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answer: (d) due A5 The work has to be done as we have no choice. As they say, needs must when the devil drives . answer: (a) drives A6 She likes to take the opposite point of view and play the devil's advocate . answer: (b) advocate A7 Speak of the devil. We were just talking about you before you came in the room. answer: (d) Speak A8 When your parents find out what you've done, you'll be in serious trouble and there'll be the devil to pay . answer: (b) pay A9 You should really look through that agreement carefully before you sign because the devil is in the detail . answer: (a) detail A10 It took me ages to set up my computer because I spent the devil of a time trying to understand the notes. answer: (b) time 131 Questions Index
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PHOTOCOPIABLE © Incomplete Sentences / Advanced level # 25 (Answer Keys) GRE verbal test A1 What her mother and father objected to most was the endless tittle tattle (gossip) in the village about a young woman working for this hot shot (well known entrepreneur), answer: (d) objected A2 who was also regarded by some as a bit of a wheeler dealer (someone who does business in an underhand way). answer: (c) regarded A3 Cathy didn't believe any of this and was delighted to be working for Geoffrey Winton if for no other reason than that living at home was very humdrum (boring). answer: (a) reason A4 The rest of the organisation thought that she and Winton were a dream team (ideal partners) because she was enthusiastic and he was very experienced . answer: (d) experienced A5 After all she thought her brother was enjoying himself and had gone abroad to work in America as a result of the brain drain (talented people leaving their own country to work for better pay in another). answer: (b) abroad A6 One morning there was quite a hubbub (loud noise and activity) in the Fortune household when Cathy came rushing into the sitting room helter skelter (running at great speed). answer: (c) household A7 and announced what she thought was a cheerful earful (a good piece of news) and that was she had been invited to attend a demonstration in the capital. answer: (d) demonstration A8 As far as her father was concerned this was simply double trouble (two problems) — first working for Fortune and now getting involved in a demonstration. answer: (a) simply A9 As far as he was concerned this would be a waste of time because the speakers at the rally would just talk mumbo jumbo (nonsense). answer: (c) waste A10 But Cathy had made up her mind and the next morning wham bam (very quickly) she caught the early train and went off to the rally. answer: (b) mind 132 Questions Index
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PHOTOCOPIABLE © Incomplete Sentences / Advanced level # 26 (Answer Keys) GRE verbal test A1 One of the great advantages of using the Internet is that people can interact more quickly.
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