took days to clean up.
1 ransacked 2 denounced 3 subdued 4 intercepted
(16)A・Who's been( )with my computer?All the settings
have been changed.
BI'I think I saw one of the systems people looking at it this
1amalgamating 2 procrastinating
3 tampering 4 wrangling
(17)Foaling an( )of wealthy citizens to foreign countries,,the government decided to delay its plans for a large increase in
1 onslaught 2 abyss 3 exorcism 4 exodus
(18) In his speech,the president carefully avoided commenting on
any of the( )issues culTently dividing the public.
1 contagious 2 penitent 3 contentious 4 stringent
(19)Rumors of an( )merger with a major rival,together
with news of a sharp rise in profits,sent the company's shares
soaring on the stock market.
l impertinent 2 impending 3 abominable 4 obstinate
(20)The recent( )of applicants for engineering programs
at British universities has forced the government to take special
measures to attract more students.
Isiah 2 gorge 3 loop 4 dearth
(21)When our firm's lawyers read the client contract carefully,they
found that a number of ( )had been added,so they
advised us not to sign it.
1 provisions 2 afflictions 3dissertations4delusions
(22)A・Steve,did you manage to sell your house?
B・No,the deal( ).The couple decided they couldn't
afford our place after all.
1 blew away 2 fumed up 3 rolled by 4 fell through
(23)The new CEO said the firm's financial problems( )
the fact that its labor force was toolarge.Some employees would
have to lose their jobs.
1stoodinfor 2 held cutter
(24)Todd( )a huge credit-card bill last month when he
went on an overseas vacation,bought a new fridge,and paid for
some repairs to his car.
1ranup 2 pulled off
3 passed down 4 cut open
(25)A・ Julie,how are you?Any luck finding steady work?
B・Well,I have a part-time job now,so I'm just( ). I
could really do with some extra cash.
lshovingaround 2 scraping by
3 glossing over 4 dragging on