great disappointment the match was cancelled ...... bad
weather. 18. ... first the book seemed thrilling ... me, but as I read further, I grew more and more disappointed ... the plot.
V. Choose the correct word.
I. The young woman didn’t want her aunt to feel that she was no longer (suitable, convenient, comfortable, fit) for work, so she would put a (suitable, convenient, comfort* able, fit) chair in a quiet corner of the park from where it was (suitable, convenient, comfortable, fit) for her to keep an eye on the children playing there. 2. "I’m sure this model of car is (suitable, convenient, comfortable, fit) for any road conditions,” said the manager. “It (to vary, to differ from) very much the type we produced when the factory was just set up. It can seat six people (suitably, conveniently, com fortably) and is very (suitable, convenient, comfortable, fit) for parking (to park — поставить машину).” 3. The father showed his boy how (to treat, to handle) the mechanical toy, and where (to fit, to suit) the key to set the toy moving.
4. “The patient’s very nervous. You should be careful in (to treat, to handle) the ca'se,” said the doctor. “It’s quite obvious that the man (not to have medical treatment, not to be handled) before.” 5. “It’s a lovely room overlooking the river, and it would (to fit. to suit) you perfectly," said the old lady. 6. Normally the methods he uses in making experiments do not (to differ, to vary) much, but the last three (to differ, to vary) considerably because of the nature of the subject he was treating. 7. The boy lied to the manager about his age because he (to be afraid of, to be frightened) (to be, being turned down). 8. Dozens of boys surrounded the manager, all eager to be picked out. Some of them boasted of their (strength, power, force) by pushing each other with (strength, force). 9. Although the boy realized that his younger brother had no (strength, power, force) to pull the rope, he tried to cheer him up, knowing that the manager would not hesitate to throw the poor boy out.
10. You should have (to check, to control) yourself when he asked you (to check, to control) the information once more. You have to admit that the request was quite reasonable.
VI. Fill in the blanks with articles wherever necessary. After checking
the exercise, retell the stories, avoiding direct speech.