1.Jane’s dress is similar in design _____ her sister’s.
2.The football game will be played on _____.
C.the sixth of June
D.the six of June
3.How we _____ a chance to visit your great country!
4.The small village has been turned _______ a large town.
5.He didn't ____________ their advice, and in the end had to pay for the loss.
6.Jack came to the party with a young woman, whom I ______ to be his girl friend.
7.Vickie had most probably _____ her for another sort of girl.
8.Recently the newspapers have reported several _____ on the boundaries of Israel and Jordan.
9.I received a _____ parcel yesterday and I am still wondering who may have sent it.
10.Henry looked very much _____ when he was caught cheating in the biology exam.
11.The classroom was almost empty ______ a desk or two.
D.in addition to
12.Please keep an eye on my luggage, and I’ll be back _____.
B.in no time
C.at one time
D.at a time
13.Don't worry about his illness. At his age he will be well again __________.
A.in his time
C.in no time
D.in good time
14.These courses, if properly conducted, will _____ the minds of the students.
15.I can’t tell the ______ difference between the twin sisters.
16.The movie star _____ with your sister, didn’t he?
A.was used to dance
B.used to dancing
C.used to dance
D.was used to dancing
17.We are now certain ____________ cigarette smoking is harmful to our health.
18.He felt rather _____ as he was the only person who wore sportswear at the dinner party.
B.in the way
C.by the way
D.out of place
19.Because of my poor English I’m afraid I can’t make myself _______.
20.The birth rate in a city _____ to fall as its gross domestic product (GDP) rises steadily.
21.He took every _____ to improve his spoken English.
22.It was not a serious accident; the car needs only some _____ repairs.
23.The actual cost of the building was much higher than our original _____.
24.Marie Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics ________ in chemistry.
B.as well as
D.the same as
25.On weekends when I'm going out, I use the bike if I can _________ the car.
B.rather than not
26.It takes ____________ of six months for a new type of computers to be produced.
27.As I am sure Jenny is very honest, I ______ she stole the money.
28.About ___________ students have joined the English Literature Society.
A.three hundred of
B.three hundreds of
29.In order to look at sea life closely, people have to _____ some kinds of special equipment.
30.Joe __________ last night and hurt his leg badly.
B.made a trip
C.had a trip
D.took a trip
31.In the old days, there were no drugs that could help people __________ heart diseases.
32.He ______ as though he had never in his life seen me before.
A.went past me
D.went away from me
33.It is impossible to live in society and be independent _____ society.
34.Mike telephoned me as soon as he got _____________.
35.The sudden change of weather made the temperature _____ a lot.
36.At the beginning of this semester, our history professor _____ a list of books for us to read.
37.This is ___________ there is for me to say at the moment.
38.Don’t _____ the camera ______ unless you are sure you can put it together.
A.take … off
B.work … out
C.set … off
D.take … apart
39.There is no _____ in applying for that job as you are not properly qualified.
40.When he was set free after twenty years in prison, he was amazed ______ the changes he found.
41.We must recover the stolen goods at all _____.
42.It is the boy’s laziness that _____ his failure in the exams.
43.He doesn’t seem at all sorry for ______ he has done.
44.He spoke so quickly that I didn’t ______ what he said.
45.If you need more money, you'll have to go to the bank ___________.
46.It is important to ______ people with respect and understanding.
47.He did poorly in his test, because he _______ a lot of mistakes.
48.I took someone else’s book ______ mistake.