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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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)