1.It was his rudeness in the interview_____probably lost him the jod.
2.You may depend on_____that he will turn up in time.
3.It was lack of money, not of effort,_____defeated their plan.
4.An unexpected accident resulted_____ Bill’s death.
5.Even the doctor couldn’t ______________ Tom to give up smoking.
6.Please let me know_____he comes.
A.for a moment.
B.in a moment.
D.at the moment.
7.His sitting room is lined with books,_____he has ever read.
A.none of which.
8._____ come and join us.
9.It was_____back home after the test.
A.not until midnight did he go.
B.until midnight that he didn’t go.
C.not until midnight that he went.
D.until midnight when he didn’t go.
10.Everyone knows that_____is dangerous to play with fire, but_____is difficult is to prevent children from playing with fire.
11.The salesman_____the new medicine to show customers how well it works.
12.One must live in the country for many years in order to_____citizenship.
13.How beautifully she sings! I have never heard_____voice.
14.The teacher told Bob that if he started working hard right now, he still ___________ of passing the final exam.
C.stood by chance
D.stood a chance
15.Someone is at the door. _____must be Mr. Black.
16.What do you think of Mr. Yang’s proposal that we_____for an English evening?
A.will put on a day.
B.put on a day.
C.are putting on a day.
D.had better put on a day.
17.It was just in the room_____he was born_____he die##
D.which, that. C
18.I was paid last week, but I can’t remember the exact_____of money.
19.—Excuse me, I want to have my TV fixed, but I can’t find a repair shop. —I know_____nearby. Come on, I’ll show you.
20.There is not much time left; so I’ll tell you about it_____.
21._____that caused him to serve dinner two hours later than usual.
A.It was we being late.
B.It was our being late.
C.It was we were too late.
D.It was because we were late.
22.Hardly_____his work when the telephone rang.
B.he had finished
C.did he finish.
D.had he finish.
23.Would you please help me to _______ up the present for the old gentleman?
24.For miles around us there was nothing but a desert, without a single plant_____.
B.at a distance.
25.Yes,_____is difficult to find a job nowadays, but_____is more difficult is try to find such a job with a high salary but few things to do.
D.what, it. C
26.Tom has three_____.
27.—How was_____they discovered the entrance to the underground palace? —Totally by chance.
28.The doctor listened carefully_____he might discover exactly what the patient neede##
A.so as that.
D.in order that.
29.The box is _____ heavy for the girl _____ carry.
30.You can improve your writing by keeping a_____.
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