1401 Johnny! If you throw that pencil in class one more time, you will have ______ to the principal's office!
(A)go directly (B)go indirectly (C)direct and go (D)directly and go
1402 Steve rode his motorcycle too fast. ______, the police gave him a ticket.
(A)However (B)Besides (C)Consequently (D)But
1403 There are still some NT$40 in paper money today, but they are in very ______.
(A)calculated use (B)limited use (C)language use (D)profit use
1404 The sun ______ for telling time in early history.
(A)is used (B)gets used to (C) be used (D)was used
1405 Going swimming in the summer is ______ to be dangerous by some Chinese people.
(A)believed (B)counted (C)regarded (D)thought of
1406 The government built more swimming pools to ______ for everyone in the city to go swimming.
(A)make it possible (B)make it predictable (C)make it limited (D)make it count
1407 You don't know what to write on your best friend's birthday card? Think ______ all the good things she's done!
(A)in (B)with (C)of (D)on
1408 These parks are always crowded ______ people on Sundays.
(A)by (B)in (C)with (D)at
1409 This is a night market. It's empty in the morning, but by nighttime, it will be ______ shops, cars, and people.
(A)crowded with (B)added in (C)neighbors with (D)on its way
1410 Daisy and Mary are friends who live in the same apartment, so they are also ______.
(A)crowded (B)unwelcome (C)roommates (D)backwards
1411 Jean lives ______ the third floor of a five-floor building.
(A)on (B)in (C)at (D)from
1412 The salesman slowly walked ______ the neighborhood, stopping at every door.
(A)by (B)along (C)through (D)with
1413 Shelly ate something bad and ______ very sick yesterday.
(A)became (B)took (C)take (D)added
1414 When you have a 10% chance at winning something, you say you have ______ at winning.
(A)ten chances (B)one chance in ten (C)ten chances in one (D)one-tenth a chance
1415 He only has a cold. Don't worry. He will ______ soon.
(A)get good as (B)in health (C)get well (D)become good
1416 If you rest a lot and eat well, you are going to ______ quickly.
(A)all you can (B)get health (C)get good at (D)get well
1417 The doctor will do ______ to save the sick patient.
(A)what can she (B)get better (C)all she can (D)on her way
1418 My cat hasn't moved for 4 minutes. He looks like he is ______.
(A)asleep (B)sleeps (C)slept (D)sleep
1419 That noisy child is very quiet when he is ______.
(A)sleep (B)asleep (C)sleeps (D)slept
1420 I want to be by myself. Please ______.
(A)leave me to self (B)leave alone (C)leave me alone (D)leave alone to me
1421 Luanne said she would need 5 hours to ______ her English homework. That sounds like a lot of homework!
(A)be working (B)have work (C)work on (D)working to
1422 Paul ______ his English by listening to the radio.
(A)working on (B)works on (C)like to work (D)works to
1423 Francine went to bed early. She said she was ______ watching TV.
(A)tired of (B)tired out (C)tiring of (D)tired to
1424 The doctor insisted the patient ______ a blood test.
(A)got (B)get (C)was gotten (D)getting (5)could have gotten
1425 Someone's at the door. Could you go ______ and see who that is?
(A)forward (B)downstairs (C)backward (D)delay
1426 Mr. and Mrs. Jones have been married for ______ years now!
(A)fourty (B)forty (C)fourtieth (D)fortieth
1427 The last time I saw Jenny was when we were in elementary school. It ______ ten years now.
(A)was (B)has been (C)will be (D)were
1428 Rudy has been working for 4 hours now, but he has not ______ at all.
(A)finishing with (B)finished anything (C)finish anything (D)finish by
1429 The art class needs someone to ______ model. Do you want to do it?
(A)pause as a (B)pose to be (C)pose as a (D)pause from a
1430 Hilda's cat can speak English? I've ______ such a thing!
(A)ever heard of (B)never hear about (C)never heard of (D)never heard from
1431 Please ______ my fish while I'm away this weekend.
(A)keep an eye on (B)keep eyes for (C)have eyes on (D)put eye on
1432 The window is so dirty that no one can ______ of the window.
(A)see out (B)look into (C)see by (D)look for
1433 The weather is terrible outside. The wind is ______ icy rain.
(A)mixed up (B)mixing from (C)mixing up (D)mixed with
1434 The baby was hungry when she ______ from her sleep.
(A)sat up (B)continued (C)paused (D)woke up
1435 The sun is too strong. Please ______ the shade.
(A)pull down (B)pull out (C)pull away (D)pull through
1436 Kevin is always late for class. But ______, he is on time today.
(A)to our surprise (B)to be surprised (C)we surprised (D)surprising with
1437 That leaf has become dry. The edges have ______ brown.
(A)delayed (B)continued (C)become (D)stared
1438 Sam misses his girlfriend every day. For Sam, his days ______.
(A)continue magically (B)pass slowly (C)wake up coldly (D)delay slowly
1439 It's winter time already, but that leave is still ______ holding onto the tree!
(A)continues (B)mixed with (C)magically (D)stare at
1440 If nobody needs to use the restroom, let's ______ to walk.
(A)continue (B)delay (C)pause (D)stare at
1441 John is so sick that he can't even ______ by himself. He just lies in bed all day.
(A)sit up (B)pose (C)delay (D)pause
1442 Loren hates taking out the trash. He does that ______ every time.
(A)continues (B)silly (C)magically (D)unwillingly
1443 Darren ______ a little and looked at us quietly before finally telling us the bad news.
(A)delay (B)paused (C)posed (D)continued.
1444 How beautiful ______! She must be the best musician in the world!
(A)her music is (B)is her music (C)is music herself (D)she is music
1445 I ______ that we go out to dinner. What do you think?
(A)keep (B)suggest (C)pause (D)hope
1446 The king ______ that his soldiers find the princess by Monday, otherwise they will all die.
(A)demanded (B)requested (C)suggested (D)shouted
1447 Sarah has been playing the piano ______ she was five.
(A)since (B)despite (C)at (D)although
1448 You can learn a lot about life ______ what older people say.
(A)listening to (B)by listening to (C)by listening at (D)listening in
1449 Our guide did such a bad job that everyone in the group had a lot to ______.
(A)discuss about (B)improve on (C)complain about (D)look up to
1450 Stop complaining about the problem. Let's ______ ways to fix it.
(A)sit around (B)judge (C)try them out (D)think of
1451 On Christmas day, my family likes to sit and talk about things that happened ______ the year.
(A)during (B)after (C)on (D)through
1452 I don't know which painting is the best. I will ______ the judges decide.
(A)call (B)use (C)let (D)try
1453 Carl got a new video game on his birthday. He couldn't wait to ______.
(A)try out it (B)try on it (C)try for it (D)try it out
1454 I know I tried my best. It doesn't matter ______ I win or not.
(A)whether (B)that (C)can (D)be
1455 Alan didn't do well on his test. But ______ he knows what he needs to study now.
(A)at first (B)at the very least (C)in the least (D)for the least
1456 Lucy needs our help on how she can improve ______ her math score.
(A)up (B)to (C)on (D)in
1457 Henry is very nervous before the test, and he can't ______ a way to calm down.
(A)make out (B)wear out (C)talk to (D)think of
1458 After dinner, my family likes to sit ______ and talk about our day.
(A)around (B)through (C)on (D)by
1459 That little girl is pointing ______ the toy she likes.
(A)on (B)at (C)up (D)in
1460 Kevin ______ the idea for this song from watching his dog.
(A)makes (B)enter (C)insert (D)got
1461 Before you turn in a test, always ______ possible mistakes.
(A)look at (B)look for (C)look through (D)look on
1462 My best friend always helps me ______ ways to solve my problems.
(A)find out (B)get out (C)figure out (D)put out
1463 In every house, ______ there are children, there are noises.
(A)for the time (B)as long as (C)all over (D)at the conclusion
1464 Superstitions are ______ about things people could not explain.
(A)believes (B)believe (C)beliefs (D)believing
1465 When it started to rain, the students without umbrellas held books ______ their heads.
(A)on (B)to (C)by (D)over
1466 The custom of tossing paper or rice ______ quite a bit of litter on the steps of the church.
(A)resulted from (B)was resulted (C)resulted in (D)was resulted of
1467 Many children believe that their grandparents are living ______ heaven.
(A)in (B)on (C)over (D)above
1468 Tonya looks ______ beautiful in her new dress.
(A)special (B)specially (C)especially (D)much
1469 Mary jumped back ______ the sight of a snake.
(A)in (B)at (C)to (D)by
1470 The movie was so bad that we left before it was ______.
(A)over (B)end (C)finish (D)finishing
1471 Black cats are widely believed ______ unlucky.
(A)be (B)to be (C)being (D)been
1472 You can't have my book, but you can borrow it on a temporary ______.
(A)time (B)toss (C)loan (D)tradition
1473 It is perhaps ______ that reason that a new custom is evolving.
(A)for (B)by (C)to (D)in
1474 The TV reporters started to take pictures of the movie stars as they ______ from the cars.
(A)evolved (B)emerged (C)believed (D)instructed
1475 Writing with a pen has the ______ not being able to erase the mistake.
(A)disadvantage of (B)problem with (C)trouble by (D)conclusion in
1476 The teacher wants the class to sing for the principal ______ the conclusion ______ the ceremony.
(A)in; to (B)at; of (C)on; to (D)in; of
1477 A: How would you like to help me clean the toilets?B: ______. I think I will go study.
(A)No trouble (B)No problem (C)No way (D)Any time
1479 A: Call me when you get home.B: Why? It's only an 8-minute walk.A: I know, but you can never be ______ your safety when it is this late.
(A)too emotional about (B)too tired (C)too careful about (D)too happy about
1480 A: I have three big tests this Friday. I have to study for all of them.B: Maybe you can study a little bit of each subject every day.A: No, that will ______. I think I will study only one subject each day.
(A)teach me (B)convince me (C)relax me (D)disgus
1481 A: ______ to get for my mom's birthday.B: How about 12 roses? She will love that!
(A)I don't know what (B)How should I (C)I don't know why (D)What's for me
1483 A: Would you like a hamburger? B: No thanks. I ______ meat in it.
(A)hate hamburgers (B)hate anything got (C)hate anything with (D)hate everything has
1484 A: I thought you didn't like Hello Kitty.B: That's right. I hate Hello Kitty.A: Then why do you have a Kitty bag?B: But ______. I bought the bag because the bag was cool, not because of Kitty.
(A)what was that you said (B)that's different (C)you always k
1485 A: You are a very emotional person!B: How can you say that? ______A: Well, you cry every time you see a sad movie.
(A)Give me a count. (B)Give me an estimate. (C)Give me a prediction. (D)Give me an example.
1486 A: I'm too tired to go jogging with you. B: Let's jog to the ice cream store. A: OK. You ______ make me want to go jogging.
(A)can always know (B)always know how to (C)know what to (D)do whatever
1487 A: What was the first thing you had to learn when you started learning English? B: I had to start with the ______. You know, the ABC's.
(A)disciple (B)astrology (C)alphabets (D)Arabic
1488 A: Have you talked to Michael since he moved to his new house?B: No, I don't have his new phone number.A: Then maybe you can go visit him.B: I can't. I forgot to ask for his new ______.
(A)evidence (B)alphabet (C)profit (D)phone number
1489 A: What is this? Part VII?B: The VII means seven. The Romans used letters for numbers.A: Really? Are they still used today by a lot of people?B: No. Today, the Roman numerals are only ______ use today.
(A)in some (B)in limited (C)in calculated (D)in es
1490 A: Who broke all these things in the house?!B: It was the baby. He just learned how to walk, and he broke everything ______.
(A)by his way (B)on his way (C)in the way (D)on way to
1491 A: I don't want to take the medicine. It tastes bad! B: Take the medicine, and you will ______ more quickly.
(A)be good (B)get health (C)be welling (D)get well
1492 A: We can go into the house now. The dog is asleep.B: I think he will wake up ______ we walk by him. Let's go somewhere else.
(A)quickly as (B)as soon as (C)as asleep as (D)as awake as
1493 A: What do you think you will do this summer?B: I think I will ______ my uncle's restaurant so I can make some money.
(A)working to (B)be work for (C)work for (D)work to
1494 A: Thank you for helping the old people at the hospital. How much does the hospital pay you?B: I don't ______ money. I like helping people.
(A)work for (B)work at (C)want for (D)want at
1495 A: I hate my job. My boss yells at me all the time. He's driving me crazy.B: So why don't you quit?A: I don't want to quit. The pay is very good.B: So you would rather ______ money than for your happiness.
(A)working for (B)work for (C)working to (D)wor
1496 A: If I don't pass this English test I will die.B: Stop talking ______! It's only a test!
(A)no sense (B)that way (C)common sense (D)senseless
1497 A: The sky is falling! The sky is falling!B: Stop ______! It's only raining!
(A)talking this (B)speaking no sense (C)saying bad sense (D)talking nonsense
1498 A: Come and look at this dog!B: What's so interesting ______ a dog?
(A)on (B)to (C)about (D)with
1499 A: I will give you a hundred dollars if you smile.B: ______! A smile is not worth that much!
(A)You've got to be kidding (B)You've been kidding (C)You got kidding (D)You are to be kidding
1500 Volunteer work is strong in the US, ______ volunteers come in all ages and backgrounds.
(A)which (B)where (C)that (D)what