1.After signing her name on the letter, professor ________ it with glue and dropped into a mailbox.
2.When televisions first became ________, very few people could afford them, but now almost every household owns at least one home.
3.I have ________ myself to one cup of coffee a day since the doctor advised me cut down on intake of caffeine.
4.Following the steps in the ________ , you will make a very delicious pumpkin pie.
5.No sooner had the thief seen a patrolling police officer coming toward him than he ________ and fled in no time.
6.A smoke alarm ________ the occupants to the fire which gave them valuable time get out of house safely.
7.It was reported that ________ rate in Taiwan increased to 4.19 percent in April of 2013 from 4.18 in March of 2013. Lots people could not find jobs.
8.In response to the public’s worry about the recently rampant flu, this week’s broadcast ________ a report on ways to prevent from it.
9.Despite the fact that he was an ________ , he showed fantastic skills in the competition and great potential to be an outstanding professional.
10.As the only healthy adult in his family, Tim has been ________ trying to get a job for months, but hasn’t found one yet.
11.The stream that used to be a nice fishing spot for my family has been ________ as the factory nearby spilled toxic wastes into it.
12.People who lead ________ lives are often introverted and out of step with the times.
13.The ________ of broccoli has greatly increased these days because people believe it is conducive to health and can boost the level of energy.
14.Nylon rope has replaced other types of rope for many uses since it is stronger, lighter in weight, and more ________ to mildew.
15.In order to get a better view, the bird watchers are using ________ to watch the rare black-faced spoonbills at a long distance.
16.I found my mobile phone. Where is ________?
17.The Yellow River is ________ the Nile River.
18.When I ________ old, I will move to a retirement community to live with other elderly people.
19.John’s boss always ________ over holidays.
(A)warns her work
(B)invites him work
(C)promises her to work
(D)forces him to work
20.Let me introduce Jeff, ________ father owns a company with three thousand employees.
21.My mom has often admonished me that we cannot be ________ careful in this world because there are lots of difficulties in front of us.
22.The victims had hoped that the judge could right the wrong, but they saw their hope ________ with justice. They decided to take matters into their own hands.
23.All students need to ________ by tomorrow.
(A)shut off the paper
(B)set off the paper
(C)hand the paper out
(D)hand the paper in
24.The problem can be solved by ________ filling the order ________ refunding the payment.
25.Now you cannot find what you need. You ________ your room.
(A)must had cleaned up
(B)will have cleaned up
(C)should have cleaned up
(D)eager to had cleaned up
26.Mark ________ be a teacher, but now he is a CEO in an international company.
(B)is used to
(C)was used to
(D)had been used to
27.I regret ________ the party last night as they had so much fun.
(C)have been joined
(D)not has to join
28.________ got along well with my father before he passed away.
(A)If only I have
(B)I wish I had
(C)If I have
(D)I wished I have
29.________ you pay the bill, you cannot leave.
(B)As long as
(C)So long as
30.There are books all over the classroom floor. The books ________ and putting away before you leave the room.
(A)need picking up
(B)need to pick up
(C)need pick up
(D)need picked up