All the species showed a clear relationship with those of America,______ from the continent by about 600 miles.
A. though separated B. unless separated
C. though separating D. once separated
Alcohol is also classified as a downer, and although it is legal, it can damage the liver and do great harm if ______ in large quantities.
A. consume B. to consume C. consuming D. consumed
The construction of an economic zone to the west coast of the Taiwan Straits, _____ at present, will surely stimulate (安慰)the declining economy on both sides of the Straits.
A．to be discussed B．being discussed
Generally speaking, _____ according to the directions, the drug had no side effect.
A．when taken B．when taking C．when to take D．when to be taken
_______ in the warm sunlight, I soon fell asleep on the sunny beach.
A. Bathe B. To bathe C. Bathed D. Bathing
The young man sat back in his sofa, ______ with what he had worked out to do with the remaining work.
A. having satisfied B. being satisfied C. To be satisfied D. satisfied
I found him sitting in his chair, completely ______ a magazine.
A. absorbing B. being absorbed in
C. absorbed in D. absorbing in
He wrote me a letter, ______ that he would come by and by.
A. to say B. said C. being said D. saying
All her time __________ experiments, she has no time for films.
A. devoted to do B. devoted to doing
C. devoting to doing D. is devoted to doing
Did you regret _____ your opinion that we should stay at home on Sunday?
A. to put up B. to put forward C. putting up D. putting forward
We waited and waited, and the exciting moment we were looking forward to ______ at last.
A．come B．came C．coming D．had come
The recent stories in this magazine, ______ one of yours, have been ______ in the list of the best ones.
A. include, include B. including, including
C. including, included D. included, included
— What made Rodger so upset?
—_______ three tickets for the football match.
A. Lost B. Losing C. Because of losing D. Since he lost
We were unlikely to avoid _____ by the stormy weather.
A. being affected B. to be affected
C. affecting D. to affect
_______ the best in a recent science competition, the three students were awarded scholarships ________21,000 dollars.
A. Judged; totaling B. To be judged; totaled
C. Having judged; to total D. judging; would total
Fran is gaining valuable experience _______ with her father’s firm in London.
A. to work B. having worked C. working D. worked
The medical team left the village with great satisfaction，______ a lot of local villagers．
A．treating B．to treat C．treated D．having treated
I’m afraid we’ll have to work extra hours for there are still some problems _______.
A. remaining to settle B. remaining to be settled
C. remained to talk about D. to remain to discuss
Suddenly, a man driving a motor car ______ the girl’s bag and took it away,______ into the darkness.
A. seizing; disappeared B. seized; disappeared
C. seizing; disappearing D. seized; disappearing
Cultural differences _______ into consideration in communication, we can avoid some unexpected consequences．
A．take B．taking C．taken D．being taken
When the children heard the _____ story, they were ____ half to death.
A. scary, frightening B. frightening, scared C. scared, scary D. frightened, frightening
After the Arab states won independence, great emphasis was laid on education, with girls as well as boys ______ to go to school．
A．to be encouraged B．encouraging C．encouraged D．be encouraged
___________ not to miss the fight at 15:20, the manager set out for the airport in a hurry.
A. Reminding B. Reminded C. To remind D. Having reminded
Isn’t it time you _____down to ____ dancing?
A. got; practise B. get; practising C. got; practising D. get; being practised
_______ from the cold for three days, the man decided to see a doctor.
A. Suffered B. Suffering C. Being suffered D. Having suffered
The speech which he made ______ the project bothered me greatly.
A. being concerned B. be concerned C. concerned D. concerning
While we are developing agriculture and industry, we must prevent the earth ______.
A．from polluting B．polluted
C．polluting D．being polluted
---Can I help you?
---- Yes.____ your teacher’s advice, in my opinion, and everything will be OK.
A. Follow B. Following C. to follow D. Followed
Nothing that Leo suggested at the meeting _____ to be of any use.
A. prove B. proved C. proving D. to prove
With nothing _______ behind, he felt _______.
A left; relieving B leaving relief C left; relieved D leaving; relieved
The US school shooting ______ in Virgina on April, 17,2007 was reported ______ 32 people.
A. took place; to kill B. taking place, to have killed
C. took place; killed D. taking place; killing
It’s reported that one thousand people are affected by the H1N1 flu virus in that area , two hundred and fifty-five children ______.
A. were included B. including C. include D. included
The pirates(海盗) said that they would make their demands ______ to all ships.
A. know B. known C. knew D. knowing
Sichuan Province, _____ in southwest China and _____ an area of 485,000 kilometers with the largest population in China, is one of the largest and most inaccessible provinces in China.
A. located; covered B. locating; covering
C. located; covering D. locating; covered
________ her father, the little girl ran to him, her schoolbag ________ behind her.
A. Seeing; flying B. Seen; flown
C. To see; to fly D. Seeing; was flying
According to the report, people in the _____ areas are rebuilding their homes and many roads ____ to the areas have been repaired.
A. flooded; lead B. flooding; leading C. flooded; leading D. flooding; to lead
I suggested him _______ smoking,but he wouldn’t listen.
A.stop B.to stop C.stopped D.stopping
All things ______，I think we ought to give the job to Mike.
A. considered B. considering
C. to consider D. are considered
Anna was reading a piece of science fiction, completely _____ to the outside world.
A. having been lost B. to be lost C. losing D. lost
_____ herself to science, the great scientist took little notice _____ the honors given to her.
A. Devoted, of B. Devoting, of C. Devoted, about D. Devoting, about
Do you know the boy _____ under the big tree, with himself _____ in the book?
A. lay; absorbing B. lain; absorbing
C. laying; absorbed D. lying; absorbed
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A．Continued B．To be continued C．Continuing D．To continue
Something as simple as _____ some cold water may clear your mind and relieve pressure.
A. to drink B. to be drinking C. drunk D. drinking