37. Snowed In





Gap-fill exercise

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More than 100 passengers got on the plane. was a winter day. It was January. The was very cold. It was snowing. Ice was the roads. But the airport was open. The jets were flying. A little snow never stopped big jet. Big jets fly all the time. rarely crash in bad weather. They rarely crash good weather. Big jets are very safe. The got on the plane. It was 7 a.m. plane was supposed to take off at 7:30 .m. It did not take off at 7:30 a.m. did not take off all morning. It did take off all afternoon. The plane sat on runway until 6:30 p.m. The passengers sat in plane all day. The plane could not take . The pilot could not see the runway. He not see anything. The only thing he could was his two hands. A little snow was . But this was a lot of snow. This too much snow. But maybe the snow would . Then they could take off. So the pilot . The passengers waited. At 6:30 p.m., the pilot the passengers to get off the plane. Everyone happy to leave the plane. They went back the airport. They waited for the snow to . But it didn’t stop. It snowed for two days.

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