|1||Every time Mr. Wilson goes out to dinner with his co-workers, he ( ) on paying for everything.
Whenever his co-workers offer to pay for themselves, he refuses.
1 comments 2 switches 3 advises 4 insists
|2||When employees pay for their clients’ meals, they can get their money back from the company. But some people ( ) the system and get the company to pay for meals they have with friends.
1 abuse 2 preserve 3 resolve 4 obtain
|3||Aaron wants to be independent ( ) his parents, but he cannot afford to rent his own apartment, so he has to live at home.
1 by 2 of 3 with 4 at
|4||The mayor congratulated the firefighter on his bravery.
He said that it had taken great ( ) to enter the burning house and rescue the child trapped inside.
1 courage 2 fiction 3 scholarship 4 volume
|5||Mrs. Parks ( ) her students into seven groups and gave each group a math problem to work on together.
1 absorbed 2 divided 3 focused 4 fastened
|6||The signs in the swimming-pool changing rooms tell people to put their ( ) in the lockers to keep them safe.
1 opportunities 2 candidates 3 forecasts 4 possessions
|7||At first, Tim thought that the backpack was too expensive, but his girlfriend ( ) him that he should buy it by telling him it would last a long time.
1 Separated 2 calculated 3 Stretched 4 convinced
|8||A : Dad, I have some wonderful news. I’m ( ) ! The baby is due in October.
B : Caroline, congratulations! I’m so happy for you and Ron!
1 professional 2 pregnant 3 subtle 4 conscious
|9||Karen received a phone call from the train-station office.
The man told her that someone had found her train pass, and that she should come to the station at her earliest ( ) to get it.
1 truth 2 demonstration 3 convenience 4 rhythm
|10||Darla was careful not to ( ) all of her energy early in the race.
She ran at a slower pace at first so that she would be able to run faster near the end of the race.
1 get in 2 fill out 3 use up 4 turn down