Instructions
Read the text and choose the corect word A, B, C oe D for each space.
There is an example at the beginning:
(0)  A long    B for    C with    D since

Lucky Escape

After having saved (0) ........ years the Clarke family were finally in a position to see their dream come true. They (1) ........ ready to travel from Scotland to start a new life (2) ........ America.

The (3) ........ family were very excited about their (4) ........ by ship across the Atlantic. However, just days before their departure, one of their sons was bitten by a dog. Their plans fell through when they were told they (5) ........ not be able to travel because of the possibility (6) ........ boy could have rabies.

The family were devastated and the father went to the docks to watch the ship that he had hoped would (7) ........ them to their new life depart. As he stood on the harbour thinking about his son, he watched the ship and wondered (8) ........ the family would ever get to make the journey.

However, soon (9) ........ this disappointment the father discovered how fortunate the family had been. The son did not have rabies and a few days later the news came (10) ........ the ship the Clarke family should have been on had sunk. The Titanic had gone down with hundreds of people losing their lives.