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A. 1. At London airport.
   2. She's German.
   3. Because there was no privacy, the food was
      horrible, and she had to be in by eleven o'clock.
   4. Charming self-contained furnished garden flat.
   5. He meant that they don't have to go to work.
   6. You buy a newspaper and read the accomodation
      advertisements.
   7. Through an agency.
   8. A month's rent in advance.
   9. Road drills and bulldozers.
  10. A motorway.

B. 1. She didn't know her way around London.
   2. I couldn't understand the advertisements.
   3. Whatever did it mean?
   4. That was too expensive for me.
   5. You took things too seriously.
   6. I paid her a month's rent in advance.
   7. I moved in on Sunday night.
   8. Was it nicely decorated?

C. 1. You should have seen the flat I had before.
   2. She should have stayed at a hostel.
   3. She should have been in by eleven o'clock.
   4. I should have had the day off yesterday.
   5. We should have looked for a flat.
   6. They should have found a flat.
   7. I should have rung him up.
   8. I should have answered the phone.

D. 1. Smoking is bad for you.
   2. Reading all the accomodation advertisements takes
      a long time.
   3. Staying at a hostel can be very pleasant.
   4. Getting a flat through an agency is the best way.
   5. Building a motorway costs a lot of money.
   6. Translating from English into German is difficult.
   7. Getting the day off is easy.
   8. Paying in advance is better.
Author: Alan Townend