Choose the word or phrase (A, B, C or D) that best fits the blank space in the following passage:


'Just imagine a day without paper', reads one advertisement for a Finnish paper company. It adds, ‘You almost certainly see our products every day.’. And they're right. But in most industrial countries, people are so (31) _______ to paper - whether it’s for holding their groceries, for drying their hands or for providing them with the daily news - that its (32) _______ in their daily lives passes largely unnoticed. At one (33) _______ paper was in short supply and was used mainly for important documents, but more recently, growing economies and new technologies have (34) _______ a dramatic increase in the amount of paper used. Today, there are more than 450 different grades of paper, all designed for a different purpose. Decades ago, some people predicted a ‘paperless office’. Instead, the widespread use of new technologies has gone hand-in-hand with an increased use of paper. Research into the relationship between paper use and the use of computers has shown that the general (35) _______ is likely to be one of growth and interdependence. However, the costs involved in paper production, in terms of the world's land, water and air resources, are high. This raises some important questions. How much paper do we really need and how much is wasted?  

Question 33:


A: time


B: instance


C: date


D: occation

Đáp án và lời giải
Đáp án:A
Lời giải:

Đáp án A

at one time: xưa kia, trong quá khứ

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