1 My neighbour is. . . photographer; let’s ask him for. . . advice about colour films.
2 We had. . . fish and. . . chips for. . . lunch. That doesn’t sound. . . very interesting lunch.
3 I had. . . very bad night; I didn’t sleep. . . wink.
4 He is. . . vegetarian; you won’t get. . . meat at his house. He’ll give you. . . nut cutlet. Last time I had. . . nut cutlet I had. . . indigestion.
5 . . . travel agent would give you. . . information about. . . hotels.
6 We’d better go by. . . taxi-if we can get. . . taxi at such. . . hour as 2 a. m.
7 . . . person who suffers from. . . claustrophobia has. . . dread of being confined in. . . small space, and would always prefer. . . stairs to. . . lift.
8 Do you take. . . sugar in. . . coffee? I used to, but now I’m on. . . diet. I’m trying to lose. . . weight.
9 . . . man suffering from. . . shock should not be given anything to drink.
11 It costs fifty-five and. . . half pence and I’ve only got. . . fifty pence piece. You can pay by. . . cheque here. But can I write. . . cheque for. . . fifty-five and. . . half pence?
12 . . . Mr Smith is. . . old customer and. . . honest man. Why do you say that? Has he been accused of. . . dishonesty?
13 I’m not. . . wage-earner; I’m. . . self-employed man. I have. . . business of my own. Then you’re not. . . worker; you’re. . . capitalist!
14 When he was charged with. . . murder he said he had. . . alibi.
15 . . . friend of mine is expecting. . . baby. If it’s. . . girl she’s going to be called Etheldreda. What. . . name to give. . . girl!
16 I have. .
17 I hope you have. . . lovely time and. . . good weather. But I’m not going for. . . holiday; I’m going on. . . business.
18 He looked at me with. . . horror when I explained that I was. . . double agent.
19 I wouldn’t climb. . . mountain for Ј1,000! I have. . . horror of. . . heights.
20 I have. . . headache and. . . sore throat. I think I’ve got. . . cold. I think you’re getting. . . flu.
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