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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 ( )   [S...] Scotland. It has had a romantic reputation since 1754.

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

    However parental permission was not ( )   [r...] in Scotland,

    and ( )   [Gr...] was the first stop across the border on the main road from London to Edinburgh. (2 words)

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

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

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

    Gretna Green continues to attract ( )   [th...] of couples around the world

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

    Go quickly and visit it, you will ( )   [ce...] love it at first sight!

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