1. The number of people invited _______ fifty, but a number of them _______ absent for different reasons.
2. Either you or the headmaster _______ the prizes to those gifted students at the meeting.
A.is handing out
B.are to hand out
C.are handing out
D.is to hand out
3. In fact _______ is a hard job for the police to keep order in an important football match.
the number of…的数量,表示单数;a number of许多,表示复数.第一个空要填was;第二个空要填were.
当Either …or …连接两个主语时,要以or后的主语确定谓语动词是用单数还是用复数形式 ,称之谓邻近原理.因为the headmaster 是单数,又因为这件事发生在将来,D为正确答案.
it在句子中作形式主语.真正的主语是to keep order in an important football match.
4. I hate _______ when people talk with their mouths full.
5. Don't _______ that all these who get good grades in the entrance examination will prove to be most successful.
A.take as granted
B.take this for granted
C.take that for granted
D.take it for granted
6. —Wasn't it Dr.Wang who spoke to you just now
A.I didn't know he was
B.Yes, it was
C.No, he wasn't
D.Yes, he did
take it for granted是固定搭配,想当然.it在句子中作形式宾语,that 从句作真正的宾语.
疑问句是一个强调句,it在句子中作主语,所以回答这样的问题也要用Yes, it was或No, it wasn't
7. _______ is a fact that English is being accepted as an international language.
8. only in this way _______ to make improvement in the operating system.
A.you can hope
B.you did hope
C.can you hope
D.did you hope
9. It is said in Australia there is more land than the government knows _______.
A.it what to do with
B.what to do it with
C.what to do with it
D.to do what with it
that English is being accepted as an international language是主语从句.It作形式主语.
在含有"only + 状语"的句子中,谓语动词要进行倒装.只有用这种方法,才能改善操作系统.
knows后接"疑问词 + 动词不定式"作宾语.what作do的宾语.it指代land作with的宾语.