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Passage 3: Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, c, or D to indicate the correct word or phrase that best fits each of the numbered blanks.
Emma Harte, which is the main character in a Barbara Taylor Bradford’s novel, was a poor lonely girl who became the (1)_____ owner of an international chain of stores. Like the woman she writes about, Ms. Bradford is beautiful and (2)_____. She left school at sixteen and became a journalist. After twenty-three years of this work, she made the (3)_____ to start writing novels. She is now one of the most highly-paid novelists in the world. Was Emma Harte’s story based on Ms. Bradford’s own (4)_____ successful life? “I’s afraid Emma Harte’s. She was unlucky to be born into a poor family. I came from a middle-class home and I’m happily married to a rich American film producer. The only thing I share with my heroine is her (5)_____ to work hard.”
|D.||more ambitious |
Đáp án AChỗ cần điền là một tính từ vì ta thấy có liên từ “and” kết hợp với tính từ “beautiful” nên chọn “ambitious” để phù hợp cấu trúc so sánh.
Giải thích đáp án:
ambitious (adj): có tham vọng
ambition (n): sự tham vọng
ambitiously (adv): một cách tham vọng
more ambitious (so sánh hơn): tham vọng hơn