1. Marison was a scientist of unusual insight and imagination who had startling success     discerning new and fundamental principles well in advance of their general recognition.

2. According to one employee, who wishes to remain    , the company engaged in illegal activities.

3. I have trouble seeing the sign ahead clearly now because lots of dust is     in the sky.

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

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

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

7. Did you     Japan for pleasure or on business?

8. The doctor advised him to have monthly check-ups     any return of symptoms might be detected immediately.

9. Typhoon Soudelor     across Taiwan and made great damage this August.

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

11. Paul is a famous chef. He always uses fresh     when he cooks.

12. Alcohol and drugs have     effect on young people.

13. Although the manager apologized many times for his poor decision, there was nothing he could do to     his mistake.

14. I enjoy reading Harry Potter series as the story plot is really creative and    .

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

16. The leaves     as the wind blew.

17. Tests will be run to determine if the fumes from the chemical are highly    .

18.     inflation means that our wage increases soon become worth nothing.

19. My uncle has a big beautiful house, which has twenty rooms crowded with delicate    .

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

21.     is guaranteed, or we will refund your money 100%.

22. In February, China’s monthly box office receipts actually surpassed     in the U. S.

23. A computer program can provide information     ways that force students to participate in learning instead of being merely recipients of knowledge.

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

25. The end of year sales seminar will be held on     Saturday the 21st or Sunday the 22nd.

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

27. Writers usually     an ending chapter for a long time.

28. We were asked by our tour guide on the shuttle bus from the airport to the resort to remain     until we reached our destination.

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

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

31. People with certain kinds of heart disease must     eating fatty foods.

32. Mary likes to talk to her neighbor a lot. They often have a good     over the garden fence.

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

34. They will be     their behavior, whether they accept the responsibility or not.

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

36.     exposure to sunlight is one of the most common causes of skin cancer.

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

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

39. The government promised a substantial reduction in the     of greenhouse gases.

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

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

42. A     person does not talk with food in his mouth.

43. Remember when you travel, you have to weigh carefully what you will bring with you and what you will    .

44. Not until the first land plants developed    .

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

46. To prevent students from parking in the parking area assigned for faculty members, the school administration     a new regulation.

47. Kate would have been the one hospitalized if she     to you and taken the flu vaccine.

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

49. The Sunshine Non-Profit Foundation tried to persuade people not to     this store until it agreed to hire capable people with physical disabilities.

50. We don’t want to put pressure on you but the future of the company is    ; we will only survive if you put off this deal.