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1. He is a very _____________ artist; his art is different than everyone elses.


2. Is this the original copy, or is it a _____________?
3. My backyard _____________ all the way to the beach.
4. I dont think that is an _____________ diamond ring, because its too cheap.
5. She is studying business in the UK because she wants to become a famous
_____________.
6. Why do you want to study English at Harvard University? What is your
_____________?
7. Jay is very _____________; no matter how many times he fails, he never
gives up.
8. Leo wanted to set the air conditioner at 27 degrees, and Angela wanted to
set it at 23 degrees. I suggested that 25 degrees would be a good
_____________.
9. The _____________ of wealth in this country is not fair. One percent of the
people have almost all of the money.
10. We learned many interesting _____________ in our philosophy class today.
11. Jennas grandmother will have heart surgery today, and she is very worried
because the doctor told her it is a very dangerous _____________.
12. People _____________ more oil now than they did 20 years ago.

13. Scientists worry that global warming will _____________ affect mankind.
14. The test will _____________ at 11:00.
15. Hank _____________ his cars engine to make it go twice as fast.
16. I dont mind the hot weather, but I cant stand the summers in Taiwan
because they are too _____________.
17. The new helmet law is _____________ prevent injuries and deaths.
18. The Internet was invented in the _____________ part of the 20th century.
19. Many people think that cloning is _____________, because it can produce
human beings with defects.
20. The _____________ went off to fight in the war.
21. I wouldnt want to live in an aboriginal village because they are so
_____________.
22. Everybody drinks tea in Taiwan. Maybe I will open a tea shop. It seems like
a very _____________ business.
23. I wanted to go to Boston University, but I cant because I didnt graduate
from high school. I dont have the right _____________.
24. US troops _____________ Iraq in 2003.
25. Im afraid that were not going to finish our project on time. We need to try
to _____________ this process.
26. Jack and Mike committed the crime together, so Jack is not _____________
responsible.
27. Jazz music _____________ in the southern US in the latter part of the 20th
century.
28. Steve just wants to work at McDonalds for the rest of his life. He doesnt
have any _____________.
29. Jeff is _____________ swimming because he doesnt have any arms.

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1. The baseball game is already _______________, so we should hurry if we


want seats.
2. This medicine is very _______________, so you should only take one pill.
3. An education is _______________ to success in the modern world.
4. The statue is very _______________; if youre not careful, youll break it.
5. The crowd _______________, Lets Go Red Sox! Da Da DaDaDa!
6. Eating junk food every day is very _______________ to your health.
7. In the religious _______________, the people will hit themselves until
they bleed.
8. The president tried to _______________ the rumors that he had lied.
9. Fruits and vegetables are _______________ to good health.
10. His warm forehead _______________ that he has a fever.
11. Jack didnt _______________ anything to the class, so he failed.
12. I have to move home _______________; I dont know when Ill come
back.
13. My mother tried to _______________ me that everything will be okay.
14. Investment depends on the _______________ of the economy.
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15. The police in Taiwan rarely _______________ the helmet law.


16. _______________ an earthquake, stand in the doorway.
17. Dont worry about me. Im very _______________. Ill always find a way
to solve any problems that arise.
18. The school has too many students and too few classrooms, so they plan
to _______________ next year.
19. What is the _______________ of the date 1776 in American history?
20. The typhoon may _______________ the mango crop this year.
21. In _______________, I shouldnt have invested all of my money in the
stock market.
22. Alex has a very short _______________, so I always have to get his
attention.
23. Dont say ATM machine. It is _______________.
24. There are few _______________ of that isolated island.
25. I answered the questions on the test _______________, so I got a good
grade.
26. He is _______________ about his weight, so please dont tease him.
27. I participated in many _______________ activities in the university.
28. It is difficult to _______________ to life in a new country.
29. The unemployment rate _______________ this year due to the
economic instability.
30. In some cultures, there is a _______________ against sticking up your
middle finger.
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1. The new vocabulary words are _______________ so that you will notice them more easily.
2. I didnt prepare _______________ for the test, so my score wasnt very high.
3. U.S.A. __________________ United States of America.
4. It is harder to breathe at high _____________________.
5. After I ate the spicy hot pot, I got ___________________ and was in the bathroom for an
hour!
6. The climbers tried to reach the ___________________ of Mount Everest, but they got
_______________ and were unable to walk, so they had to come back.
7. We made a _________________ decision to go camping last night.
8. The new medical center has an experienced _________________ who will treat the various
________________ that mountain climbers may get.
9. If you forget your speech, it will be helpful if you have the ability for
______________________.
10. They _______________ the mountain slowly and ____________ quickly.
11. The _____________ of the mountain was quite slow, but the ______________ was much
faster.
12. The reporter is writing an _____________ about the famous actor who died yesterday.
13. According to ____________________ wisdom, Christopher Columbus believed that the
world was flat. Actually, this is not true.
14. His reassuring gesture was intended to ______________ sympathy.
15. The warrior _______________ his enemies and achieved glory.
16. I dont know why this new software doesnt work! I installed it very carefully and did
__________________ what the instructions said, but it still doesnt work. Its so frustrating!!!
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1. The museum will have an exhibit this weekend of several


_______________ contemporary artists.
2. Everyone is allowed into the movie, with the _______________
of small children.
3. The protests were in response to the _______________ of
politicians.
4. Lawyers often disagree with each other, because the intent of
certain laws is often _______________.
5. After her inspiring performance, the renowned singer received a
standing _______________.
6. It is irresponsible to _______________ unwanted pets.
7. The judge gave the shoplifter a ______________ punishment
because he wanted to set an example for other shoplifters.
8. The weatherman didnt _______________ that the hurricane
would be so devastating.
9. Stephen King is a _______________ author; he has written
dozens of bestselling books.
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10. If you want to climb to the summit of Mount Everest, you need
to take several _______________ against the cold and high altitude.
11. My computer is only 3 years old but it is already
_______________. I cant even use a lot of newer software.
12. Your business plan ________________ me, but Im still not sure
that Im willing to lend you money to start up.
13. Due to the _______________ drug abuse among homeless
people, the government has started a new drug abuse prevention
program.
14. The Constitution guarantees all citizens the rights of life, liberty,
and the _______________ of happiness.
15. The magician never _______________ his secrets.
16. She has the _______________ necessary to succeed in graduate
school.
17. The new helmet law was approved by an _______________
majority of voters.
18. Mrs. Wood left _______________ instructions with the
babysitter about how to take care of her child.
19. The teacher _______________ asked Jenna several questions in
class because she kept falling asleep.
20. After her husband of 60 years died, Martha was
_______________ and lost the will to live.
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1. The _______________ of this research is to find out why people yawn.


2. The two companies will _______________ a price that they are both satisfied with.
3. Corruption is _______________ in baseball because gangsters often pay players to lose games.
4. The criminal received _______________ treatment because the judge was his uncle.
5. The class voted _______________ to take a break.
6. The internet has _______________ how people communicate.
7. Because of the _______________ between the US and Taiwan, the US often sends Navy ships to
protect Taiwan.
8. I couldnt find any news about Honduras on the internet, but then I found a very _______________
report that talked about the history, the current situation, and possibilities for the future.
9. The new president _______________ a program to help reduce the rampant crime in the cities.
10. The restaurant owner didnt _______________ the large crowd, so the customers had to wait a
long time for their meals.
11. Nancy is only 10 years old and can already play the piano so well! I think she has a lot of
______________ to be a professional musician.
12. Richard _______________ received the lowest scores on tests in the class, so the teacher decided
to call his parents and discuss his performance.
13. Were going camping this week so you need to buy a new tent, _______________ one big enough
for 3 people.
14. We opened a tea shop last year, but we had to close because it just wasnt _______________
enough.
15. A new study shows that alcoholism is _______________ among poor and uneducated people.

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1. Johnny! Please stop singing! Youre _______________ the class!


2. That man was _______________ with murder, but he was eventually acquitted.
3. The death _______________ is very controversial.
4. Celebrities and politicians are _______________ constant scrutiny by the paparazzi.
5. Typhoon Morakot _______________ southern Taiwan.
6. Johnny! Why did you tell your friends that we have 20 houses? Thats not true! Dont _______________! We
only have three!
7. After I complained to the company, they said they would _______________ the error as soon as possible.
8. The politician _______________ that the company tried to bribe him to pass a new law.
9. You can go to graduate school in the UK, _______________ you get a score of at least 6.5 on the IELTS test.
10. If you help me work on Saturday, I will _______________ you for your time.
11. The police said that Johnny is the main _______________ in the murder case, but they havent arrested him.
12. My companys stock price rose _______________ yesterday; I made a ton of money!
13. I dont read tabloids because Im not interested in _______________.
14. The American election got a lot of _______________ in the international media.
15. I was _______________ when the teacher caught me sleeping in class!
16. The Earths temperature has risen _______________ over the past few decades.
17. Please _______________ the homework assignment I gave you; that was the wrong assignment. Ill give you
a new assignment tomorrow.
18. OJ Simpsons maid had to move out of the country because of the constant _______________ she received
from the media.
19. There was not enough evidence that Johnny committed the crime, so he was _______________ by the jury.
20. The jury decided that his brother, Jimmy, was guilty, and Jimmy was eventually _______________ of murder.

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1. The WTO works to abolish ______________ because they are bad for international trade.
2. Muscular sclerosis is a nervous ____________. Double vision and involuntary movements
are two common ____________.
3. Roger is a very ____________ guy; he always says what he thinks and never ____________
to give his opinion.
4. Although the Internet ____________ how we communicate and has many benefits, there
are also some ____________ effects of prolonged use.
5. I have lived in Taiwan for ______________ six years.
6. Franks father ____________ him when he was young, so his family grew up in
____________ and relied on charity for food.
7. I havent slept for days because I have ____________. I ____________ advice from my
doctor, and he gave me some sleeping pills.
8. Kyle thinks hes better than everyone just because his father is rich. I cant stand people who
are arrogant and ____________.
9. If youre going to a wedding, you should _____________ your shoes first. Theyre filthy!
10. In some countries, children are still sold as slaves. This is a ____________ business, and the
children can only ____________ a better life.
11. John ____________ his little brother by spraying water on him while he was sleeping every
night.
12. Harvard University has renowned _______________ and world-class facilities.
13. Bill Gates made a ______________ investment in Africa to improve the lives of the people
there.
14. Our flight was delayed, so we had a ____________ wait in the airport.
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1. I put my cell phone on silent mode, but if you call I will feel it _______________.
2. Shooting stars are a very interesting ______________.
3. There are many ______________ of this song, but the Beatles originally wrote it.
4. I was ______________ very confused in the physics class, but after studying hard, I gradually
started to understand the concepts taught by the teacher.
5. Principal Gloria fired Teacher Jake last week because she thinks he is not a ______________
teacher.
6. The new government will ______________ several new laws and regulations.
7. You should be proud of yourself! Getting into Harvard is a ______________ achievement!
8. Due to his nervous disorder, Uncle Dave has limited ______________ and needs a wheelchair to
get around.
9. The new international airport will help ______________ the development of the tourism
industry.
10. Dont call Uncle Dave ______________. He prefers to be called disabled or challenged.
11. The companys ______________ were outraged when the stock price plummeted last week.
12. You should use extreme ______________ when driving on ice.
13. The golf tournament is open only to ______________; professional golfers are not allowed to
participate.
14. With her ______________ and diligence, Maria was able to get her PhD from Oxford.
15. I couldnt understand the ______________ to that song, so I looked them up on the Internet.
16. Grandma is a very ______________ driver because she is terrified of getting in an accident.
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1. Some people use _______________ to quit smoking.


2. Christian Scientists do not believe that _______________ medicine can cure ailments.
3. The presidents _______________ defended him against accusations that he had lied.
4. After Michael Jackson died, the _______________ revealed that he had died from a drug
overdose.
5. Jack didnt get enough sleep last night, so he kept _______________ in class.
6. If you are convicted of a _______________ such as murder, burglary, or arson, you might
receive a long prison sentence.
7. If you are accused of committing a crime, first you will be arrested, and then you will
_______________. At your trial, the _______________ will present the evidence that you are
guilty, and you will be represented by your ________________. After all of the evidence has been
presented, a judge or a _______________ will decide if you are guilty or innocent.
8. Many people prefer to use _______________ medicine to treat minor _______________.
9. After the young boy showed up in school with several bruises on his face, his father was
arrested for child _______________.
10. The childs mother was accused of _______________ because she hadnt given her daughter
the medicine that could have saved her life.
11. He has to be careful about what he eats because he has _______________.
12. My sister is applying to law school because she wants to be an ______________.

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1. The new president plans to _____________ a new education policy.


2. I cant stand the _____________ heat in the summer months!
3. Look! Over there! Its the _____________ cuckoo bird! No one has ever photographed it before!
4. After the devastating earthquake, the people of Haiti appreciated the _____________
generosity of the people who sent money and volunteered to help them.
5. Dont put the pillow on top of the cat! Youll _____________ it!
6. There are still some ____________ tribes in parts of Africa who dont communicate with the
outside world.
7. There must be a leak in the roof. The water is ____________ down the wall.
8. Im cold! Did you close the windows? I feel a _____________.
9. I already gave you half of my candy! Im not going to give you any more! Stop being so
_____________!
10. The police found an old woman sleeping on the sidewalk. When they woke her, she was
confused and _____________, and she didnt even know her own name.
11. I like to go SCUBA diving because I am in awe of the __________ ocean; it seems to extend
forever!
12. Many animals are unable to survive the ____________ Arctic winters.

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1. We need to call the plumber. The sink is ______________ again.


2. The teacher _______________ the students suggestions to make the class more enjoyable.
3. Shelly is in a bad mood because her boyfriend broke up with her. You should go over there and
give her a nice _______________. Tell her her hair looks nice. It will make her feel better.
4. Single mothers have to _______________ with the pressures of raising a child and working fulltime.
5. My mother is _______________ protective. She wont even let me walk down the street by
myself.
6. You can always see a lot of _______________ on the sidewalks in Boston. It is known as a great
walking city.
7. Solar energy is good because, in contrast to fossil fuels, it is _______________.
8. I plan to _______________ in English in the university because I want to be an English teacher.
9. The patient just got out of surgery. She is not _______________ yet. Come back in an hour and
you can see her.
10. Urban _______________ has threatened the survival of many endangered species.
11. After the fire destroyed his house, Bills neighbors helped him _______________ it.
12. After I graduate from the university, I plan to go to graduate school so I can get a
_______________ degree.
13. Write one sentence with #-fold (two-fold / five-fold / twenty-fold, etc.):
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________

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1. The singers new CD ____________ a lot of really good songs.


2. John always accomplishes his goals. His ____________ is, Never give up.
3. Although the intermediate level test is harder than the beginner level test, it is _____________
too difficult for you.
4. Yesterday Angela had straight hair, but today its curly. She must have gotten a ____________.
5. After he won the election, Brian _______________ the crowd of supporters.
6. This nervous disorder can leave half of the face paralyzed for weeks. It seems to occur
______________; doctors dont know what causes it.
7. Your research paper is too long. I want them to be less than 50 pages, but yours is 60 pages long.
You need to ____________ it before you hand it in.
8. A man died last night when his car _____________ with a train.
9. It takes a lot of _______________ to play the drums. Your two hands and two feet must all
move independently.
10. Martha had a hard time _____________ with the death of her husband. She was depressed for
months.
11. Some primitive tribes still ____________ the sun as their god.
12. Aaron was arrested when he through a glass bottle down and ____________ it near the police
officers feet.

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1. My grandfather said that he _______________ rap music because, in his words, Its just noise. Its not
real music.
2. The government is giving _______________ to people who install solar energy panels on the roof of
their house. The government will pay 10% of the total cost.
3. The protesters used violence to protest the war, which seems like a _______________.
4. The little girl is an _____________; her parents died when she was very young.
5. The _______________ dictator will kill anyone who doesnt obey him.
6. My leather jacket is a little stiff. Hopefully it will be more comfortable after I _______________.
7. We love eating at the Mexican restaurant because they offer unlimited free chips and ____________.
8. With hard work and perseverance, Leo was able to _______________ his dream of becoming a famous
drummer.
9. Karen _______________ her free time to volunteering at the orphanage.
10. The _______________ customer complained to the manager after the waitress spilled water on him.
11. This is _______________ an English-speaking country, though an increasing percentage of the
population speak Spanish as their first language.
12. Angela was fired from her job last week. When her boss told her the bad news, it came completely
_______________. She didnt expect it at all.
13. I am _______________ to complete the last stage of this video game before I go to bed!
14. Harvard University has very strict _______________ in deciding who is allowed to enter the school.
15. I bought my new camera through an online _______________. My winning bid was $200, which is
almost $100 less than the price of a new one in stores.
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1. This school gives prizes as an _______________ for children to behave themselves.


2. Some have suggested that cell phones may cause cancer, but that is _______________: science has yet
to prove this.
3. Yesterday, the president said he would raise taxes. Today he said he would lower taxes. Now, he is being
criticized because these two statements _______________ each other.
4. This factorys equipment is _______________. We really need to get more up-to-date equipment.
5. The _______________ likes to pick on his classmates and steal their money.
6. I have many _______________ for choosing the ideal school: location, price, faculty, and facilities.
7. After campaigning for several months, Mr. Jones has _______________ as the favorite to win the
presidential election.
8. I bought this antique lamp at an _______________ for only $3!
9. The public was _______________ when the president was caught taking bribes from oil companies.
10. The _______________media often reports on celebrities and sensationalism rather than reporting
about the issues that really matter.
11. The college entrance exam is used by universities to _______________ your academic abilities and
potential.
12. As more and more people begin using social networking sites like Facebook, some people predict that
email may eventually become _______________.
13. It is important for students to be able to resist _______________. Just because your friends are doing
something, doesnt mean you have to do it too.
14. If you are afraid of flying, the bullet train (high speed rail) is a good _______________.
15. Even though our company increased its advertising budget by 20%, we have only had a _____________
improvement in profits.
16. You have to take a boat to that _______________ island, because it doesnt have an airport.
17. After last months huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, most Americans _________________ oil
companies and feel that they only care about profits.
18. The police were _______________, beating and arresting the protesters.
19. Nuns _______________ their lives to God.
20. In order to prevent a fire, you should _______________ that you turn off your oven before you leave
the house.
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1. Nurses ___________ themselves to taking care of the sick.


2. The teacher suspected that I had stolen her pen, so she asked me to empty the __________ of my
pockets.
3. If you __________ on old Mr. Atkins yard, he will yell at you and chase you with a stick!
4. Old Mr. Atkins doesnt like strangers walking onto his __________.
5. I applied for the management position, but they didnt hire me because they said Im not __________.
6. That poor puppy looks miserable! He must be sad because hes __________ to that small cage all day.
7. That comedian is famous because he can __________ the President very accurately.
8. I put 10% of my income into a retirement __________.
9. After you finish the painting, a panel of judges will __________ your work and give you a score.
10. John and Lisa got to go home early because they scored well on the test, but the ____________ of the
class had to stay late and review their mistakes.
11. Every year, the ____________ for diagnosing psychological diseases change.
12. My mother said that she will not be __________ until I get As in every subject.
13. Marthas health got ____________ worse as she grew older.
14. Our teacher is very lenient; he doesnt like to __________ students.
15. Hmm I like your plan, Leo, but I just dont think its __________ right now, because we dont have
enough money.
16. If Karen wins her next tennis match, she will __________ for the Olympics in London!
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1. We learned many _____________ songs in school today, like America the Beautiful and God Bless
America
2. I got __________ to sleeping late during the summer, so when school started again, it was really hard
for me to get up early every day.
3. Actually, Mr. Smith owns two large companies, but hes very modest about his success. He doesnt talk
about how much money he has, and his house is not _______________ at all.
4. Wow! I cant believe you passed the advanced English test! Im really __________! Thats a very difficult
test!
5. I _____________ that the companys stock would rise, so I invested in the company and ended up
making a lot of money.
6. Because the thief is under 18 years old, the judge decided to send him to a __________ detention
center instead of a real prison for adults.
7. We are unable to ____________ the Internet right now because of the storm.
8. Many patriotic soldiers feel that bravery is the most important ____________ of all.
9. I hadnt seen that movie since my childhood. After I watched it, I started feeling very ____________, so I
took out some old picture albums and looked through them.
10. With the threat of global warming, it is important that we start using __________ forms of energy such
as solar and wind energy.
11. In most states, it is illegal to carry a _____________ weapon.
12. I found this cell phone in the lobby. Someone must have lost it. If nobody __________ it by the end of
the day, I think Ill just take it.
13. A red ball suddenly _______________ in the magicians hand. It seemed to have come out of thin air!
14. I heard that Jimmy was saying mean things about me behind my back, but when I ____________ him
about it, he denied it.
15. I like food from almost all parts of the world, but I would have to say that French __________ is the
best.
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1. Before you travel overseas, you should go to the bank and exchange _____________.
2. Every day, the news website displays the most _____________ stories on the front page.
3. If youre sick, you should go to the doctor. He or she can ____________ you some medicine that will
make you feel better.
4. Bee stings are potentially __________. If you are bitten by dozens of bees, it could lead to death.
5. I cant stand the new song by Justin Bieber! Its so ____________! He just sings Baby, baby, baby, Oh!
over and over and over!
6. The sudden storm _____________ traffic; some people were stuck sitting in their cars for hours.
7. When her son left home to join the army and fight in a war, Ms. Smith was filled with __________
because she feared she would never see him again.
8. When the logging company announced that they would start cutting down trees in the ancient forest,
several environmental ____________ chained themselves to the trees in order to stop them.
9. I like studying with people from different countries. They always have unique ideas and different
____________, and I am able to learn a lot about how other people think.
10. After the doctor gives you your _____________, take it to the pharmacy and they will give you your
medicine.
11. Its very dangerous to talk on a cell phone while driving. You might get ____________ and stop paying
attention to what you are doing, and this can cause you to have an accident.
12. After he finished his controversial speech, the speaker was met with a __________ of questions from
the audience.
13. This research paper is very well-written, but I think it is uninteresting and ______________ -- it doesnt
actually improve our knowledge of the subject.
14. The president accused the news reporters of having a __________ because all of their reports about
him had been negative.
15. More and more people distrust prescription medicines and are now trying various natural
___________ available in health stores around the city.
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