One is always going to lose...

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    Building Societies currently find themselves in a ..... situation because they try to please the savers and also the borrowers and yet one group is always going to lose.

  • 2

    Whenever there is a meeting between the finance minister and the governor of the bank, people start asking questions and rumours ......

  • 3

    Invariably if interest rates go up, the building societies pay more to their savers and borrowers complain at the increase they have to pay and maintain the societies are ..... their affairs.

  • 4

    Chief executives then start making pleasant speeches and smile a lot because they want to ..... the concerns of their borrowers.

  • 5

    Months go by and most people forget their problems and get used to the idea of paying more and then talks ..... and the whole process starts all over again.

  • 6

    The government then has to show that it is involved in the whole business of saving and lending and tries to convince everyone that it is ..... of both savers and lenders.

  • 7

    The government next announces that measures are due to come into ..... that will change the whole process.

  • 8

    They say this but then the difficulty is trying to find out when the measures are coming into effect and when they will be ......

  • 9

    This is all very disappointing for the ..... house buyer who doesn't really know what's going to happen next and how much the interest rate will be.

  • 10

    Our poor potential buyer reads the papers, watches the television news and gets excited at the prospect of another meeting of the financiers but in the end nothing of ..... comes of it all.

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