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Gap-fill exercise

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Sam  open his shop every morning at 7, although the first customers never came before half past.
He
 read his newspaper while waiting except when his friend Abdul came for a cup of coffee.
He was
 getting up early and didn't mind working long hours although it had been hard at the beginning.
In the first months he
 have to drink two or three cups of coffee before he really felt fit.
His customers were all from the neighbourhood and he
 call them by their name.