701 Foreign students often try to attend ______ colleges for their language learning before they enter the formal universities.
(A)district (B)environment (C)society (D)community
702 It was freezing outside. Walking down the road, the little girl ______ her hands together to keep warm.
(A)tapped (B)patted (C)rubbed (D)added
703 The company located in Taipei is just a ______ office. Its headquarters is in Tokyo.
(A)branch (B)general (C)bough (D)major
704 The cancer patient was finally cured and completely recovered. The doctors said that it was a ______.
(A)danger (B)miracle (C)custom (D)example
705 Mr. Wilson is the ______ of this company. He established his business in 1958.
(A)customer (B)finder (C)sponsor (D)founder
706 People living in the modern time enjoy the convenience provided by ______.
(A)photography (B)development (C)technology (D)equipment
707 When parents wish to educate their children, behaving well as a good example is more effective than ______ them.
(A)preaching (B)believing (C)assessing (D)assisting
708 It is so ______ of you to let us use your new car.
(A)meaningful (B)spiritual (C)intelligent (D)generous
709 A: How much must we spend for this trip? B: It is ______ at about thirty thousand dollars for an island-wide trip.
(A)accessed (B)accused (C)assessed (D)assisted
710 My uncle is a very ______ man. He is always willing to help his friends.
(A)industrious (B)generous (C)confident (D)general
711 A: What is a ______, Mom? B: It's an idea, in other words.
(A)convey (B)common (C)notion (D)action
712 He made the same mistake repeatedly. ______, he was fired by the employer.
(A)Consequently (B)Interestingly (C)Amazingly (D)Unbelievably
713 The government is trying to ______ young men and women from everywhere over the country, during the war time.
(A)search (B)recruit (C)collect (D)exercise
714 After having waited in anxiety for several hours, they felt so happy to hear the news which ______ exciting news for them.
(A)considered (B)conducted (C)confused (D)conveyed
715 The main ______ in the play of Hamlet is the Danish Prince who wants to avenge his father.
(A)passage (B)character (C)comparison (D)description
716 The relatives of the earthquake victims ______ the great pain of losing their beloved.
(A)suffered (B)preached (C)practiced (D)exercised
717 The damage caused by the fire was very serious. It was ______ at the amount of nearly two million dollars.
(A)supposed (B)proposed (C)prepared (D)assessed
718 For some people, religion may provide powerful ______ support when they have difficulties in life.
(A)physical (B)spiritual (C)mental (D)rational
719 Cindy may not be the richest person; however, she donates lots of her money to the poor ______.
(A)unwillingly (B)reluctantly (C)hesitantly (D)generously
720 The mountain range separates these two countries as a natural ______.
(A)transportation (B)communication (C)boundary (D)missionary
721 She made a phone call as an ______ invitation. She would send a more formal invitation to them later after they promised to come.
(A)unknown (B)unofficial (C)uncertain (D)uncounted
722 I've never been to that museum. Let's find the ______ on the map according to this address.
(A)invitation (B)protection (C)quotation (D)location
723 Seeing the little girl weeping, the mother held her daughter in her arms and tried to ______ her.
(A)comfort (B)commend (C)command (D)complain
724 Fewer and fewer people write letters nowadays. People tend to call or to write e-mail to contact friends. In other words, technology ______ their old communicative habits.
(A)increases (B)decreases (C)expresses (D)replaces
725 The charity organization extended their service overseas beyond the ______ of Taiwan.
(A)territories (B)divisions (C)borders (D)limitations
726 The City Council is a public ______. You have the right to enter it.
(A)examination (B)expectation (C)organization (D)introduction
727 The Russian and German businessmen overcome the language ______ by using a little English to communicate with each other.
(A)purposes (B)objects (C)decisions (D)barriers
728 “Helping the poor and educating the rich.” became the unofficial ______ of Tzu Chi Foundation.
(A)notion (B)slogan (C)modern (D)mission
729 The world seems less and less personal, and we ______ depend on computers.
(A)increasingly (B)amusingly (C)progressively (D)generously
730 Tzu Chi volunteers believe that their mission is to help people in need and to ______ the notion of love without boundaries.
(A)present (B)extend (C)spread (D)collect
731 You should try your best to give your ______ employer a good impression during the interview.
(A)preparing (B)personal (C)positional (D)potential
732 The characteristic of someone is his/her easily recognizable ______.
(A)success (B)quality (C)practice (D)company
733 If you can memorize your accomplishments clearly in the interview, you may have some ______. For example, you can talk confidently.
(A)advantages (B)characteristics (C)comparisons (D)confidences
734 The people in that company are worried to be laid-off. It's getting harder and harder for them to ______, not to mention expecting a promotion.
(A)find some help (B)keep a job (C)raise their pay (D)get a plan
735 That man was rather boastful. He talked ______ he were wealthy and powerful.
(A)even though (B)as if (C)even if (D)as well
736 A: Is Peter ______ you? B: Yes, he is my nephew.
(A)compared with (B)proud of (C)related to (D)different from
737 I'm afraid I didn't understand what they were ______. Could you please explain their topic for me?
(A)speaking with (B)telling apart (C)saying for (D)talking about
738 Your little brother is too young to ______ himself.
(A)take care of (B)make sure of (C)give orders to (D)have fun with
739 A: Are you ______ using computers? B: Sure, no problem. In fact, I must use computers every day.
(A)related to (B)confident in (C)comfortable with (D)arrogant for
740 My uncle is ______ a job. He has been out of work for a while.
(A)taking up (B)looking for (C)making up (D)reaching out
741 ______ my judgment, they would win the race.
(A)According to (B)In order to (C)Regarding to (D)Concerning to
742 It is very important to find the ______ working hard and relaxing yourself properly.
(A)confidence about (B)success without (C)secret beyond (D)balance between
743 You should learn to avoid being ______ of by your dishonest friends.
(A)taken care (B)treated well (C)taken advantage (D)found faults
744 They are twin brothers. No wonder I couldn't ______ them ______ from each other.
(A)help; out (B)tell; apart (C)say; away (D)speak; from
745 A: How was your final exam? B: Great! I believe I ______ on it.
(A)seen a big deal (B)had a good time (C)did a good job (D)gained a lot weight
746 Before I go to the supermarket, I’d better make a ______ in advance in order not to forget the items I want to buy.
(A)shopping list (B)grocery cart (C)superior choice (D)simple bargain
747 If you feel bored or get tired of your daily life, why don't you try to ______ to your routine work?
(A)take some places (B)have some parts (C)get some times (D)make some changes
748 As everybody knows, time is ______ money; therefore, don't waste your time.
(A)remembered for (B)described as (C)introduced with (D)compared to
749 I cannot stand her nagging any more. She ______ talking about the same problems again and again.
(A)worked for (B)left out (C)kept on (D)walked in
750 Thank you for your advice, but I have my own way to solve the problem. In fact, it's ______.
(A)nothing like your way (B)not anything with you (C)not your thing to do (D)none of your business
751 I do not care for chocolate, actually. ______, I prefer some juice.
(A)To the top of choice (B)In the middle of the way (C)As a matter of fact (D)For the time being
752 I enjoy many outdoor activities, ______ swimming jogging, and playing tennis.
(A)such as (B)so like (C)for example (D)for instance
753 Just leave him alone. I think Tom is in a ______ now.
(A)bad time (B)hard time (C)bad mood (D)hard moment
754 Bill works very hard, ______, he values his family very much. He always tries to make some free time to take his family for vacations.
(A)on the other hand (B)in other words (C)at some other time (D)to some other way
755 Most people are too polite to ______.
(A)do the right thing (B)say their words (C)make their way (D)speak their mind
756 I prefer not to be his roommate. He's so sloppy. ______, he seldom cleans his desk.
(A)More or less (B)As you wish (C)For one thing (D)Like they say
757 I don't want to go out. In fact, I prefer to stay home. “In fact” means “______”.
(A)on the other hand (B)as a matter of fact (C)for the last reason (D)to the final end
758 At first, he took some art class and began learning drawing. ______, he became a famous cartoonist.
(A)Later on (B)Further more (C)Slower down (D)Rather than
759 The mother asked her over-active five-year-old boy to ______ when they visited his grandparents.
(A)practice lessons (B)review exercise (C)behave himself (D)excuse themselves
760 The teacher was very patient in explaining the problem, ______ how noisy the class was at that time.
(A)in case of (B)instead of (C)on account of (D)regardless of
761 Lucy has been the boss's secretary for more than ten years. She is also the most important ______ the employer.
(A)assistant to (B)accountant of (C)manager with (D)designer about
762 I don't think I can join the party tomorrow. I'm currently ______ the project which is due next week.
(A)working for (B)working on (C)working with (D)working about
763 Don't you think that you can change my dad's mind. He is a man with very ______.
(A)creative ideas (B)flexible minds (C)strong opinions (D)hard actions
764 Being a novelist, Carl keeps trying to ______ for his stories all the time.
(A)deal with problems (B)find out issues (C)look for ideas (D)take up advices
765 My mother has retired from her work. She enjoys reading to ______.
(A)spend her days (B)pass the time (C)pass through life (D)take the hours
766 The little boy cannot read the articles, instead, he is fond of reading the ______ on the magazine.
(A)comic films (B)drawing cartoons (C)cartoon stripes (D)comic strips
767 My uncle ______ on a farm in the country when he was a child.
(A)grew up (B)brought up (C)raised up (D)got up
768 A: Have you decided where to go? B: Yes. I've ______ already. Let's stay home!
(A)got up my choice (B)taken up my way (C)put up my plan (D)made up my mind
769 I don't think I can walk any further. I am ______ tired now.
(A)as more (B)feeling like (C)kind of (D)much more
770 Davis' comic strip first ______ on June 19, 1978.
(A)got history (B)went public (C)was drawn (D)had business
771 Davis' first character was actually a gnat. The adverb “actually” can be replaced by the phrase “______”.
(A)of truth (B)at moment (C)as reality (D)in fact
772 At that time, nobody seemed very ______ a comic strip about a bug.
(A)exciting for (B)interesting of (C)interested in (D)excited with
773 The man talked with great confidence ______ he knew he would win.
(A)even though (B)as if (C)even if (D)if though
774 David insisted on going out ______ it was raining very hard.
(A)as if (B)even if (C)if though (D)even though
775 Why is it so noisy over there? What's ______? Anything happened?
(A)getting on (B)going up (C)going on (D)getting up
776 There are fifty students in some classes, and other classes have about thirty students. ______, there are about forty students in one class.
(A)On average (B)In general (C)After all (D)Above all
777 ______ not to wake the baby up, we tried to speak in a soft voice.
(A)According to (B)Rather than (C)Regardless of (D)In order
778 They ______ a radio to a power supply and began to listen to the music.
(A)turned up (B)turned over (C)hooked up (D)hooked on
779 I'd better not get ______ the married couple's quarrel. They will make up with each other eventually.
(A)along with (B)contacted with (C)involved in (D)connected with
780 It's getting dark now. Let me ______ the light for you.
(A)turn up (B)turn on (C)hook up (D)hook on
781 Keep working hard. You'll succeed ______, I assure you.
(A)in the end (B)at all end (C)for the last (D)to the latest
782 I graduated from college last year. Since then, I haven't attended school ______.
(A)for further (B)no longer (C)further (D)no further
783 I really don't like that novel. ______, it's the least interesting story I've ever read.
(A)Of course (B)In fact (C)No wonder (D)For all
784 Could you give me ______ after work? I sent my car to the garage for repair.
(A)a ride (B)a drive (C)the drive (D)the ride
785 In order to make my ideas clearer, allow me to ______ to you in details.
(A)introduce myself (B)make out points (C)express my way (D)explain myself
786 I guess I should go ______, as I am a little overweight now.
(A)to less food (B)on a diet (C)to diet (D)out of food
787 Some lawmakers ______ the passage of the new law.
(A)argued against (B)argued with (C)conflicted with (D)conflicted against
788 They couldn't agree with each other because their interests are ______.
(A)for opposite (B)in contract (C)in conflict (D)of contrary
789 Standing ______ the short guy, the tall man totally blocked his view.
(A)at the side of (B)in rear of (C)in front of (D)on right of
790 During holidays, people tend to choose to watch TV at home to ______.
(A)pass the time (B)use the time (C)waste the time (D)make the time
791 I was so ______ that little girl! She is only eight years old, but she can solve that difficult math problem.
(A)excited in (B)amazed at (C)interested to (D)bored with
792 To make both ends meet means to make income ______ the expenses.
(A)lower down (B)balance with (C)decrease from (D)move out from
793 Why are you still here? You are ______ be at the meeting by now!
(A)having to (B)happened to (C)supposed to (D)already to
794 The boss fired some workers. He ______ them ______ being irresponsible and lazy.
(A)complained; at (B)accused; of (C)accepted; as (D)noticed; for
795 The barking dog ______ the poor little boy. He was so scared that he burst out crying.
(A)walked after (B)looked after (C)walked beside (D)ran after
796 The careless driver didn't ______ the traffic sign and he ran through a red light.
(A)care after for (B)open eyes to (C)take notice of (D)put mind with
797 When I heard his name announced, the first thing that ______ was he finally made it.
(A)went over my head (B)came to my mind (C)put on my heart (D)got over my ears
798 I am not going to my school tomorrow. We will have a ______ to the countryside for our nature science class. Our teacher will tell us how to observe the natural world.
(A)spring vacation (B)island-wide trip (C)summer break (D)field trip
799 We'll have a story-telling race tomorrow. Would you like to ______ the game?
(A)enjoy in (B)take in (C)join in (D)part in
800 A: Are you reading to prepare for the test? B: No, I'm reading only ______.
(A)for fun (B)with joy (C)in time (D)on purpose