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Attitudes towards shopping have changed dramatically over the last decade or so. Some people argue that we have (A22) ... a society of consumers, and that nothing but spending money (A23) ... us happy. On the other (A24) ..., anyone who has worked hard to (A25) ... money surely has the right to spend it on whatever they wish. Provided that we are prepared to save enough of our money for a rainy day, there seems little wrong with using the rest to (A26) ... for things that (A27) ... us pleasure. The delights of shopping are all too obvious. Attractive displays of food on supermarket shelves, and clothes which look fantastic on shop window models, tempt customers to part with their money, even if they do not actually need the goods they are buying. The real question is: would we all be happier if we were (A28) ...? The answer is probably that we can be just as happy with money as we can without it. ERRA, what we should do is (A29) ... an affort to return to the things that really (A30) ... in life and share what we have worked so (A31) ... to get with others less fortunate than ourselves.
Правильный ответ peniless — без копейки, бедные. Другие слова не подходят по контексту. Needless — нет необходимости, useless — бесполезный, priceless — бесценный.
Правильный ответ указан под номером 4.