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Friday 13th - Unlucky Day

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Did you know that Friday the 13th is considered an _1_ day in Western superstition?

Is this a superstition in your country too?

In English-speaking countries we also say, if you _2_ under a ladder, you will have bad luck.

Breaking a mirror will bring you seven _3_ of bad luck.

It's thought to be unlucky to _4_ an umbrella inside a house.

In Italian culture, Friday the 17th (and not the 13th) is considered a day of bad _5_.

On New Year's Eve in Spain, the _6_ eat twelve grapes at midnight for 12 months of good luck.

In Brazil it's bad luck to let your purse _7_ the floor, as it means you will lose money.

Japanese children are _8_ to hide their stomachs during thunderstorms or their bellybuttons will be stolen.

What are some other things that superstitious people say cause bad luck?

Now choose the correct missing words:

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  • 8) Missing word 8 is: