1.He always takes pride in his work. He is very _______.
2.Ellen did not finish________in time to go to the party with her friends night.
C.to have studied
3.Deserts and high mountains have always been a _______to the movement of people from place to place.
4.It would be completely irresponsible and unethical to use drugs on people that had not been thoroughly tested ________animals.
5.Because there are only two competitors_______, it is almost inevitable that one will receive a majority.
A.in the running
B.for the running
C.in the run
D.for the run
6.It was nine years ago _________Sir Alfred returned from America
7.Peter had his piano _______ yesterday and the result is excellent.
8.She kept the children_________with her stories.
D.to be amused
9.We must ________ that the experiment is controlled as rigidly as possible.
10._________of them know about the plan because it is secret.
11.Scientists will have to__________new methods of increasing the world's food supply.
B.come up for
D.come up with
12.The couple has donated a not _______ amount of money to the foundation.
13.Language consists ________words which we put together into sentences.
14.He made a request _______immediate help.
15.Most people say that the new film is a ______.
16.The lecture which lasted about three hours was so _____that the audience couldn‘t help yawning.
17.Alone in a desert house, he was so busy with his research work that he felt ________ lonely.
A. nothing but
B. anything but
C. all but
D. everything but
18.He felt _______ of what he had done in school.
19.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
20.This is not an economical way to get more water , _____it is very expensive.
B.on the contrary
D.on the other hand
21.There used to be a petrol station near the park, ________?
22."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
23.Not until quite recently ___________that language was closely related to culture.
B.do I realize
C.did I realize
D.I have realized
24.He gave us a good _______ of his experience.
25.The book contained a large ________ of information.
26.I certainly didn’t intend to _______ your plans.
27.Please ______dictionaries when you are not sure of word spelling or meaning.
28.According to one belief, if truth is to be known it will make itself apparent, so one ________ wait instead of searching for it.
D. had best
29.They said he was _________holding public office, so they decided to deprive him of his post.
30.How much are you going to _______ me for repairing this bike?
31.He needed a _______ operation.
32.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
33.Our family doctor’s clinic _______ at the junction of two busy roads.
34.Many people nowadays save money to _______ for their old age.
35.The secretary and headmaster of the school ________present at the meeting.
36.The reception was attended by _______ members of the local community.
37.The _______ of the house is beautifully painted.
38._______nobody at home, the visitor decided to leave a note by the door.
39._________had he gone to sleep than the telephone rang once more.
A.As soon as
40.They did find that ________appears in a dream has far greater influence on mood than ________occurs in the dream.
A.the person ... the thing
B.who ... what
C.who ... that
D.the person who ... which
41.In order to make things convenient for the people, the department is planning to set up some_____ shops in the residential area.
42.The job of a student accommodation officer _______ a great many visits to landladies.
43.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
44.I believe his invention ______of great importance to the industrial development of that country.
45.The next time I buy a TV set, I’m going to buy one with a larger _______.
46.The student said there were a few points in the essay he ______ impossible to comprehend.
47.I never realized that someday I would be married to a _______.
48.Under no circumstances __________anything that will benefit ourselves but harm the interests of the state.
A.should we do
B.we should do
C.we will do
D.did we do
49.This mountain range has many high _______ and fertile valleys.
50.Alan is a good football player and never breaks _______.