When Mother saw the mess, she went ( ) with rage.
- purple b. yellow c. brown
It’s an awful ( ) your wife couldn’t come. I was looking forward to meeting her.
- shocking b. wrong c. shame d. deplore
- His speech failed in impressiveness.
- Her health is failing.
- The breaks failed.
- She failed me at the last minute.
- My limbs failed
- I failed
- She didn’t fail the entrance examination for Waseda University.
The results of the research were quite ( ).
- satisfied b. satisfactory c. content d. contented
Our dog ( ) for many weeks, but in the end she came back.
- has missed b. missed
- was missing d. was to miss
- She was holding her baby girl on her lap.
- The beam won’t hold the third story.
- We held the enemy in check.
- I can’t hold the wild horse.
- The school auditorium can hold 400 people.
- That boxer holds the lightweight title.
- I hold that she is affable.
- How long will this weather hold.
“Yes. Bit cold, ( ).”
- although b. in spite c. though d. despite
Their child David always had a bedtime story at 7 o’clock ( ).
- flat b. sharp c. right d. just
- The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
- A 60-story building rises above the city’s busy area.riseとraise の違いしかやらないところは一刀両断
- She rose to her feet. 覚え方の基本
- People rose up in revolt against the dictator.
- The Sumida River rose nearly one foot.
- I have risen from obscurity.
- The Rhine rises in the Alps.
- I’ve asked for a rise
- The rise and fall of the Roman Empire.
- Nuclear weapons are a menace to all humanity.
- History teaches us what humanity
- The humanities.
- You must observe the traffic regulations.
- Are there any cultural rituals to observe?
- She has seen better days.
- She was a great favorite with men in her day.
- The days grow shorter as winter approaches.
- Let’s call it a day.
- How goes the day?
- There is an element of truth in his words.
- The fury of the elements.
- I must undergo a physical
- The physical
- Don’t employ force to settle a dispute.
- The allied forces.
- The police force.
- My force of will.
- The revised Road Traffic Law will come into force
- This TV picture is a bit blurred.
- Let’s go to the pictures
- I get the picture. You want to have your men.
- He can’t appreciate serious literature.
- I appreciate that she needs money badly.
- I would appreciate it if you would cash this check.
- My father is well over sixty.
- Well done!
- I’m not felling very well.
- I’m well where I am.
- Well, let me see. Where was the well?
- Tears welled up from her eyes.
- Might is right.
- You’d be quite within your rights to decline to work in a coal mine.
- You’re right in saying so.
- She is not right in the head.
- There are the wrong and right sides to this paper.
- The right man in the right place.
- Keep (to the) right.(掲示)
- The paper was torn right in the middle.
What does your musical instrument look like? Can you ( ) a picture of it?
- explain b. draw c. tell d.write
As it is a very popular play, it would be wise to ( ) seats well in advance.
- buy b. book c.occupy d. preserve
- Light travels faster than sound.
- Give me a light, won’t you?
- Our further study will cast light on the mystery.
- Light green and dark green.
- I lighted a cigarette with a match.
- a light meal
- I prefer to travel light.
If he drinks any more beer, I don’t think he’ll be ( ) to play this afternoon.
- fit b. possible c. capable d. suitable
The telegram ( ) as follows, “YOUR OFFER ACCEPTED.”
- puts b. is said c. reads d. conveys
- The senior official is on leave.
- I took leave of the host and hostess.
- She took heart and went out.
- a sweet heart
The little white cottage was in ( ) good condition, so we cleaned it up, had it painted and put a table and a few chairs in it.
- just b. too c. very d. much e. fairly
I think I can do it in my ( ) time.
- aware b. rare c. scare d. spare
- The waves are even.
- her even teeth
- The expressway is even with the railroad.
- even numbers and odd numbers
- She has an even chance of recovery.
- Pay me five dollars, and we’ll be even.
- Even Homer sometimes nods.
He quoted that celebrated line of Goethe’s.
- impressive b. typical c. famous d. classical
To join the army, one must meet certain physical standards.
- fine b. endure c. encounter d. judge e. satisfy
The personnel manager is (e ) authority over his subordinates.
I couldn’t (f ) what he was saying.
When you go out, will you get me ( ) of the New York Times?
- a copy b. a paper c. a sheet d. an edition
- a publication
Mary is on a diet and looks ( ).
- sick b. shorter c. thinner d. smart
- a matter of life and death
- the average life span of human beings
- Such is life!
- I was reading the life of a certain person.
- She is leading a double life.
- Everything comes to life again in the spring.
- Satomi was the life of the ball.
- animal and plant life
- This bronze stature is true to life.
This is ( ) behavior.
- ashamed b. humiliated c. shame d. shameful
How ( ) is the population of Sendai.
- crowded b. large c. many d. many people e. much
The female mosquitoes live one to two months and ( ) eggs four or five times during this time.
- lay b. bear c. fall d. make
- I went to work by a roundabout way today.
- If you’re going my way, let’s walk home together.
- It is a little way to Waseda Yobiko
- Well, that certainly looked this way.
- She has a way of groping her way.
- The policy maker must be liked by the masses the way I see it.
- In my high school days I was way behind in the facts of life.
He certainly ( ) what he says.
The telephone is a ( ) of communication.
That may ( ) like a good idea.
The baby was ( ) asleep when her mother came home.
I’ve enjoyed your (c ).
I (c ) the class in English grammar.
Your income taxes are (d ) by the 15th of March.
You’d better add it up. I’m no good at figures.
- arithmetic b. characters c. style d. shapes
This news is about the day when the power went out in the city.
- electricity b. strength c. military d. nation
- She has fine manners.
- A fine rain is falling.
- fine sensibilities
- I paid a fine for speeding.
She was quite content with her ( ).
I couldn’t find a parking ( ) near the station.
He wished to ( ) medicine in his hometown.
She used to ( ) the piano for three hours every day.
Young people these days don’t try to know the (a ) of making it.
Let’s take a fifty minute (b ) for lunch.
Write in Chinese (c ).
All the events described in this story are ( ). They didn’t really happen.
- imaginary b. imaginable c. images
- imagine e. imagery
I like my coffee.
- narrow b. slight c. strong d. vivid
- She met a tragic end.
- There was an awkward silence on the other end of the line.
- Cigarette ends
- a means to an end
- I stuck to my principles to the (bitter) end.
You must ( ) the diagnosis to your doctor.
- appoint b. commit c. leave d. turn
“I was ( ) you at 11:00 a.m. But it’s almost half past eleven”
“I’m sorry. I missed my usual train.”
- thinking of b. expecting c. considering d. anticipating
- This supermarket carries articles of all sorts.
- a leading article
- Success in business depends on how to use capital.
- Write the alphabet in capitals
- the abolition of capital punishment.
We all spent too much money last weekend. We will have to be ( ).
- wasteful b. easier c. economic d. economical
In 1974 a disaster struck the travel industry in many countries, ( ) the oil crisis.
- according b. noticing c. following d. granting
We pay (c ) on foreign cigarettes.
She gave me a detailed (a ) of the strangled girl.
I haven’t seen you for (a ).
During the day in hot countries, people prefer to stay in the ( ) of their home.
- screen b. shadow c. shade d. shape
Urban areas are usually ( ); rural areas are not thickly settled.
- scarce b. scattered c. popular d. populous
- I’d like to make a long distance call to London.
- Mary went to answer a call of nature.
- What about paying a call on the mayor?
- I will call a committee meeting.
- the second hand of my wrist watch
- We voted by a show of hands.
- They are short of hands on the farm.
- The orphan is in good hands.
- At his left hand stood a lady with atmosphere.
- a letter in her own hand
The ( ) on a one million yen loan will be forty thousand yen a year.
- debt b. duty c. interest d. rate
The children were all ( ) as their father carefully unwrapped the parcel.
- eyes b. head c. hands d. feet
I am very ( ) for what I said to her yesterday.
- regretted b. regrettable c. regretful
An umpire must be an entirely ( ) and keen observer.
- uninterested b. interesting c. interested
On dear, I have a ( ) tire; I must put some air in it.
Let’s split the (b ).
She took (f ) hold of the gate post.
The special dishes for the New Year almost made my mouth (w ).
The boss dismissed the lazy boy at once.
- employed b. canceled c. fired d. scolded e. omitted
This part time lecture has a gift for languages.
- talent b. present c. presentation d. idol
- You’d better fix that safe.
- Let’s fix the date for the social gathering.
- I’ve got my motorcycle fixed.
- Fix your hair before appearing on the stage.
- Please fix me a glass of whisky and water.
Everyone says that he is the very ( ) of his father.
- person b. figure c. image d. likelihood
Never stay away from school without ( ).
- good cause b. ceremony
- much difficulty d. holiday tasks
- Let’s change the subject
- How many subjects are you taking?
- the subject and object of this sentence
- rulers and subjects
- a subject for hypnotism
- Everything is subject to the laws of nature.
- The prince are subject to change without notice.
- We subjected the specimens to X-rays.
The human suffering which smoking causes is far more serious than the economic ( ) which society has to pay.
- danger b. price c. attention d. disadvantage
His aunt’s apple pie was delicious and he had a second ( ).
- amount b. helping c. part d. cut
We (r ) a fund for the relief of the poor and needy.
I put up a (n ) on the bulletin board.
We must meet environmental (c ).
The rain kept the baseball team ( ) yesterday.
- idle b. lazy c. numb d. stupid
He choice of words is not a ( ) one.
- fortunate b. fortunately c. happy d. happily
We may not win tomorrow. It’s hard to win four ( ) games.
- successive b. successful c. success d. succession
- the ruling and opposition parties
- a climbing party
- the parties concerned
- Here’s your party. (電話交換手の言葉)
- A domestic woman will make a good wife and wise mother
- domestic and foreign affairs
- domestic animals wild animals
I wish I were ( ) enough to invent something and make a fortune.
- virtuous b. dull c. bright d. strong
He is a ( ) young businessman.
- devoting b. declined c. promising d. progressed
- I saved the old-fashioned girl from a fire.
- I’ve saved some money for a rainy day.
- You must save on water.
- That bitter lesson saved us trial and error.
- All the students committed an error in calculation save one.
I must go now. I’ll do it ( ) time.
- ahead of b. better c. for the second
- later e. some other f. the other
If you’ll ( ) for a moment, I’ll get Jane on the phone.
- break in b. cut in c. hang up
- hold on e. hold up f. ring up
People say I’m impatient but I can’t ( ) being the way I am.
- afford b. help c. improve
- keep e. mind f. try
She’s very good at tennis, but she’s not ( ) of a swimmer.
- at all b. better c. good
- great e. much f. skillful
The symbol ‘x’ usually ( ) an unknown quantity in mathematics.
- adds up b. counts off c. shows up
- stands for e. takes away f. take up
All you have to do is ( ) any customers that come to this shop.
- take on b. look on c. tell on d. wait on
I hope, at any rate that you are going to ( ) your residence in London.
- take up b. make up c. live up d. keep up
He told me that when he was young, he was very eager to be popular, and wanted to make a good impression ( ) everyone.
- in b. on c. at d. to
At Christmas he ( ) out of his way to buy me a really nice model plane.
- made b. put c. went d. gave
As far as I could ( ) out, he was experimenting with new methods.
- make b. understand c. see d. look
I wouldn’t ( ) so far as to say that computers will replace teachers in the hear future.
- go b. give c. do d. make
I think we should get ( ) from here for a few days.
How would you like to go to Zurich?
- at b. away c. about d. in
When I shook hands with Mrs. Jones, I told her that if I could be ( ) any use to her I should be very glad.
- with b. at c. of d. in
Owing to the circumstances of her job, she never came ( ) contact with various types of men.
- to b. into c. over d. up
She made ( ) a story about the couple and told it to me one day.
- up b. for c. of d. away
Can you account for why our team lost?
- accept b. explain c. remember d. understand
Let me hear from you now and again, will you?
- often b. sometimes c. frequently d. all the time
He succeeded in the face of great danger.
- because of b. instead of c. in spite of d. in terms of
She could not speak, but made her wishes known by means of signs.
- by using b. by finding c. by accepting d. by understanding
When you were planning the meal, you left out the cheese.
- made use of b. keep an eye on
- failed to include d. paid attention to
Please drop in to see us any time you’re in town.
- pay a long visit b. pay a short visit
- pay a formal visit d. make an appointment
I can figure out what he is trying to say.
- admit b. believe c. translate d. understand
I’m afraid your request for a pay raise was turned down again.
- was accepted b. was misunderstood
- was refused d. was taken for granted
I wouldn’t like to be in his shoes when they find out what he’s down!
- at his home b. in his place
- under his control d. near him
When you get to the corner, turn left and follow your nose.
- go straight b. look around
- look at your feet d. use your brains
Heaven knows what he’s trying to do.
- I know exactly b. I don’t know at all
- Everybody knows d. everyone is wondering
She and her four children found it difficult to make both ends meet.
- meet one another again b. get through life
- attain their purpose d. live within their income
Could you make room for another guest at the dinner table?
- find space for b. book a room for
- show the way for d. provide a room for
I had to work hard to keep up with the other students.
- bear b. be as good as
- compare with d. make friends with
You need someone to look up to and imitate.
- respect b. support c. remember d. introduce
The government has promised to take over responsibility for the failure.
- overcome b. prove c. accept d. feel
I can’t put up with his temper any longer.
- marry b. appear c. endure d. promise
The gun went off by accident.
- dropped b. exploded c. hunted d. scratched
Look up the word in the dictionary.
- Stop b. Improve c. Manage d. Find
Don’t cut in with your remarks.
- understand b. interest c. interrupt d. support
She was asked to account for her conduct.
- explain b. ignore c. neglect d. walk
For the time being, my sister clerking in a supermarket.
- Temporarily b. Instantly c. For a long time
- Briefly e. Soon
I do not think he will ever get over the loss of his wife.
- forgive b. stay clear of c. escape
- find e. recover from
When you apply for your passport, you have to fill out a dozen different forms.
- answer b. choose c. bring d. complete e. design
You will find that in the long run your roommate will turn out to be your best friend.
- gradually b. by all means c. along the way
- suddenly e. in the end
In this secret code, each number stands for a letter of alphabet.
- suggests b. represents c. places
- resembles e. prints
The official could not ( ) the complaint himself.
- preside over b. deal with
- keep on d. put away
A successful business is ( ) careful financial management.
- depend on b. built on
- set on d. put on
People can ( ) the law if they want to correct an injustice.
- turn down b. turn off c. turn to d. turn up
To fly big passenger airliners ( ) long training and experience.
- calls for b. calls forth c. calls on d. calls out
The President warned that if the enemy did not withdraw their troops he would have to ( ) military force.
- resort to b. return to c. see to d. take to
Sometimes rich people ( ) other people who do not have much money.
- look down to b. look forward to
- see through d. see to
He ( ) his mother, he has blue eyes and fair hair, too.
- takes after b. takes off
- takes to d. takes up
No wonder you couldn’t open the door it was locked!
- It’s not doubtful that b. It’s not wonderful that
- It’s not surprising that d. It’s not imaginable that
I’ll get in touch with you again about this matter.
- feel b. contact c. negotiate with d. show something to
He thought it over and decided not to go.
- thought about it carefully b. thought about it calmly
- thought about it negatively d. thought about it positively
Be sure to switch off the television before you go to sleep.
- Don’t cry b. Don’t fail
- Don’t remember d. Don’t be certain
Food has been in short supply in most of the developing countries.
- enough b. plenty c. scarce d. expensive
You spent far too much time on that work in proportion to its importance.
- adding to b. balanced by
- in spite of d. in comparison with
This happened prior to receiving your letter.
- on b. before c. after d. at the time of
I pointed out that we needed more money for the poor.
- doubted b. indicated c. accepted d. was afraid
I want everything in order by this time tomorrow.
- tidy b. changed c. taken out d. put in
He was not altogether sure that she was the short of girl he would ( ) with.
- get off b. get into c. get along d. get at
How many times have I told you to ( ) your coat when you come into a hot room?
- put on b. take off c. put out d. take in
Most working Americans can ( ) two weeks of vacation time, some less, some more.
- count on b. count out c. count down d. count off
If you’re really ( ) to read Shakespeare, why not get Hamlet in a cheap edition and read it?
We’ve ( ) out of sugar: see if you can borrow some from the neighbours.
- taken b. made c. given d. run
He couldn’t ( ) her to speak a word to him all the way back to her boarding house.
- have b. make c. let d. get
you’ll be ( ) charge of the girls working in this factory.
- on b. in c. at d. over
Just hold on a minute.
- fix b. check c. hang d. wait
I’ll pick up the photographs at six o’clock.
- collect b. take c. life d. print
You used to look up to your father.
- watch b. respect c. visit d. consult
We’ve been waiting for hours for you to show up!
- perform b. join c. appear d. return
I wish that woman would mind her own business for a change.
- bother with other people’s affairs
- run her business
- give up her job
- not bother with other people’s affairs
I’ll drop you a line when I get to San Francisco.
- let it fall b. call you c. write to you d. go straight down
Life in the city has never agreed with me.
- suited b. disappointed c. treated d. liked
You can’t go into the studio. They’re on the air now.
- coming by air b. having a meeting
- broadcasting d. talking
That’s what I said all along. Why didn’t you believe me?
- from the beginning b. often
- in the beginning d. sometimes
We had words again last night, so today we’re not speaking.
- had a quarrel b. talked a lot
- had a discussion d. had a speech
I can not imagine the average Japanese making sense out of that.
- being conscious of b. understanding
- feeling sentimental about d. being impressed by
I get only five days off this semester.
- five busy days b. five days to spare
- a five-day holiday d. five hard days
He is likely to come.
- will probably b. loves to
- would like to d. will perhaps not
There are quite a ( ) interesting things to see.
- many b. number c. plenty d. few e. much
You are the ( ) person I would have expected to see here.
- surprising b. rate c. wrong d. least e. last
He finished the job at the ( ) of his health.
- expense b. consumption c. loss d. ruin e. break
Always keep a bucket of water handy, ( ) fire.
- unless b. in case of c. to prepare
- ready on e. in place of
We don’t ( ) the students to have visitors after ten o’clock.
- allow b. prevent c. let d. forgive e. make
His condition was, if ( ), worse than in the morning.
- at all b. ever c. something d. anything e. possibly
You must ( ) his age into account.
- make b. take c. put d. consider e. offer
If you dress like that at your age, You’ll ( ) a fool of yourself.
- make b. think c. turn d. be e. prove
War broke ( ) when the treaty was ignored.
- in b. through c. open d. away e. out
Please ( ) in to see us next time you come to London.
- push b. send c. drop d. get e. set
It is up to us to be men.
- our consideration b. our responsibility
- our freedom d. our ability
I’m supposed to be sensible human being when I am at home.
- at ease b. in charge c. on occasion d. with difficulty
Our age goes in for quantity regardless of quality.
- is satisfied with b. is enthusiastic for
- takes part in d. takes for granted
When all is said and done, the most precious element in life is wonder.
- Of all b. For all c. After all d. In all
Please ( ) smoking, while the no-smoking signs are on.
- give up b. go out of c. refrain from d. obey
Since you liked to write letters, why don’t you ( ).
- call her up b. drop in on her
- inquire after her d. drop her a line
She refused to do what they wanted. ( ), she wasn’t going to let them push her around.
- Overall b. By the way
- In other words d. In all
We must ( ) our trip to Singapore because we are short of money.
- call down b. call up c. call off d. call on
( )の意味が( )内の語句と同じになるように適切なものを選びなさい。
I can not ( ) up with his carelessness any longer.
- bear b. catch c. make d. put
It makes no ( ) to her whether she lives in a city or in the county. (is of little importance)
- aim b. difference c. distinction d. value
That lazy student will never live ( ) to his parent’s expectations. (keep to the high standards of)
- by b. life c. on d. up
You had better close the window in ( ) it rains heavily.
(so as to be safe if)
- case b. chance c. fear d. moment
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