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Read the given conversation and complete the following passage:
Customer : I want this gift to be wrapped.
Shopkeeper : I’m not a good gift wrapper. The woman who wraps the gift is on leave today.
Customer : Could you please wrap it for me?
Shopkeeper : It will be a great pleasure for me to wrap the gift for you.
Customer: Perfect, as now my mom will think I did it myself.
The customer told the shopkeeper (a) ________ . The shopkeeper replied that (b) ________ and the woman who wrapped the gifts was on leave that day. The customer asked him (c) ________ . The shopkeeper replied that (d) ________ to wrap the gift for him. The customer said that it was perfect as then his mother would think he had done it himself.
(a) that he wanted that gift to be wrapped
(b) he was not a good gift wrapper
(c) if he could wrap it for him
(d) it would be a great pleasure for him