Afternoon tea/Ötórai tea

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 Time for tea

No village cricket 1. play/match would be complete without a break for tea. The Dutch first brought tea to Europe in 1610, although it 2. took/made some time for what is now the most popular English drink to catch on.

At first it was 3. selling/sold in the coffee houses of London. Despite its high cost, by 1750 it had become the principal drink of 4. every/all the classes in the UK.

Afternoon tea is a British institution. Whether spending a day at home or in town or in the countryside, most British 5. people/person enjoy their ’cuppa’. Anna, the Seventh Duchess of Bedford, is reputed to have come up the the idea of afternoon tea in the early 1800s to stave off hunger 6. among/between lunch and dinner.

There are few 7. town/towns without at least one tea-shop and all kinds of sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, and delicious cakes are served to 8. accompany/join tea in tea-shops and hotels throughout the country.

Although hundreds of different 9. tea/teas are available, the strong English Breakfast blend is one of the favourites, with added milk, and a little sugar for those who have a 10. bitter/sweet tooth.



Solution: Megoldás:

1. match, 2. took, 3. sold, 4. all, 5. people, 6. between, 7. towns, 8. accompany, 9. teas, 10. sweet

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