The report was ______ by a leading expert in the field.
   a) suggested
   b) increased
   c) left
   d) written

7. Smoking is not ______ on these premises.
   a) suggested
   b) left
   c) permitted
   d) increased

8. Some things are best ______ unsaid.
   a) suggested
   b) left
   c) offered
   d) increased

9. Taxes are being ______ by 20%.
   a) suggested
   b) increased
   c) offered
   d) invited

10. It has been   ______ that we should delay this decision for a few weeks.
   a) suggested
   b) built
   c) offered
   d) invited


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