1.Because of my poor English I’m afraid I can’t make myself _______.
2.The birth rate in a city _____ to fall as its gross domestic product (GDP) rises steadily.
3.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
4.The theater can well _____________ 500 people.
5.Recently the newspapers have reported several _____ on the boundaries of Israel and Jordan.
6.In the old days, there were no drugs that could help people __________ heart diseases.
7.The sudden change of weather made the temperature _____ a lot.
8.It is yet unknown how the new government is going to ____________ the divorce problem.
9.The football game will be played on _____.
C.the sixth of June
D.the six of June
10.He had been _____ to give up much of his time to housework.
11.It takes ____________ of six months for a new type of computers to be produced.
12.We don’t like it, but we have to _____ up with it.
13.Robert looked as if he were about to _____ when his motives were questioned.
14.It is important to ______ people with respect and understanding.
15.With a school record like yours, _____ why you didn’t try for a university scholarship?
D.i feel pity
16.His parents died when he was young, so he was ______ by his aunt.
17.As I am sure Jenny is very honest, I ______ she stole the money.
18.Can you think of anything else to talk about? I don't like this subject ________.
19.Please keep an eye on my luggage, and I’ll be back _____.
B.in no time
C.at one time
D.at a time
20.A new premier has been ______.
21.He did poorly in his test, because he _______ a lot of mistakes.
22.We are now certain ____________ cigarette smoking is harmful to our health.
23.How we _____ a chance to visit your great country!
24.The movie star _____ with your sister, didn’t he?
A.was used to dance
B.used to dancing
C.used to dance
D.was used to dancing
25.The police investigation discovered that three young men were _____ in the robbery.
26.It was not a serious accident; the car needs only some _____ repairs.
27.Most students did ____________ in the final exam.
28.The best students are ______ special scholarships.
29.He ______ as though he had never in his life seen me before.
A.went past me
D.went away from me
30.He never ______ any gifts from people on Christmas Day.
31.If you need more money, you'll have to go to the bank ___________.
32._____ 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
33.About ___________ students have joined the English Literature Society.
A.three hundred of
B.three hundreds of
34.When they ___________ arrived in America, everything seemed to go against them.
A.in the first
D.first of all
35.Joe __________ last night and hurt his leg badly.
B.made a trip
C.had a trip
D.took a trip
36.When I arrived at the university, I was told that I would have to _______ a room to live in.
37.Tobacco smoking is seen more often in the countryside ____________.
A.more than cities
C.rather than cities
D.than in the cities
38.The actual cost of the building was much higher than our original _____.
39.Anger, uncertainty, and loss of interest in life often _____________ stress.
C.happen together in
D.Go along with
40.Henry looked very much _____ when he was caught cheating in the biology exam.
41.The spy was caught ______, though he died from the wounds the next day.
42.I received a _____ parcel yesterday and I am still wondering who may have sent it.
43.If you study English _______ Marie Curie did her scientific work, you will surely become very good at the language.
D.by the way
44.Mike telephoned me as soon as he got _____________.
45.It ______ that the jewels had been stolen by a traveler.
46.At the beginning of this semester, our history professor _____ a list of books for us to read.
47.This is ___________ there is for me to say at the moment.
48.I took someone else’s book ______ mistake.