1.It ______ me two hours to find your new house.
2.Three fourths of the earth's surface ______ water.
3.He wasn't going to the movies, ______？
4.Of all the patients in intensive care units who are at ______ of dying, some 20 percent present difficult ethical choices-whether to keep trying to save the life.
5.This machine could pull up trees as if they ______ weeds.
6.By the time we meet again, summer ______.
(D)will have arrived
7.I will go ______ how long it will take me to get there.
8.He finds it easy ______ English as a foreign language.
9.We will ______ these great tree before the typhoon comes.
10.______ of this house has been removed by the servants.
11.Mr. Meyer knows ______.
(A)what does that word mean
(B)what means that word
(C)what that word means
(D)what meaning has that word
12.______ you please tell me your address？
13.To our surprise, he escaped ______ in the accident.
(A)to be hurt
(B)to have been hurt
14.If only I ______ to ski then.
15.If you ______ with George yesterday morning, you would not be so angry now.
16.The boy is too young ______.
(A)not to be able to go to school
(B)to go to school
(C)that he cannot go to school
(D)for himself to go to school
17.I am sorry I cannot find ______ of the two books you lent me.
18.All of his friends were opposed to ______ a party because of cost.
19.The minister will ______ at the meeting.
20.Your tent blew in the storm, but theirs ______.
21.I cannot find my ticket；I ______ it.
(C)must have lost
(D)need have lost
22.They drove to the farm in the afternoon and spent the night there, ______ they could start out early the next morning.
(C)so long as
23.Mr. Johnson will ______ go.
(D)be unable to
24.The teachers were ______ with the student's progress.