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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


9. A good way to keep your feelings of anxiety     is to meditate, relax, and calm yourself down.


10. Years later, in    , Steve Jobs realizes that he made the right decision—to drop out of college to start a business.


11. The Sunshine Non-Profit Foundation tried to persuade people not to     this store until it agreed to hire capable people with physical disabilities.


12. Not until the first land plants developed    .


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


14. While some bacteria are beneficial, others are     in that they cause disease.


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


16. If all the manufacturers can     during this financial crisis, the economy may get better next quarter.


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


18. Every year, Brazil exports large amounts of agricultural     such as grain and corn to other countries.


19. Kate would have been the one hospitalized if she     to you and taken the flu vaccine.


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


21.     inflation means that our wage increases soon become worth nothing.


22. 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.


23. The Greeks are     Germans and others to help them out.


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


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


26. Unfortunately, his     attacks on the ramifications of the economic policy have been undermined by his wholehearted acceptance of that policy's underlying assumptions.


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


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


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


30. According to statistics, human error     90% of all car accidents.


31. Excess sodium in the diet may lead to high blood pressure or hypertension,    .


32.     exposure to sunlight is one of the most common causes of skin cancer.


33. Ebola virus continued to spread, with a new case     in Senegal.


34. The lectures have been published in book form     numerous requests.


35. Paul is a famous chef. He always uses fresh     when he cooks.


36. Some doctors have been criticized for being insensitive; they seem to be     the suffering of their patients.


37. The leaves     as the wind blew.


38. John works very hard     get promotion.


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


40. They will be     their behavior, whether they accept the responsibility or not.


41. I was as     as I could be, but I still ended up several thousand dollars in debt.


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


43. According to one employee, who wishes to remain    , the company engaged in illegal activities.


44. A computer program can provide information     ways that force students to participate in learning instead of being merely recipients of knowledge.


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


46. The pilot asked the passengers to     because they were flying through a storm.


47. Marison was a scientist of unusual insight and imagination who had startling success     discerning new and fundamental principles well in advance of their general recognition.


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


49. The whole affair is an outrage and the authorities have done nothing to     it.


50. The firm’s success is largely due to its CEO’s commercial    .