Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1
    Mathew Smith was a highly respected member of parliament with no ..... on his character.
  • 2
    At least that's what he thought until the press started trying to ..... up something about his past.
  • 3
    Apparently when he was still at school, he didn't have a ticket for his train journey one day and he was ......
  • 4
    This piece of information was discovered by one keen local reporter and was ..... up out of all proportion by the national press.
  • 5
    Headlines appeared maintaining that Mathew was a dishonest ..... thief.
  • 6
    Other papers asked the question: How can we trust our politicians if they ..... on society?
  • 7
    There was even talk that incidents like this one could ..... the Government.
  • 8
    The Prime Minister called Mathew in to talk to him and said he couldn't tolerate any ..... of scandal in his Party.
  • 9
    At last Mathew decided to speak ..... for himself and tell the truth.
  • 10
    The reporter had got it ..... wrong because he found his ticket and he wasn't 'fined', he was simply 'fine'.

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