Gap-fill exercise - generated with Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher - Michael A. Riccioli - 2015

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1. From 1949 to 1962, Hong Kong more than one million refugees fleeing Communist China.

2. In 1899, the commissioner of the U.S. Patent Office called for the of his department, suggesting that everything that could be invented had already been invented.

3. Someone once joked that the artist who sees things he cannot paint, decides to paint things he cannot see.

4. The people of Sri Lanka have cultural elements from the Arabs, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and British who have come to the island.

5. Averil Coxhead has noted that academic vocabulary tends to be connected to ideas rather than concrete ones.

6. His teaching career ended after he was accused of sexually touching a young boy.

7. The apartheid system of South Africa wasn't completely until the early 1990s.

8. The of handguns in the U.S. is partly responsible for its high murder rate.

9. It can be quite difficult to really define ideas, such as love or friendship.

10. A father who was angry after losing custody of his children following his divorce has the two children, and fled the country.