ENGLISH ONLY

ONE MORE CLOZE

Read the text once. Then write one word in each gap.  The first one has been done for you as an example. Choose from the words in the box below. There are 5 extra words that you will not need. Write your answers in the grid.

 

about certainly like pretend through
across eldest live really till
as even living so  
at for lots than  
budget high much that  
by himself —of though  

 

 

I always thought (0) … of…  Portillo, the politician, (1)……….an arrogant man, but in the programme, Portillo comes (2)………. as being very different. Very modest and approachable. All in all very likeable. He had to learn how to live on a tight (3)………. of € 80 to pay for all the family´s  day-to-day (4)………. expenses. He had problems, but he never lost his sense of humour – and he (5)………. seemed to be enjoying (6)………. at times.

(7)………. one point, Tasha, the (8)………. of the children, is having a party for her friends and Portillo is obviously having a (9)………. good time.

Tasha´s friends are impressed (10)………. him and think he looks (11)………. George Clooney! It is one of the (12)………. points of his week.

In another clip, Portillo is working behind the cash (13)………. at the supermarket. He doesn´t (14)………. to enjoy the work, but he says that the atmosphere and his colleagues are (15)………. nicer (16)………. in the Houses of Parliament.

I don´t know if Portillo is thinking (17)………changing his politics, but I´ve (18)……… changed my opinion of him. (19)………. I´m still not thinking of voting (20)……….. him at the next election!

 

Write your answers in the grid below.

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budget  

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till  

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pretend  

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even  

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much  

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himself  

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than  

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about  

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eldest  

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certainly  

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really  

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though  

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