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Open Cloze - (B2) First Certificate of English

For questions 1-8, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Casual Business

'Business casual' may (0) NOT make business sense, according (1) ............ a new report published recently, which found (2) ............ while allowing employees to wear what they like creates a relaxed atmosphere at work, it does not help us to come (3) ............ with better ideas, assume leadership roles, think dynamically or feel particularly more motivated. The report does not claim that the clothes 'make (4) ............ man', but rather that we feel empowered, at least subconsciously, (5) ............ dressing in a professional way and when others regard us more respectfully. In dealing (6) ............ the question, 'How do others see me?', ask yourself if you would feel more confident giving your money to a bank manager if they (7) ............ wearing a suit or if they were dressed in (8) ............ pair of jeans and T-shirt.

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