Text Completion ( Advanced Level ), BOŞLUK TAMAMLAMA KONUSU
Text Completion ( Advanced Level ), Boşluk Tamamlama Örneği
catch , term , cancel , mind , losing , fees , bucks , rebate , offer , charge
Daughter:Dad. You love me, don’t you?
Father: Of course, I do. Why do you ask . . . Ah, what’s on your (1)…………..?
Daughter: Well, I saw this great (2)……………… for a free cell phone here in the newspaper, and . . .
Father: Free? Nothing’s ever free.
Daughter: Well, the phone is free . . . after a $50 mail-in (3)………………………
Father: Ah, so that’s the (4)………………. And why do you need a cell phone anyway?
Daughter: Dad. All my friends have one, and I can use it to call you in case the car breaks down.
Father: Ah, I don’t know. There are always so many (5)………………….
Daughter: But the monthly (6)…………………. for this service is only $29.99, with 1,000 free weekday minutes nationwide, and unlimited weekend minutes. Plus, unlimited, anytime minutes for anyone using the same service.
Father: I don’t know.
Daughter: And you can roll over the extra minutes to the next month instead of just (7)……………….. them. What do you think of that?
Father: Yeah, but what is the (8)………………… of the service agreement?
Daughter: It’s only for six months.
Father: But what if you (9) …………….early?
Daughter: Um . . . Ah, there’s a cancellation fee of $200, but with . . .
Father: Two hundred (10)……………………!
Daughter: Yeah, but you won’t have to worry about me while I’m driving the new car.
Father: New car? What new car?
Daughter: The new car you’ll need to buy so I can use the cell phone. I mean, what’s is gonna look like if I’m using a cell phone in our old lemon.
Father: Teenagers. What’ll they think of next?
wasted , breaks , outrageous , hood , grow , assistant , fuel , sputters , plate , repaired
Mechanic: What can we do for you today?
Car Owner: Uh, hi. Yes, I’m having a problem with my car, and it doesn’t seem to run right. I mean every time I start it up, the engine runs for a minute or so, (1)
like it isn’t getting enough gas, and then dies.
Mechanic: Hmmm. Okay. Let’s open the (2)
, and let’s take a look . . . Okay, start her up.
(Engine starting . . .]
Okay, Okay. Shut her off. Hmmm. [So . . .] Let me look at the book here . . . [It] sounds like a possible (3)
line, a dirty carburetor, bad alternator, or even a weak battery.
Car Owner: So, which one is it?
Mechanic: Uhh. Difficult to say. Let me try this . . . Uh, alright . . . You need to talk to the mechanic.
Car Owner: The mechanic! So, who are you?
Mechanic: Well, I’m the (4)
, and I’ve only been here on the job for two days.
Car Owner: So, why didn’t you tell me that in the first place? I mean, I wouldn’t have (5)
all this time!
Mechanic: You didn’t ask.
Car Owner: Okay, so how much is it going to cost?
Mechanic: Ah. Difficult to say. [That’s what you said about the last thing!] Are you a local or from out of town?
Car Owner: I’m just passing through, and this is the only place for miles. [Yeah, that’s right.] Man, can’t you see my license (6)
? [Sure did!]
Mechanic: Okay. The out-of-town rate. Let’s see. Okay, here we go. If it’s a fuel line, that’ll be $100 . . . No, no, That’s the local rate. Here, $200 for the pre-screening check, $150 for parts, plus or minus $100, and $75 an hour for labor. Oh, oh yeah. Today’s a holiday, so labor is actually $50 more per hour.
Car Owner: Huh? Those prices are (7)
, and what holiday is it today?
Mechanic: Oh, it’s the local pumpkin festival.
Car Owner: Ah, come on. I can’t believe this. Of all my luck, my car (8)
down in an out-of-the-way town [That’s right.], and it’ll cost an arm and a leg to get my car fixed.
Mechanic: Ah, we’ll take care of you. Just bring the car back on Tuesday so Mike, our mechanic, can take a look at your car.
Car Owner: Why not today? It’s only 11:00 a.m.!
Mechanic: Ahh, we close at 11:30 a.m. on holidays, and we’re closed tomorrow and Sunday, and we’re closed the following day as well.
Car Owner: I can’t wait that long! I need my car (9)
Mechanic: Well, next week is the best we can do, but you can talk to Mike at the Pumpkin Festival.This town will (10)
on you. [Ah, man!]