The government in the United Kingdom has [announcing / announced] it will give nearly $2 billion to help support the country's [artistically / arts] industry. The money will [come / go] to theatres, concert halls, galleries, museums and other cultural [venues / venue] . It will help people who have had a hard time [during / doing] the COVID-19 pandemic. These include actors, writers, composers, make-up artists, costumers and support [stuff / staff] . The UK government said the money [represents / represent] , "the biggest ever one-off investment in UK culture". It added: "The money will provide a [lifetime / lifeline] to vital cultural and heritage organisations across [that / the] country hit hard by the pandemic. It will help them stay [afloat / float] while their doors are closed."
The UK is world famous [by / for] its arts. People across the globe know and love cultural icons [like / likely] Shakespeare, The Beatles and James Bond. Britain's theatres, museums and galleries [attractive / attract] millions of tourists every year. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: "From iconic theatre and musicals, [mesmerising / memorising] exhibitions at our world-class galleries, to gigs performed [in / of] local basement venues, the UK's cultural industry is the beating [lungs / heart] of this country." The UK's Culture Secretary said: "Our arts and culture are the [sole / soul] of our nation. They make our country [grate / great] and are the centre of our world-beating and [feast / fast] growing creative industries. This money will [help / helpful] safeguard the sector for future generations."