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Old 07-10-2011, 11:57 PM
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25.odd
26.disappear
27.anything
28.change.
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natasha, the 6th answer is wrong.correct it please.
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:00 AM
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29.crime
30.required
31.split
32.hurt
33.early
34.law
35.relax
36.live
37.eight
38.plants
39.flag
40.clothing
41.government
42.heat
43.sad
44.oneself
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:01 AM
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:04 AM
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the 37th answer isn't correct.
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:08 AM
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:32 AM
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1.She knew the medicine would taste terrible, _____ in order to be cured, she had to take it.
but ? and ? although ? so2.______ the fox is typically able to withstand heavy winters, it ______ falls victim to famine and exhaustion.
Although...usually ? Even though...normally ? While...sometimes ? If...never3.After looking at the map, Jesse ______ that we should continue heading east. I ______ with him, and started in that direction.
surmised...agreed ? assumed...concurred ? deduced...disagreed ? concluded...differed?4.When the value of an asset ______, the owner of that asset ______.
increases....becomes poor ? appreciates...gains popularity ? depreciates...becomes enraged ? decreases...incurs a loss?5.The formation of calumniated thunderheads are a fair indication of an incoming storm; _____ sea-captains are typically able to identify them, thereby _____ any potential danger.
experienced...encountering ? inveterate...avoiding ? knowledgeable...involving ? novice...circumventing?6.Medieval knights were often ______ for their outstanding chivalry and success in combat, but the truth is most knights only saw action in sparring matches or other competititions.
commended ? envied ? acknowledged ? recognized7.The athlete had been badly injured during play; although a nurse applied a cold press to the affected area, his ankle immediately began to ______.
swell ? cool ? diminish ? relapse?8.In order to ______ his reign, the king had all of his competitors ______.
cancel...killed ? extend...eliminated ? solidify...promoted ? maintain...knighted?9.The elderly professor was often seen sitting in contemplation. I imagine he was ______ his long academic career.
reliving ? reflecting on ? engaging in ? defending?10.Compared to the skyscrapers that are virtually ubiquitous in modern cities, most city dwellings are quite ______.
? diminutive ? massive ? spacious ? variable?
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Old 07-14-2011, 03:09 AM
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mashenka, the 2nd answer is wrong.will you correct it?
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:41 PM
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Strong Collocations.
1
I'm an ______ admirer of your work.
ardent
triumphant
stale
considerable
cast-iron2
This new process is a ______ advance in technology.
ardent
significant
stale
considerable
cast-iron3
He knows the interviewer already and that will give him an ______ advantage over me.
ardent
significant
unfair
considerable
cast-iron
4.I wouldn't upset him. He can be a ______ adversary.
ardent
significant
unfair
dangerous
cast-iron5
He gave me some ______ advice and I took it.
ardent
significant
unfair
dangerous
blunt
6.We know very little about this. We need to bring in an ______ adviser to help us.
outside
significant
unfair
dangerous
blunt
7.I don't like this at all. It's a really..............affair.
outside
ugly
unfair
dangerous
blunt
8.It's not a very challenging job. I only have to deal with ______ affairs.
outside
ugly
everyday
dangerous
blunt
9
They don't always agree but I think there is a bond of ______ affection between them.
outside
ugly
everyday
deep
blunt
10
It seems no time at all since I started work and here I am at ______ age.
outside
ugly
everyday
deep
retirement
11
That type of behaviour was possible in a ______ age but we are more tightly regulated these days.
bygone
ugly
everyday
deep
retirement
12
I don't trust him. I think he has a ______ agenda.
bygone
hidden
everyday
deep
retirement
13
We cannot tolerate this sort of ______ aggression from a competitor in one of our key markets.
bygone
hidden
naked
deep
retirement
14
We have a ______ agreement with them and we must respect it.
bygone
hidden
naked
binding
retirement
15
I think they must be providing them with some kind of ______ aid. But I don't know what.
bygone
hidden
naked
binding
covert
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