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Roger Press, 40, has (A23) … his career. After spending five years as a concert pianist he has gone into business, recently (A24) … up his own company. „I have always thought that it‟s important to be commercial, to participate and compete in the modern world. So although moving on was a difficult decision, having (A25) … it I felt relieved in many ways. When I (A26) … up my performing career, people around me were more sad and disappointed than I was. But I felt free and at last I knew I was getting serious about life. After getting a qualification in business administration I (A27) … the recording company EMI and started producing programmes about famous artists. A year ago I left EMI and formed a new company, New Media Systems, which (A28) … in multimedia programmes. Now that I run my own business I am in control of my life and I can feel (A29) … of my achievements. Although the stress is high and I work (A30) … hours, the stress (A31) … in piano playing was much worse. It (A32) … physical, emotional and mental skills. I prefer the pressures I live with now.'
Правильный ответ "changed", это единственное слово, которое подходит по контексту — "поменял род занятий, деятельность".
Правильный ответ указан под номером 2.