1. As     by his last album, which was released after his death, Ibrahim Ferrer had one of the most beautiful voices in Latin music.

2. Did you     Japan for pleasure or on business?

3. The court found him     and he was released.

4. It is     to fear Friday the 13th. Some people call it superstition.

5. The company has     a million dollars on hardware and software to upgrade its computer equipment.

6. He is not a punctual person. Worst of all, he always gives     excuses for being late.

7. The recently launched     will send images to the earth and help scientists predict the weather.

8. Remember when you travel, you have to weigh carefully what you will bring with you and what you will    .

9. Taiwan orchid producers have successfully mastered their art to the point that they now enjoy a     lead in the floricultural industry.

10. The rope was getting loose, so she tried to     the rope by pulling on it.

11. John works very hard     get promotion.

12. The body is composed of some hundred thousand million cells,     is complete in itself.

13. We don’t want to put pressure on you but the future of the company is    ; we will only survive if you put off this deal.

14. When taking a drug for a while, some patients would gradually develop a     for it and need to be given a larger dose.

15. Typhoon Soudelor     across Taiwan and made great damage this August.

16. One common cause of Osteoporosis, or thinning bones, is the     of nutrients such as calcium and Vitamin D.

17. Although we are spending a lot now, the new system will save us more money    .

18. A     person does not talk with food in his mouth.

19. People with certain kinds of heart disease must     eating fatty foods.

20. The government promised a substantial reduction in the     of greenhouse gases.

21. In June,     Snowden was dominating the headlines, this cybersecurity company quickly raised an additional $3.5 million.

22. None of the jewelry     missing. Therefore, she was very satisfied and calm.

23. Salt and sugar are usually used to     food.

24. I enjoy reading Harry Potter series as the story plot is really creative and    .

25.     lack of success and financial reward, Vincent van Gogh persevered with his painting.

26. My brother had an accident while     how to ride a bicycle.

27. The end of year sales seminar will be held on     Saturday the 21st or Sunday the 22nd.

28. My uncle has a big beautiful house, which has twenty rooms crowded with delicate    .

29. Mary likes to talk to her neighbor a lot. They often have a good     over the garden fence.

30. The man became a vegetarian several years ago after his recovery from a sudden stroke. He often talks about his experience to discourage people     any meat.

31. He earned more than 3 million dollars by undertaking a commercially     venture.

32. The letter of recommendation, as well as the application forms,     ready to mail.

33. Writers usually     an ending chapter for a long time.

34. In February, China’s monthly box office receipts actually surpassed     in the U. S.

35. Kevin decided to still apply for the graduate programs in the US,    that he might not get into one because of his below average TOFEL score.

36. In winter, many refugees near the coast have to take     in caves.

37. By the time I got to the end of his article, I felt I knew everything there     about the European Union Free Trade Agreement.

38. Jessica,     when I need her, knows me very well.

39. After her first Harry Potter book was published, Rowling went from a common housewife to a world-famous literary     practically overnight.

40. If the hotel     to withstand an earthquake, it would not have collapsed.

41. The spellings of many Old English words have been preserved in the living language,     their pronunciations have changed.

42. Walking by the corner the other day,     for the light to change.

43.     I reached the front porch when it started pouring.

44. When we exchanged greetings with him, he had his eyes turned away. It was hard to tell if he was     happy to see us.

45. If you don’t hurry up with your proposal, by the time you present it to the screening committee, others     better ones.

46. If John     satisfied with his TOEIC score, he wouldn’t be taking it again.

47.     is guaranteed, or we will refund your money 100%.

48. It is not appropriate to use any     language in front of children.

49.    , the new government has done nothing but talk.

50. The ship was carrying a     of crude oil.