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Ur_love
Jul 10, 2010, 10:13 AM
Words and Their Stories: Fireworks


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1/The expression _______ gets its meaning from the fireworks that people _______ into the sky when they are _______ a _______event.

The expression FIREWORKS gets its meaning from the fireworks that people SHOOT into the sky when they are CELEBRATING a GREAT event.
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2/Rockets _______ to fill the _______ , night sky with _______ reds and blues, with _______ and greens and whites.

Rockets EXPLODE to fill the DARK, night sky with BRIGHT reds and blues, with YELLOWS and greens and whites.
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3/The expression also _______ a great _______ of noisy _______ , or something _______ .

The expression also MEANS a great SHOW of noisy ANGER, or something EXCITING.
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4/ For example, a _______ lawyer in a _______ trial may become very _______ in arguing with the government lawyer about _______ affecting the accused.

For example, a DEFENSE lawyer in a COURT trial may become very EMOTIONAL in arguing with the government lawyer about EVIDENCE affecting the accused.
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5/ The _______ finally stops the loud _______ and calls the two lawyers _______. He tells them, “I want no more of these fireworks in my _______.”

The JUDGE finally stops the loud ARGUMENT and calls the two lawyers FORWARD. He tells them, “I want no more of these fireworks in my COURTROOM.”
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6/Another _______ _______ fireworks can be any event or _______ that is _______ exciting.

Another KIND OF fireworks can be any event or ACTIVITY that is ESPECIALLY exciting.
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7/_______ _______ event _______ _______ in love.

ONE SUCH event IS FALLING in love.
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8/If anything can _______ fireworks, it is a _______ kiss or the _______ of a _______ hand.

If anything can PRODUCE fireworks, it is a SWEETHEART’S kiss or the TOUCH of a LOVER’S hand.
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9/_______ movie or television _______ show fireworks to _______ the _______ of a kiss.

OFTEN movie or television CARTOONS show fireworks to REPRESENT the EXCITEMENT of a kiss.
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10/_______ _______ the _______ fireworks _______the year.

PEOPLE USE the EXPRESSION fireworks THROUGHOUT the year.
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11/But if you _______ in the United States and want to see _______ fireworks, the _______ _______ the year is about now.

But if you LIVE in the United States and want to see REAL fireworks, the BEST TIME OF the year is about now.
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12/The _______ _______ _______ is _______ Day in the United States.

The FOURTH OF JULY is INDEPENDENCE Day in the United States.
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13/Americans _______ celebrate their _______ _______ with _______ public parties and fireworks at night.

Americans TRADITIONALLY celebrate their NATION’S FREEDOM with GIANT public parties and fireworks at night.
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14/In Washington, for example, _______ _______ _______ near the Washington Monument to listen to music and watch a _______ fireworks show.

In Washington, for example, LARGE CROWDS GATHER near the Washington Monument to listen to music and watch a HUGE fireworks show.
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15/In other cities and _______ towns, local people listen to band _______ and watch fireworks _______ in a _______ sky.

In other cities and SMALLER towns, local people listen to band CONCERTS and watch fireworks EXPLODE in a DARK sky.
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16/Many other _______ around the _______ also _______ the _______ of exploding fireworks on special days.

Many other COUNTRIES around the WORLD also ENJOY the TRADITION of exploding fireworks on special days.
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17/In Australia, the _______ _______ Sydney begins _______ new year _______ a fireworks show at midnight.

In Australia, the CITY OF Sydney begins EACH new year WITH a fireworks show at midnight.
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18/ China _______ _______ _______ _______ fireworks.

China IS THE BIRTHPLACE OF fireworks.
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19/_______ fireworks shows _______ _______ often during _______ times in China.

LARGE fireworks shows WERE HELD often during EARLIER times in China.
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20/Now, people use small fireworks to _______ _______ _______ and _______.

Now, people use small fireworks to HELP CELEBRATE WEDDINGS and BIRTHDAYS.
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21/_______ also _______ _______ _______ fireworks tradition.

FRANCE also HAS A GREAT fireworks tradition.
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22/A _______ fireworks show always _______ place _______ Bastille day which _______ the beginning of the French Revolution.

A LARGE fireworks show always TAKES place ON Bastille day which CELEBRATES the beginning of the French Revolution.
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23/The _______ city of Cannes _______ an _______ fireworks _______ each year in July and August.

The FRENCH city of Cannes HOLDS an INTERNATIONAL fireworks COMPETITION each year in July and August.
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24/In _______, people have _______ using fireworks for more than _______ _______ years.

In INDIA, people have BEEN using fireworks for more than FIVE HUNDRED years.
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25/A great Indian fireworks show takes place during the _______ _______ _______ Diwali, every _______.

A great Indian fireworks show takes place during the RELIGIOUS CELEBRATION OF Diwali, every AUTUMN.
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26/Fireworks _______ are _______ _______ the _______.

26/Fireworks _______ are _______ _______ the _______.
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27/But if I do not _______ this _______ right now, there _______ be fireworks from my _______ .

But if I do not END this PROGRAM right now, there WILL be fireworks from my PRODUCER.

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