A survey(调查) has been published which shows that British people don’t like their neighbors very much.80% of the people who took part in the survey feel that their neighbors h___1___ pay attention to others’ feelings.25% don’t talk to the people who live next door and 10% don’t even know their names. In fact, one million people in Britain would like to move b___2___ they don’t get along well with their neighbors.
According to the survey, the b___3___ problem is noise. Many of the complaints about noise came from people who live in flats and old houses. These places often have thin walls which can’t s___4___the noise from next door.
The other main problems are disagreements a___5___ car parking spaces, and old people complaining about the young. Some disagreements last a l___6___ time. In one case, people who live in the s___7___ building haven’t talked to each other for fifteen years. Sometimes the disagreements end in violence(暴力). In one of the worst cases, a man killed a neighbor because he kept larking in “his space.’
Another survey shows that 90% of the neighbors never share a meal,80% have never had a drink t___8___ and 20% have never even spoken .However, when neighbors become each other’s fridends, they are often ready to offer help, as we can see in many p___9___ of the world.
One solution to such problems is to talk about them with a professional organization and, if necessary, to sign a written agreement. Now people can g___10___ this service in more and more towns.
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