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## Unscramble the Blue Letters

But in fact, to decide whether a Big Mac is worth 25 dollars requires that you ask one, and only one question, which is: What else can I do with 25 dollars? If you've ever gotten on one of those long-haul flights to alirautsa and realized that they're not going to serve you any food, but somebody in the row in fonrt of you has just opened the McDonald's bag, and the smlel of golden arches is wafting over the seat, you think, I can't do anything else with this 25 dollars for 16 hours. I can't even set it on fire — they took my cgiterate lighter! Suddenly, 25 dalorls for a Big Mac might be a good deal.

## Open Cloze

But in fact, to decide whether a Big Mac is worth 25 dollars requires that you ask one, and only one question, which is: What else can I do with 25 dollars? If you've ever gotten on one of those long-haul flights to _________ and realized that they're not going to serve you any food, but somebody in the row in _____ of you has just opened the McDonald's bag, and the _____ of golden arches is wafting over the seat, you think, I can't do anything else with this 25 dollars for 16 hours. I can't even set it on fire — they took my _________ lighter! Suddenly, 25 _______ for a Big Mac might be a good deal.

1. australia
2. cigarette
3. smell
4. dollars
5. front

## Original Text

But in fact, to decide whether a Big Mac is worth 25 dollars requires that you ask one, and only one question, which is: What else can I do with 25 dollars? If you've ever gotten on one of those long-haul flights to Australia and realized that they're not going to serve you any food, but somebody in the row in front of you has just opened the McDonald's bag, and the smell of golden arches is wafting over the seat, you think, I can't do anything else with this 25 dollars for 16 hours. I can't even set it on fire — they took my cigarette lighter! Suddenly, 25 dollars for a Big Mac might be a good deal.

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