1. The town’s water-supply has been     by chemicals from the factory.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


10. Although I am racking my    , I just can’t think of the password.


11. He earned more than 3 million dollars by undertaking a commercially     venture.


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


13. Salt and sugar are usually used to     food.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


21. Alcohol and drugs have     effect on young people.


22. 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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


29. The lectures have been published in book form     numerous requests.


30. One common cause of Osteoporosis, or thinning bones, is the     of nutrients such as calcium and Vitamin D.


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


32. In winter, many refugees near the coast have to take     in caves.


33. The rope was getting loose, so she tried to     the rope by pulling on it.


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


35. Not until the first land plants developed    .


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


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


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


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


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


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


42. Jessica,     when I need her, knows me very well.


43. 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.


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


45.     I reached the front porch when it started pouring.


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


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


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


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


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