1.Luckily, the fire _______ by the time we got there.
2.The haze (雾霾) is over, and we can _______ fresh air freely again.
3.While _______ to run away, she fell off the horse and died.
4.There are 10, 000 Mobikes _______ in our city now.
5.The boss gave us a 20-minute speech. _______, he wanted us to work harder with less pay.
6.Here is the book. First _______ it and then tell me what you think of it.
7.Most slimmers (减肥者) _______ putting weight back on.
8._______, an adult laughs about 15 times a day.
9.The man who _______ the shop was found by the police.
10.According to new scientific research, alarm clocks may _______ radiation (辐射) that is bad for your health.
It is reported 1. gender (性别) differences exist mainly in terms 2. sense of space and language ability. But that doesn’t necessarily mean all women have a poor sense of space or all women are good at languages. Women can become excellent drivers as long as they have the courage to challenge 3. (tradition) gender roles and believe in themselves.
In London, only one in ten bus drivers is a woman. Yet, according to the results of recent research, women are better at 4. (deal) with problem passengers, have fewer accidents and are quicker at learning to drive buses than men.
Connie Wilson 5. (become) a bus driver a year ago. “At first, driving 6. bus was quite frightening,” she says. “I had no idea of the size of the vehicle or how 7. (control) it. But after seven weeks of training, I passed the test first time. Trying to keep to the timetable when the traffic is heavy 8. (be) not easy but I like the challenge! Some passengers can be rude, 9. (especial) if they’ve had to wait a long time for the bus. But most are pleased to have a woman driver. There is no reason 10. women can’t do the job just as well as men. I’d say that to any woman.
Last week, we watched an excited basketball match in our school. It is between Grade 1 and Grade 2 students. During a match, the players from all teams played very hard. Grade 2 was a stronger team. However, for our surprise, Grade 1 won at last. The player jumped and hugged to celebrate their success. Just then, the players from the other team that approached and said “Congratulations!” to them. They wore smiles on faces and you couldn’t tell from their expressions that they lost the match. We were touching by the scene and felt what important a role sport plays in daily life.
The bag _________ on the table is brought in the shop _________ in the east of the city.
A. laid; lying B. lying; laid
C. lies; lay D. laying; lain
I _________ him to take the train, but he wouldn’t.
A. managed to persuade B. tried to persuade
C. failed to persuade D. persuaded
My money_________ . Could you please lend me some?
A. has run out of B. has run out
C. was run out of D. has been run out
Kathy _________ a lot of Spanish by playing with the native boys and girls.
A. picked up B. took up
C. made up D. turned up
There are still many people suffering a lot, and we are to do something to _________poverty.
A. keep out B. wipe out
C. give out D. run out
When he came back, his _________ look on his face, he failed in the interview.
A. disappointed B. disappointing
C. encouraged D. encouraging