1.64. The thief ______ the room, took the precious diamond and went away.
2.118. He was punished __________ he should make the same mistake again.
3.53. Two problems seem to ______ if we take this line of persuasion with school boards and parents.
4.32. The southern part of the United States has become familiar ______ people around the world through such movies as "Gone With The Wind".
5.101. The fire was finally brought under control, but not __________ extensive damage had been caused.
6.65. On arriving at Singapore, we telephoned to ______ our mother’s uneasiness.
7.91. By the time he arrives in Beijing, we __________ here for tow days.
A.have been staying
D.will have stayed
8.30. We are going to Florida as soon as ______ taking our final exams.
9.81. My father has lived a long life, and done enough to _______ great respect in his town.
10.39. I like black coffee so much because the stronger it is, ______ .
A.I like it better
B.the more I like
C.the better I like it
D.I like it more
11.67. As luck would have it, we have won three victories in ______.
12.110. Jack wishes that he __ business instead of history when he was in university.
D.had been studying
13.4. You must concentrate your attention ______ the main contradiction involved in the problem.
14.57. A policeman's first duty is the ______ of the people.
15.7. Miss Evans knows that Arthur and I can't be ______ the same committee. We are not compatible.
16.92. According to the American federal government, residents of Hawaii have the longest life __________: 77.2 years.
17.58. We watched the backward ______ of the tide.
18.99. In recent years much more emphasis has been put __________ developing the students' productive skills.
19.23. ______ at the airport, Mrs. Robertson felt a great burden taken off her shoulders.
A.Seen her two sisters-in-law off
B.Having seen her two sisters-in law off
C.With her two sisters-in-law seen off
D.By seeing her two sisters-in-law off
20.6. I won't have you answer me ______ that manner.