Extra word, 11

For questions 41 ·55, read the text below and look carefully at each line. Some of the lines are correct, and some have a word which should not be there. If a line is correct,write OK by it. If a line has a word which should not be there, write the word next to it. There are two examples at the beginning (0 and 00) .



In the television age, a love seat is no longer a popular piece of furniture. 

0 Love seats are made for two. They are built so  OK 

00 that the people face away from each other while  the

41 they sharing the intimacy of sitting in the same chair. They suggest

42 ‘romance’, which is probably why they are known as love seats.

43 They are so practical – but unfashionable – seats, shaped like

44 the letter S: each person is being embraced by the opposite curve.

45 The seat has the advantage of bringing couples together

46 close enough for a private conversation and of accommodating 

47 two people comfortably in a room with some limited space.

48 I did sat on my first love seat in an antique shop in Colombo

49 some fifteen years ago. The seat has looked positively flirtatious.

50 Recently my thoughts turned up to love seats when I

51 needed a new chair. I wanted something like wooden and

 52 traditional, suitable for the humid atmosphere of the tropics.

53 My cottage in Sri Lanka is small so a love seat would

54 seemed the answer as it would fit not between the

55 bookcase and the tiny antique table in the living room.

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