Fill in the blanks with the following words. You may need to change the forms of some of the words. You may to use the same word more than once.
1. Which, widespread, with, for, to, by, on, that, within, about.
In Greece, education became more (a) ¾ in about the 5th century BC. The Greeks, however, sent only their male children (b) ¾ school. When Rome was conquered (c) ¾ the Greeks, the Romans under Greek influence developed a strong tradition of literacy. The Romans preferred their children to acquire knowledge (d) ¾ agriculture and warfare. It appears (e) ¾ the course of education is as eventful as the history of man.
The Prophet Muhammad (SM) equated one literate non-believer (f) ¾ ten illiterate believers. Islamic civilization pivoted (g) ¾ literacy and patronage of scholarship. Ibn Sina, one of the most famous Muslim philosophers of all times, saw the task of education as creating a complete citizen, physically, mentally and morally and preparing him (h) ¾ a profession whereby he could earn his own livelihood and contribute to the society. In the views of Al-Farabi, another great Muslim philosopher, education was one of the most important social phenomena (i) ¾ made sure that the individual was prepared from an early age to acquire values, knowledge and practical skills (j) ¾ a particular culture.
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2. Actually, although, good, with, for, significance, professionally, which, around.
Daises, violets, tulips, marigolds, dahlias, jasmines, roses and all those things of beauty can also earn your livings if you handle them (a) ¾ . In fact, a florist's career is rather a good choice as an unconventional job for many (b) ¾ the world. Wherever you see eye-catching floral displays, you (c) ¾ see the professional performance of a florist designer. They are also known as florists and they create superb arrangements (d) ¾ flowers. Using both real and artificial flowers with other greeneries, florists prepare flower displays (e) ¾ a variety of events such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, marriage days, Valentine's day, official receptions and even funerals. Every flower is with its distinct colour, design, significance and meaning (f) ¾ flower designers have to know well. There are conventions and (g) ¾ associated with flower. We know that conventionally roses are meant for romance and anniversaries and tulips (h) ¾ birthdays. (i) ¾ formal education or diploma is not essential always, florists must have a (j) ¾ taste, good eye for colours, shapes and proportion.
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