4. Choose the correct option (A,B,C,D) to complete the text.
It was December 15th, so Christmas was just around the _____(1). John loves this time of year, ______(2) he loves snowy days when he can spend the evening next to the fireplace with Evelyn and their cat. He also loves Christmas because he has a ______(3) of weeks off when we has a coffee with his friends and ____ (4) with them. However, what he most likes about Christmas is that he can buy presents for his girlfriend and his nephew. So, that’s ____(5) what he did that day. He put on his coat and went out into the street in _____(6) of the perfect gift for them.