51. Fix the Car





Gap-fill exercise

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She got into her car. She hoped it start. Twice in the past month, the car not started the first time she turned the . It had started the second time she turned key, but that made her nervous. Sooner or , she might have to turn the key three , then four times.

She had called her mechanic. said to bring the car in when she time. When was that, she wondered. She worked jobs. She was a clerk at a clothing . She spent five days a week folding clothes hanging them up on hangers.

People who tried clothes usually left them on the floor in dressing room. They rarely folded them or hung back up on the hangers. The store was 15 minutes from her apartment, and parking was .

Also, she worked four nights a week at restaurant. She was a waitress. She made good from her tips. Usually, the customers were friendly interesting. She liked her waitress job, but it a 30-minute drive from her apartment. The restaurant at 10 p.m.

She did not want to stuck in the parking lot late at night her car didn't start. Her mechanic wasn't open weekends. She decided to ask her boss to her a day off from the clothing store. she could still drive to the restaurant that after her car was fixed. She would miss one day of work.