Student or Learner
6 What awful weather we are having ! = an
7 A loud thunder woke me up last night. = clap of / peal of
9 Do you really suspect sabotage ? = some
15 A abuse greeted me as I opened the door. = a flood / folley / stream of
22 It is refreshing to find such an unspoilt countryside. I hope will be preserved. = a) X / stretch of b) it
23 A great of drudgery had been done away with through labour saving devices. = deal (?)
Labourt saving devices save us a lot of effort (try washing clothes in the river)
26 There is a fair of wisdom in that philosophy. = air of (?)
31 Some people never do a of work in their lives. = stroke of / spell of
1 Antique furniture is expensive, but you can find it cheaply in England.
4 He had luggage with him which I helped him to carry. = plenty of / much
He had 'much luggage' sounds wrong- we generally use 'much' in the negative. However, 'plenty of' also sounds weird because it sounds positive. I'd say 'lots of', unless I aprticularlyenjoyed lugging someone's bags around.
5 I gave him excellent advice about looking after the canary but of course he didnt take .
= a) X / some b) IT
I'll be back later for more.