41.241 Choose the INCORRECT sentence. (A) There was a big argument about whether we should move to Taipei. (B) The question is whether you can trust your friend or not. (C) I doubt if anyone will still remember my name in ten years. (D) My sister is not sure if to accept his invitation or not.
78.280 Choose the correct sentence. (A) Neither Tommy’s parents nor I are able to persuade him to change his mind. (B) The old man together with his grandchildren was sitting in the yard. (C) Nobody but Cindy and Laura were late for school yesterday. (D) The teacher along with as the students have already read the novel.
80.282 A: I like this car! The color is great and the engine is powerful.B: You mean you will buy it?A: Of course. Just look at it. ______ (A) What a nice car it is! (B) I can’t find another car again! (C) I can’t wait to try it on. (D) It draws his attention.
81.283 A: Don’t be depressed. Always look on the bright side of life.B: Yeah, you’re right. ______ I’ll be all right. (A) It in no way suggests danger. (B) I am as happy as a singing bird. (C) Every day I wake up to a hopeful day. (D) I’ll be cautious.
82.284 A: I can’t help clapping for you again and again. Your speech is really wonderful.B: Thanks for your compliments.A: I really mean it. And most importantly, ______ (A) I can’t understand it. (B) you make a good point. (C) it sounds workable! (D) I have trouble remembering it
83.285 A: There are so many competitors in this game.B: It’s quite difficult to win the game.A: Yeah, you’re right. ______ (A) Life is always full of hope! (B)We can give up as soon as possible. (C) I think we have only one chance in ten to win. (D)Just wake up and get ready!
84.286 A: Jason’s so rude and mean; he talks as if he were the best one. B: No wonder he .A: Don’t be surprised; he always ____________looks down on others. (A) gets the thumbs down (B) gives you the thumbs up (C) thumbs his nose at you (D) thumbs a ride
85.287 A: Mom, what’s that on the table? Is it for Thanksgiving? B: Oh, And next to it are some paper and a pen. Write something and put the paper into it.A: OK, I will. (A) that is an important note. (B) it is a pecan pie (C) it is the Thanksgiving turkey. (D) it is the “I’m Thankful” basket.
86.288 A: Oops, this question is really difficult. I can’t figure it out!B: I’ve got it. ______A: What’s that? Please explain it to me! (A) I can’t deal with it, either! (B) It is on my part. (C) We have to solve it; let’s try again. (D) The answer just came to me.
87.289 Lie-wei: You named your baby daughter after your mother. How strange!Lily: No, it’s not strange at all. In the West, it’s common to name a child after one of his or her relatives.Lie-wei: But what does that mean?Lily: Well, this means ______. (A) the name is being passed on to a new generation (B) we emphasize one’s membership in a family (C) the name is very unique and has a good sound (D) the name is very important and we should be careful about it
88.290 A: “Oh, my love is like a red red rose!”B: Are you crazy? What are you talking about?A: Don’t you know it? ______ (A) My favorite flower is the rose. (B) I know you love roses so much! (C) I’m just using a simile to show my love. (D) My love for roses is so great that I have to say it
89.291 A: Stop working; you should take a break.B: But I have to finish it as soon as possible.A: You have a busy schedule every day and seldom eat regularly. I think you will start to have a problem.B: What problem?A: ______ (A) You will become fatter and unhealthier. (B) You’ll have fearful thought. (C) You will feel more and more stressed and be exhausted all the time. (D) You’ll have a balanced diet and get all the necessary vitamins
90.292 A: I thought the Taiwanese usually drink tea in a teahouse. But look, so many people are just taking a cup of tea with them.B: You’re right! In Taiwan, people’s conception of drinking tea has changed a lot.A: Why? How come?B: It’s because ______. (A) Liu was inspired by a Japanese tea master (B) takeout red bubble tea is very convenient and popular (C) you have to shake the red tea up and down (D) we can also drink cold tea in a tea house
92.294 A: I think you should send the money you picked up on the street to the police station.B: I don’t think so. ______A: I really can’t agree with you! (A) No pains no gains. (B) Business is business. (C) Haste makes waste! (D) Finders keepers.
93.295 A: Why are you dancing and drinking beer so happily?B: ______ A: Congratulations! (A) We are happy to celebrate our favorite baseball team winning. (B) We all love the movie; it ended with a touching end. (C) Stop asking! Beware of what you say. (D) We finally return to our homes.
94.296 A: Don’t be stupid! It can’t be the right answer.B: You shouldn’t laugh at him. ______A: All right, I am sorry. (A) His idea may lead to more ideas. (B) Observing things around you is very important! (C) I will ask for his help. (D) It’s a common problem we have to face.
95.297 A: Why are you late again? B: Oh, sorry. It was the traffic jam that made me late.A: ______ You should have left earlier. (A) What brand of car do you want to buy? (B) What should we do with the task? (C) How will you come here in such a heavy traffic? (D) What does traffic have to do with your lateness?
96.298 A: Oh, one glass is broken. You should be careful; these crystal glasses are easy to come to pieces.B: I’m sorry. I’ll move them more carefully.A: Oh, no! You’ve broken another one. You are really . (A) a green thumb (B) under the thumb (C) a down thumb (D) all thumbs
97.299 A: Today is Thanksgiving; before eating dinner, we have something important to do. B: Please keep silent! A: Yeah, it helps us create family togetherness. (A) Let’s choose a good turkey! (B) Let’s reflect on how the food has come to us. (C) Let’s pass the “I’m Thankful” basket around the table. (D) Let’s talk about how we feel about our lives.
98.300 A: She’s so happy that she can’t help crying.B: Of course. ______.A: You’re right! We are all glad for her. (A) Her son has grown into a handsome young man (B) She’s finally found someone and got married (C) They made a lot of money (D) She’s gotten into a very good college