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Are you good at filling the blanks section ? (Test yourself)

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is a bona fide Australian icon – up ______ with Uluru, the Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef and John Farnham’s mullet. But it could have looked very different. When a bridge was initially _____ in 1900, more than 70 designs were put _____and rejected. The government then continued to hold competitions until they saw something they liked and could _____ – Dorman Long’s now-famous design from 1924.

1. Proposed 2. forth 3. designs 4. Forward 5 afford.

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Answers

1. there ( up there is an informal way of saying equal to )
2. Proposed ( proposal, designs, rejected , makes sense?
3. Forward ( putting forward something means offering an idea or solution
4. afford

Large financial companies have to ______ hundreds of thousands of cyberattacks every single day. Data thieves have to get ____ only once.

Big banks like Capital One, the ____ of a recent attack that captured the personal information of over 100 million people, are a ____ for digital troublemakers, like individual hackers trying to impress their peers or intelligence operatives for foreign governments.

Try it out , guess the meaning of unknown words by looking at the context. Play the elimination game for each blank see which options are you left with..

Options

persuade
happy
Thwart
victim
emotional
Target
Lucky

Answers
1. thwart ( means to stop something from happening, like halt etc.

2. lucky ( Get lucky is a collocation)

3. victim ( victim of attack)

4. target (a target for someone)

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