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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #122573: Gretna Green village
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    Gretna Green is a village in (                          ) Scotland. It has had a romantic reputation since 1754.

    In England at that time, people under the age of (                                ) could no longer marry without their parents' permission.

    However parental permission was not (                          ) in Scotland,

    and (                                   ) was the first stop across the border on the main road from London to Edinburgh. (2 words - Space)

    The young English lovers fled (                          ) to get married as soon as possible in this little village.

    Although those laws no longer apply, the (              ) of this small place is so great

    that today, more than five thousand (                          ) are celebrated each year.

    Gretna Green continues to attract (                             ) of couples around the world

    and that's how it became the (                          ) place to get married, almost as famous as Las Vegas.

    Go quickly and visit it, you will (                             ) love it at first sight!









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