Great Paragraphs 2 - Ch.1f

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words from the list below.
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  1. There is a space between the two desks. If you turn sideways, you should be able to squeeze through.
  2. I think that I would like a as a lawyer. I'll study hard so that I can get a good job as a lawyer.
  3. After you boil the eggs, you should remove the . It is easy to peel them.
  4. Hillary Clinton is a for president of the United States. She is not the president yet, but she would like to be.
  5. We have to hurry if we want to the plane. The gate is closing soon.
  6. The government's decision to allow a pipeline to be built is quite . Although some people are for it, many people are against it. There are thousands of protesters blocking the construction.
  7. We that the weekly quizzes have been cancelled. Everyone was quite worried about the amount of work we have to do.
  8. The students tried hard to the professor to cancel the class. They all wanted to go to the school festival. Unfortunately, they were unable to persuade him.
  9. Mr. Brown is very . He always asks the students if they have too much work to do, and he adjusts his assignments if there is too much work to do.
  10. There are reasons why Kumiko was unable to attend class today. She had a car accident; she is quite sick with the flu, and she has a toothache.
  11. Getting straight A's was quite a , considering that she also had a fulltime job.
  12. I don't trust most anymore. The president is quite a liar.
  13. This movie is quite funny. There is a lot of in it. I can't stop laughing.