Direction : You will see a sentence with a missing word. Four possible answer follow the sentence. Choose the best  answer to the question and fill in the corresponding oval on your answer sheet.

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Mr. Jim            investing in that company, but he finally decided against it.

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If we had made a point of leaving the house on time, we            the plane.

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These report must be turned            before the end of the week.

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Joanna worked very hard and put in a lot of overtime hours because she wanted a salary            .

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They brought extra chairs into the room            they expected a large number of people to attend the meeting.

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We have been asked not to walk            the lobby today because it's being painted

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Traffic delayed our taxi so much that by the time we got to the train station, the train            .

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Dr. Scott is a well-respected expert of international renown, and she has            experience in her field.

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          he graduated from the university, he got a job at a good company.

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If you don't want to get stuck in a traffic jam, you should avoid            during rush hour.

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Once you start using the new software, you will be able to do your work much more            .

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The director asked us to have the report completed            5 : 00 today at the latest.

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Since they come to us with such an            offer, signing the contract was an easy decision.

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Currently they            lower prices than any of their competitors.

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The government will            new price controls on industry next year.

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They will spend most of next week interviewing candidates before they            who to hire.

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These rooms            before the conference next week.

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The new designs submitted for the state highway development project            highly confidential.

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The weekly staff meetings begin at 8 : 30 sharp, and everyone is expected to arrive            .

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We will have to come to an agreement            the end of this month.

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