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1. The Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations last _____ fifteen solid days, _____ the brand new moon _____ the full moon.

1. The Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations last for fifteen solid days, from the brand new moon to the full moon.

2. _____ the very first day, the children greet their elders warmly _____ "kong hee fai cai!"

2. On the very first day, the children greet their elders warmly with "kong hee fai cai!"

3. They offer a cup _____ tea _____ their elders who never refuse, and the children each receives a little red packet of money _____ return.

3. They offer a cup of tea to their elders who never refuse, and the children each receives a little red packet of money in return.

4. _____ some families, the first meal _____ this day must not contain any meat.

4. For some families, the first meal on this day must not contain any meat.

5. The people pray _____ good health and prosperity, and they express thanks _____ the happiness _____ the past year.

5. The people pray for good health and prosperity, and they express thanks for the happiness of the past year.

6. This is a lucky day _____ children. They are not scolded _____ all for whatever mischief they make.

6. This is a lucky day for children. They are not scolded at all for whatever mischief they make.

7. Rude words are a no-no_____ this day. They will bring a bad year _____ the whole family.

7. Rude words are a no-no on this day. They will bring a bad year for the whole family.

8. If the house is swept _____ this day, all the good luck will be swept _____the house.

8. If the house is swept on this day, all the good luck will be swept out the house.

9. There is a tradition that Man came _____ the world _____ the seventh day, so this seventh day _____ the lunar new year is a birthday _____ everybody.

9. There is a tradition that Man came into the world on the seventh day, so this seventh day of the lunar new year is a birthday for everybody.

10. There is a feast _____ fish _____ vinegar and spices.

10. There is a feast of fish with vinegar and spices.

11. This is a tradition _____ Hokkien people _____ China.

11. This is a tradition of Hokkien people in China.

12. "Chap Goh Meh" _____ the fifteen day of the lunar new year is a special day _____ young men and girls.

12. "Chap Goh Meh" on the fifteen day of the lunar new year is a special day for young men and girls.

13. Fire-crackers are set _____ to frighten _____ evil spirits, and the girls throw oranges _____ the sea or river _____ the evening _____ the hope of getting a good husband.

13. Fire-crackers are set off to frighten off evil spirits, and the girls throw oranges into the sea or river in the evening with the hope of getting a good husband.

14. It is good _____ non-Chinese people _____ know something _____ this yearly festival.

14. It is good for non-Chinese people to know something about this yearly festival.

15. A hawker is waiting _____ the bridge. He wants _____ catch the oranges _____ his net.

15. A hawker is waiting under the bridge. He wants to catch the oranges with his net.