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TOEFL Power Idioms

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■190418thu ■

433 She vowed that she would get [ e-ven ] with him for what he had done to her.  ( have her revenge on )

434 Well, let me say to you once and [ for ] all that I am determined not to see you any more.  ( now and for the last time )

■190416tue ■

429 "When will the typhoon hit our land?" I asked him. " A week [ f-rom ] [ now ]," he replied nonchalantly.  ( In a week )

430 Yesterday I [ c-ut ] my French class.  ( did not attend )

■190415mon ■

427 He ran across the street amidst heavy traffic, [ r-egardless ] of the danger to himself.  ( ignoring )

428 Is there a convenience store [ a-round ] here? ( in this neighborhood

■190414sun ■

425 They were [ on ] the [p-oint ] of going to bed, when they heard a strange noise down the hall.  ( about to go )

426 In the [ e-vent ] of her not coming, please telephone me at this number.  ( If she should not come )

 

■190413sat ■

423  These boys are rather lazy, but in other [ r-espects ] they are very good.  ( otherwise )

424 "I [s-hould ] [ t-hink ] that she will pass the test this time, as she has been working so hard.  ( Probably )

■190412fri ■

421  He had several [ g-oes ] at the bank robbery before he was finally caught.  ( made several attempts at )

422  We know how enthusiastic you are, but you are a kind of amateur in this new field. Zeal must go [ h-and ] in [ hand ] with experience.  (be in keeping with; keep pace with )

■ 190402tue

403  In a fight, it is natural that the weaker side should get the [ w-orst ] of it.  ( be defeated )

404  " I won't let you go home till you have put [ r-ight ] the damage you've caused to my car."  ( compensated for )

 

190403wed

405  She was [ s-truck ] dumb with terror when she saw the horrible scene of murder.  ( was unable to talk )

406  Never let [ go ] of him. He is dangerous.  ( release )

 

190404thu

407  His application for the position has been [ t-urned ] [ down ].  ( rejected )

408  I can't tell if he is [ for ] or [ agaist ] it.  ( infavor of or adverse to )

 

190405fri

409  The boy was [ i-n ] [ for ] a good deal of trouble.  ( was likely to face )

410  The roof [ f-ell ] in under the weight of the snow.  ( collapsed )

 

190406sat

411  It's all the [ same ] to me whether you come or not.  ( makes no difference )

412  Tommy tries to help me but just gets in my [ way ].  ( becomes an obstacle )

 

■ 190408mon

413  We tried [ in ][ v-ain ] to keep track of every penny we spent.  ( without any result )

414  I hope you are [ a-bove ] this anger.  ( do not show )

 

■190409tue 

415  He said to me, "What's [ up ]?"  ( What's happening )

416  It was hard for him to [ l-ive ] up [ to ] his reputation.  ( reach the standard of )

 

■ 190410wed ■

417  The family lives [ on ] the fifty dollars a week that the old man earns.  ( depends for support upon )

418  I don't want to [ p-art ] with the money.  ( give away; spend )

 

■ 190411thu

419  Her way of speaking [ p-artake ] of arrogance.  ( has the nature of )

420  French [ a-bove ] [ all ] is Jimmie's favorite subject, though he does well in all subjects.  ( especially )

■ 190401aprilfools

401  I don't like those people who make a [ p-oint ] of spitting on the street.  ( habitually )

402  In Hawaii, there live a lot of people who are of Japanese [ d-escent ].  ( whose ancestors are Japanese )

400  One day my son came to me and said, " Dad, can I have a talk with you for a while? I've got a problem on my [ -------- ]."  ( am troubled about a problem that shouldn't be left unsolved )

■ 190329fri ■

397  This new doctrine [ s-prang ] from a firm belief in an afterlife that is better than this life.  ( stem from; comes from )

398  As soon as he arrived, he [ p-resents ] himself to the delegates.  ( introduced himself to )

■ 190328thu ■

395  "Don't worry. What he said does not [ a-pply ] to you."  ( concern )

396  You say the building of just one house will not do much to destroy the scenic beauty of this place, but once we permit one house to be built, it will soon be followed by another and another, and before [ where ] we are, this whole stretch of countryside will be occupied by many drab houses.  ( before we know it )

■ 190327wed ■

393  There is nothing new under the [ sun ].  ( in the world )

394  Rumor has [ it ] that she was murdered by her husband, though he insists that she met with an accident.  ( There is a rumor that )

■ 190326tue ■

391  A group of hunters were chasing the boar that had laid [ w-aste ] the potato crops.  ( destroyed )

392  There is no [ place ] like [ home ].  ( However humble it may be, home is the place where we feel happiest )

■ 190325mon ■

389  He didn't drive carefully. He almost [ ran ] over the old woman.  ( knocked down and passed over )

390  When I see these pictures, I never [ fail ] to be reminded of what I saw in Australia.  ( am always reminded )

■ 190324sun ■

386  We were all awake until the [ s-mall ] hours of the morning, when he finally called us up.  ( the early hours just after midnight; the wee hours of the morning )

387  [ Make ] [ haste ], or you won't be able to catch the train.  ( Hurry up )

■ 190323sat ■

384  The students were told to [ h-and ] [ in ] a composition on Monday.  ( submit )

385  We have [ nothing ] [ to ] [ do ] with this dirty work done by those vandals.  ( have no connection with )

■ 190322fri ■

382  Which of his parents does he [ t-ake ] [ after ]?  (resemble )

383  We soon [ ran ] out of gas and had to call for her help.  ( exhausted the supply of )

■ 190321thu ■

380  The deligates [ e-ntered ] [ into ] negotiations over the adoption of the new project.  ( engaged in )

381  [ No ] [ m-atter ] how he tried, he failed.  ( Regardless of )

■ 190320wed ■

378  The student played the [ role ] of Hamlet well.  ( played the part of )

379  The speaker [ d-welled ] [ on ] his own past, and the audience got tired of it.  (spoke at length about )

190319tue

376  The twins were so much alike that we could hardly [ d-istinguish ] one [ from ] the other.  ( tell or know one from )

377  We will have to [ d-o ] [ without ] the services of a servant.  ( dispense with )

■190318mon■

374 There is a black [ sheep ] in every flock.  ( different; good-for-nothing fellow )

375 You are always accusing him of not doing this or that properly, but actually it is you who are at [ f-ault ].   ( are in the wrong )

■ 190317sun ■

372 Talk of the [ devil ], and he will appear.  ( When you start talking about a person, you will certainly be joined by him )

373 He failed to carry out what he said he would do, but I gave him [ c-redit ] for his good intentions.  ( approved; recognized )

■ 190316sat ■

370 People tend to judge by appearances, so you had better bive [ h-eed ] to what you wear.  ( be careful about )

371 She agreed to come along. It means she is [ a-nxious ] to join us in this project.  ( earnestly wishes to )

■ 190315fri ■

368 He is in debt again. He should learn to live within his [ m-eans ].  ( send less than he learns )

369 Be on your [ g-uard ] against what he says. He is a liar.  (take heed )

■ 190314thu ■

366 He promised to help me, but let me [ down ] at the final moment.  ( failed to do so )

367 The preoefessor is absent-minded, but every one of us has a high [ o-pinion ] of him.  ( think well of )

■ 190313wed ■

364 Some people cannot see the wood for the [ t-rees ].  ( so involved in details that one cannot see the matter as a whole )

365 Some of the students here smoke a lot, in [ d-efiance ] of the school regulations which tell them not to.  ( in disobedience to )

■ 190312tue

362 When you cannot tell the exact meaning of a word, be sure to [ r-efer ] to your disctionary.  ( consult )

363 In [ view ] of what he has said, it seems useless for us to continue this discussion.  ( when we consider )

■ 181231mon ■

360  A ceremony is going to be held [ in ] honor [ of ] those killed in the war.  ( show respect to )

361 I was just about to tip the porter a dollar, when I had [ s-econd ] thoughts and gave him two.  ( reconsidered the matter )

■ 181203mon ■

358  If you are determined to go there alone, do it [ at ] your own risk.  ( accept full responsibility )

359  Only by [ d-int ] of hard work was he able to overcome the difficulties.  ( by means of )

■ 181126mon ■

356  You should dissuade him [ from ] marrying her. She flirts with every boy she meets.  ( advise him against )

357  We always carry reasonable quantities of the goods in stock. They are [ as ] follows.  ( given below )

■ 181121wed ■

354 The government [ d-eprived ] them of their right to strike.  ( took away )

355  They have declared war upon the nation. The [ die ] has been cast.  ( course has been determined and there is no turning back )

■ 181117sat Fill in the blanks.

350  He isn't in a good [ t-emper ] today  ( in a good humor )

351  This firm [ d-eals ] in  electric appliances.  ( buys and sells )

■ 181114wed ■ Fill in the blanks.

348  [ Once ] upon a [ time ] there lived a woodcutter.  ( A long time ago )

349 I have never [ h-eard ] [ of ] such a person.  ( been told about )

■ 181113tue ■ Fill in the blanks.

346  You can guess the meaning of the word from the [ context ].  ( from what comes before and after the word )

347  You must [ c-omply ] with the rules.  ( obey )

 ■ 181112mon Fill in the blanks.

344  Preparation for college entrance exams [ c-alls ] for a lot of hard work.  ( requires; demands )

345  "Has he lost the money? Well, it serves him [ right ]. How often I have warned him not to carry so much money in his pocket."  ( he has got what he deserves )

181110sat Fill in the blanks.

342 He was a man of great wealth, but since one of his banks [ w-ent ] [b-ankrupt ] five years ago, he has come down in the world.  ( became unable to pay the debts )

343  I wonder why he is always on the [ side ] of those fanatic activist students.  ( supports )

■ 181108thu ■ Fill in the blanks.

340 When you go abroad, you should not fall [ foul ] of the laws of the countries where you are going to stay.  ( get into trouble with; violate )

341  The interviewers tried to put the applicants at (their) [ ease ].  ( make… feel relaxed )

 ■ 181106tue ■

338  These laws were made several years ago in [ f-avor ] of those who were blessed with both wealth and power.  ( on behalf of; to the advantage of )

339  "She says she will go out with those men tonight, but isn't that asking [ for ] trouble?  ( laying herself open to danger )

■ 181105mon ■ Fill in the blanks.

336  The burglars too to their [ heels ] when they caught sight of a policeman on his beat.  ( ran away )

337  She talked her husband [ into ] buying a mink coat for her.  ( persuaded … to )

■ 181104sun ■ Fill in the blanks.

334  It is necessary for you to make thorough preparations before you [ e-nter ] on a new business undertaking.  ( make a start on )

335  Several seismologists predict that one of [ t-hese ] days a big earthquake will hit this part of the land.  ( before long )

■ 181103sat ■ Fill in the blanks.

332  Children shouldn't [ t-oy ] with sharp tools.  ( play with )

333  He proposed to her on the [ s-trength ] of what she had told him the day before.  ( encouraged by )

181102fri

329  Whenever he gets into trouble, he [ l-ooks ] to me for help.  ( turns to; depends on )

331  In a figurative sense, " to let the cat out of the bag" is [ s-ynonymous ] with " to give away a secret."  ( has the same meaning as )

■ 181101thu

327  You ought to [ look ] [ up ] all the difficult words in your dictionary.  ( search for )

328  Jim found it hard to [ make ] [ up ] for the loss they suffered.  ( compensate for )

■ 181031wed ■ Fill in the blanks.

325  They allow him to go to town on [ condition ] that he doesn't spend too much money.  (only if )

326  The boy was ashamed to [ c-onfide ] his troubles to his teacher.  ( tell...to… )

■181030tue■ Fill in the blanks.

323  He [ p-asses ] [ for ] an honest man in his neighborhood.  ( is regarded as )

324  Her father [ passed ] away at eleven last night.  (died )

■181030tue■ Fill in the blanks.

323  He [ p-…..] [ …..] an honest man in his neighborhood.  ( is regarded as )

324  Her father [ …...] away at eleven last night.  (died )

■181029mon■ Fill in the blanks.

321  As for me, I don't [ g-o ] after fame.  ( seek )

322  You don't seem to [ worry ] about anything.  ( be anxious about )

181028sun

319  Do you really [ believe ] [ in ] God?  (feel sure of the existence of )

320  He always [ b-oasts ] [ of ] his personal record.  (brags about )

■181027satFill in the blanks.

317 We should [ a-vail ] ourselves [ of ] every opportunity to practice our English.  ( make use of )

318  He took [ a-dvantage ] [ of ] those mishaps.  ( use… for his own benefit )

■181025thu■Fill in the blanks.

315 From now on, we cannot depend too much on oil for our heat energy.  We should have other energy sources in [ r-eserve ].  ( keep in store for later use )

316 She has many servants [ a-ttend ]ing on her.  (serving )

■181024wed■Fill in the blanks.

313 You say money [ t-alk ]s. What does that mean.  ( carries weight )

314 Whenever he finds himself in a group of people who are fervently quarreling among themselves, he never fails to take [ s-ide ]s with the stronger party.  (support )

181023tueFill in the blanks.

311 A completely new set of theories on atomic energy has been put [ f-orward ] by young scientists.  ( proposed; advanced )

312 Whatever you may try to make your dream come true, you shouldn't go to [ e-xtreme]s.  (do more than is considered right )

■181022mon■Fill in the blanks.

308  No matter what kind of task you may undertake, [ s-tick ] to it, if you want to succeed in it.  (don't give … up)

310 When you know that you can take the easiest course, there is no sense in your doing things the [ h-ard ] way.  (making difficulties for yourself )

■181019fri■Fill in the blanks.

306 He has a weakness for alcoholic drinks. Tobe more exact, he drinks like a [ fish ].  ( is a heavy drinker )

307 We all tend to seek the company of those whse tastes or interests are [ similar ] to our own.  (like or the same as )

 ■181018thu■Fill in the blanks.

304 It's pretty cold outside, but children shouldn't remain within [ d-oor ]s all day long.  ( in the house )

305 We don't know anything about the result of the investigation because it was held behind closed [ d-oor ] s.  (with unauthorized persons excluded )

■181017wed■Fill in the blanks.

302 He entered the building. People in the office [ w-ent ] [ on ] with their work as if nothing had happened.  (continued )

303 If you really repent those follies you have committed so far, I don't think it is too late for you to turn over a new [ leaf ] and lead a better lifer from now.  ( make a new and better start )

■181016tue■Fill in the blanks.

300 It never [ o-ccured ] [ to ] me that he attended the conference on your behalf.  (came into my mind )

301 After getting their bags, they were immediately [ off ] to the parking lot.  (left...for )

■181015mon■Fill in the blanks.

297 When I [ look ] back upon my childhood, I always think of the village festival.  (recollect )

299 Her parents wouldn't [ a-pprove ] of her marriage to that good-for-nothing fellow.  (consent to )

■181014sun■■Fill in the blanks.

295 We all [ look ] up [ to ] him as our capable leader.  ( respect )

296 None of us participated in the game. We just [ l-ooked ] [ on ].  ( watched )

 

■181013sat■Fill in the blanks.

293 We soon found that the climate there didn't [ a-gree ] with me.  (suit )

294 He is very arrogant and [ looked ] upon every one who differs with him as a fool.  ( regards...as… )

■181012fri■Fill in the blanks.

291 His cordial letter [ added ] to our pleasure of accepting the invitation.   ( increased )

292 It [ a-dmits ] of no doubt.  (has no room for any )

■181011thu■Fill in the blanks.

289 They all [ ac-cused ] me [ of ] the wrong-doing, of which I can prove myself to be innocent.  ( blamed me for )

290 There's no [ account ]ing [for ] tastes.  ( We can't explain why people have different tastes)

■181010wed■Fill in the blanks.

287 Don't on [ any ] [ a-ccount ] go to bed with the electric heater on.  (for any reason)

288 He does not write anything in a straightforward style; so try to [ read ] between the [ lines ]. ( discover the hidden meaning )

■181009tue■ill in the blanks.

285 He is the kind of person who feels great satisfaction at making a show [ of ] his wealth.  ( boastfully displaying )

286 I can't speak Frenchwell, [ let ] alone German.  ( much less; not to mention )

■181008monFill in the blanks.

283 He shouted [ at ] the top of his voice.  ( as loudly as he could )

284 She prides herself [ on ] being able to read French books with ease.  (is proud of; takes pride in )

■181007sun■Fill in the blanks.

281 He has just [ d-isposed ] of his collection of coins.  ( has just got rid of )

282 I set a high [ v-alue ] on his advice and took it.  (had a high opinion of )

■181006sat■Fill in the blanks.

279 The committee was [ o-pposed ] to the proposal and it was turned down.  (did not agree to )

280 I think he is well [ v-ersed ] in English lierature, and his lecture is worth attending.  ( well informed about )

■18105friFill in the blanks.

277 He was so incompetent that finally he was [ r-elieved ] of his post.  (dismissed from )

278 The steamer is [ due ] in Kobe tmorrow morning.  (is expected to arrive )

■181004thu■Fill in the blanks.

275 I cannot say for [ c-ertain ] when the delayed train will pull in.  ( with complete confidence )

276 I have no [ p-atience ] with such meanness.  (cannot put up with; cannot tolerate )

■181003wed■

273 She [p-ut ] [ on ] an air of innocence though we had a lot of evidence against it.  (pretended to be innocent )

274 The dog did not move until his master went out of [ sight ].  (disappeared )

■181002tue■

271 If this weather keeps on, we will go [ in ] for extramural activities.  (take part in)

272 What [ is ] worse, he always persists in his errors.  (To make matters worse )


■181001monFill in the blanks.

269 The time is [ d-rawing ] near when he will have to leave his home.  (approaching )

270 As you can easily imagine, there is no short [ cut ] to the mastery of a foreign language.  ( easy way to master )

■180930sun■Fill in the blanks.

267 You should put a little money aside for a [ rainy ] day.  (a day of misfortune )

268 The woman [ d-id ] away [ with ] her bag by throwing it into the river.  (disposed of )

■180929sat

265 Children keep telling each other that Christmas is just [ around ] the [c-orner ].  (near at hand )

266 Existentialists maintain that man can [ c-ount ] on nothing.  (depend on )

■180928fri■Fill in the blanks.

263  It is up [ to ] you to decide how much we pay for their services.  (depends upon you )

264 They asked me whether I could do anything about it, but it was, as you know, [ out ] of the [q-uestion ].  ( impossible )

■180927thu■Fill in the blanks.

261 In which bookstore did you come [ across ] this book.?  (find...unexpectedly)

262 The committee agreed to [ set ] the man free.  (emancipate  )


■180926wed■Fill in the blanks.

259 We two have this in [ common ], for we cannot afford to buy another.  (are sharing…)

260 The Bible says, "It came to [pass ]. "  (happened )

■180925tueFill in the blanks.

257 We are very much [ c-oncerned ] about your health. I think you have been drinking and smoking too much.  (are...worried about )

258 They argued for hours but finally came to [ t-erms].  (reach an accord )

■180924monFill in the blanks.

245 I don't know how long it will take to get [ t-hrough ] with my work.  (finish )

256 Does any one of you have a good [ c-ommand ] of English?  (have fluency and skill in )

 

■180923sunFill in the blanks.

253 You will have to speak a little bit louder. He is [ hard ] [ of ] hearing.  (rather deaf )

254 We attacked the enemy [ under ] [ c-ver ] of darkness.  (take advantage of )

■180922satFill in the blanks.

251 He was well [ aware ] that she was immensely intelligent and gifted.  (knew well )

252 Don't forget  to [ post ] my letter on your way to to the bus stop.  (Remember to )

■180921fri■Fill in the blanks.

249 I made the [ a-cquaintance ] of Mr. Wilson in London.  (got to know )
250 He did nothing else [ but ] laugh.  (He only laughed )


■180920thu■Fill in the blanks.

246 Taken  [ by ] [s-urprise ], he lost his presence of mind.  ( since he was surprised )

248 Since he was [ l-ost ] [ in ] thought, he did not notice me.  (was thinking hard )

■180919wed■Fill in the blanks.

244 When he was introduced to her, he was at a  [ loss ]  for words.  (did not know how to express himself )

245 The man saved the drowning child at the [ c-ost ] of his own life.   (sacrificing)

■180918tue■Fill in the blanks. [ ….. ]

242 As far as I am concerned, the steps you suggested  [ leaves ]  nothing to be desired.  (are so perfect that no improvement on them is needed)

243 To  [ do ] him justice, we must say he is a dreamer. ( If we are to have a just opinion of him )

■180916mon■Fill in the blanks.

240 George was in  [ charge ]  of the office while his boss was away.  (managed )

241 Your money could be put to good  [ use ]  instead of being left idle in the bank.   (used for a good purpose )

■180916sun■Fill in the blanks.

238 The anthropologist  [ brought ]  to light a few surprising facts.  (revealed )

239 How did it  [ come ]  about that you were alone in the house?  (happen )

Fill in the blanks. ■180915sat■

236 This young girl  [ gets ]  [ rid ] of her clothes when they are not completely worn out.  (throws away )

237 How did the pictures of you  [ t-urn ]  out?  (result )

 

Fill in the blanks. 180914fri

234 Ken [ fell ] [ in ] love with the girl of his dream.  (be attracted)

235 The flickering light  [ went]  out as we stole in.  (ceased burning)


Fill in the blanks. ■180913thu

232 Susie  [ w-ent ]  on knitting as is nothing had happened when her husband shouted at her angrily. (continued) 

233 " [ How]  come?" he said somewhat derisively.  (Why? )

Fill in the blanks. 180912wed

230 The magazine  [ came ]  out semi-monthly.  (is put out)

231 Do you think your dreams will  [ come ]  [ true ] some day?  ( be realized )

Fill in the blanks. 180911tue

228 I came into  [ contact ]  with lots of people from all walks of life.  (mingled with; met)

229 He said he would get  [ in ]  [ t-ouch ] with you as soon as he returned from America.  (contact)

Fill in the blanks. 180910mon

226 What has  [ become ] of your son since he left ten years ago?  (happened to)

227 How did she  [ come ] by so much money? (get)

Fill in the blanks. 180909sun

224 He is a very cynical person and always  [ f-inding ] [ fault ] with my behavior.  (criticizes)

225 The term "frontier" has been  [ e-ndowed ] with a new meaning in the United States.  (has been given)

Fill in the blanks. 180908sat

222 David  [ c-an't ] [ have ] [ said ] such a silly thing. (I don't believe that David said such a silly thing)

223 I didn't go out until I had  [ d-one ] with my work.  (had completed)

Fill in the blanks. 180907fri

220 The war  [ r-esulted ] from the economic rivalries between the two nations. (started as a result of)

221 It is not  [ in ] my power to help those poor people. ( I am unable to; I am not in a position to)

Fill in the blanks. 180906thu

213  I called him various [ names ], but he did [ nothing ] [ but ] smile.   (insulted him in various abusive manners/ only smiled)

 

219 The change of air [ did ] him good. (benefited him)

Fill in the blanks. 180905wed

211  So long as you tried your best, it [ m-atters ] little which school you went to.  (is of little importance)

212  I won't stay that late in such bad weather, if I can [ help ] it.   (if I don't have to)

Fill in the blanks. 180904tue

209  When I got off the bus I caught [ sight ] of Dr. Smith walking arm in arm with his wife.    (saw)

210 He asked her to help him, but she turned her [ b-ack ] on him.   (ignored)

Fill in the blanks. 180718wed

207  [ By ] the [ way ], did you see him on your way home?  (Incidentally)

208  It's very hard to [ figure ] out what he said on that occasion.   (understand)

 

Fill in the blanks. 180717tue

205  How many of the boys [ s-howed ] up?   (turned up ; appeared )

206  It [ w-ould ] [ be ] better for you to try to arrive at the appointed time.  (You had better )

Fill in the blanks. 180716mon

203  In [ case ] he shows up by seven tonight, tell him to wait.    ( If )

204  How many mistakes did your teacher [ pointed ] out in your essay?   ( indicate )

Fill in the blanks. 180715sun

200  He is burning the [ ….. ] at both ends by working eleven hours every day.  (exhausting himself )

201  We [ e-….. ] in the conversation for hours.  (involved ourselves in )

Fill in the blanks. 180714sat

198  I have every Friday [ off ].  (don't have to work on Fridays )

199  I want you to look [ over ] these exercises before I give them to my teacher.  (examine)

Fill in the blanks. 180713fri

196  It's hard for such a shy girl to [ ….. ]friends easily.  (win friends )

197  The clock was [ ….. ] of [ o ….. ] and we didn't know what time it was.  (not working condition )

Fill in the blanks. 180712thu

194  Please sit down and [ make ] yourself at [h-ome ].  ( be comfortable )

195  The pedestrian must [ keep ] to the right side of the street.   (remain on ]


Fill in the blanks. 180711wed

192  I could not find [ it ] in my [ h-eart ] to lave my son there alone.  (was not inclined to )

193  He is really in narrow circumstances, but he manages to keep [ up ] appearances.  (maintain an outward show to hide the fact )

Fill in the blanks. 180710tue

190  The sudden appearance of the enemy put us to [ f-light ].  (made us flee )

191  Whould you [do ] me a [ favor ]?  ( I have something I want you to help me with)



Fill in the blanks. 180709mon

188  She didn't succeed in passing the entrance examination to that college, and it really [ b-roke ] her.  (made her really sad )

189  Let us resume reading where we left [ off ] last week.  (stopped)

Fill in the blanks. 180708sun

186  When I got home, I gave her a [ r-ing].  (telephoned her)

187  NBC here [ stands ] for nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons.  ( means )

Fill in the blanks. 180707sat

184  The moon had sunk and a bright morning was breaking when I [ came ] [ to ] myself.  (became conscious again; came to my senses )

185  While watching his face it [ s-truck ] me that there might be some fault on my part.  (it occurred to me )


Fill in the blanks. 180706TGIF!

182  " What time do you [ h-ave ] ? Asked the man sitting next to me.  (What time do you have )

183  Mini skirts have disappeared and long skirts are now [ in ] fashion.  (very popular )

Fill in the blanks. 180705thu

180  His story brought [ home ] to us the seriousness of the matter.  (made very clear )

181  He is [ as ] great a scholar [ as ] ever lived.  (one of the greatest scholars that ever lived )

Fill in the blanks. 180704wed

178  He hasn't studied at all. He is [ b-ound ] to fail the exam.  (sure to )

179  I'm sure he will [ break ] his word.  (fail to fulfill his word)

Fill in the blanks. 180703tue

176  Jimmie [ called ] off all of his appointments for the day.  ( canceled )

177  The Englishman has returned to his country for [ good ].  (forever)

Fill in the blanks. 180701sun

172  My wife didn't [ a-ttend ] to what I was saying.  ( give her attention to; listen to )

173  He [ t-ook ] a [ seat ] immediately and began to talk.  (sat down )

Fill in the blanks. 180630sat

170 We all [ p….. ] in the activities.  (took part in )

171  An exotic looking person [ w….. ] on me in the shop.  (attended on)

Fill in the blanks. 180629TGIF!

168 We might say that during these hard times we are all in the same [ boat ].  ( sharing the same destiny )

168 How many English words have we studied [ so ] [ far ] ?  (by now; up to te present time)



Fill in the blanks. 180628thu

166 Nobody pays any attention to him. He just talks [ big ].  (exaggerates )

167 I am not a [ bit ] interested in it. ( in the least )

Fill in the blanks. 180627wed

164 He [ knew ] [ better ]  than to call you names.  (was wise enough not to )

165 He is [ as ] poor [ as ] poor can be.  ( extremely poor )

Fill in the blanks. 180626tue

162 We [ might ] as [ well ] throw the money into the sea [ as] lend it to him.  ( would throw … than lend )

163 Everyone had a right to enjoy one's liberty, much [ more ] one's life.  ( still more; not to mention; to say nothing of )

Fill in the blanks. 180625mon

160 He seems to be offended by your words. You are being too impolite to him. He [ may ] [well ] be angry. (has good reason to )

161 This morning my father was [ d-ressed ] [ in ] a dark suit.  ( had a dark suit on )

Fill in the blanks. 180624sun

158 We [ s--- ] up till 11 p.m., watching games on TV.  ( stayed up, did not go to bed )

159 No one who is really capable of great things is [ b--- ] of one's own success.  ( has too high an opinion of, is proud of )

Fill in the blanks. 180623sat

133 If I were in your place, I wouldn't be able to cope [ ….. ] the difficulties of your position. ( deal with successfully )

157 I heard that he was well-educated, but he connot so [ ….. ] [ ….. ] write a short thesis.  ( cannot even write )

Fill in the blanks. 180622TGIF!

131 Since I could not get a good sleep the night before, I was out of [ s-orts ].  ( wasn't feeling well )

132 He is almost good for nothing. You can easily dispense [ with ] his services.  (do without )

Fill in the blanks. 180621thu

129 I was afraid I hadn't enough money, but I [ ….. ] a chance on the price.  ( trusted to luck )

130 His advice to us was so little [ ….. ] the purpose that we did not take it so seriously.  ( so irrelevant, so impertinent )

Fill in the blanks. 180620wed

127 She looked into the car and asked the man at the [ w-heel ] if he could give her a lift.  ( the driver )

128 His first work was soon [ s-ucceeded ] by a play, which later made him officially recognized as a great storyteller.  ( was … followed by )

Fill in the blanks. 180619tue

125 Gathering information was always attended [ with ] some danger. (was … accompanied with)

126 It must be remembered that every misfortune has a silver [ lin]ing. ( a consoling element )

Fill in the blanks. 180618mon

123 The people were letting [ off ] firecrackers for celebration. (discharging)

124 The boys were all [ c-razy ] about jazz.  ( enthusiastic about )

 

Fill in the blanks. 180617sun

121 I hear John is going to quit his job. Do you know who will take his [place]?  (be substituted for him)

122 By increasing the number of the sides of the polygons, he could make every point on the circle correspond [to] every point on the polygons.  (equal in position to)

Fill in the blanks. 180616sat

017 It (dawned] upon me that his story was a mere concoction.  (became clear to me)

018 The old man keeps many cats in his home and feeds them [on] fish and meat.  (gives them …..as food)

 

Fill in the blanks. 180615fri

015 No matther how much you may insist, you cannot [assure] me of the truth of your story.  (make me feel sure of)

016 No medicine can [cure] him of his disease.  (provide a remedy for)


Fill in the blanks. 180614thu

013 It is often pointed out that wisdom does not [consist] in knowledge only.   (exist as something inherent in)

014 Today every one of us knows that water [consist] of hydrogen and oxygen.  (is composed of)

001 Miho is planning on going to the U.K. She drew [out] 300 thousand yen for her trip. (withdrew from her bank account)

002 The misdemeanors of these delinquents really [drive] me mad.  (make me angry)

003 That's not exactly what I am driving [at]. (mean) 

 

004 These cows feed chiefly [on] hay. (take…..as food) 

005 I'm fed [up] with his selfishness. He should know better than to grumble.  (disgusted with)

 

006 He promised to [call] me up sometime in the afternoon.  (ring me up)

007 She is a selfish woman. She doesn't care  a bit [about] others.  (feel any concern)

008 "Would you care [for] more root beer?" she said and poured some into my glass. (like to have)

009 The fooball players stood at attention, apparently carried [away] by the playing of the national anthem.  (captivated)

010 It's easy to make up plans, but hard to carry them [out].  (put…..into practice)


011 Pam says she is going to [major] in physics at the university.  (specialize in)


012 It's difficult to carry [on] our conversation with so many people around us.  (continue)


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