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Задание 30 № 30

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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.'

1) overtime
2) large
3) long
4) big

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Задание 32 № 32

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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.'

1) took
2) spent
3) wasted
4) occupied

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Задание 27 № 87

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Hollywood is associated with fame, fortune and glamour. Every year, thousands of young people (A25) ... up there, hoping that a producer will spot them and think they have that special something that audiences want to see. Unfortunately, most of them are (A26) ... on a journey that leads to disappointment. Take a (A27) ... round Los Angeles and ask any waiter or waitress and they will tell you that they are only working there for the time being, until they get their break in films. A combination of failure and economic problems usually means that they eventually (A28)... up their minds to leave and return to the small town they came from, without having made their fortune.

Before you come to the (A29) ... that a life in film is for you, ask yourself carefully if you are ready for that change of direction. You'll have to travel and live for a long time at your own (A30) ..., working in jobs that provide you with a low (A31) ..., with only the occasional glimpse of a star to (A32) ... you where you want to be.

1) voyage
2) cruise
3) tour
4) route

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Задание 28 № 88

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Hollywood is associated with fame, fortune and glamour. Every year, thousands of young people (A25) ... up there, hoping that a producer will spot them and think they have that special something that audiences want to see. Unfortunately, most of them are (A26) ... on a journey that leads to disappointment. Take a (A27) ... round Los Angeles and ask any waiter or waitress and they will tell you that they are only working there for the time being, until they get their break in films. A combination of failure and economic problems usually means that they eventually (A28)... up their minds to leave and return to the small town they came from, without having made their fortune.

Before you come to the (A29) ... that a life in film is for you, ask yourself carefully if you are ready for that change of direction. You'll have to travel and live for a long time at your own (A30) ..., working in jobs that provide you with a low (A31) ..., with only the occasional glimpse of a star to (A32) ... you where you want to be.

1) do
2) make
3) run
4) come

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Задание 29 № 89

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Hollywood is associated with fame, fortune and glamour. Every year, thousands of young people (A25) ... up there, hoping that a producer will spot them and think they have that special something that audiences want to see. Unfortunately, most of them are (A26) ... on a journey that leads to disappointment. Take a (A27) ... round Los Angeles and ask any waiter or waitress and they will tell you that they are only working there for the time being, until they get their break in films. A combination of failure and economic problems usually means that they eventually (A28)... up their minds to leave and return to the small town they came from, without having made their fortune.

Before you come to the (A29) ... that a life in film is for you, ask yourself carefully if you are ready for that change of direction. You'll have to travel and live for a long time at your own (A30) ..., working in jobs that provide you with a low (A31) ..., with only the occasional glimpse of a star to (A32) ... you where you want to be.

1) conclusion
2) reason
3) solution
4) feeling

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Задание 30 № 90

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Hollywood is associated with fame, fortune and glamour. Every year, thousands of young people (A25) ... up there, hoping that a producer will spot them and think they have that special something that audiences want to see. Unfortunately, most of them are (A26) ... on a journey that leads to disappointment. Take a (A27) ... round Los Angeles and ask any waiter or waitress and they will tell you that they are only working there for the time being, until they get their break in films. A combination of failure and economic problems usually means that they eventually (A28)... up their minds to leave and return to the small town they came from, without having made their fortune.

Before you come to the (A29) ... that a life in film is for you, ask yourself carefully if you are ready for that change of direction. You'll have to travel and live for a long time at your own (A30) ..., working in jobs that provide you with a low (A31) ..., with only the occasional glimpse of a star to (A32) ... you where you want to be.

1) money
2) finance
3) payment
4) expense

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Задание 26 № 266

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One of the most difficult but rewarding pastimes is mountain climbing. The modern climber must (A22) ... many different skills. Rock climbing (A23) ... a combination of gymnastic ability, imagination and observation, but perhaps the most necessary skill is being able to (A24) ... out how much weight a particular rock will support. Mountaineers climb in groups of three or four, each climber at a distance of approximately six meters from the next. Usually one person climbs while the other climbers (A25) ... hold of the rope. There is no (A26) ... that the most experienced climber goes first. He shows the other climbers which (A27) ... to go, making the rope secure so that it is (A28)... for the others to follow. With much mountain climbing, snow skills (A29) ... a very important part. The number of dangers (A30) ... by climbers is almost endless. And the (A31) ... of oxygen at high altitudes makes life even more difficult fot mountaineers.

1) chance
2) sure
3) doubt
4) certain

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Задание 31 № 751

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A soda drink with a turkey and gravy flavour that is (A22) ... as undrinkable by its manufacturers is selling extraordinarily well. Unexpectedly large quantities of bottles have been sold in the United States where they are preparing to (A23) ... Thanksgiving later this week. A company in Seattle which (A24) ... in unusual flavours put 6,000 bottles on (A25) ... last week at 99 cents each. They sold out within hours. Yesterday bidding (ставки) on the eBay online auction site (A26) ... more than 60 dollars a bottle. The nastiness of Turkey and Gravy Soda appears to be its biggest selling point. It (A27) ... the perfect joke gift to take home to Mum or a younger brother or sister. At Thanksgiving families traditionally (A28) ... a long weekend together. One newspaper reporter who (A29) ... the drink said that, at first sip, it tasted of sweet caramel and savoury butter and it got worse from there. Curiously, the drink is (A30) ... for vegetarians. Peter Van Stolk who (A31) ... the company which makes the drink called his product 'gross'.

1) runs
2) governs
3) employs
4) rules

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