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2014年英语专八改错模拟题(四)

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2014-03-27 10:25  作者:  来源:考试吧  字号:T|T

  下面是2014年英语专八改错模拟题(四),供考生参考。
  【练习】
  In the United States there are, strict speaking, __1__
  no national holiday, for each state must, through legislative enactment or executive proclamation, __2__
  appoint the day which each holiday is celebrated. Congress and the president may establish legal holidays__3__
  for the District of Columbia and for federal employees throughout the states and territories;
  and by long custom,days that receive nationwide observation, such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, __4__
  Labor Day, Independent Day, and New Year’s Day, are uniformly set __5__
  apart by all states as legal, or public holidays. In 1968, federal legislation established Columbia Day __6__
  as a legal holiday for the District of Columbia and for the federal government beginning at 1971. __7__
  The law also provided begun in 1971 federal employees would be granted__8__
  three-days weekends by observing Washington’s Birthday on the third Monday in February, __9__
  Memorial Day on the last Monday in May, Columbus Day on the second Monday in October,
  and Veteran Day on the forth Monday on October. By 1971, most of the states also adopted the new dates. __10__

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