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    Please fill the blanks with appropriate verb forms

    Please fill the blanks with appropriate verb forms:


    I know it is a large paragragh , but I have an exam on saturday.



    Strictly speaking, the United States ________ (do) not have national holidays (i.e. days where all employees in America ________ (receive) a day free from work and all business is halted). The U.S. Federal government can only recognize national holidays that _________ (pertain) to its own employees; it ________ (be) at the discretion of each state or local jurisdiction to determine official holiday schedules. There _______ (be) eleven such "Federal holidays" -- ten annual and one quadrennial holiday. The annual Federal holidays are widely __________ (observe) by state and local governments; however, they ________ (may) alter the dates of observance or add or subtract holidays according to local custom. Pursuant to the Uniform Holidays Bill of 1968 (________ (take) effect in 1971), some official holidays _______ (be) observed on a Monday, except for New Year's Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. There ______ (be) also U.S. state holidays particular to individual U.S. states.


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    Re: Please fill the blanks with appropriate verb forms

    Quote Originally Posted by bspkumar View Post
    Please fill the blanks with appropriate verb forms:


    I know it is a large paragragh , but I have an exam on saturday.



    Strictly speaking, the United States do not have national holidays (i.e. days where all employees in America receive a day free from work and all business is halted). The U.S. Federal government can only recognize national holidays that pertain to its own employees; it is at the discretion of each state or local jurisdiction to determine official holiday schedules. There are eleven such "Federal holidays" -- ten annual and one quadrennial holiday. The annual Federal holidays are widely observed by state and local governments; however, they may alter the dates of observance or add or subtract holidays according to local custom. Pursuant to the Uniform Holidays Bill of 1968 (took effect in 1971), some official holidays are observed on a Monday, except for New Year's Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. There are also U.S. state holidays particular to individual U.S. states.
    Good luck at the exam!

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