1.As airplane pilots fly for many long hours, they are ____________ for the safety of hundreds of people on board.
2.Based on their study results, scientists have found that there is a close ____________ between stressful jobs and increased illness.
3.A producer for a popular television show is always looking for people with unusual ____________ to perform on the show.
4.More and more students ____________ that with a good knowledge of English, they will have more opportunities to find a good job.
5.Some students might be expelled from schools for ____________ their
computers, such as illegal downloads.
6.Doctors point out that stress, ____________, and lack of friends can have a negative influence on sick people.
7.David is now the best student in high school. It’s ____________ that he will get a scholarship to the state university.
8.The weather changes so ____________ that no one can accurately predict what it will be like the next day.
9.If you want to eat in that popular restaurant on weekend, you’d better make a reservation in ____________.
10.She wasted so much money on luxuries that she ran into ____________ very soon.
11.Whenever I am in trouble, he always helps me out. I really ____________ his assistance.
12.He is filling out a visa application ____________ because he is going to visit South Africa next month.
13.Studying should be the ____________ of a student, not working part-time.
14.A university president has a high social ____________, and (s)he is highly respected by the people.
15.Since water shortage in many regions is getting worse, it is predictable that the world will be facing water ____________ soon.
16.The ____________ between the government and the general people of Egypt led to an eighteen-day demonstration, which caused the President to step down.
17.The road to the border was closed, and the soldiers were forced to alter their plans.
18.All city council members decided to ____________ a percentage of their income to the poor.
19.Due to the hard economic times, we can expect a ____________ in job vacancies.
20.Mary started her ____________ as a high school teacher as soon as she graduated from college, and is still in love with her job at this moment.
21.The patient’s chronic illness has ____________ her so much that she has difficulty walking.
22.Patrick has just got a next-week ____________ for a comedy movie and he looks very happy right now.
23.The manager decided to offer a bargain price to increase sales and discourage ____________.
24.A relief team rescued 500 villagers from mudslides caused by the typhoon, but there were still five people who ____________ into thin air and were never seen again.
25.In August 2011 Steve Jobs wrote, “Unfortunately, that day has come.” Then he knew he could no longer ____________ the expectations of his position as the CEO of the company.
26.Cheating at the game ruined the most valuable players’ ____________.
27.Americans were surprised to find that their country was ____________ number thirteen in quality of life worldwide.
28.A Boeing 787 made an ____________ landing earlier this week because of the plane’s overcharged batteries.
29.Angry college students and ____________ of freedom of speech accuse the press buyers of trying to control our media industry.
30.The weather has recently been ____________ and this may cause illnesses.
31.The report has to be ____________ to the board of directors next Friday for approval.
32.Studies have found that alcohol can cause or worsen the common ____________ of sneezing, itching, and coughing.
33.May’s mother made a quick ____________ from her sickness after taking the medicine.