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    English exercise "Complete the text" created by betty84 with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from betty84]
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    The Times is one of Britain's oldest and most influential newspapers. It (begin) in life in 1785. It (start) by John Walter. In those days it (cost) two and a half old pennies. In the nineteenth century,The Times (develop) a reputation for accurate reporting and independent editorial views. Now it (sell) over 650.000 copies a day. It (publish) in London, along with its sister newspaper, The Sunday Times, which (have) at last ten sections and takes all week to read ! The Times (have) an excellent reputation for ever 200 years said its editor, who (work) for the paper since 1980, and now we (try) our best to continue that tradition in order to produce a newspaper for the twenty-first century.

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