Never shall I forget that poem and the inspiration _________provided for my first novel.
A. which B. that
C. it D. what
In those days, our ________ concern was to provide people who were stopped by the snowstorm with food and health care.
A. permanent B. precise
C. privileged D. primary
Not until recently _______the development of tourist-related activities in the rural areas.
A. they had encouraged B. had they encouraged
C. did they encourage D. they encouraged
The new product is beyond all praise and has quickly taken over the market ___ its superior quality.
A. in terms of B. by virtue of
C. on behalf of D. on top of
Each ticket, unless stated __________, admits only one person.
A. otherwise B. else
C. others D. rather
It is vital to ________ to teenagers the simple fact that ________ the Internet will more or less do harm to both mental and physical health.
A. get across; being addicted to B. get over; addicted to
C. get through; addicting to D. get down; addicting themselves to
According to Global Blue, a tax-free shopping consultancy, Chinese shoppers were said to be the biggest overseas spenders in the year 2013, each customer _________ an average of £ 1,367 per transaction.
A. spent B. to spend
C. spending D. has spent
Looking back upon my teaching career, I don’t remember ever having been doubted, or challenged in class, ________ rejected.
A. other than B. let alone
C. rather than D. more than
With a violent effort, Mathilde Loisel overcame her grief and replied, “Nothing. Only I haven't a dress. Give your invitation to some friend of yours whose wife will ________ better than I shall.”
A. turn out B. carry out
C. give out D. come out