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What qualities do you look for in a best friend? WRITE YOUR ANSWER IN 120-180 WORDS.
DRIVEN. We.......................................................a very friendly taxi driver.
FACT. People still eat greasy food despite......................................unhealthy.
THERE The strawberries would have ripened sooner last year.........................more sunshine.
SAID The new film............................extremely exciting.
6.) The landscape of the world is never....but changes from year to year.
7.) While some of these changes are caused by human..........., most of them are natural.
8.) Snow and ice, for example, have a considerable.................on the environment in the northern hemisphere.
9.) An ever-present problem in areas that........harsh winters is the possibility of water pipes freezing.
10.) When they do, they crack and......because of the expansion of the ice inside.
11.) Exactly the same thing happens in nature. On icy mountains, water.......into cracks in exposed rocks and when it freezes, the water turns into ice.
12.) The pressure of the ice............the cracks, breaking the rocks apart.
13.) As a direct result of this.......action, broken blocks of stone can often be seen sloping downwards from high mountain peaks.
14.) A similar process brings stones to the surface of the soil. Water beneath a buried stone freezes more easily than water in the......soil because the stone absorbs heat more quickly.
15.) Ice.........beneath the stone expands and brings the stone upwards.
16.) In permanently cold regions, the whole soil surface is raised and the stones that have been................to the surface lie in lines on the soil, making a ridged pattern.
17.) Most artists who create three-dimensional objects, rather than paintings or drawings,.................use of materials like stone or metal in their work.
18.) An exhibition has just opened at the Bowes Museum in England, however, where re-creations of sculptures carved from a very different material, sugar, are on........... .
19.) To understand the...........of this art form, you must go back 500 years, to a time when sugar was very rare and was available only to the very wealthy.
20.) In those days, it became popular for rich Europeans to show............their wealth by decorating their dining tables with elaborate sugar sculptures to impress their guests on special occasions.
21.) The finest artists were employed to.............on these sculptures, which reflected the host's good taste and position in society.
22.) Although expensively decorated tables.........popular into the 19th century, the idea then went out of fashion and was largely forgotten.
23.) This was partly because sugar sculptures only.......for a limited time - around 100 years at most - so eventually there were none in existence.
24.) The Bowes Museum has recently.............a collection of the wooden tools used in the production of sugar sculptures, together with some original designs, in an attempt to recreate the forgotten art form.
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