I can't help but ______ for another week because of the bad weather.
A. wait B. waiting C. to wait D. waited
If you keep driving so fast, you'll ______ in hospital sooner or later.
A. take up B. end up C. turn up D. pick up
What matters most is not to ________more products but to polish up the quality and reduce the cost.
A. make out B. turn out C. take out D. give out
A great collection left in private hands was the subject of crazy bidding at Sotheby’s in Hong Kong on Wednesday, which ________HK $ 502m, well over twice the top estimate.
A. fetched B. charged C. afforded D. valued
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said that US arms sales to Taiwan interfere with China's internal affairs and _______three China-US joint statements.
A. commit B. violate C. offend D. destroy
The gap between the rich and the poor makes it essential that the government _____ a dynamic solution to the problem.
A. must adopt B. adopt C. can adopt D. adopts
Readers can _______ quite well without knowing the exact meaning of each word.
A. get over B. get in C. get along D. get through
Shenzhen will ________ the city’s minimum wage from 4.89 yuan per hour to 8.8 yuan for part-time workers in the special economic zone from July 1
A. rise B. raise C. arise D. arouse
--What will we do tomorrow?
-- It is unclear whether the meeting will ________ as planned.
A. go up B. go over C. go ahead D. go through
Sixteen years later, in 1884, the Metropolitan Railway Company and the Metropolitan
District Railway________ and provided underground service in the middle of the city.
A.gave up B.set up C.linked up D.turned up
The university is taking steps to _______ underage drinking on campus.
A. catch up on B. look down on C. hold on to D. crack down on
Called the Hyades, this loose gang of stars ______ roughly 150 light-years from Earth, making it one of the closest clusters.
A. lie B. lies C. lay D. lain
We feel grateful to them for their efforts to ______ pollution ______ our environment better.
A. prevent; making B. protect; from making
C. protect; to make D. prevent; to make
The book ______ fifty maps or so, ______ three of China.
A. contains; including B. includes; containing
C. contains; containing D. includes; including
His confidence ______ his good knowledge of the business.
A. results in B. results from C. as a result of D. results with
–When can we have dinner?
--It ______ in the canteen.
A. is being served B. is served C. serves D. is serving
The conflict between economic development and environmental protection, if not appropriately _________, can cause disastrous consequences in daily life settings.
A. being managed B. to manage C. managed D. managing
I don’t want to walk any further. My legs________.
A. give out. B. use up. C. wear out. D. give up
This software______ protect computers from being attacked by viruses and it took my brother a long time to ______ how to start it.
A. is intended for; come out B. intends to ; turn out
C. is mean to; figure out D. is meant for; work out
Hard work and lack of sleep have _____ her beauty and youth in recent years.
A. worn out B. tried out C. made out D. sent out