1.401 I wish I could be an adult. No one can ______ eat fish.
(B)tell them to
2.402 Jerry studies during the week ______ he can play on weekends.
(D)so and so
3.403 Please move your chairs outside ______ we can clean the floor.
(D)so and so
4.404 The sheep locked the door ______ the wolf couldn't come in.
(C)so to speak
(D)so be it
5.405 Spring is the ______ for most animals.
6.406 Some children don't eat a lot of foods. They are ______.
7.407 In order to ______ school, you must do well in all the subjects.
8.408 Some people say most girls ______ diamonds.
9.409 The government is ______ to clean up the environment.
(B)step by step
10.410 The school is ______ to help students practice English more.
(C)step by step
11.411 Polar bears are white ______.
(B)head over heels
(C)head to toe
(D)all by themselves
12.412 After the concert, there was trash ______ the place.
(C)all the worse
13.413 Janet covered her ears to ______ the noise from the party.
14.414 The dog was ______ after it was hit by a car.
(A)hurt a lot
15.415 When people lower their national flag, it is a ______ of sadness.
16.416 Many wild animals in Africa are ______ government protection.
17.417 Sorry, your 15 minutes is up. You've ______ time.
(A)ended use of
(B)used up with
(C)run out of
(D)be out with
18.418 I didn't return your call because I was ______ you called me.
(A)not find out
(B)not blamed by
(C)not preferred to
(D)not aware that
19.419 The teacher was ______ some students didn't study by looking at their homework.
20.420 Your teacher may be strict, but you're ______ have a teacher who cares.
21.421 It hasn't rained for three months. We are ______ have water to drink.
22.422 Eric is nice, funny, and rich. He's ______ Wendy's ______ wanted in a husband.
(B)all that; even
(C)everything; so much
23.423 Why are you in love with Gina? What do you ______ her?
24.424 Fran is in love with Wally because of what she ______ him.
25.425 If you know Roy like I do, you will ______ a nice, caring person ______ him.
26.426 Beautiful people sometimes don't know if their friends like them ______ or just what they look like.
(A)by who they are
(B)for who they are
(C)be with them
27.427 She bakes killer chocolate cookies. =
(A)She kills people with chocolate cookies.
(B)Her chocolate cookies are dead.
(C)She makes very good chocolate chip cookies.
(D)She kills chocolate cookies after she bakes them.
28.428 “Without blinking, she answered the question.” =
(A)She answered immediately.
(B)She never blinked her eyes.
(C)Her eyes didn’t blink when she answered the question.
(D)She looked at the prince and forgot to blink.
29.429 ______, Allison answered the teacher’s question immediately.
(B)Thinking it over
(C)Lacking in cleverness
30.430 ______, the children gave me the answer to my question right away.
(A)After thinking it over
(D)Impressed by the cleverness
31.431 Tyron will give you the key ______ you tell him why you need the key.
(A)as soon as
32.432 Peter loved the concert. He was very ______ the musicians.
33.433 The president was very ______ how quickly Superman saved the pandas.
34.434 I will eat dinner with you ______: We pay for ourselves.
(B)on one condition
(D)on one advice
35.435 The frog will return the ring ______ that the princess kisses him.
(C)on one condition
(D)on the advise
36.436 The judge ______ the criminal to 10 years in jail.
37.437 The men who robbed the bank were ______ to 20 years in jail.
38.438 I don't like it when people ______ me.
(A)playing jokes with
(B)play and joking with
(C)play jokes on
39.439 Lisa is perfect. She is everything Roy's ______ a girlfriend.
(A)wanted so much
(B)found to be perfect
(C)ever wanted in
(D)so loved in
40.440 Peggy cried when she met the friend she had ______ for ten years.
(A)lost contact with
(B)not contact in
(C)lost contacts in
(D)not contact with
41.441 The history of tea started ______ as the time of early China.
(C)as long ago
(D)as far back from
42.442 My cat disappeared without ______.
(B)leaving a trace
(D)showing signs of traces
43.443 The ghost vanished without leaving ______.
44.444 Ships have disappeared there. ______, planes have disappeared, too.
(A)What is more
(D)On the other hand
45.445 No matter where you go, don't ______ with your friends.
(C)be losing contact
46.446 Here is a plane! Let's send out ______, maybe they will see us!
(A)signs of need
(B)flags of want
(D)signals for help
47.447 There has been some ______ in the theater this month.
(C)strange things happen
(D)happenings are strange
48.448 Some people believe there are ______ in outer space that swallow everything.
49.449 The teacher was not happy with the explanation Peter ______ about his late homework.
50.450 There are reports that aliens from ______ have been to Taiwan.
51.451 June's family is going to Singapore ______.
(A)on time off
52.452 Sherman has not ______ any of his elementary school friends.
(B)without contact with
(D)lost contact with
53.453 Many accidents ______ on busy street corners.
54.454 The police need help on how the accident ______.
55.455 This accident would not have ______ if the driver had not driven so fast.
56.456 Thomas can draw beautiful pictures ______ what kind of pen he uses.
57.457 We will have the fashion show on Friday ______ the weather.
(A)don't care about
58.458 Quincy says Zoe is beautiful ______ what she wears.
(D)care nothing of
59.459 Besides tofu, ______ ingredient in the miso soup is seaweed.
60.460 Cats are common household pets. ______ common household pet is the dog.
61.461 I am hungry. I ______ eating an elephant.
62.462 Regina feels ______ Chinese food tonight.
(B)want to eat
(C)would like to eat
63.463 It's early. I feel ______ two more hours.
(A)want to dance
(D)would like to dance
64.464 I'm tired. I don't ______ to the movies tonight.
(A)want to feel
(B)feel like going
(C)like feeling to go
(D)feeling like to go
65.465 My grandmother likes her food ______ the sweet ______.
66.466 My grandfather has never been to Taipei ______.
67.467 Have you two people met ______? You seem to have known each other.
68.468 Coca-cola is famous ______.
(A)all over the world
(B)on the world
(C)in the face of the earth
(D)in everywhere on earth
69.469 One day, Michael wants to be a singer who is famous ______.
(A)on the face of the earth
(B)all over the world
(D)on the earth
70.470 It is ______ that people like baby animals. They are cute.
(D)common to know
71.471 Noodles are usually ______ wheat.
72.472 My father only drinks tea ______ Taiwanese tea leaves.
73.473 Shaved ice is ______ popular on hot summer days.
74.474 Tiffany likes Japanese singers, ______ the group Luna Sea.
75.475 She taught me how to speak English. She taught my sister ______.
76.477 Elizabeth ______ prefer sad movies.
(A)usually watches to
77.478 ______ common household chores is taking out the trash.
(A)I hate many
(B)No one likes the
(C)One of them
(D)One of the most
78.479 When you are tired, you can go to the ______ in the mountains to relax.
79.480 These flowers will be ______ by next month.
(A)in complete blooming
(B)in full bloom
(C)bloom in full
80.481 Your suggestion ______. Let's do that.
81.482 Chinese food ______. Let's have that for dinner.
(D)hears not wrong
82.483 Her idea ______. I think it will work.
(C)sounds not bad
(D)sounds not wrong
83.484 In a big city, the choices of good restaurants are ______.
84.485 Every night I am faced with long hours of ______ homework.
85.486 ______ Alexander Graham Bell, we now have telephones.
(A)As well as
86.487 I now can get from home to school in 15 minutes, ______ the MRT system.
87.488 I enjoy ______ by my family. This strength helps me face difficulties.
88.489 It is not a good idea to ______ on a test.
89.490 Some people get ______ easily over little things.
90.491 A good education will help you ______ all you can ______.
91.492 The new class president is faced ______ many problems.
92.493 Wild animals are ______ many dangers every day.
(B)getting to be
93.494 Barbie is always busy ______ her hair.
94.495 I like it better when my parents talk to me rather than ______ me.
95.496 I can be ______ help. Just let me know when you need it.
96.497 How much is gold ______ today?
97.498 Those who laugh ______ you are not your friends.
98.499 No one is free ______ making mistakes.
99.500 There is no reason ______ me to turn down your offer.