1.Peng Qi is a good football player and never breaks ____.
2.Rumors are everywhere, spreading fear, damaging reputations, and turning calm situations into ____ ones.
3.Mary is ____.She is a bit too strong.
(A)on a diet
(B)at a diet
(C)on a dieting
(D)going for dieting
4.To shut your eyes to the facts, _____ many of you often do, is foolish.
5.When I visited the area after the hurricane, I became ____ by what I saw.
6.All the students of this university have free ____ to the Internet via a broadband connection.
7.If you want this painkiller, you'll have to ask the doctor for a ____ .
8.Death is just a part of life, something we're all ____ to do.
9.As we joined the big crowd，I got ____ from my friends.
10.A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad ____ .
11.A man of words and not of ____ is like a garden full of weeds.
12.Once you get to know your mistakes, you should ____ them as soon as possible.
13.Miracles sometimes ____ , but one has to work terribly for them.
14.The man with a new idea is a crank ____ the idea succeeds.
15.He is easily ____ so I do not like to talk with him.
16.Make greater efforts, and you are sure to reach your goal ____.
17.The news item about the fire is followed by a detailed report made on the ____ .
18.You can't sneeze and keep your eyes ____ at the same time.
19.One reason for the successes of Asian immigrants in the US is that they have taken great ____ to educate their children.
20.As we know, knowledge is the ____ condition for expansion of the mind.
21.As your instructor advised, you ought to spend your time on something ____ researching into.
22.I don't think you can persuade him; he always ____ to what he believes.
23.A large part of human activity, particularly in relation to the environment, is ____ conditions or events.
(A)in response to
(B)in favor of
(C)in contrast to
(D)in excess of
24.Language belongs to each member of the society, to the cleaner ____ to the professor.
(A)as far as
(B)the same as
(C)as much as
(D)as long as
25.The sports meet will be ____ till next week because of the bad weather.
26.Though the imitation jewelry can fool many people, they cannot ____ up to an expert's close examination.
27.The crowd went ____ as soon as the singer stepped onto the stage.
28.Your improper words will give ____ to doubts concerning your true intentions.
29.You do not have to be ____ than your manager in order to manage the relationship.
30.Well, her parents wouldn't allow her to go to the party, but she still ____ .
31.____ unemployment and crime are high, it can be assumed that the latter is due to the former.
32.There is a feeling in me ____ we will never know what a UFO is.
33.When you have finished with the book, don't forget to return it to Tim, ____?
34.His inclination to succumb to flattery made him ____ to the cajolery of people who wished to take advantage of him.
35.In the past, we used to believe that ____ amounts of individual nutrients were the key to good health.
36.The University of Bristol has launched an award to formalise the achievements of students who ____ time to activities outside their courses.
37.Thanks to modern irrigation, crops now grow abundantly in areas where once ____ cacti and sagebrush could live.
38.The conference ____ in Beijing next week is bound to be a great success.
(D)to be held
39.I waited there for thirty minutes; that seemed ____ hours to me.
40.It's getting late. I'd rather ____ you now.
41.It is not so much the language ____ the cultural background that makes the book difficult to understand.
42.Fool ____ Jerry is, he could not have done such a thing.
43.After ____ seemed an endless wait, it was his turn to enter the personnel manager's office.