Paying for college seems out of reach for many Americans, so the idea of free college has_____ appeal. Several Democratic presidential candidates and members of Congress have endorsed it.
But free college isn’t really free — someone has to pay for it. ________tuition at all public colleges and universities would cost at least $79 billion a year, according to the most recent Department of Education ____, and taxpayers would need to foot the
That is a lot of money, but it is a smart and humane investment, and could be more affordable than you think.
Try to guess the answers by understanding the text and words around a blank.
1. broad ( broad appeal or wide appeal is a collocation )
2. Eliminating ( removing )
3. Data (recent data collocates)
4 . bill (foot the bill is a collocation )