1. Every year, Brazil exports large amounts of agricultural     such as grain and corn to other countries.

2. Before the baseball game, the coach attempted to     his players with an inspiring pep talk.

3. I was as     as I could be, but I still ended up several thousand dollars in debt.

4. While some bacteria are beneficial, others are     in that they cause disease.

5. If you don’t hurry up with your proposal, by the time you present it to the screening committee, others     better ones.

6. Years later, in    , Steve Jobs realizes that he made the right decision—to drop out of college to start a business.

7. It is     to fear Friday the 13th. Some people call it superstition.

8.     lack of success and financial reward, Vincent van Gogh persevered with his painting.

9. The recently launched     will send images to the earth and help scientists predict the weather.

10. The airplane was flying at     of 25,000 feet.

11. The body is composed of some hundred thousand million cells,     is complete in itself.

12. The man became a vegetarian several years ago after his recovery from a sudden stroke. He often talks about his experience to discourage people     any meat.

13. The banks complained that they     adequate notice regarding this new monetary policy.

14. Everyone in the department is supposed to     suggestions for the project.

15. Since George scored high on TOEFL, he will     at Columbia this fall.

16. Unfortunately, his     attacks on the ramifications of the economic policy have been undermined by his wholehearted acceptance of that policy's underlying assumptions.

17. The bank will continue to transfer the interest to your current account     instructed otherwise.

18. The spellings of many Old English words have been preserved in the living language,     their pronunciations have changed.

19. As     by his last album, which was released after his death, Ibrahim Ferrer had one of the most beautiful voices in Latin music.

20. None of the jewelry     missing. Therefore, she was very satisfied and calm.

21. If the hotel     to withstand an earthquake, it would not have collapsed.

22. I have waited in front of this store for 2 hours     my friends finally show up.

23.    , the new government has done nothing but talk.

24. Ebola virus continued to spread, with a new case     in Senegal.

25. Some doctors have been criticized for being insensitive; they seem to be     the suffering of their patients.

26. After her first Harry Potter book was published, Rowling went from a common housewife to a world-famous literary     practically overnight.

27. By the time I got to the end of his article, I felt I knew everything there     about the European Union Free Trade Agreement.

28. The company has     a million dollars on hardware and software to upgrade its computer equipment.

29. Although we are spending a lot now, the new system will save us more money    .

30. If John     satisfied with his TOEIC score, he wouldn’t be taking it again.

31. The court found him     and he was released.

32. When we exchanged greetings with him, he had his eyes turned away. It was hard to tell if he was     happy to see us.

33. The company’s     on the formula expires after a number of years.

34. Walking by the corner the other day,     for the light to change.

35. Playing sports in school     meant to teach teamwork and leadership skills students can use later in life.

36. The Greeks are     Germans and others to help them out.

37. A good way to keep your feelings of anxiety     is to meditate, relax, and calm yourself down.

38. The whole affair is an outrage and the authorities have done nothing to     it.

39. Y.C. Wang passed away in 2008 at the age of 91 as a business     with few rivals in Taiwan.

40. The firm’s success is largely due to its CEO’s commercial    .

41. Kevin decided to still apply for the graduate programs in the US,    that he might not get into one because of his below average TOFEL score.

42. Alcohol and drugs have     effect on young people.

43. According to statistics, human error     90% of all car accidents.

44. It is not appropriate to use any     language in front of children.

45. In June,     Snowden was dominating the headlines, this cybersecurity company quickly raised an additional $3.5 million.

46. The ship was carrying a     of crude oil.

47. Due to the rising costs, starting January 2017, the yearly     to this finance magazine will increase from $100 to $120.

48. The influence of the financial tsunami in 2008 was tremendous. The stock markets tumbled    .

49. The letter of recommendation, as well as the application forms,     ready to mail.

50. The pilot asked the passengers to     because they were flying through a storm.