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She had a sore ____(hals), so she stayed at home instead of going to school.
throat
The computer is one of the most important inventions of the twentieth ____(århundrade).
century
_____(gäliska) is still spoken in parts of Scotland.
Gaelic
People still dream of _____(evig) youth.
eternal
Over 2 million people are _____(för närvarande) unemployed in this country.
currently
This company was _____(grundad) in 1789.
founded
We can expect a 5 _____(tillväxt) in the economy this year.
growth
Christopher Columbus is credited with the _____(upptäckt) of America.
discovery
Great Britain ______(består av) England, Scotland and Weales
consists of
The country gained its ______(oberoende) in 1978.
independence
Many young people long for fame and _______(lycka).
fortune
I really _______ (beundrar)
the way my sister has brought up three children on her own.
admire
It is ______(livsviktigt) you take this medicine every day the doctor told her.
vital
It was her third ____(försök) at the world record.
attempt
The London Eye was originally built for the ____(årtusende) celebrations.
millenium
Many young people long for ____(berömmelse) and fortune.
fame
How far back can you trace your ____(anor;förfäder)?
ancestry
Sorry to _____(avbryta) you, but you are wanted on the phone.
interrupt
We had to show our passports at the ____(grän).
border
It was difficult to ____(uppskatta) how old she really was as she´d had so many facelifts.
estimate
The ____(tistel) is the national emblem of Scotland.
thistle
Amanda felt a strange ____(blandning) of fear and excitement as she stepped on an aeroplane for the first time.
mixture
Building the bridge between Malmö and Copenhagen was a great feat of ______(ingen
jörskonst).
engineering
Not much ____(återstår) of the original castle - just these two walls.
remains
A ____(dal) is a deep narrow valley in Scotland or Ireland.
glen
The _____(strid) was long and fierce.
battle
Surfers love big ___(vågor).
waves
Queen Victoria ____(härskade, styrde) England for 64 years.
ruled
Manchester United ____(Besegrade) Arsenal 4-1.
defeated
There has been an increase in violent crimes ____(på senare tid).
in recent times
My uncle was sent _____(till utlandet) to work nearly 35 years ago.
overseas
Parts of this town are becoming increasingly ____(laglös).
lawless
Our aim is to _____(ena) all the opposition parties in order to defeat the government.
unite
The Vikings often used to ____(plundra) parts of Britain.
raid
Some people think rugby is a very ____(våldsamt) game.
violent
The branches of a blackberry bush are very _____(taggiga).
prickly
I like most sports, but I´m ____(huvudsakligen) interested in cricket.
mainly
Getting married is one of the most important ____(händelser) in your life.
events
Hundreds of people were killed in a ____(mordisk) attack on the village.
murderous