Choose the correct answer.
1 In the jar there was a … which looked like jam.
2 Because his presentation was so confusing, … people understood it.
3 I am … her to arrive at any moment.
4 You … worry about the bill – I’ve already paid it.
b) might not
5 I’ve made an appointment for 11 o’clock. Is that … for you?
6 You look … you’ve seen a ghost!
a) so that
c) as if
7 You … blame yourself. It wasn’t your fault.
8 I’m … that I didn’t pass the examination.
9 This magazine has … interesting article on space travel.
a) quite an
b) a partly
c) nearly an
10 Your sister is much taller … you.
11 They always quarrel about coffee; she likes it strong, but he wants it … .
12 Getting divorced was a … decision for us.
13 Mr. Smith was … in a road accident.
14 I expected her at eight but she finally … at midnight.
a) came to
b) turned up
c) came off
15 Buses into town run … ten minutes or so.
16 Can you make … what she has written there?
c) up for
17 I can’t say what his name is though it is … .
a) on the tip of my tongue
b) on top of my tongue
c) on my tongue’s tip
18 Whether or not to abolish corporal punishment is still … in political circles.
a) proposal of contention
b) a bone of contention
c) bone of agreement
19 I … a nice watch two days ago.
a) was given
b) have been given
c) would give
20 As bold as … . This phrase means cheeky, impudent.
b) a bear
21 He was an … writer because he persuaded many people.
22 I … seeing Mary tomorrow so I will give her your message.
a) may be
b) shall be
c) could be
23 The temperature yesterday was about … for this season.
24 Steven swims well and … does his sister.
25 The old man was very … for my help.
26 … it was raining she went out without a raincoat.
a) In spite
27 Your progress will be … in three months’ time.
28 I don’t know why she complains. She doesn’t earn as … as I do.
29 The organization will not be … any new members.
a) taking up
b) taking off
c) taking on
30 She can make a delicious … out of almost anything.
1 c 2 b 2 a 4 c 5 b 6 c 7 c 8 c 9 a 10 b
11 c 12 b 13 c 14 b 15 c 16 b 17 a 18 b 19 a 20 c
21 b 22 b 23 a 24 c 25 a 26 c 27 b 28 c 29 c 30 b
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