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    READ THE TEXT BELOW AND DECIDE WHICH WORD A, B, C or D BEST FITS EACH SPACE:
     COADE STONE
     Read the text below and decide which word A, B, C or D best fits each space.
     
    In 1769 George and Eleanor Coade bought a factory manufacturing artificial stone in south-east London on a (1) … at Pedlar’s Acre, south (2) … the river. The family were (3) … running a successful factory in the south-west of England. Within a year of moving (4) … the capital, George Coade died, leaving his wife and daughter to (5) … on the business. The Coade Stone they perfected (6) … to become the most permanent stone ever made. The product developed by the factory former (7) … , Richard Holt, was a kind of baked clay. The two women (8) … with his recipe, and (9) … in creating a new kind of stone which was almost a hundred percent weather-proof. The advantage of Coade Stone is that while natural stone slowly breaks down and erodes away, Coade Stone seems to be (10) … to survive in all weather conditions for many years. The National Gallery, the Royal Opera House and Buckingam Palace (11) … display their original ornaments made of Coade Stone. (12) … mother and daughter were clever businesswomen. They (13) … only top artists of the day to model their stone into statues and other ornaments. After the deaths of Eleanor Coade and her daughter the factory survived for twenty years, but in 1840 it (14) … closed. With it went the Coade Stone recipe which was (15) … , and has never been rediscovered.
     
     1   A territory               B place                           C ground                                D plot
     2   A to                        B of                                C from                                   D than
     3   A already                B just                              C yet                                     D however
     4   A at                        B in                                 C to                                       D on
     5   A go                       B carry                            C get                                      D run
     6   A claimed               B had                              C was                                     D would
     7   A landlord               B possessor                     C owner                                  D tenant
     8   A experimented       B tried                             C experienced                         D tested
     9   A managed              B succeeded                    C achieved                              D completed
     10 A capable                B possible                        C able                                     D good 
     11 A still                      B only                              C just                                     D yet
     12 A Either                   B Also                             C Each                                    D Both
     13 A employed             B worked                         C staffed                                 D teamed
     14 A lastly                    B at last                           C in the end                            D finally
     15 A missing                 B disappeared                  C lost                                     D left
             
    Keys: 1) d; 2) b; 3) a; 4) c; 5) b; 6) c; 7) c; 8) a; 9) b; 10) c; 11) a; 12) d; 13) a; 14) d; 15) c;
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    1 ADSLK   (08.12.2009 19:42)
    And where is the key to this exercise?

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