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TEST 1 I.

1.c 2. b 3. a

II.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

III.

1.of 2. by 3. on

IV.

V.

4.d 5.a 6. с

difference behaviour practicable troublesome truthful

7.d 8. b 9.d

10. a 11. с 12. d

6. solution 7. division 8. fashionable 9. disapproval 10. friendship

4. at 7. at 8. from 5. in 6. in/with 9. for

10. in 11. by 12. of

13. d 14. a 15. с 11. hazardous 12. confidence 13. length 14. doubtful 15. meaning 13. on 14. with 15. between

1. It couldn't have been Tom that you saw in the department store, for sure. 2. We had to call the doctor because of the baby's high temperature. 3. You had better not tell anybody about the discovery. 4. The boys made fun of the man in spite of his old age. 5. Help yourselves to any food you like. 6. What made him resign ? 7. Did the children have a good time during the performance ? 8. We haven't heard from him since March. 9. There is no need for you to worry about the future. 10. Every pupil was awarded a diploma. 1. а 2. с 3. d 4. b 5. с

6. a 7. d 8. b 9.a 10. b

16. с 17. b 18. b 19. d 20. с

11.с 12. d 13. a 14. b 15. a

TEST 2 10. b 11.d 12. b

1. с 2. a 3. d

II.

1. attendance 2. lasting 3. advantageous 4. destruction 5. growth

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

III.

1. dropped 2. work 3. put 4. broken 5. do

6. went 7. lie 8. settled 9. jump 10. takes

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4. с 5. a 6. b

7. a 8.c 9. a

I.

irrelevant sufficient Disobedience invention standing

13. с 14. a 15. с 11. (in)valuable 12. useless 13. excitement 14. pleasure 15. possession 11. throw 12. turned 13. came 14. ticked 15. get


IV.

V.

1. Does this Rolls Royce belong to your uncle ? 2. Having introduced my guests to each other, I made a long speech on the current changes in the computer technologies. 3.1 wish they had told us they were going to sell their house. 4. George won't lend his tape recorder to you unless you promise to bring it back by Saturday. 5. Jerry could hardly solve the riddle. 6. Our representatives have been critical of the new concept. 7. It doesn't matter whether they paint the board white or yellow. 8. The new prime minister has been appointed at last. 9. The last time I visited Oslo was in 1978. 10. Mrs Arnold will look after our cat when we are away. 1. age 2. fault 3. order 4. lead 5. dot

6. sight 7. sale 8. rash 9. luck 10. hand

11. average 12. point 13. dogs 14. pride 15. chimney

TEST 3 4. b 5.c 6,d

7. a 8. b 9. с

1. d 2. с 3. a

II.

1. Stop telling me about this tournament, I don't care about it. 2. We have decided to do up our sitting room in August. 3. Martin's condition was rather heavy, but after a series of antibiotic injections he got over his illness. 4. Unfortunately, our secret plans had been given away by someone before we managed to put them into practice. 5. The switchboard operator told me to hold on before she made the connection. 6. The inscription on the label was written in such a small print that і could hardly make it out. 7. Mr Blackley will take over. 8. At first, they seemed to be amazed at Peter's offer of two thousand pounds, but in the end, they turned it down. 9. It's essential that you hand in the documents in person by Thursday. 10. Alice is going to put in for the job of a sales assistant in Newcastle. 11. A lorry ran into a tractor and both drivers were slightly wounded. 12. The guide advised us to wrap up as cold weather was forecast. 13. Around midday, it started to rain heavily and the hikers had to wait for about half an hour before setting off. 14. He stands out even in a large crowd because of his great height. 15. Making unauthorised alterations may bring about a failure of the machine.

III.

1. judicious 2. graceful 3. ordinary 4. genuine 5. painful

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

10. d 11. с 12. b

13. a 14. d 15. с

I.

precise horrible praiseworthy innocent puzzled

11. desperate 12. absorbing 13. idle 14. fatal 15. mean 203


IV.

V.

1. I'm not in the habit of sleeping after work. 2. Little Tommy was looking forward to Christmas. 3. The young clerk was not capable of dealing with this complicated matter. 4. Besides being a good sprinter Alan is also a skilled jumper. 5. Several workers were opposed to joining the strike. 6. Nobody has borrowed my new lawnmower from me. 7. Peter's hair really needs a) to be cut b) cutting. 8.1 was made to open the safe by the attacker. 9. In spite of countless obstacles Jim was successful in building his own house. 10. I'll go upstairs to make sure that they have already vacated the rooms. 1. b 2. d 3. b 4. a 5. a

6.d 7. d 8. с 9. b 10. d

11.a 12. b 13. b 14. a 15. с

16. с 17. d 18. b 19. a 20. d

TEST 4 I.

1. Legend 2. offspring 3. elected

4. gave 5. kept 6. taste

7. encountering 8. defeated 9. hand

II.

1. comparison 2. residents 3. usage 4. fearful 5. developing / underdeveloped

6. sensible 7. memorable 8. harmful 9. resemblance 10. denial

11. departure 12. imagination 13. favourable 14. restless 15. wisdom

III.

1. In/With, for 2. by 3. for 4. on, for 5. about

6. at, under 7. from 8. of 9. with 10. at

11. from 12. in 13. about 14. at 15. by

IV.

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10. raise 11. promised 12. himself

1. The building designer doesn't approve of the idea of a complete reconstruction. 2. Never before have we visited a more charming place. 3. My new assistant has a good / thorough knowledge of anaesthetics. 4. Our experiment will be carried out on condition that we gather enough money. 5. The wholesaler gets in touch with new retailers by mail. 6. Mr Thompson does not think much of these innovations. 7. Michael has to work overtime in order to pay off his debts. 8. Each of us has made an attempt a) at comforting the depressed patient. b) to comfort the depressed patient. 9.1 was about to leave my office when the telephone rang. 10. Everybody failed a) in working out the correct answer. b) to work out the correct answer. Lrisk 2. temper

6. fingers 7. weather

11. hand 12. flight


3. wall 4. home 5. tune

8. names 9. cash 10. log

13. rule 14. lamb 15. sense

TEST 5 1.

1. с 2. b 3. a

II.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

III.

1. in 2. for 3. in

IV.

V.

4. d 5. с 6. a

reality definition silence informative ability 4. from 5. of 6. by

7. b 8. b 9.d

10. a 11.с 12. b

13. a 14. a 15. b

6. expectations 7. contents 8. unemployment 9. extensive 10. engagement

11. sight 12. complaints 13. outstanding 14. reliable 15. industrial

7. in 8. at 9. of

13. in / with 14. for 15. from

10. to 11. with 12. at

1.1 had a strong determination to complete my dissertation by March. 2. Father wants you to get rid of these disgusting insects. 3. On coming back home, we realized it had been broken into. 4. He does nothing but sit in front of the television all day. 5. They say they are / have got bored with playing cricket. 6. Andy went for a lone expedition without warning anybody. 7. The moment it gets warmer, the spring flowers will bloom. 8. One of the relatives has given a statement on behalf of the mourning parents on television. 9. Do you have any difficulty in tuning the radio ? 10. We are having the flat redecorated by a specialist. 1.b 2. с 3. a 4. с 5.d

6. b 7. d 8. a 9. b 10. с

11. b 12. a 13. d 14. a 15. d

16. b 17. d 18. с 19. a 20. b

4. с 5. d 6. a

7. b 8. с 9. a

10. d 11.a 12. с

TEST 6 13. b 14. с 15. d

I.

1.C 2. с З.а

II.

1. The policeman waved at Danny to pull up at the lay-by. 2. Several recruits were given a harsh training for their reluctance to carry out the captain's orders. 3. Luckily, the two ministers made up before the programme was broadcast. 4. Doesn't any of you want to back me up ? 205


5. Things are beginning to look up now that we have received the aid. 6. At first, I felt like going to the concert, but it was the price of the ticket that put me off in the end. 7. The season of dry weather has set in too early this year. 8. Lucy says she doesn't feel up to doing so much housework. 9. The pump breakdown has been brought about by an electrical fault. 10. We have been getting on ever since we met each other at the pilgrimage last year. 11. The teacher has obliged Robert to take back the offensive remarks he made to Julia. 12. As a result of a heavy rainfall the athletic event has had to be called off. 13. Thousands of enthusiasts from around the world gathered to see the famous film star, but to their disappointment, she didn't turn up. 14. This useful handbook will tell you how to bring up your children. 15. After a pause, the judge asked the suspect to go on accounting for his motives. III.

IV.

V.

1. distinguished 2. crucial 3. adequate 4. legitimate 5. feverish

6. firm 7. widespread 8. available 9. hostile 10. exaggerated

11. tender 12. tedious 13. immediate 14. bumpy 15. concise

1. At least some of you may be under an obligation to sign the paper. 2. Suddenly, the baby burst a) out crying b) into tears and nobody knew what to do about it. 3. Certainly, drinking too much alcohol can do harm to your health. 4. Only a few Members of Parliament voted in favour of the reforms. 5. Anthony accused the other man of being responsible for the collision. 6. With such a poor dealing with the matter he is not likely to succeed. 7. They seemed to have visited the place before. 8. The factory had to be shut down due to low output and poor profits. 9. The hijackers haven't let any of the hostages go. 10. He offered / expressed his apologies for what he had said to the customer. 1. line 2. appearances 3. fuss 4. leave 5. delay

6. guess 7. terms 8. prime 9. senses 10. heart

11. mind 12. best 13. bell 14. date 15. glimpse

7. d 8. b 9. a

13. a 14. d 15. с

TEST 7 I.

1. b 2. с 3. a

II.

1. inequalities 2. acceptable

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4. d 5.d 6.a

10. с 11.d 12. a

6. reception 7. drought

11. proof 12. payments


3. theft 4. fitness 5. savings 4. on 5. from 6. of

8. argument 9. hatred 10. guidelines

13. justification 14. supplier 15. breathtaking

7. for 8. from 9. under

13. at/with 14. under 15. in

III.

1.to 2. of 3. at

IV.

1. However unfavourable our position is, we must put a bold face on it. 2. Come on I This water is not hot enough to make tea. 3.1 can't lend you any money as I am short of it myself. 4. How much did you owe them for their service ? 5. Take this map in case you get lost in the city. 6. She says she is / has got used to stormy weather in this country. 7. It came as a surprise to us that Brian had become a monk. 8. Turn down the radio ! This loud music gets on my nerves. 9. Could you explain that theory to me ? I can't make any sense of it. 10. Finally, they have made up their mind to launch the rocket next month.

V.

1.c 2. b 3. a 4. b 5.d

6. с 7. d 8. a 9. с 10. a

11.b 12. с 13. b 14. b 15. a

10. with 11. in 12. of

16. d 17. с 18. a 19. d 20. с

TEST 8 10. displayed 11. served 12. settled

I.

1. dates 2. carrying 3. captured

4. adventure 5. interview 6. engines

7. towards 8. behind 9. forward

II.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

obstinacy earnings Offences prisoner suitable

6. directory 7. amusement 8. backyard 9. framework 10. beneficial

11. renewable 12. indebted 13. being 14. pursuit 15. sickness

III.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

dubious minute ample domestic secure

6. consistent 7. overweight 8. notable 9. skilled 10. alert

11. miserable 12. prompt 13. tempting 14. strict 15. petrified

IV.

1. Hats like this are out of date. 2. Stanley is rather in awe of the new algebra teacher. 3. I'm sorry, I took your book home by accident. 4. a) There is a probability that father b) In all probability, father will stay longer in Rome that he expected. 5. The patient made an amazingly quick recovery after so serious an accident. 6. How did you cope with carrying such a heavy suitcase ?

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7. Let him go unpunished and he will certainly do that again. 8. None of the passengers of the jumbo jet survived the crash. 9. Why has the engine gone wrong ? 10. Stacey would like her dream of becoming a top model to come true. V.

1. spirits 2. stomach 3. large 4. matter 5. mood

6. eye 7. glance 8. pity 9. root 10. houses

11. floor 12. time 13. tricks 14. side 15. earshot

7.d 8. b 9.d

13. a 14. a 15. с

TEST 9 1.

1. d 2. a 3. с

II.

1. economized 2. murderous 3. scholarship 4. believer 5. misgivings 1. for 2. for 3. from

IV.

V.

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4. b 5. с 6.a

4. of 5. in 6. with

10. a 11.с 12. b

6. judgement 7. desirable / desired 8. application 9. unexpected 10. boredom 7. into 8. by 9. in

10. on 11. at 12. from

11. powerless 12. variety 13. definite 14. guidance 15. refusal 13. beyond 14. on 15. with

1. This is the first time I have read such an interesting article about space exploration. 2. Mark hates being told what to do. 3. The moment you take the medicine your cold will be over. 4. Hasn't it ever occurred to you that you could emigrate ? 5. It is doubtful whether it will stop raining till afternoon. 6. He must have recognized us at the airport. 7. It was such a strong wind that we could hardly walk. 8. Sorry, we haven't got any free tickets left. 9. Hardly ever does Mike use his tape recorder. 10. Neither Mr Hornby nor his wife were invited to the barbecue. 1-е 2. b 3. a 4. a 5. b

6.d 7. b 8. a 9. с 10. d

11.b 12. с 13. d 14. a 15. b

16. b 17. a 18. d 19. d 20. a


TEST 10 1.

1. с 2. a 3. b

4. a 5. d 6. с

II.

1. plentiful 2. frontier 3. miserable 4. inhabited 5. survival / surviving

III.

1. call 2. lean 3. care 4. paid 5. step

IV.

1. Celine has always had a taste for classical music. 2. Peter and his roommate have nothing in common. 3. This old man chops wood by himself. 4.1 haven't stayed in London since 1984. 5. The jury found Mr Mahoney guilty of misappropriating a huge sum of money. 6. Should you come across an old wooden box somewhere in the cellar don't throw it away, please. 7. The secretary said my explanation was beyond belief. 8. She doesn't mind letting the rest of the party know about the bad news. 9. They cannot watch this film because they are still under age. 10. The longer you sleep the more relaxed you will be.

V.

1. charge 2. life 3. sigh 4. balance 5. head

7. a 8.d 9. b

10. d 11. b 12. a

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

extensive coverage entrance majority exceptional

13. d 14. b 15. a 11. removal 12. bitterness 13. refresh 14. bookish 15. bribery 11. keep 12. left 13. let 14. looks 15. running

6. borne 7. pile 8. held 9. made 10. take

6. mark 7. dirt 8. package 9. steps 10. feet

11. milk 12. way 13. things 14. break 15. deal

7. с 8. a 9. a

13. d 14. с 15. a

TEST 11 I.

1.c 2. d 3. с

4. b 5. a 6. d

II.

1. movement 2. employees 3. conclusion(s) 4. discovery 5. creative

10. d 11. a 12. a

6. knowledge 7. defensive 8. freedom 9. failure 10. shortage

11. spectacular 12. poverty 13. necessity 14. loss 15. explosive

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III.

IV.

V.

1. comprehensible 2. nourishing 3. laborious 4. major 5. solitary

6. discontented 7. gorgeous 8. (an) enormous 9. smooth 10. futile

11. void 12. awkward 13. mistaken 14. calamitous 15. superficial

1. Having to dine with his superiors always makes Bob feel uneasy. 2. I am for lifting the trade embargo. 3. a) Ann likes this soap opera the most. b) This is the soap opera that Ann likes the most. 4. The guide recommended our leaving very early. 5. We are being made to study hard for the exam next term. 6. It looks like rain, I'm afraid. 7. Supposing he proposed, what would you tell him ? 8. We have no idea how to cope with such a complicated matter. 9. Our son is anxious a) to see b) about seeing the military parade. 10. Arnold's sister doesn't speak French so well as he does. 1. с 2. b 3. a 4. d 5. с

6. с 7. b 8. с 9. a 10. d

11. с 12. с 13. d 14. a 15. с

16. b 17. d 18. b 19. a 20. с

TEST 12 I.

1. 2. 3. 4.

getting enable resources obstacles

5. 6. 7. 8.

II.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

relatively reference(s) enjoyable management suspiciously

6. tourists 7. undoubtedly / doubtless 8. marriage 9. social

10. objections 11. personality 12. youth 13. intention 14. unequal 15. strength

III.

1. on 2. for 3. with

7. on, for 8. over 9. against

10. on 11. behind 12. with

IV.

1. Is Eddie aware of the consequences of his irrational behaviour ? 2. She always boasts about her children's achievements. 3. If only you had asked us to spend this time with you. 4. The police were only able to break the riots by means of force. 5. Have you always been fond of hunting ? 6. The existence of the polar bear is at stake.

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4. about 5. in 6. in

breathe approaching lethal granted

9. defend 10. impact 11. supply 12. fields

13. by 14. For, in 15. in


7. I'm sorry to have kept you waiting for so long. 8. Eric was the only person to blame for the breakdown. 9. It was a foreign passenger who stole Sue's handbag. 10. Joan said she was not accustomed to drinking coffee in the morning. V.

1. effect 2. kin 3. frame 4. motion 5. face

6. day 7. bee 8. ear 9. family 10. point

11. air 12. matter 13. pains 14. way 15. shape

TEST 13 I.

1. d 2. b 3. d

4. a 5. b 6. d

7. d 8. d 9. a

10. b 11. d 12. с

II.

1. harmless 2. assumption 3. frost 4. incomes 5. substantial

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

potable involvement speech suspense obligatory

III.

1. of, from 2. against 3. to

4. for 5. from 6. by

IV.

1. The chancellor has been reported to be very satisfied with his visit to Jap; 2. Has anybody come to any harm in the road collision ? 3. I came / ran across Stanley in the department store. 4. Courteous though / as she seems to be, she can also be very impolite. 5. He is going to step down on account of the corruption allegations. 6. By no means is Julia to blame for the negligence. 7. What am I supposed to do now ? 8. We spend our weekends at the lake time / now and again. 9. Susan admits she didn't enjoy ( herself at) the banquet in the least. 10.1 was ( kept) in the dark about the rebellion that they were planning.

V.

1. b 2. a 3. a 4. d 5. b

7. with 8. at 9. In

6. a 7. d 8. с 9. d 10. a

11. с 12. d 13. b 14. d 15. b

16. a 17. d 18. d 19. b 20. a

4. b 5. с 6. a

7.d 8. d 9. d

10. a 11. с 12. b

13. с 14. a 15. d 11. emergency 12. continual 13. addictions 14. modernized 15. reliance 10. with 11. from 12. In

TEST 14 I.

1. a 2. d 3. с

13. d 14. a 15. b

13. with 14. on 15. for


II.

1. storage 2. commercial 3. misunderstanding 4. occasionally 5. attractiveness

III.

1. let 2. know 3. cut 4. ease 5. dried

IV.

V.

6. unconvincing 7. dreadful 8. disqualified 9. corrections 10. disarming

11. authority 12. gratitude 13. withdrawal 14. intolerable 15. speechless

11. freshen 12. ruled 13. cover 14. broke 15. walked

6. gives 7. been 8. think 9. brush 10. Look

1. Jane was the first girl a) to join b) to have joined our association. 2. Rather than stay at home in the afternoon, I (would) prefer to go to see the match. 3. Learn to / You should learn to / You had better learn to operate the computer or else you won't get the job. 4. Do they mind a) our sleeping b) if we sleep in their tent ? 5. They behave as if they were a married couple. 6.1 meant to tell you I'd be busy on Monday, but I forgot to do it. 7. However experienced a climber you are, mountaineering can still be dangerous. 8. Several participants have backed out of the race because of technical problems. 9. Who is going to take this engine to pieces ? 10. Despite numerous mistakes in the trial procedures, it is still in progress. 1. will 2. hands 3. heels 4. demand 5. tooth

6. top 7. heart 8. days 9. headway 10. date

11. joke 12. feather 13. advice 14. way 15. reason

TEST 15 7. a 8. d 9. с

13. с 14. a 15. d

1. с 2. d 3. a

II.

1. Nobody has ever broken out of here. 2. The whole situation calls for an immediate response that could bring more decisive effects. 3. Running down your workmates certainly doesn't influence the atmosphere in the office in any positive way. 4. Go on pressing Eddie and he'll agree to your request, for sure. 5. Hardly anyone would have thought that the boxing champion would give in after the first round. 6. How are they going to make up for the time they wasted playing cards in the barracks ? 7. My daughter has been asked out to a restaurant by the tall gentleman for the second time this week.

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4. b 5.d 6. b

10. b 11. a 12. с

I.


8. The agent claims the house can be put up within three months. 9.1 like this photograph so much that I'm going to have it blown up. 10. As far as I know, the ideology of the party doesn't quite appeal to him and that's why he's thinking of dropping out of its ranks. 11. The news about Sue's pregnancy leaked out quickly despite her efforts to keep it secret. 12. He is not a very outspoken person, so we may find it hard to sound out his point of view. 13.1 can't stop thinking there's something more the scheme needs to come off. 14. Peter used to be fond of collecting mascots, but after his military service he grew out of the hobby. 15. Don't think you can change his approach, he's too stubborn to be brought round. III.

IV.

V.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

grand overwhelming irritable negligible animate

6. resolute 7. prolific 8. exemplary 9. fruitful 10. exclusive

11. fundamental 12. coarse 13. hereditary 14. topical 15. intrepid

1. The other day I was fined for driving beyond the speed limit. 2. Your misfortunes are not my fault. 3. There was a suggestion that we should stop manufacturing the low-price items. 4. He would go to any lengths to win the girl's hand. 5. Who's going to be in charge of our section ? 6. Much as we respect Brian's expertise in archaeology, we're not going to employ him this time. 7. My son makes much of eating healthy food. 8. The caller's identity was beyond Alice's recall. 9. Does your mother care for a soft drink ? 10. Despite being extremely busy Mickey often finds time to look in and ask about my health. 1. с 2. b 3. d 4. a 5. с

6. b 7. d 8. b 9. a 10. d

11. b 12. d 13. a 14. d 15. с

16. a 17. d 18. b 19. с 20. d

TEST 16 appeared manufactured ground applications

I.

1. 2. 3. 4.

II.

1. incomparable 2. (re)assurance 3. devotion 4. sincerity 5. misusing / abusing

5. 6. 7. 8.

unimaginable attributes resistant undergo

6. activated 7. ignorance 8. accuracy 9. deficient 10. costly

9. friendly 10. articles 11. dealing 12. dependence 11. foundation 12. childish 13. signature 14. hesitant 15. robbery / -ies

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1. for 2. in 3. in IV.

V.

4. to, on 5. for/of 6. in

7. against 8. a t / i n , a t / b y 9. under / of

10. in 11. in 12. by

13. from 14. for 15. at

1. It was a long time ago when motor vehicles took the place of horsecarts. 2. When the official part of the meeting came to a close several people rushed to the buffet. 3. Patrick says he's feeling off colour today. 4. Let's have a) a photo taken. b) somebody take a photo for us. 5. John regretted a) that he had made b) having made such a fuss at the party. 6. It's unknown what caused the collapse of the building. 7. You'll get seriously into trouble unless you apologize to Mrs Dempsey. 8. The American champion is too tough to ever give up. 9. Scream again and I'll make you leave the room. 10. It was not until last Friday that we were told about the removal. 1. granted 2. saying 3. means 4. mercy 5. random

6. vicinity 7. plenty 8. face 9.shadow 10. arms

11. course 12. drain 13. liking 14. shop 15. hang

7. с 8. a 9. b

13. b 14. a 15. d

TEST 17 1. a 2. d 3. с

II.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

III.

1. play 2. laying 3. show 4. came 5. picking

IV.

1. You are bound to encounter a lot of difficulties if you opt for a lone expedition. 2. This mammal species is feared to be extinct by the year of 2020. 3. Albert cannot / does not play cards well. 4. David is really confident of Mr Palmer's greater experience. 5. Far from being willing to support the strike, we don't approve of it. 6. Stacey has taken advantage of the sunny weather by getting beautifully suntanned. 7. Susan did her utmost to make us both reconcile.

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4. b 5. с 6. a

10. d 11. с 12. с

I.

outbreak convertible unimaginable acquaintance undermined

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

confusion embarrassment cautious disappearance broadcasts

6. step 7. set 8. breaking 9. part 10. Look

11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

unconcerned Strictly vacancies outskirts regretable

11. hinges 12. settle 13. fill 14. brightened 15. gave


8. No longer is the assembly line in Bristol under our control. 9. These dangerous lizards are peculiar to the tropical regions. 10. Only after the trial had come to a definite end was Malcolm allowed to leave the prison / set free. V.

1. b 2. d 3. d 4. с 5. a

6. a 7. с 8. b 9. b 10. a

11.с 12. a 13. d 14. b 15. a

16. с 17. d 18. b 19. с 20. d

4. b 5. с 6. d

7. b 8. с 9. d

10. a 11. b 12. d

TEST 18 I.

1. b 2. d 3. a

II.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

III.

1. to 4. in 2. on, for 5. at 6. In/With 3. at /in

IV.

V.

cancellation precautions inconsiderate insistent Regardless

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

strengthening undisputable refreshments residential commemorate

7. in 8. at 9. of

13. с 14. a 15. a 11. contributions 12. inexhaustible 13. knowledgeable 14. aptitude 15. thoughtless

10. with, for 11. of 12. to

13. from 14. in 15. on

1. The patient's condition is improving by degrees. 2. The organizers did not take notice of the former president's presence at the ceremony. 3. There is a difference between these two poststamps. 4. I am thinking of spending this night in a hotel. 5. Betty was unaware ( of the fact) that Sony was Hanna's boyfriend. 6. The student was congratulated on having made / making a big headway. 7. We'll have to do with one tent and a few biscuits in place of a luxury hotel and lavish meals. 8. Not until I opened the lid did I discover there was a snake in the basket. 9. The results aren't satisfactory taking into account her long and rigorous training. 10. Shannon has a low opinion of the book. 1. history 2. fingers 3. case 4. cakes 5. harm

6. words 7. deadline 8. thread 9. appearances 10. manner

11. emphasis 12. length 13. hand 14. basis 15. world

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TEST 19 I.

1.d 2. b 3. a

II.

1. Doctor Carter will be standing in for doctor Smith in the maternity ward during September. 2. You are supposed to pick out only those items which have at least two features in common. 3. Ordering other people about seems to run in his blood as he was a captain in the army for ten years. 4. Happily, thanks to the best medical care he pulled through. 5. Try rubbing some citric acid into the cloth, that should take out the spots. 6.1 can't think of any sensible reason for which they should have drawn back from the arrangements. 7. Frank was not cut out for the job of a policeman because of his excitable character. 8. Have the authorities finished looking into the cause of the explosion yet ? 9. It's impossible to live on the low unemployment benefit I come by from the government. 10. One of the horses wasn't strong enough to keep up the swift pace and dropped back after the third lap. 11. Everybody put Mr Spark's success down to his extraordinary cleverness at persuading people to entrust their money with him. 12. I ran into them when I was tidying the study up. 13. Many a change has been brought about in the climate by the global warming. 14. What's the good of setting about so early ? 15. It's unbelievable how the new lecturer can get his ideas across.

III.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

IV.

V.

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4. b 5. d 6. с

elaborate instantaneous vicious midget zealous

7. a 8. b 9. a

10. d 11.d 12. b

6. discreditable 7. weird 8. senile 9. wealthy 10. congenial

13. a 14. с 15. d

11. fragile 12. conceited 13. innocent 14. substantial 15. sole

1. Isn't it ( about / high ) time she was going home ? 2. Grandfather is hard of hearing because of his old age. 3. What does the abbreviation YMCA stand for ? 4. Scarcely had he drunk a glass of wine when his mood began to improve. 5. Isn't there anyone to take my stand / point ? 6. Hadn't Pat let me copy her homework I would have been reprimanded. 7. You needn't have worried so much. I told you I was safe with Carol. 8. This thick pine forest abounds in / with mushrooms. 9. Do you think they will let me cast an eye over the research findings ? 10. It's fifty years since this place a) was (last) occupied. b) has been unoccupied. 1. d 2. с 3. a

6. a 7. d 8. с

11. b 12. a 13. с

16. a 17. b 18. с


4. с 5. b

9. а 10. d

14. d 15. b

19. d 20. d

4. с 5. a 6. с

7. с 8.a 9. с

10. b 11. d 12. с

TEST 20 1.

1. с 2. d 3. b

II.

1. boyhood 2. shortcoming 3. tresspasser 4. upbringing 5. authorization

6. selfishness 7. responsive 8. teenager 9. runways 10. arrival

III.

1. by, to 4. for 5. with 2. on 6. to 3. in

7. from 8. on 9. in

IV.

V.

13. a 14. b 15. d 11. merely 12. scarcity 13. industrious 14. allowance 15. perilous

10. under 13. under 11. with 14. of 12. of 15. on

1. Rarely did we go sunbathing during our holiday in Italy. 2. They haven't been on speaking terms since they quarrelled in April 3. By and large, you did a good job. 4. There is a chance that he will pull through very soon. 5. Linda has not got married as yet. 6. Did you need to spend so much time in the library ? 7. But for Mike's affluence Ann wouldn't be staying with him. 8. It's only natural that she should be given the benefit of the doubt. 9.1 hope they will take my remarks in good part. 10. a) We are likely to come a bit late this evening. b) It is likely that we will come a bit late this evening. c) As likely as not, we will come a bit late this evening. 1. wrong 2. delight 3. limb 4. cake 5. butterflies

6. rush 7. prey 8. question 9. thumbs 10. costs

11. making 12. brink 13. figure 14. terms 15. record

TEST 21 I.

1. thought 2. bears 3. lead 4. measures 5. realize

6. discharged 7. area 8. conscious 9. layer 10. verge

11. blame 12. ancestors 13. existence 14. charges 15. originate

II.

1. typist 2. replaced 3. heroic

6. bleeding 7. Cruelty 8. applicable

11. neighbourhood 12. omission 13. grievances 217


III.

IV.

V.

4. striking 5. masterpieces

9. impressive 10. justice

14. envious 15. resistant

1. figure 2. get 3. size 4. take 5. leafing

6. clearing 7. harp 8. let 9. used 10. turned

11. wearing 12. vouch 13. split 14. catching 15. ward

1. If I were in your shoes I would stop smoking cigarettes. 2. Only when the girl started speaking with the other guests did we realize she was Polish. 3. Nobody paid any attention to George's foolish jokes. 4. Andy finds his new occupation terribly boring. 5. Make provisions for all the possible hardships. 6.1 had no option but to suspend the driver's licence. 7. It is useless asking her out; she never goes to restaurants. 8. The professor has been busy preparing the exam questions for his students. 9. An earring of mine is missing from the box. 10. It has been proposed that the case (should) be revised. 1.b 2. d 3. с 4. a 5. d

6. b 7. d 8. a 9. d 10. с

11.с 12. с 13. a 14. с 15. с

16. d 17. b 18. d 19. b 20. a

4. b 5. a 6. d

7.a 8. b 9. с

10. a 11.d 12. с

TEST 22 13. b 14. d 15. с

I.

1. d 2. a 3. d

II.

1. visible 2. candidacy 3. warmth 4. notify 5. disconnect

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

III.

1. in, in / by 2. by 3. for 4. of 5. in, with

6. on 7. from 8. at 9. of / about 10. for/of

IV.

1. Maurice says he will never learn this poem by heart. 2. Has anyone come up with any good ideas ? 3. Mr Green is always dead on time. 4. You ought to have kept your promise to Helen. 5. Bear in mind that you are being constantly supervised.

218

historic permission implications objectionable monotonous

11. unknown 12. inexpensive 13. unrealistic 14. priceless 15. injurious 11. from 12. in 13. at 14. on 15. about


6. Many a change has been introduced in the cooperation by the new deal. 7. No sooner had he received the message than he hurried to hospital to see what had happened. 8.1 held my breath for a long while lest they should discover my presence. 9. There has not been a rise in my salary since January. 10. The more impatient he grew, the more unruly he became. V.

1. shoulder 2. order 3. weight 4. sack 5. waste

6. bundle 7. stroke 8. word 9. cup of tea 10. debt

11. times 12. breath 13. headway 14. earth 15. crack

7. a 8. d 9. a

13. Ń 14. a 15. d

TEST 23 1.

1. b 2. d 3. a

4.d 5. d 6. b

10. d 11.Ń 12. b

II.

1. Mary isn't very wasteful with her income, she prefers to put away some money for her studies in Oxford. 2. At the age of seventeen Ronald was called up and stationed in Oklahoma. 3. It seemed highly suspicious that none of the guards noticed the inmates running away from their cells. 4. We are hoping the campaign will go off or else we'll lose our trading partners. 5. I'm going to have those tables set out in a horseshoe shape. 6. Another twenty well trained engineers have been taken on to accelerate the design work in the assembly department. 7. It's no use looking back on the past only. 8. Father says he's too worn out after working the nightshift. 9. This is the area where most of the decrepit buildings have been pulled down and the luxurious hotels have been erected. 10. Believe it or not, but the prices of the domestic cereal products have gone up too much to be competitive with the imported ones. 11. Dan, would you be so kind as to hand over these tickets to Christine ? 12. Almost two thousand people turned out to greet the pop star at the airport. 13.1 only needed to mention the financial profits of the venture and everybody came round to it. 14. Sorry Sir, but your appointment has been put off until next week. 15. The whole business sounds too irrational to me to risk running through all my life savings.

III.

1. primary 2. consequent 3. unruly 4. erratic 5. implausible

IV.

1. He has an objection to keeping guard over the place at night. 2. She did not manage to get in touch with her solicitor.

6. thriving 7. startling 8. inexhaustible 9. hilarious 10. repulsive

11. vital 12. fierce 13. lenient 14. indifferent 15. apparent

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3. Should he need my address, I'll leave a note on the desk. 4. I'm sorry Sir, but the 5.30 train is behind / is not on schedule. 5. Jules was the only person praised by the headmaster. 6. Have you made up your mind whether to join our chess club or not ? 7. Angie has a suspicion that this man stole her watch. 8. This is the first such a scandal in our school. 9. Don't the hinges need greasing / to be greased ? 10. At a guess, there are about twenty applications for the job. V.

1. с 2. b 3. d 4. с 5. b

6. b 7. a 8. с 9. d 10. b

11. с 12. с 13-а 14. b 15. a

16. d 17. a 18. с 19. a 20. b

4. a 5. d 6. с

7. с 8. d 9. a

10. d 11.b 12. a

TEST 24 13. с 14. b 15. a

I.

1. с 2. b 3. b

II.

1. description 2. indispensable 3. memorized 4. illegal 5. dissatisfaction

6. economical 7. requisite / required 8. postage 9. profitable

III.

1. of 2. by 3. on

10. at 13. of 7. of 11. in 14. on 8. for 9. on, in 12. under 15. in

IV.

V.

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4.in 5. under 6. for

10. thoughts 11. package 12. incurable 13. admittance 14. urgent 15. investment

1. Were it not for the money from our sponsors, we would never prepare the show. 2. The deadline for submitting your essays is the 30th of June. 3. I'm very sorry Sir, but there are no / we have no free places left. 4. She is insistent on weeding the garden now. 5. The political situation in this region is said to be changing. 6. Never do we have time to play with the children in the afternoon. 7. Frank isn't the only person capable of translating this book into Polish by any means. 8. Little has she spoken since the accident. 9. Get a move on or else we will miss the train. 10. The only option (that) Celia had was to take a huge loan from the bank. 1. respects 2. neck 3. resort 4. word 5. chest

6. fingertips 7. pinch 8. while 9. pieces 10. sun

11. footsteps 12. stride 13. bush 14. mouth 15. hang


TEST 25 1.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

II.

III.

IV.

V.

dismiss matter obtain support clarify

6. divided 7. vanish 8. haunt 9. presence 10. capacity

11. terms 12. deeds 13. method 14. expell 15. reported

1. likelihood 2. prosperity 3. offensive 4. sympathetic 5. authenticity

6. allowance 7. anxiety 8. satisfactory 9. pressure 10. helpless

11. complaint 12. exemplary 13. unanswerable 14. physicist 15. disastrous

1.backed 2. do 3.turn 4. kept 5. prying

6. look 7. Put 8. landed 9. stayed 10. took

11. point 12. told 13. sticks 14. falling 15. catch

1. If you hope to be a good driver you must abide by the traffic regulations. 2.1 do not go along with the conclusions you have put forward. 3. You should get / You had better get / Get down to work otherwise you won't be able to pass the entrance exam. 4. Is it possible for Mr Bailey to deliver the letters by tomorrow ? 5. For fear of getting soaked Alfred put on his raincoat. 6. Did she make good use of her spare time ? 7. Where is the annual meeting taking place ? 8. In all probability, they have had problems with their car. 9. Even though she was warned firmly not to use the faulty oven, she kept doing so. 10. It's nearly impossible to reach the peak of the mountain on foot. 1.а 2. d 3. а 4. b 5. d

6. b 7. b 8. a 9. с 10. d

11. d 12. b 13. a 14. с 15. с

16. с 17. d 18. b 19. a 20. d

4.a 5. с 6. b

7. с 8. d 9.a

10. b 11.d 12. a

TEST 26 I.

1.c 2. d 3. a

II.

1. picturesque 2. carefree 3. respectable / respected 4. expectancy 5. shopkeeper

6. popularity 7. preferable / preferred 8. assistance 9. safety 10. persistent

13. b 14. с 15. с 11. irreparable 12. retirement 13. spacious 14. maintenance 15. tendency


III.

IV.

V.

"I.for 2. on, with 3. to

4. behind 5. to, in 6. of

7. at, on 8. for, for 9. in

10. beyond 11. into, on 12. to 13. with 14. at 15. on

1. Try as I might, I still couldn't convince Debbie to deliver a speech. 2. There were no / not any fatalities in the accident. 3. John has committed himself to looking after the baby tomorrow. 4. The possibility of any further storms can't be ruled out. 5. At no time did we lose hope that the flying saucer would return some day. 6. No matter how Robert warned his wife, she ( still) refused to listen to his advice. 7. She doesn't earn much enough to afford to buy expensive cosmetics. 8. Is there not any other way of solving the conflict than by force ? 9. One of the patients was short of breath. 10.1 reported him to the police on the assumption that he was guilty of a theft. Lhair 2. horse 3. lengths 4. cat 5. colours

6. terms 7. fiddle 8. ground 9. mind 10. blue

11. shadow 12. light 13. peg 14. stick 15. accounts

TEST 27 10. d 11.a 12. b

13. Ń 14. d 15. b

1.d 2. b 3. d

II.

1. One of the boys from my class objects to taking part in the performance and I don't really know how to get round him. 2. We were warned not to stand up to the boss' decisions or else we would be fired. 3. The question was so delicate and problematic that there was nobody willing to bring it up. 4. We invariably look to Paul whenever giving a lift to the airport is the matter. 5. Your report dwells on the side effects of the venture. 6. This automobile manufacturer turns out about a thousand cars a year. 7. The visitors leaving for Dublin will be picked up by a bus after breakfast. 8. In the face of all these arguments I had to back down. 9. Even the extensive advertising campaign hasn't prevented the demand for our printers from falling off. 10. She is having you on. 11.1 just ran across them . 12. Don't worry, he only makes out that he is such a strict teacher. 13. After a half an hour search the hunters decided to give up tracking down the stags.

222

4. b 5. a 6. d

7. b 8. a 9. Ń

I.


14. We were convinced Patrick would take to uncle Jerry the moment he met him. 15. But real problems cropped up when it became clear my business partner had vanished with all the money. III.

IV.

V.

1. comprehensive 2. previous 3. tricky 4. feasible 5. sober

6. unique 7. destitute 8. facetious 9. grave 10. staggering

11. appropriate 12. juvenile 13. vague 14. apprehensive 15. conscientious

1.1 wished somebody had voted in favour of our party. 2. What was the reason for Mary's resignation ? 3. Under no circumstances should you forget about your grandmother's birthday. 4. It wasn't until after the governor's death that the whole truth came out. 5. Your leaving the house at night is out of the question. 6. When did they begin listening to the music ? 7. No such idea has ever crossed my mind before. 8. Weather permitting, we may go camping for the weekend. 9. It couldn't have been Barney who broke the mirror as he was outside all the time. 10. After we had replaced the flat tyre with a new one, we went on driving to the countryside. 1. b 2. с 3. b 4. с 5. d

6. с 7. a 8.d 9. a 10. b

11.с 12. d 13. a 14. с 15. b

16d 17. b 18. d 19. с 20. d

TEST 28 I.

1. 2. 3. 4.

contributes notorious situation estimate

5. settle 6. running 7. case 8. introduce

9. practice 10. acclaimed 11. yield 12. arise

II.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

poisonous scholar indecisive burial partiality

6. defaced 7. widening 8. outspoken 9. inconveniences 10. disheartened

11. armistice 12. creditable 13. reminder 14. rehearsal 15. hostility

III.

1. on 2. with 3. in, on

4. on 5. at 6. to

7. of 8. with, off 9. in

10. under 11. In 12. on

13. from, behind 14. at 15. from

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IV.

V.

1. There is nothing / not anything more I can do to make you feel comfortable. 2. The life of many wild animals is in peril. 3. If I were you I would dispose of the files. 4. The Wrights don't have much money to make ends meet. 5. Immediately you reach the nearest town you should ask for some medical support. 6. She was nowhere to be found. 7.1 couldn't make head or tail of what he said. 8. Is it advisable for you to practice the piano so often ? 9. We are running low on our supplies of firewood. 10. Carol a) has an obligation b) is under an obligation to do the washing up at home. 1. top 6. chip 2. line 7. back 3. mouth 8. rest 4. age 9. toll 5. touch 10. end

11. disrepute 12. fort 13. fun 14. sides 15. bargain

TEST 29 I.

1. d 2. b 3. a

II.

1. kingdom 2. unattainable 3. components 4. contemptible 5. factual

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

III.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

6. snapped 7. looking 8. stand 9. taken 10. giving

IV.

224

break let put passed run

4. Ń 5. b 6. a

7. Ń 8. b 9.d

10. d 11. a 12. a submissive repellent displeasure indescribable blameless

13. d 14. Ń 15. a 11. reassure 12. imperceptible 13. effective 14. copious 15. expectant 11. drawing 12. borne 13. get 14. fall 15. brings

1. Susan prides herself on her sports achievements. 2. He did not take kindly to anybody else's demands. 3. He gave me a free hand. 4. Rather than waste my time at the mathematics department I preferred to take a course in psychology. 5. It is possible / probable / likely that Muriel forgot about the evening classes. 6. How about having a good time in the casino this night ? 7. No sooner had we departed than Tommy came down with a cold. 8. First of ail, you should conform to the regulations here. 9. Doesn't Andrew bear resemblance to the man from the portrait ? 10. I'll have to get round to tidying up the garden shed next week.


V.

1.d 2. b З.а 4.d 5. b

6. с 7.d 8. b 9. b 10. с

11.b 12. a 13. d 14. d 15. b

16. d 17. a 18. с 19. d 20. a

10. a 11. с 12. d

TEST 30 1.

1. с 2. a 3. с

4. d 5. с 6. a

7. b 8. с 9. b

II.

1. courteous 2. predictable 3. ownership 4. outbreak 5. instalments

6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

III.

1. in 2. for 3. on

7. beyond 8. for 9. by

IV.

V.

4. in 5. of 6. from

abandonment comparatively undisputable boundaries engineering

13. с 14. a 15. d 11. allegations 12. unthinkable 13. apologetic 14. productive 15. contradictory

10. off 13. on 11. with 14. in 12. to 15. by

1. There's no denying the old town square is imposing. 2. To tell you the truth, I bought these shoes for a song. 3. We were all taken aback by the rude response that the boy gave to his loving mother. 4. Never will we have another chance to see the Niagara Falls. 5. Hardly had I touched the handle when the burglar alarm went off. 6. William and Simon don't get on well with each other. 7. Since his death we have been in dire straits. 8. Lisa does not interest Jack so much as her parents' big fortune. 9. Nigel takes my problems for granted. 10. Is there not an alternative to our working night shifts ? 1. cold 2. wide 3. hot 4. upper 5. safe

6. flat 7. large 8. blue 9. short 10. two

11. bad 12. wet 13. bold 14. stiff 15. red

4. b 5. a 6.d

7. с 8.b 9.d

TEST 31 10. с 11. b 12. a

13. d 14. a 15. b

1.

1.d 2. a 3.c

II.

1. How big are the profits we can expect the London branch to turn in this year ? 2.1 suggest we lay in more coal in case the forecasts of a long and heavy winter should come true.


3. However, the thieves had made off with their loot by that time. 4.1 suppose he dropped out right at the beginning of the course. 5. Why don't we call on the management to have a serious debate with the Unions ? 6. You mean the one who is being waited on ? 7. The autopsy revealed the man was done in with a knife. 8. Please keep hanging on. 9. But, if you push him a little he should give in to your demands. 10. Suddenly, the question of a half a million dollars missing from the safe sprang up leaving the cashiers speechless for a while. 11. How about rounding up a few friends and helping Lucy organize the charity collection ? 12. I'm having these trousers taken up as they are a bit too long for my size. 13. Has Danny seen about the New Year's reception yet ? 14. Will you accept me right away or do I have to put in an application form ? 15. It was so stuffy in the hall that a few people lost their consciousness and the medical staff had a hard time of bringing them to. III.

IV.

V.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

irrevocable formidable preposterous inexorable conspicuous

6. indignant 7. amiable 8. outrageous 9. abundant 10. ingenious

11. prevalent 12. crucial 13. elaborate 14. mercenary 15. arduous

1. He has a bad habit of never coming on time. 2.1 scarcely understood anything of what the man said to me. 3. At first, she agreed to marry me, but then she changed her mind. 4. The minister claims that another rise in salaries is on the cards. 5. She played second fiddle in the plot. 6. It has nothing to do with us what they do after lessons. 7. You are prone to encounter additional problems if you don't have any proper insurance. 8. The concert was poorly attended. 9. The farmers need financial backing badly. 10. It suddenly dawned on me (that) I had strayed from the main route. 1.d 2. с 3. b 4. b 5. a

6. d 7. a 8. с 9.d 10. a

11.a 12. d 13. с 14. с 15. с

16. a 17. d 18. b 19. b 20. d

TEST 32 I.

226

1. breaking 2. enrich 3. cover 4. leafing

5. 6. 7. 8.

condition advancement gather source

9. developed 10. amount 11. advantage 12. replace


II.

1. likeness 2. voluntary 3. unpardonable 4. imprisoned 5. foreseeable

6. composure 7. vanity 8. affectionate 9. invariably 10. expenses

11. rashness 12. invalidity 13. endurance 14. empowered 15. desensitized

III.

1. of, within / in 2. in 3. by 4. within 5. to

6. at 7. on 8. from 9. of 10. out

11. from 12. at, in 13. under, in 14. to 15. at

IV.

V.

1. They say about half of the staff will be given the sack. 2. Not wishing to wake us up mother left the room rather quickly. 3. I haven't the faintest idea how much of that syrup she ought to be given. 4. After his uncle's death Lou came into the house and the garden. 5. The CD player was repaired at Mark's expense. 6. They might not have been notified about the changes in the timetable. 7. What surprised us was the fact that no support was offered to the survivors. 8. It is up to her whether the costs are to be reimbursed or not. 9. It is common knowledge that the newspaper is published by the socialists. 10. Provided that there are no protests from the public the ballot will be carried out. 6. water 7. end 8. odds 9. accord 10. score

1. skin 2. devices 3. ladder 4. fingers 5. dash

11. terms 12. face 13. grips 14. bet 15. vent

TEST 33 4. a 5. b 6. a

7.d 8. b 9. Ń

10. a 11. Ń 12. b

1.

1. b 2. b 3. Ń

II.

1. practitioner 2. Preventive / Preventative 3. deformity / -ies 4. purposefully

5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

III.

1. stringing 2. booked 3. turned 4. lag 5. jump

6. rooted 7. wore 8. stripped 9. jot 10. get

fantasizing purification immobilized servitude commercialization

13. d 14. a 15. b 10. indifferent 11. indigestion 12. rivalry 13. evasive 14. detention 15. momentous 11. brought 12. gone 13. own 14. set 15. saw

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IV.

V.

1. What right have you got to order me about ? 2. If you happen to come across the missing file let me know at once, please. 3. The statement boils down to making the public aware of the present situation. 4. Sally has a strong distrust of modern technology. 5. He has been sentenced to seven years in prison. 6. We all had confidence that Tom would succeed in passing his final exams. 7. Being too shy, Julia won't speak to the boy first. 8. It was three years ago that / when Michael painted his last picture. 9.1 owe my precious life to the lifeguard. 10. The structure of the Royal Palace made a big / considerable impact on the ambassador. 1. b 2. с 3. a 4. d 5. с

6.b 7. d 8.d 9. a 10. a

11.d 12. d 13. с 14. d 15. b

16. b 17. a 18. с 19. d 20. a

4. b 5. a 6. d

7. b 8-а 9. a

10. с 11. d 12. a

TEST 34 I.

1. d 2. b 3. d

II.

1. disabled 2. unfailing 3. standpoint 4. sobriety 5. objectionable

III. 1. in 2. on 3. at

IV.

228

6. immortalize 7. cowardice / cowardliness8. inventiveness 9. Insanity

4. at, within 5. by 6. in

7. of 8. for 9. beyond

13. b 14. с 15. d 10. preoccupied 11. uninhabitable 12. unwillingness 13. acknowledge 14. circumstantial 15. remarkable 10. in 11. to 12. in

13. on 14. with 15. within, beyond

1. What is his monthly income ? 2. Are you in possession of William Wharton's latest book ? 3. Did Celia have an intention of inviting her landlord to dinner ? 4. To the best of my knowledge, the building was set on fire deliberately. 5. All but one clerk were honoured by the boss. 6. His mother claims that he is susceptible to flu. 7. Who was (sitting) behind / at the wheel when the collision happened ? 8. I think those tools may come in handy one day. 9. Unbelievable as / though it seems to be, he has learned that long poem by heart. 10. However much you offer to pay, he'll never sell the family memorabilia.


V.

1. quandary 2. ranks 3. jump 4. belt 5. limb

6. dint 7. arrears 8. line 9. miss 10. whim

11. storm 12. chalk 13. track 14. nick 15. sleeve

7. a 8. b 9. с

13. с 14. a 15. b

TEST 35 1. a 2. b 3. d

II.

1. It has run out unusually quickly. 2. They hang out in my pub, so I know their names by heart. 3. This is a small hotel and it can only take in fifty guests. 4. I have told him a thousand times to leave off taking the painkillers and visit a doctor. 5. It's no good setting forth until all the necessary arrangements are made complete. 6. By the year of 2000 several new bills will have been brought in to make the crime prevention more feasible. 7. But, I dropped off in my armchair and didn't wake up until my wife returned from work. 8. Were these photographs easy to come by or did you have to stick out your neck to get them ? 9. The quality of the device does come up to my expectations. 10. Her temperature is very high and she's throwing up every twenty minutes. 11.1 hadn't got a clue how to go about the exercise and had to have recourse to the answer key. 12. We pulled it off, yet quite a few of us came to a serious bodily harm. 13. We've only managed to touch on your question as the whole meeting was only devoted to the outbreak of the jaundice epidemic in Cairo. 14. But, I don't quite understand what he was really driving at. 15. Someone must have tipped him off.

III.

1. precarious 2. cumbersome 3. plausible 4. obnoxious 5. boisterous

IV.

4. a 5-е 6. d

10. a 11.d 12. b

1.

6. frugal 7. strenuous 8. pivotal 9. ambiguous 10. bossy

11. viable 12. bizarre 13. benign 14. shrewd 15. astounding

1. When did the patient come round ? 2. Only when the fish are scaled will I fry them. 3. It looked as if they had been thoroughly frightened. 4. Even big quantities of vegetables do not do any harm to your health. 5. It was not worth wasting so much time waiting for the star to turn up. 6. In the event of a fire, the emergency exit should be used. 7. The flight attendant told the passengers to refrain from smoking until after the take-off. 8. The press has poured scorn on the handling of the matter. 9. It is compulsory for Brian to do exercise to strengthen his back after the surgery. 10. When will the resolutions that we have taken be put into practice ? 229


V.

1.d 2. a 3. b 4.d 5. d

6. a 7. b 8. b 9. с 10. a

11.a 12. с 13. d 14. b 15. a

16. с 17. a 18. с 19. b 20. d

TEST 36 1.

1. 2. 3. 4.

II.

1. confidential 2. findings 3. incorrigible 4. infuriated 5. valuables

III.

1. in 2. on 3. at

IV.

V.

230

domestic attention respond satisfying

5. serve 6. especialy 7. alarming 8. means

9. reduce 10. famous 11. outlet 12. minds

6. slavery 11. presumably 7. misconception 12. uncontrollable 8. resources 13. irresistible 9. disillusioned . 14. descendant(s) 10. insight 15. attachment

4. in 7. at 5. on 8. by 6. from, by 9. off

10. on 11. into 12. up

13. under 14. into 15. at

1. Much to our regret, we inform you that there is no more demand for your rubber products. 2. The lecture was comprehensible to hardly anyone. 3. There's no better way to make her work hard than by promising her a reward. 4. Apart from being a passionate skier, Mark also takes part in chess tournaments. 5. Ann takes great pleasure in painting her landscapes. 6.1 had mixed feelings about their engagement. 7. So long as you promise not to do any wrong , you are allowed to play in my garden. 8. There being no more questions, I think we can call it a day. 9. All things considered, it was a nice party. 10. Since she met that boy she's been wrapped up in him. Lthin 2. strong 3. narrow 4. stiff 5. foreign

6. clear 7. tight 8. blue 9. alone 10. hollow

11. wrong 12. black 13. blind 14. open 15. silver

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