1.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
2.Lots of dependent babies are _______a liability than numbers of the inactive aged.
3.He gave us a good _______ of his experience.
4.One difficulty in translation lies in obtaining a concept match. ________ this is meant that a concept in one language is lost or changed in meaning in translation.
5.Yesterday was such a _______ day we decided to go for a drive.
6.Not until the year of 1954_______made the capital of that province.
A.the city was
B.when the city was
C.was the city
D.that the city was
7.This is not the right _________ to ask for my help; I am far too busy even to listen!
8.That is a _______ point of view. I don’t agree with you.
9.I’m worried about the appearance of the floor. I need to _______ it.
10._________English, he has to study a second foreign language.
A.In addition to
11.I must congratulate you _____the excellent design of the new bridge.
12.In college I _______ in science. What was your major?
13._________the heavy rain, we stayed at home.
14.I never realized that someday I would be married to a _______.
15.You sang well last night. We hope you’ll sing ________.
16.The couple has donated a not _______ amount of money to the foundation.
17.What they are _______ about is which comes first: the chicken or the egg?
18.The thieves fled with the local police close on their ________.
19.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
20.Tomorrow we will _______ our day of independence.
21.Please ______dictionaries when you are not sure of word spelling or meaning.
22.He made a plea _______more time so that he could get the job well done.
23.Grace ________ tears when she heard the sad news.
A. broke in
B. broke into
C. broke off
D. broke through
24.In order to make things convenient for the people, the department is planning to set up some_____ shops in the residential area.
25.You should try to _____your ambition and be more realistic.
26.The party, ________ I was the guest of honour, was extremely enjoyable.
27.Your _______ in teaching is different from mine.
28.Rock music usually _______ the young people in most countries.
29.She was not _________her best in the game today.
30.His __________ brain has worked away on the idea of a universal cure.
31.It is because English is very useful ________we study it hard.
32.________number of errors was surprisingly small.
33.I have no doubt ________he will overcome all his difficulties.
34.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
35.Deserts and high mountains have always been a _______to the movement of people from place to place.
36.You'd better ________things ________if you don't know how to deal with them.
A.to leave ... Alone
B.leave ... Lonely
C.leave ... Alone
D.to leave ... Lonely
37.Good news was sometimes released prematurely, with the British recapture of the port ________ half a day before the defenders actually surrendered.
A. to announce
38.I am a new _______. I was hired yesterday.
39.They serve _______ food in this restaurant.
40.__________ dull he may be, he is certainly a very successful top executive.
41.We can use plastics as a substitute_______wood.
42.She would have to_________her own living when she grows up.
43.He is a T. A. In the Department of English. T. A. Means teaching _______.
44.Experiments show that daydreaming significantly__________to intellectual growth.
45.People and animals are different in their ________to drugs.
46.Nancy is only a sort of _____of her husband’s opinion and has no ideas of her own.
47.Culturally, this country is divided into two _______.
48.During these ten years, many new methods have been _______ in the field of foreigh language teaching.
49.She keeps a supply of candles in the house in case of power____.
50._________had he gone to sleep than the telephone rang once more.
A.As soon as