Englannin abitreenit: Kesäaikaan siirtyminen


Use the verbs in brackets in their correct passive forms.

The adoption of Daylight Saving Time, which
better
(know) as moving the clock one hour forward and then back again
(say), to have been one of the most disliked decisions that
(make) after Finland joined the EU.

This kind of change of time especially concerns people suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder, which
(abbreviate) as SAD and which
(cause) by variations between summer and winter. One´s work as well as social and family life
(may; disturb) by this seasonal change. A few years ago it
(estimate) that about 10-15 per cent of the temperate zone population is susceptible to SAD. Those living at higher latitudes
(affect) most while some living closer to the equator have a reverse syndrome: summer depression, which
(alleviate) by the advent of the cooler season. Fortunately, a variety of therapies are now available for those whose lives
(hamper) by seasonal depression.

Adapted from Brighter Hope for Winter Blues by Wif Stenger in Blue Wings, October-November 1997
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