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Proofreading Suggested solutions. Test 1 1. year  years 2. enable the poorest 3. crowd  crowded 4. 51 years 5. 6. in an 80-sq-ft … 7. is the breadwinner.

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1 Proofreading Suggested solutions

2 Test 1 1. year  years 2. enable the poorest 3. crowd  crowded years in an 80-sq-ft … 7. is the breadwinner pay for a public … 10. have been waiting 11. old  older 12. give us a flat sooner 13. propose  proposal has  have 16. not be taken off … 17. government is sincere 18. build up more

3 Test 2 1. a suitable 2. present  presents 3. as the part of 4. tradition  traditional 5. celebrate  celebrates live  lives 8. spread  spreading 9. other  another is not celebrated than  from 14. regard … as more important happily  happy 17. Marry  Merry

4 Test 3 1. was too late 2. a very hard work cry  cried In According to 7. in the burns unit 8. he was received four  fourth 11. two years of treatment 12. cloth  clothes time  times 15. (see) … wore  wear 16. together with injections 17. rare  rarely 18. truly a brave boy

5 Test so-call  so-called compare  comparison 5. years  year’s 6. had been increased 7. conducted out the 8. to  with 9. basing  based over the many years teenager  teenagers 15. principle  principal 16. should be blamed 17. Its  It’s 18.

6 Test has had to plan 3. how many are needed 4. experience  experienced 5. in  on a slow day 6. source  sauce 7. expect … to do it 8. slowly  slow 9. taste  tasty he is very careful 12. stranger  strange 13. get a little … 14. Eventual  Eventually big  biggest 17. you are like …

7 Test 6 1. in  on 2. from 6 pm to 8 pm 3. is worsened 4. lines  lanes of people in … 7. explain why a small … 8. while the majority … facility  facilities 11. a  an swimmer  swimmers 14. reserve  reserving 15. one-third area of the … 16. free  fee 17.

8 Test 7 1. is particularly bad 2. give  giving In every time … 5. have to put up with … 6. indoor  indoors 7. go out for lunch 8. other  another more of my friends 11. relate  related 12. many  much 13. something for about … such a polluted … 16.

9 Test 8 1. cockroach  cockroaches 2. after the midnight … 3. for the whole day use  used 6. waiting for rehousing … 7. apply for public … 8. in recently due … is the only place lose  losing He is rarely comes 16. at  of 17. he lives in but … 18.

10 Test 9 1. high  (far) higher 2. a lot of many those … 3. are too young to be … 4. wear in their school … 5. good  goods 6. most of the shoplifters … 7. In a modern society … medium  media 10. on  in 11. stealing continuously per cent of those … spokewoman  spokeswoman 15. cases were involved … 16. shoplifters are taken to … 17. are called in. 18. instead of.

11 Test thousands  thousand 3. one hundred and five 4. But had eighty one … applicant  applicants 7. two-hours  two-hour 8. carries  carry 9. mark  marks 10. which should not be … There has  There is 13. involve  involves 14. to give children birth, past  passed 17. to get the job.

12 Test a total of had entered 4. early in the morning because of sleeping 8. came out from 9. catch  caught taken them to one … 12. seven  seventh escape  escaping aged between 31 and and were later discharged.

13 Test pointing  pointed 2. of about 12 age, 3. for a moment … 4. followed after him. 5. begin  began lead  led 8. times  time he was disappeared 11. saw  seen thank  thanks 15. He was really a …

14 Test effects  affects 2. last  lasts 3. despite of the noise begun  begin 7. in  on complaint  complained 10. at last  at least 11. take out immediate … 12. we will soon sit … 13. affect  effect

15 Test In every Christmas … 2. elder  elderly this  these 5. memory  memorize 6. a  an 7. listen to her choir 8. Sometime  Sometimes Usual  Usually a portable electronic … in case of perhaps they might be

16 Test have  are 3. have a variety of for the teenagers childrens  children’s 8. aged from between … 9. courses are held 10. This  These Throughout the year 13. include  including covers  cover 17. snacks such as … wild  wide 20. A  The

17 Test was fined $ staffs  staff 3. attracted a large crowd 4. stopped at singing 5. not  no live  lives 8. joined together more about  that know  known close  closed 15. building  buildings 16. to  for 17. would be built

18 Test pupils who come to … According to senior … 4. one of the ways to … harmful  harm 7. second  secondary 8. measures are taken 9. to tackle with the problem 10. design  designed 11. school a large number … occasional  occasionally 14. provide … with lockers 15. advise  advice a  the

19 Test there had  there were 2. during the whole 45 … 3. record  recorded and me  and I 6. what was happening. 7. in the front … 8. knocked on the … 9. passenger  passengers 10. he kindly told me … 11. training  trained 12. to know reason why 13. had been a more … 14. in  at caught up the next … 17. to the ticket office 18. what I was told. 19. supervise  supervisor 20. hardly a satisfactory …

20 Test reservoir in where … 2. in  on 3. with a 30-cm … In the next day … 6. which was about … 7. the man I spoke to 8. clearly  clear 9. stopped  stop illegal  illegally … have any idea, 14. tells to me … 15. need to be patrolled 16. remain in the good … 17. to say about this …

21 Test will  would 3. The total  A total looking forward to … 6. return back to … 7. HK is like a child seen each other … sincere  sincerely 12. cock  clock who  which 16. reply to these … 17. both of sides.

22 Test this was replaced by sometime  sometimes 4. in most of circumstances 5. foot  feet with  has 8. and who come from 9. the USA, the Britain … 10. There has  There is for a long time not meant as an insult 15. to the territory. 16. circumstances in which …


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