1.His proposal is _______ to all of us and you do not need to tell us more about it.
2.________our expectation, the experiment turned out to be a complete failure.
3.Under no _______ will I go there again.
4.You have your choice of three _______ of ice cream.
5.The thieves fled with the local police close on their ________.
6.His wife had only her husband's interests_________.
A.on her heart
C.at her heart
7.The president is believed __________ill.
A.that he has fallen
B.to have fallen
D.that he is
8.The more we looked at the abstract painting,__________.
A.the less we liked it
B.better we liked it
C.we liked it less
D.it looked better
9.The reason for his being late is _______his bicycle went wrong on the way.
10._______nobody at home, the visitor decided to leave a note by the door.
11.I am surprised _______ this city is a dull place to live in.
A.that you should think
B.by what you are thinking
C.that you would think
D.with what you were thinking
12.Those people ________ a general understanding of the present situation.
A. lack of
B.are lacking of
D.are in lack
13.Grace ________ tears when she heard the sad news.
A. broke in
B. broke into
C. broke off
D. broke through
14.Land belongs to the city; there is ________ thing as private ownership of land.
A.no such a
15.The tone of the article ________ the writer’s mood at the time.
16.He gave us a good _______ of his experience.
17."Mr. Green is likely ______about this meeting. Why hasn't he come?"
B.to be notified
C.to have been notified
D.to be notifying
18.He is fond of jazz, rock_________.
A.and so like
B.and the like
19.The party, ________ I was the guest of honour, was extremely enjoyable.
20.Either my father or my brothers_______to the party.
A.are going to come
D.is going to come
21.The young man was all_____when he began his new job.
A.at the sea
C.in the sea
22.We needn't__________. Everything turned _________all right in the end.
A.worry ... up
B.worry ... down
C.have worried ... out
D.have worried ... on
23.Would he have seen you if you hadn’t _______ to him?
24.The slogan _________to remind the candidate and the staff ________the campaign focused on the nation's slow-moving economy.
A.meant ... of keeping
B.was meaning ... to keep
C.was meant ... to keep
D.had meant ... with keeping
25._________English, he has to study a second foreign language.
A.In addition to
26.The residents, __________had been damaged by the flood, were given help by the Red Cross.
A.all their homes
B.all of whose homes
C.all whose homes
D.all of their homes
27.The individual TV viewer invariably senses that he or she is ________ an anonymous, statistically insignificant part of a huge and diverse audience.
B. anything but
C. no less than
D.nothing more than
28.In the constitutional history of more than two hundred years the party ________has been overturned by the party out of power 18 times at the level of presidential elections.
B.in the power
C.in a power
D.in his power
29.Lots of dependent babies are _______a liability than numbers of the inactive aged.
30.Peter had his piano _______ yesterday and the result is excellent.
31.A Philippine maid was executed in Singapore after being _________murder.
32.Nowadays advertising costs are no longer in reasonable ________ to the total cost of the product.
33.Evidence _________indicates that you attend to one idea at a time.
C.of the date
D.to the date
34._________he had told us the truth in the first place, things wouldn't have gone so wrong.
C.On condition that
35.This is not an economical way to get more water , _____it is very expensive.
B.on the contrary
D.on the other hand
36.Culturally, this country is divided into two _______.
37.I certainly didn’t intend to _______ your plans.
38.Many people nowadays save money to _______ for their old age.
39.She felt suitably humble just as she ________ when he had first taken a good look at her city self, hair waved and golden, nails red and pointed.
C. would have and
D. has had
40.Attempts to ______this old system have been made in every presidential election in the past one hundred years, but the system has survived all assaults.
41.He is determined to give__________.
B.up to smoke
C.in to smoke
42.So involved with their computers ________ that leaders at summer computer camps often have to force them to break for sports and games.
A.became the children
B.become the children
C.had the children become
D.do the children become
43.If I were in movie, then it would be about time that I ________ my head in my hands for a cry.
B. am burying
D. would bury
44.A general _______ is held in the United States every four years.
45.That is a _______ point of view. I don’t agree with you.
46.________we understand what Jet Lag is, we can go some way to overcome it.
47.Our family doctor’s clinic _______ at the junction of two busy roads.
48.We are in a difficult position in ________we have nobody properly qualified for this work.
49.He spends most of his spare time ________English.
50.Now that spring is here, you can ______these fur coats till you need them again next winter.