Instructions: Read the following text about The UK. Look at the words in bold.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland, it includes the island of Great Britain (the name of which is also loosely, applied to the whole country), the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the U.K. that shares a land border with another sovereign state –the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to its east, the English Channel to its south and the Celtic Sea to its south-south-west giving it the 12th longest coastline in the world. The Irish Sea lies between Great Britain and Ireland. With an area of 242,500 square klimetres, the UK is the 78th-larges sovereing state in the world and the 11th -largest in Europe. It is also the 21st-most populous country, wtih an estimated 65.1 million inhabitants. Together, this makes it the fourth most densely populated country in the European Union.
The United Kingdom. Retrieved and adapted January, 2017 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom