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A woman had to go on her honeymoon [lonely / alone] because her husband could not get a visa [from / for] the trip. Newlyweds Huma Mobin and Arsalaan Sever, a young Pakistani couple, got [married / marriage] earlier this year. They paid for a [romance / romantic] 10-day trip to Greece for their second honeymoon. They had already [went / been] to the Maldives for their first honeymoon. The couple [received / receiving] shocking news when the Greek embassy in Pakistan gave Huma a visa to travel to Greece, but did not [issue / issued] one for her husband. They both decided that because the trip was already [paid / payment] for, Huma should go to Greece alone, without her husband. A few weeks later, Huma's [in-law / in-laws] (Arsalaan's parents) decided to go with [her / she] .

The photos of Huma on her [solo / sole] honeymoon have gone [virus / viral] on the Internet. She took photos in [every / whole] location she visited. In each picture, she [stretched / stretching] her arm out around her missing husband and posed with a sad face to show how [much / many] she missed him. Huma said it was difficult to travel [knowing / known] her husband was in Pakistan. She said: "He's the life of the party; my better [halve / half] . I wouldn't have gone without him but he [force / forced] me to." She added: "The first night I cried my eyes out on my mother-in-law's shoulder, who really [comfortable / comforted] me and told me to make the best of it." Huma is now back with Arsalaan in Pakistan. They are [hoping / hopping] they will be able to go away together to celebrate their first wedding anniversary.

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