1.They have already _______ the telephone in their new home
2.I could hear nothing but the roar of the airplane engines which __all other sounds.
3.During the war, many soldiers were killed not by _______, but by disease.
4.He was sent to London on a special _______.
5.The eldest child is thoroughly ____because they always give him whatever he wants.
6.Unfortunately, the new edition of dictionary is __________ in all major bookshops.
A.out of reach
B.out of stock
C.out of business
D.out of season
7.It's ________ my power to make final decision on the matter.
8.The hands on my alarm clock are ( ), so I can see what time it is in the dark.
9.The survival ________ of some wild animals is not very high as they are ruthlessly hunted for their skins.
10.They’re going to build a big office block on that __ piece of land.
11.The Government’s policies will come under close __ in the weeks before the election.
12.His manner was so pleasant that Bella felt at ____ with him at once.
13.Very few people could understand his lecture because the subject was very __.
14.The English proverb ‘_______ the rod and spoil the child’ means that if you deep from punishing the child, you will spoil its character.
15.Nancy was surprised that they have ____. They seemed to be a happy couple.
16.The _______ was only sentenced to pay a fine of $10,000.
17.Please be _______. Your question is too general.
18.I won’t pay 20 for the coat; it’s not worth ________.
A. all that much
B. that much all
C. that all much
D. much all that
19.The central theatre has a seating __________ of more than 3,000 people.
20.Water is as _______ to fish as air is to man.
21.Being in no great hurry, ( ).
A.we went the long route with scenery
B.the long, scenic route was our preference
C.we took the long scenic route
D.our preference was taking the long, scenic route
22.I am _______ enough to make up my own mind. You do not need to teach me.
23.Millions of people around the world have some type of physical, mental, or emotional ( ) that severely limits their abilities to manage their daily activities.
24.I was crossing the street and was almost hit by an ( ).
25.I bought a camera lens yesterday. Its _______ quality is excellent.
26.This is what I could do. There is no other _______ for me.
27.The city was ( ) to rubbles.
28.In the ( ) English reading course, the students have to read a lot.
29.If you want to make a call, first, pick up the _______,then deposit a coin in the slot.
30.According to Mr. Green, this is a ( ) problem.
31.Professor Li ( ) in doing his experiment for nearly ten years.
32.When they returned to the river, they found that the boat had _______ away.
33.It is my hope that everyone in this class should __ their errors before it is too late.
34.Since our knowledge is __ none of us can exclude the possibility of being wrong.
35.The cripple __________ along the hospital corridor.
36.As soon as I complete my training here, I am going to be a ( ) expert.
37.Is it true that those old houses are being pulled down ________ new office blocks?
A. to accommodate
B. to provide for
C. to increase
D. to make room for
38.She is too _______ to answer questions in the class.
39.Jack wants to be ( ) when he grows up.
40.The furniture in her bedroom is quite different from __________ in the living room.
41.Professor Li _______ in doing his experiment for nearly ten years.
42.Thanks for the advice, but this is something I have to ( ) out myself.
43.How much per gallon is this ( )?
44.He was ________ admittance to the theatre for not being properly dressed.
45.He was ( ) admittance to the theatre for not being properly dressed.
46.Slavery was __________ in Canada in 1833, and Canadian authorities encouraged the slaves, who escaped from America, to settle on its vast virgin land
47.The water ( ) from the tap and damaged all the books in my study.
48.Cancer is a group of diseases in which there is uncontrolled and disordered growth of ( ) cells.
49.Please put your ( ) on this application form.
50.He did not go to the party last night, which _______ her feelings deeply.