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Grammar and Vocabulary Practice Test
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`To listen to a person's blandishments means most nearly to listen to his:
_____ any further information, do not hesitate to contact me.
It took a long time _______ accepted.
Are you __________ get up soon?
Let's sleep on it, _____ we?
Little by little, the helpless victim sank into the mud.
_____ me to your mother when you are in London.
My grandfather was never _____ apologize to anyone.
Much of what the speaker said was off the point.
The project was left in abeyance for the time being.
When I asked him ______ the keys , Bob said he had no idea where they were.
It's not so much his looks I don't like ____ his inability to listen.
It is very unpleasant to be with someone who constantly makes flippant remarks.
This could have hardly _____ better- we sealed the deal and signed the contract.
If your invitations are met with repeated ______ , you should just leave him alone.
Although we had tickets, we _________ for an hour.
Is that sweater __________?
Palpable means most nearly:
There are more _____ than last year.
I don't know __________ people at this party, do you?
There's no point _______ the kids. They're old enough to look after themselves.
I think you should let your daughter ______ over at Judy's.
I'd like to change 100 dollars __________ pesos, please.
There was a bedlam in the courtroom after the jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
Urbane means most nearly:
The thing ______ I love the most about him is his smile.
It was an experience to be remembered.
Miriam left her husband after a ______ row.
It is not prudent to approach strangers found in isolated spots.
Your husband was a bit out of control at the party, to ____ mildly.
Because I have lived in the city since I was ten years old, I find myself wanting to escape from the humdrum of urban living.
The farmer's winsome daughter became the wife of the newly-elected town mayor.
The government's reforms did much to ameliorate the people's living standards.
____ I hadn't been expecting any visitors, I was wearing pajamas when the doorbell rang.
Knowing he was late, he _________ .
Neither she nor her friend ______ invited to the party.
The actress was extremely reticent about her personal affairs.
__________ was the weather like when you were on holiday?
Maria gave ______________________________ for his birthday.
Mrs Brown's death came as no surprise, as she was said _____ ill for a long time.
Your shirt is dirty, I don't think it will _____ for the wedding.
It was a situation law abiding citizens could not put up with.
Do you mind __________ I open the window?
To say that a witness gives a graphic account of a crime means most nearly that he gives account which is:
The confusion ______ the discovery of the body made everybody lose track of time.
The incumbent governor in his province became the target for accusations of vacillating leadership.
The leaders attempted to have the people do away with extravagant fiesta celebrations.
My aunt __________ on the ice and broke her leg.
I didn't _____ to see Allen when I was in New York.
I've never __________ to the USA.
I can't decide _____ to move in with my boyfriend.
I'd __________ play football than watch it.
Have you seen Gone with the Wind? ______ it's a very good film.
My sister and her boyfriend are getting __________ next year.
Where __________ you live when you were a child?
There are strict rules against students ____ their mobile phones at the school premises.
Prices are too high and they will remain _____ until inflation comes down.
I can't park here. That motorbike is ____ the way.
He's one of the most hated men in history, despite _______ anything really bad.
He always gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning, _____ on holiday.