1.The criminal ＿＿＿ the rich man's only son and demanded money for his safe return.
2.The bride looked so pretty in that ＿＿＿ dress.
3.My brother left the house ＿＿＿ without breakfast because he was so late for school.
4.Since this is such a good job, you have to be very ＿＿＿ to get it.
5.The employee who was late for work just give his boss the ＿＿＿ excuse of traffic jam.
6.Tom ＿＿＿ an old friend in the crow and waves to her.
7.A power failure ＿＿＿ darkened the whole city, and it was not until two hours later that electricity was restored.
8.Mike arrived at the meeting ＿＿＿ at ten o'clock - as it was scheduled - not a minute early or late.
9.With her teacher' and parents' ＿＿＿, Jane regained her confidence and has made great progress.
10.Hundreds of people ＿＿＿ in the desert storm and many more were left homeless.
11.Mr. Li is a senior ＿＿＿ at a local bank. He keeps and examines financial records of people and companies.
12.The traffic on Main Street was ＿＿＿ for several hours due to a car accident in which six people were injured.
13.Now that my computer is connected to the Internet, I can browse e-papers, send and receive e-mail, and ＿＿＿ software.
14.The jury spent over five hours trying to decide whether the defendant is ＿＿＿ or guilty.
15.Jack doesn't look ＿＿＿, but he is, in fact, excellent at sports, especially baseball.
16.One of Jane's finest qualities is that she takes the ＿＿＿. She always takes the necessary action and does not wait foe orders
17.Christina loves reading, so she ＿＿＿ second-hand bookstores all over the city.
18.The politician was ＿＿＿ criticized by the media for saying an inappropriate remark.
19.The window needs ＿＿＿ immediately because winter is fast approaching.
20.The security guard had to ＿＿＿ the crazy fan when she jumped on stage at the concert.
21.Albert was ＿＿＿ to find out what he was getting for his upcoming birthday.
22.I had an ＿＿＿ experience at the restaurant last week. I'll never eat there again.
23.My sister's rude behavior ＿＿＿ my father, so she is grounded for a week.
24.Sam claimed that he saw the famous singer ＿＿＿ when he was in London
(A)off the record
(B)in the end
25.The ＿＿＿ of the park in our neighborhood is that children will have a safe place to play.