1.In Tainwan, 7-ELEVEN stores stay open ___ the clock. It never closes.
2.Selena couldn't make ___ her mind as to which dresses to buy. They all looked pretty to her.
3.Since the typhoon has turned away from us, there is nothing to worry ___ now.
4.Throughout history, games similar ___ modern football have been played around the world.
5.Carbox, together ___ hydrogen and oxygen, forms the body's fats and sugars.
(C) as well
6.The old man is hard ___ hearing. (=deaf)
7.Nowadays only very few students go to school ___.
(A) on feet
(B) on foot
(C) with foot
(D) with feet
8.He moved to the seaside ___ the sake of his health.
9.Crowds of people lined up day and night to get on the roller-coaster ride, regardless ___ the heavy rain.
10.___ regard to the pollution factors, the industrial park planning committee has set up strict standards to monitor them.
11.Regardless of the ___ of the domestic market, using Chinaas an export manufacturing base will eventually generate excellent returns for years to come.
(A) ins and outs
(B) on and off
(C) ups and and downs
(D) within and without
12.After lying in bed for 24 hours, the patient suddenly ___ and asked for a cup for water.
(A) broke out
(B) wore out
(C) came to
(D) made sense
13.He had to stop and ___ because the policeman was following him.
(A) pull over
(B) pull out
(C) pull off
(D) pull down
14.When a police car follows yours, you'd better ___ and wait patiently in your car.
(A) speed up
(B) pull over
(C) run over
(D) take up
15.The terrible flood ___ bridges, houses, and crops. The town soon disappeared.
(A) washed away
(B) washed up
(C) blew away
(D) blew up
16.Excuse me. What time does the next train ___ Tainan?
(A) get on
(B) take off
(C) leave for
(D) drive away
17.More than seven years after its inception, the Kyoto Protocol was finally up and running. From February 16, 2005, countries throughout the world must ___ their promise to cut greenhouse-gas emissions.
(A) make up
(B) make room for
(C) make good
(D) make clear that
18.Never ___ hope even if you are faced with difficulties.
(A) give off
(B) give up
(C) take up
(D) take off
19.The couple decided to ___ after a big quarrel.
(A) break down
(B) break in
(C) break up
(D) break off
20.I'm sorry for being late. My car broke ___ on my way here and I spent over 20 minutes waiting for the bus to come.
21.In New Orleans, many people died ___ hunger becasue they did not have anything to eat.
22.There are plenty of unanswered questions about what went wrong, when it went wrong, and who is ___ fault.
23.The owner of St. Rita's Nursing Home in St. Bernard Parish have been charged ___ negligent homicide.
24.I ___ a pilot some day.
(A) dream to become
(B) dream to becoming
(C) dream of becoming
(D) dream for becoming
25.Researchers are developing computers that link elderly people with such conveniences ___ transport and meal services.