1901 To give a speech ______ a large audience takes much courage. (A) at the top of (B) in front of (C) for the purpose of (D) in charge of
1902 Hanging out with many people is not ______ having many friends. (A) familiar with (B) as soon as (C) a deal of (D) the same as
1903 Some teenagers work hard on being popular. ______, the best way is to be truly friendly to everyone. (A) At last (B) In fact (C) As a result (D) In sum
1904 ______ my grandmother saw the snake, she turned pale. (A) In case (B) Even if (C) As soon as (D) As long as
1905 Jenny is a famous lawyer. Her parents ______ her. (A) see much of (B) land a punch on (C) look down on (D) take pride in
1906 The husband and wife have a lot ______ in their values. (A) in sight (B) in crowd (C) in sum (D) in common
1907 Although I have grown up, my parents still ______ me as a little girl. (Please choose the wrong answer.) (A) think of (B) see (C) consider (D) view
1908 Jessica is a talented girl. ______, she can play the piano and speak five languages. (A) As a result (B) On the contrary (C) In sum (D) For example
1909 Linda asks too much of herself. ______ she often feels stress. (A) It's because (B) That's why (C) It depends (D) That's how
1910 Sara takes an interest in many subjects. She likes math and English; she loves music ______. (A) more often (B) on the other hand (C) as well (D) instead
1911 Mother reminded me ______ Grandpa's birthday and asked me to get him a present. (A) to (B) that (C) of (D) with
1912 ______ list contains the names of regular customers of the restaurant. (A) The follow (B) Following (C) The following (D) Followed
1913 After their parents died, the elder brother ______ a parent to take care of his sisters. (A) worked for (B) acted as (C) played with (D) starred in
1914 Aesop's fables often ______ readers a very important ______. (A) teach; lesson (B) teach; class (C) learn; lesson (D) give; class
1915 I always ______ Auntie Polly ______ my mother. (A) consider; X (B) think of; X (C) consider; as (D) see of; as
1916 If you ______ your teacher's shoes, you'll know why she had to punish you at that time. (A) stand in (B) turn in (C) hand in (D) get in
1917 The naughty boy often ______ trouble in school. (A) makes into (B) turns into (C) forms into (D) gets into
1918 I met Joe last Christmas, and I haven't heard from him since ______. (A) so far (B) that day (C) this moment (D) up to now
1919 Whenever the former minister ______, armed police accompanied him. (A) won a case (B) came to an end (C) went to court (D) happened to
1920 After the basketball player was seriously injured, his career ______. (A) won his case (B) caught up with (C) came across (D) came to an end
1921 The chase ______ after two hours because the robber ran out of gas. (A) won a case (B) went to court (C) gave in (D) came to an end
1922 The young lawyer ______ for the first time and was awarded US$20,000. (A) won his case (B) came to an end (C) had better (D) looked forward to
1923 With their ID cards, local residents can visit the exhibition ______. However, other visitors must pay one hundred dollars. (A) for profit (B) for free (C) for further details (D) for the moment
1924 Students are able to use the online system to ______ scholarships. (A) associate with (B) apply for (C) remind of (D) speak up
1925 They ran the bookstore ______, so they had to figure out ways to attract more customers. (A) at a distance (B) for profit (C) at best (D) with ease
1926 My son is very ______ his good grades in school. (A) skillful in (B) good at (C) proud of (D) associated with
1927 The two tribes are ______ with each other for that piece of land. (A) sold out (B) at war (C) for sure (D) used up
1928 ______, the newcomer gets more and more familiar with the company. (A) Day after day (B) Some day (C) The other day (D) To this day
1929 After losing his job, the formerly rich man ______ a beggar. (A) changed with (B) exchanged for (C) turned around (D) turned into
1930 As Linda ______ turn off the light, her mobile phone rang. (A) used to (B) was used to (C) was sure to (D) was about to
1931 Roses are considered a ______ love and desire. (A) piece of (B) symbol of (C) sign for (D) mark for
1932 ______ being a doctor, he is also a writer. (A) In fact (B) In addition to (C) In and out (D) In terms of
1933 A: Do you love me? B: ______, you are the only one. (A) Not necessarily (B) Certainly not (C) For the time being (D) Of course
1934 ______, Chinese culture has been regarded as unique and influential. (A) At present (B) Through the ages (C) From that moment on (D) Since then
1935 Rose tea is used ______ a stomachache. (A) to cure (B) to curing (C) for cure (D) in cure
1936 Her parents disapproved of her marriage to Tom, but they went to the wedding ______. (A) at all (B) after all (C) above all (D) in all
1937 In Taiwan, the presidential election ______ every four years. (A) takes place (B) takes out (C) takes off (D) takes in
1938 Kevin tries to convince Ann ______ his innocence. (A) of (B) at (C) with (D) for
1939 A: ______ does the soup smell like? B: It smells like chocolate. (A) How (B) Where (C) Why (D) What
1940 We can pay money in the ______ ways—check, cash and credit card. (A) follow (B) followed (C) follows (D) following
1941 I like Chinese style buildings, and I prefer eating Chinese food ______. (A) or so (B) as well (C) so long (D) so far
1942 She ______ get along with those children. Why don't you let her try it? (A) maybe able to (B) may be able to (C) may can (D) can may
1943 As a child, I had no chance ______ my father if he was serious about a certain decision. (A) against (B) for (C) with (D) besides
1944 Dad decided ______ in China next year. (A) to work (B) working (C) to working (D) to be worked
1945 After struggling for a while, the poor little bird died ______. (A) in the beginning (B) at times (C) for life (D) in the end
1946 If you feel more confident and ______, you'll find that others like you as well. (A) more like yourself (B) like more yourself (C) like yourself more (D) most like yourself
1947 The girl ______ her dog sit on her lap. (A) asked (B) got (C) led (D) had
1948 You must learn to like yourself and ______. (A) confidence (B) confident (C) being confident (D) be confident
1949 There are willows ______ the right side of the riverbank. (A) for (B) of (C) on (D) in
1950 Movie stars may pick a stage name ______ sounds more attractive. (A) where (B) who (C) whose (D) that
1951 When you are in trouble, be sure to ______ professional help. (A) ask for (B) go with (C) allow for (D) stand for
1952 ______ arriving in Kaohsiung, I found my friend waiting for me at the station. (A) On (B) As soon as (C) The moment (D) Although
1953 The price of the laptop computer is different ______ that of the desktop. (A) from (B) to (C) in (D) for
1954 When the mother returned home, the housework ______. (A) is done (B) had done (C) had been done (D) has been done
1955 The teacher inspired his students ______ hard after telling them his life story. (A) as work (B) for working (C) to work (D) in working
1956 The students continue ______ no matter how noisy it is outside the classroom. (A) to studying (B) to study (C) studied (D) for studying
1957 It seems ______ everyone had fun at the farewell party. (A) to (B) for (C) which (D) that
1958 The Japanese ______ to eat raw fish and fresh seafood. (A) prefer (B) prefers (C) is like (D) likes
1959 Sandy studied extra hard ______ get good grades. (A) in order to (B) instead of (C) in addition to (D) besides
1960 I gave a box of chocolate ______ John for his birthday. (A) on (B) for (C) to (D) by
1961 In fact, cats are able ______ on their own very well. (A) living (B) to live (C) to living (D) of living
1962 We all went to the concert ______ John, who was busy with his science project. (A) except (B) besides (C) with (D) as well as
1963 Ben makes ______ money than his sister does. (A) little (B) least (C) less (D) better
1964 Several parts of his body ______ badly hurt in the terrible accident. (A) were (B) was (C) had (D) have
1965 It was ______ that more than 1,000 students participated in the basketball event. (A) reported (B) report (C) reporting (D) reporter
1966 The new TV program got lots of feedback from the audience, ______ compliments, suggestions, and complaints. (A) include (B) including (C) included (D) inclusive
1967 ______ David had a bad cold, he went to school as usual. (A) Though (B) Because (C) However (D) Therefore
1968 A: Uncle Tom is in Washington. ______, you may have a chance to see him. B: It's too late. I'm in New York now. (A) If you are also in the city (B) You can call him (C) Because you are named after him (D) After you become wise
1969 A: Can you tell me something about Hwa-lien? B: Hwa-lien, ______ is in the eastern part of Taiwan, is a popular place for Japanese visitors. (A) where (B) why (C) which (D) how
1970 A: Tom didn't come to school again? B: No, he didn't. The major reason ______ he is often absent is that he misses the school bus. (A) what (B) who (C) why (D) where
1971 A: Do you think your ancestors are Chinese? B: ______ (A) The ancestors are Chinese grandparents. (B) Yes, they are my ancestors. (C) Yes, Chinese things are my father's favorite. (D) Well, yes. They mostly came from China.
1972 A: May I have your name, please? B: ______ (A) I know you have my name. (B) Sure. My name is Tom. (C) Sure. You may have a name. (D) Sorry. You may not.
1973 A: How did you get your name? B: ______ (A) I found it in the supermarket. (B) I think I lost it in the post office. (C) I like it very much. (D) I was named after my mom.
1974 A: There isn't any hot water in my room. B: I'm sorry. ______ (A) I will have someone take care of it right away. (B) What is the matter with you? (C) Mind your own business. (D) You can say that again.
1975 A: I'd like to reserve a table for four for seven tonight. B: ______ (A) Sorry. We're full tonight. (B) Eight o'clock is not a good time. (C) This way, please. (D) Do I need a reservation?
1976 A: ______ B: No jeans, please. (A) May I have a menu, please? (B) Could you check again? (C) Do you have a dress code? (D) May I order, please?
1977 A: I flunked in the math exam. B: ______ Study harder next time. (A) I am happy for you. (B) Well, it's not the end of the world. (C) I feel a little sick. (D) I couldn't agree with you more.
1978 A: Are you looking for something? B: ______ (A) I'm just browsing. (B) Let's grab something to eat. (C) If you need help, please let me know. (D) The fitting room is over there.
1979 A: Hey, Jason. It's me, Melinda. B: ______ You've changed a lot. (A) Sorry. I don't know you. (B) How do you know me? (C) I didn't recognize you. (D) You stood me up again.
1980 A: You look nervous. What's wrong? B: I have a presentation this afternoon. A: ______ (A) Break a leg. (B) I put my foot in my mouth. (C) Take a wild guess. (D) Don't mention it.
1982 A: What do you plan to do this weekend? B: ______ (A) I plan to do it this weekend. (B) I am planning to do it next week. (C) I have not decided yet. (D) Yes. How do you know it?
1983 A: I plan to go to a movie. B: ______ (A) When can I see you? (B) Who is going with you? (C) What will you do this afternoon? (D) How have you been lately?
1984 A: May I speak to Betty, please? B: ______ (A) Speaking. (B) I am speaking of Betty. (C) Who is speaking? (D) Yes, you may speak.
1985 A: What is in that green box? B: ______ (A) It's a birthday gift for my sister. (B) My sister likes green color very much. (C) Green is my favorite color. (D) Do you like this box, too?
1986 A: How long will you stay here? B: ______ (A) About next week. (B) About ten days. (C) The day after tomorrow. (D) I think next Sunday.
1987 A: Do you like your teacher? B: ______ (A) I enjoy learning English very much. (B) I see him very often. (C) Actually, I respect him very much. (D) I don't really like studying math.
1988 A: Have you ever talked with the new girl? B: I'd love to, ______. A: How about beginning a conversation by talking about weather? B: Sounds good. (A) and I'm a good talker (B) but I don't know what to say (C) but I don't have a goo
1989 A: How's your teacher? B: ______ A: She must be a nice person. (A) She is very ill. (B) I see her as one of my best friends. (C) I think of her from time to time. (D) She comes from Australia.
1990 Server: ______ Judy: Yes. I'd like a hamburger and mushroom soup. Server: Sure. No problem. (A) Can I put in an order? (B) Can I take your order? (C) Can you carry out my order? (D) Can you maintain order?
1991 Waitress: Would you like anything else? Norman: Chocolate cake, please. Waitress: OK. ______ (A) I hate chocolate cake. (B) I'll be right back. (C) I'm afraid I can't. (D) I like ice cream.
1992 James: Are you going somewhere tomorrow? Harry: ______ James: Neither do I. Let's just stay at home. (A) It depends on the weather. (B) Tainan is too far for me. (C) I don't feel like going anywhere. (D) I'm going to the library.
1993 Tracy: May I ask you a favor? Janet: ______ What is it? Tracy: Would you lend me three hundred dollars? Janet: Sure, if you promise to return the money on Wednesday. (A) That depends. (B) That's impossible. (C) I'm afraid not.
1994 Roger: Here we are. This is Chung-ming's house. Ted: Should we take off our shoes before we get in? Roger: This is Taiwan, and as you know, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Ted: Right. We should ______.
(A) go to Rome. (B) follow Chung-ming home.
(C) follow Taiwanese customs. (D) go to the shoe store.
1995 Beth: ______ John: It is exciting, but it is crowded. (A) Do you live in Taipei? (B) What is the weather like? (C) Do you prefer Taipei to Keelung? (D) What do you think of Taipei?
1996 John: What are your hobbies? Jo: ______ (A) Getting up early. (B) Listening to music and playing basketball. (C) A nurse and a teacher. (D) I don't like fishing very much.
1997 Matt: You look down. What's wrong? Nick: ______ Matt: It happens. Friends sometimes don't agree with each other. (A) I made a new friend. (B) My best friend is moving to another country. (C) I have to stand in my friend's shoes. (D) I got into an argument with my friend.
1998 Harry: I couldn't believe Mr. Lee made such a decision. Charlie: He's the boss, after all. ______, then we may understand why he did such things. (A) If we don't follow him (B) Let's do what we want (C) It isn't easy to be the boss (D) We have to stand in his shoes
1999 A: A bunch of us are going to the KTV. Would you like to join us? B: Thank you for inviting me. But ______ (A) who is going to buy? (B) I have an important exam tomorrow. (C) maybe we can go to the library together. (D) how about see
2000 A: ______ B: At the Beitou MRT station, six o'clock. A: No problem. See you later. (A) How about going shopping tonight? (B) Let's take the MRT to the zoo. (C) Where are we going to meet? (D) Where did you park your car?