1. Jack has just got a new job, but he never takes it ____.
He is ___of losing his job.
A, for granted, dangerous
B. ill, a great danger
C. seriously, in great danger
D. hard, dangerous
2. How did you find him out?
I ____his name by chance on the list.
A. came down B. came out
C. came up D. came across
3 Some educators think it all right to be parents____
A. who take alone policy
B. to take alone policy
C. who takes a let-alone policy
D. take a let alone policy
4 ——Laptop computers are popular with students.
——Yes. They can easily get access to the internet. ______, they will be able to use e-mail to speak with their teachers, classmates and families.
A. In addition B. In other words
C. In a word D. In case
5 The man was said to ____prison, but the other two_____
A. be put in, got up
B. go to, got off
C. be thrown into, got away
D. be sent in, got out
6 The man ____himself to his country, the street was named after him _____his great devotion.
A. devoted, in case of
B. dedicated, in honour of
C. applied, in need of
D. determined, instead of
7 ——Look! The window was broken. Who did it?
A. No other than B. None other than
C. No less than D. No more than
8 The truth turned out to be quiet _____. What we had thought.
A, other than B. rather than
C. less than D. more than
9 What a great weight Sarry felt_____ her mind _____ she learned she had passed the exam.
A. brought to, the moment
B. left off, as soon as
C. taken off, immediately
D. got off, every time
10 ——How did you spend your summer vacation?
——____ I my friends went camping in the mountains but I spent most of my time in the library.
A. At times, as well as
B. All times, including
C. Some time, together with
D. Sometime, rather than
11 However hard he tried, the flyweight was _____ heavyweight.
A. no better than B. no match for
C. matched against D. not any the less
12 Jack refused to lend me a hand. It is better look for help at the beginning ______ to wait until a busy period when everyone is ______.
A other than, rushed off their feet
B rather than, tied up
C or rather, kept busy
D at other time, held up
13 ——_____ little water is hot enough for _____ many birds.
——_____ little birds can not have ____ much.
A Such, such, Such B. So, so, So
C. Such, so, Such, so D. So, so, Such, so
14 There was a shower, so we ran into a shop nearly to ____ the rain.
But you still got well _____ .
A. take side in, all through
B. take shelter from, all over
C. find shadow of, all out
D. take refuge from, all the same
15 We’ve worked out the plan, and now we must _____
A. put it into practice
B. bring it to an end
C. keep it in touch
D. take it for granted