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    grammar exercise

    Hi, everyone
    Can you check my answer to the exercise?
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    It is now generally recognized that stress is a major (1)…cause……of heart disease, and contributes to many (2)……other…..illnesses. Stress is increased by factors (3)…such…….as worry, overwork and lack of exercise or relaxation. For (4)…it…….is just as important from a psychological point of (5)…view……..to relax as it is to take physical exercise. Relaxing (6)…does………not necessarily mean just lazing about and
    (7)…doing…….nothing. Above all, there should be some freedom (8)…besides…..the tensions of everyday life, and this may mean getting out of the house and forgetting (9)…yourself…….both domestic and professional worries. Some people can do (10)…this……most easily through sport, though others may (11)……find…….such activities just as seriously as anything (12)……else…….in life and build (13)……up…..their stress levels accordingly. Professional sportsmen and women suffer high levels of stress. (14)…Because…..some environmental factors such as noise, light or (15)…even…….colour may affect stress levels, it is generally advisable to have a (16)……change….of scene if you wish to wind down after trying day. The benefits of a weekend away, (17)…related……..to mention an annual holiday, are considerable, and although there are some individuals who thrive on stress, and (18)……to need its stimulus, for most of us over-working or over-involvement in domestic problems (19)…lead……to a feeling of exhaustion, and can (20)…………on severe depression.
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    Re: grammar exercise

    Quote Originally Posted by san2612 View Post
    (7)…doing…….nothing. Above all, there should be some freedom (8)…besides from …..the tensions of everyday life, and this may mean getting out of the house and forgetting (9)…yourself about…….both domestic and professional worries.
    Some people can do (10)…this……most easily through sport, though others may (11)……
    find take …….such activities just as seriously as anything

    The benefits of a weekend away, (17)…
    related not ……..to mention an annual holiday, are considerable, and although there are some individuals who thrive on stress, and (18)…seem…to need its stimulus, for most of us over-working or over-involvement in domestic problems (19)…leads……to a feeling of exhaustion, and can (20)……bring……on severe depression.
    R.

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