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

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

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

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

5. The court found him     and he was released.

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

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

8. Y.C. Wang passed away in 2008 at the age of 91 as a business     with few rivals in Taiwan.

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

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

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

12. I have trouble seeing the sign ahead clearly now because lots of dust is     in the sky.

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

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

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

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

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

18. Having experienced many failures, Jackson starts to fear     the future holds for him.

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

20. The bank will continue to transfer the interest to your current account     instructed otherwise.

21. The influence of the financial tsunami in 2008 was tremendous. The stock markets tumbled    .

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

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

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

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

26. 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.

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

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

29. 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.

30. Since George scored high on TOEFL, he will     at Columbia this fall.

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

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

33. We were asked by our tour guide on the shuttle bus from the airport to the resort to remain     until we reached our destination.

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

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

36. The banks complained that they     adequate notice regarding this new monetary policy.

37. John works very hard     get promotion.

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

39. Did you     Japan for pleasure or on business?

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

41. 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.

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

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

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

45. Salt and sugar are usually used to     food.

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

47. Everyone in the department is supposed to     suggestions for the project.

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

49. Although I am racking my    , I just can’t think of the password.

50. The airplane was flying at     of 25,000 feet.