Words Count - Chapter 22
Exercise 2

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Directions: Each of the sentences below contains a blank to be filled in with some form of a word from Chapter 22. Below each sentence, there are three choices for filling in the blank. Click the choice you think is the correct one and read the sentence with the blank filled in. If you are not satisfied, select another choice; you may do this as often as you wish.

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Talking of Love and Marriage


When two celebrities declare they are "just friends," they mean to say that their relationship is strictly .


The young actress demonstrates in her latest movie that she can actually act.


The between the football player and the actress happened on live TV during the Jay Leno Show.


Readers of steamy romance novels expect a high degree of content.


In the Bible, Jacob's for Rachel was so great that he was willing to work fourteen years for her father before he could marry her.


A wedding ring is a symbol of bonds.


and sad, he left the party early because he could not take the sight of so many happy people.


I think Billy seeks my company only because he is with my sister.


The broadcast of the of Prince Charles and Princess Di drew millions of viewers from all over the world.


He invited me to a business lunch, but I suspect his intentions are really .

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