The _________ for our trip was quick because we only planned to stay for two nights.
Knowledge: From Category
A. prepare (v): prepare
B. preparing (v-ing): prepare
C. preparation (n): preparation
D. prepared (adj): to be prepared
The blanks to be filled in are nouns and are contextual, according to the structure: the + n
=> The preparation for our trip was quick because we only planned to stay for two nights.
(Preparing for our trip was quick as we were only going to stay for two nights.)