Choose the best alternative.
She heard a sound ______ brought her heart into her mouth.
A: Why are you sitting there?
B: Frankly, there is ______ interesting to do.
A: What do you think of politics?
B: Oh, I find politics really ______.
I agree. I get terribly ______ when people talk about politics.
I find people who spit in the street ______.
Since divorce became easier to obtain in Europe, the divorce rate has gone up ______.
to be dramatic
They play the guitar ______.
a lot beautiful
I’m going to ______ next term, because the exams are getting closer.
The migration of the ducks was due to the ______ of colder weather.
Since the old lady’s husband died, she’s been living ______.
on her own
The weather changed ______. There was an ______ change in the weather.
unexpected / unexpectedly
unexpectancy / unexpected
unexpectedly / unexpected
unexpectedly / unexpectation
Her condition improved ______. There was a ______ improvement in her condition.
steady / steadiness
steadiness / steady
steady / steadily
steadily / steady
Fleming discovered penicillin ______.
The ______ discovery of penicillin by Fleming in 1928 made the effective treatment of many bacterial diseases possible.
The ______ of the forest will result in the ____ of many animal species.
destruction / disappear
destruction / disappearance
destructing / disappear
destruct / disappearance
A: Who told you they were moving?
B: They told me ______.
on their own
The toes of her shoes are open. She always wears open ______ shoes.
I didn’t buy the sweater because it wasn’t ______.
My chest hurts ______ I breathe.
Larry is a friendly person. He meets new people ______ he goes.
You must do ______ he says.
______ solved that problem must be very smart.
We haven’t enjoyed ______ so much for years.
Have you heard about Sally? She killed______.
Her children are too young to look after______.
That is a beautiful dress you’re wearing. Did you make it______?
Many lakes and rivers are being ______ polluted.
Vitamins are produced synthetically in large quantities. This has made them ______ and ______ available to most of the population.
cheaply / easily
cheap / easy
cheap / easily
cheaply / easy
Several new dams are being constructed. This will help to control floods and provide water for______.
A problem of fundamental ______ for the developing countries is that of slowing down population growth.
“The Alfa River is 100 km long. The Beta River is 200 km long.” means: The Beta River is ______ the Alfa River.
half as long as
twice as long as
half as short as
“Lake Beta is 20 m deep. Lake Alfa is 80 m deep.” means: The depth of Lake Beta is ______ that of Lake Alfa.
The height of Mt Vesuvius is about 1200 m and that of Mt Blanc is 4800 m. Mt Blanc is the ______ of the two mountains. Its height is about ______ of Mt Vesuvius.
higher / one fourth that
highest / one fourth
highest / four times that
higher / four times that
A: Will you boil the potatoes?
B: Yes. I like ______ potatoes.
A: Shall I write the recipe?
B: Yes, please. I need a ______ recipe.
We didn’t have much money, so we stayed at a/an ______ hotel.
The nurse is very ______. She spoke ______.
politely / politely
politely / polite
polite / politely
polite / polite
Annie ______ lives in London. She moved to Bristol.
I don’t want to stay here ______.
Are you ______ or do you want me to switch on the heating ?
I’ve got ______ a lot to do today. I’m really busy.
I’ve made _____ many mistakes in this letter. I think I’ll type it again.
The poor girl looked ______ ______.
miserable / unhappy
miserably / unhappy
miserable / unhappily
miserably / unhappily
This is not______.
a big enough van
big a enough van
an enough big van
a van enough big
The boss looked at him ______.
It was ______ hot in the train.
She ran ______ to the telephone.
“Shall we go?” David looked ______ at Susan.
The child looked ______.
The world has gone ______.
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