1.Please keep an eye on my luggage, and I’ll be back _____.
B.in no time
C.at one time
D.at a time
2.I can’t tell the ______ difference between the twin sisters.
3.Scientists didn’t know much about lung cancer _____.
D.in the past few years
4.He doesn’t seem at all sorry for ______ he has done.
5.Tobacco smoking is seen more often in the countryside ____________.
A.more than cities
C.rather than cities
D.than in the cities
6.The sudden change of weather made the temperature _____ a lot.
7.His parents died when he was young, so he was ______ by his aunt.
8.Joe __________ last night and hurt his leg badly.
B.made a trip
C.had a trip
D.took a trip
9.Don't worry about his illness. At his age he will be well again __________.
A.in his time
C.in no time
D.in good time
10.The _____ power of the people in this town has been decreasing since most young people have left for the big cities.
11.Marie Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics ________ in chemistry.
B.as well as
D.the same as
12._____ that the left side of the human brain is responsible for logic.
A.It generally is believed
B.It is believed generally
C.It is generally believed
D.Generally it is believed
13.It is important to ______ people with respect and understanding.
14.I received a _____ parcel yesterday and I am still wondering who may have sent it.
15.It’s really kind ______.
A.of you to say so
B.for you to say so
C.Of you saying so
D.for you saying so
16.On weekends when I'm going out, I use the bike if I can _________ the car.
B.rather than not
17.I was _____ as to how I could help him out without hurting his pride.
18.Jane’s dress is similar in design _____ her sister’s.
19.Most students did ____________ in the final exam.
20.It is yet unknown how the new government is going to ____________ the divorce problem.
21.With a school record like yours, _____ why you didn’t try for a university scholarship?
D.i feel pity
22.It ______ that the jewels had been stolen by a traveler.
23.Jack came to the party with a young woman, whom I ______ to be his girl friend.
24.When they ___________ arrived in America, everything seemed to go against them.
A.in the first
D.first of all
25.The classroom was almost empty ______ a desk or two.
D.in addition to
26.He felt rather _____ as he was the only person who wore sportswear at the dinner party.
B.in the way
C.by the way
D.out of place
27.The police investigation discovered that three young men were _____ in the robbery.
28.The problem has ______ simply because you didn’t follow my instruction.
29.In the old days, there were no drugs that could help people __________ heart diseases.
30.At the beginning of this semester, our history professor _____ a list of books for us to read.
31.We are now certain ____________ cigarette smoking is harmful to our health.
32.When I arrived at the university, I was told that I would have to _______ a room to live in.
33.Your comments _______ my work have proved to be helpful.
34.The spy was caught ______, though he died from the wounds the next day.
35.Both the ________ and Henri Becquerel were awarded the Nobel Prize in physics.
C.Pierre and Marie
D.Pierre and Curie
36.He took every _____ to improve his spoken English.
37.Anger, uncertainty, and loss of interest in life often _____________ stress.
C.happen together in
D.Go along with
38.I took someone else’s book ______ mistake.