_______ over whenever we want to make a decision, many people believe, and we will have less chance of making mistakes.
A. To think B. Think C. Thinking D. Thought
I made a fire ______ up the room as soon as my father came in．
A．warm B．warmed C．to warm D．warming
Silver is the best conductor of electricity, copper _______ it closely.
A. followed B. following C. to follow D. follows
______ mainly for the invention of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell devoted all his life to helping the deaf,
A. Remembering B. Having remembered C. Remembered D. To remember
Black boxes, ______ to record Flight data together with pilots’ conversation and noises from the aircraft, are important for people to find out the cause of an air
A. design B. designing C. designed D. were designed
The traffic problems we are looking forward to seeing _______ should have attracted the government’s attention.
A. solving B. solve C. solved D. to solve
When _____ about his comments on the mine accident, the mayor said much remained to be done to make it clear.
A. asking B. asked C. being asked D. to be asked
_____in a friendly way ,their quarrel came to end .
A. Being settled B. Settled C. Having settled D. Settling
Cleaning woman in big cities usually get ______ by the hour.
A. pay B. paying C. paid D. to pay
一My cousin would like to risk ______ the weight-loss pills rather than ______ in a gym．
—Really? She must be mad．
A．to take；work out B．to take；working out
C．taking；working out D．taking；work out
There is a new problem ______ in the popularity of private cars ______ road conditions need to be improved.
A．involving; that B．involved; that
C．involved; where D．involving; which
_____ with the accident, he was forced to resign.
A. Concerned B. Concerning C. Having concerned D. Be concerned
We are looking forward to ______ another chance ______ it again.
A. be given; to try B. give; to try
C. giving; trying D. having; to try
Swan Lake is a famous ballet in four acts, _______ on a German fairy tale.
A. is based B. basing C. based D. bases
____ in the countryside, though living in town, he ______ his home village all the time.
A. Brought up; has still thought of B. Being brought up; is still thinking of
C. Having been brought up; still thinks of D. Brought up; is still thinking of
______ its size with that of the whole earth, we find the highest mountain does not seem high at all.
A. When compared B. Compared to
C. To be compared D. Comparing
—You look rather tired today.
—______ not to miss the 4:20 flight, I didn’t dare to close my eyes.
A. Reminding B. Reminded
C. Being reminded D. Having reminded
After the six-party talk in Beijing, an agreement was reached _______ that North Korea
would abandon _______ nuclear weapons.
A. stating; to develop B. stating; developing
C. to state; to develop D. states; developing
--- I try to memorize new words every day, but can only remember few of them.
--- That’s not surprising. Newly – learnt words are easily forgotten unless frequently ______
A. used B. using C. to use D. be used
_____ ellipsis is an efficient way to make sentences _______.
A. Use; concise B. To use; precise C. Using; concise D. Using; precise
___________, the monument could be restored to its former glory.
A. If repaired well B. If repairing well C. To repair well D. Repairing well
“Can’t you read?” Mary said _______to the notice.
A. angrily pointing B. and point angrily
C. angrily pointed D. and angrily pointing
On August 12,2009 Typhoon Morakot swept across Taiwan island, ______ a lot of villages
A．left; damaged B．leaving; damaging
C．leaving; damaged D．left; damaging
____ many times, the young scientist still kept on making his experiments.
A. To fail B. Having failed
C. Have failed D. To have failed
On July 5, violent crimes of beating, looting and burning in Urumqi of Xinjiang broke out, _____ 156 innocent people and with more than 1080 _____.
A. killed; injured B. killing; injured C. killed; injuring D. killing; injuring
Emily is trying to put the knowledge _______ at school to use in her work.
A. to acquire B. acquired C. acquiring D. acquire
The food, ______ good, was soon sold out when it was taken to the market.
A. tasted B. being tasted C. tasting D. having tasted
Walter offered us a lift when he was leaving the office, but our work _______, we refused his offer.
A. not finishing B. had not been finished
C. not having finished D. not finished
—Did the reference give the information you needed?
—Yes, but ______ it, I had to read it entirely.
A. to find B. having found C. finding D. find
________ , the idea of having to work under a woman defeated him.
A. Wanting the job very much B. Although wanting the job badly
C. Though he wanted the job very much D. He wanted the job badly
With too many construction projects ______ all the strength out of the economy, people of the small country complained a lot.
A. sucking B. to suck C. being sucked D. being sucking
Tim Bemers-Lee is generally considered _____ the World Wide Web, on which all the information is shared by all.
A. to have founded B. having founded C. founding D. to found
On the bank of the river, we found him ______ on a beach, with his eyes _______ on a kite in the sky.
A. seated; fixing B. sitting; fixing C. seated; being fixed D. sitting; fixed
He hurried to the hotel, only _______ his girlfriend had left.
A. to tell B. to be told C. telling D. told
In the evening there was a barbecue, with the whole village ________ the fun.
A. joined B. joined in C. joining D. joining in
He called the police for help, ______ that the problem was more than he could deal with.
A. having been realized B. realizing
C. realized D. had realized
Tigers _____ meat-eating animals _____ meats.
A. belonged to; feed on B. belonging to; feed on
C. were belonged to; are fed on D. belonging to; are fed on
The pilot asked all the passengers on board to remain ______ as the plane was making a landing.
A. seat B. seating C. seated D. to be seating
______ for the serious accident, the present of Shanxi Province had to resign.
A. To blame B. Blaming C. Being to blame D. To be blamed
With some books he needed _______ , he went into the bookstore quickly.
A. to buy B. bought C. to be bought D. buying
After the Shenzhou VI capsule（太空舱 ）touched down, two astronauts succeeded in traveling around the earth, thus again _______ China is a global space power.
A. proving B. to prove C. to have proved D. being proved
Effective listening is more than simply _____ the bad habit of interrupting others while they are speaking or finishing their sentences.
A. avoiding B. to avoid C. avoid D. avoided
There was a nice little gift for everyone,with a suitable poem _______ to it.
A. attached B. to be attaching C. to attach D. attaching