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3. Read the text and fill in each gap with ONE suitable word from the list supplied.

Each word can be used only once. There are four words you will not need. The first one has been done for you as an example. (16 x 0.5 = 8 marks) Elaine spent (0)

much of the day

m a shop in Acapulco, where dresses and slacks and

(1)_ _ _ _ _ suits hung on the walls. This place (2)._ _ _ _ _ clean and fresh, there were (3)_ _ __

in pots and in boxes out front, and the floor was of cool blue and white

(4)_ _ _ _ _. Ming had perfect freedom to (5)._ __ _ out into the patio behind the shop, or to ( 6)._ _ _ _ in his basket in a corner. There was more sunlight in front of the shop, but (7)._ _ _ _ _ boys often tried to (8)_ _ _ _ him if he sat in front, and Ming could never relax

there. Ming liked best (9)_ _ _ _ in the sun with his mistress on one the long ( 10)_ __ _ chairs on their terrace at home. What Ming did not like were the people she sometimes invited to their house, people who spent the night, people who (11) _ __ _ _ up very late eating and drinking, (12)_ _ ___ the gramophone or the piano - people who (13)_ _ _ _ him from Elaine. People who ( 14) _ _ _ _ on his toes, people who sometimes picked him up from behind before he could do anything about it, people who (15)_ _ _ _ him roughly, people who closed a door somewhere, (16)_ _ __ _ him in. People! Ming detested people.

FromMing's Biggest Prey by P. Highsmith

BATHING

LEITING LOCKING LYING MISCHIEVOUS MUCH

SLEEP SMELLED STAYED STEPPED STROKED TILES WANDER

CANVAS
DISCOURAGED FLOWERS

GRAB
HARD-WORKING LAY

PLAYING
SEPARATED