back then Hong Kong was a...

jasonlulu_2000

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Please help me to hear the missing parts, which I am not sure about.

"Back then Hong Kong was a ________ for __________place, the most improbable of all Britain's imperial adventures."

Thank you!

Jason
 

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jutfrank

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Back then Hong Kong was a desolate [...] forlorn place

I'm not sure what's between desolate and forlorn. It sounds like or but could be and or even nothing.
 

Tdol

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It sounds like desolate or forlorn to me.
 
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