1.For fear that we should run short of food ____the trip,we are carrying extra rations in the jeep.
2.____imprecise calculations,the experiment was a failure.
(B) Owing to
3. The children came rushing____the sound of the circus parade.
4.Although too much leisure may lead people to a wasteful life,everyone has a right____a minimum amount of leisure time.
5.In the sentence,“The size of the room is 12' × 14’，”the sign “×”is to read “____”
6.The office is open Monday ____ Saturday,and closed on Sundays.
7.John's parents died when he was only a child,and ever since he did not seem to have a home ____ his own.
8.The dictionary is sold ____ one hundred dollars a copy.
9.The workers are paid ____ .
(A) by the week
(B) with a week
(C) to a week
(D) since a week
10.The experts know many things that won't work in curing AIDS,so they are that much closer to ____ one that will.
(D) have found
11.____ prices so high,I'll have to do without a new suit.
(C) Because of
12.Mrs.Johnson's old cat likes to sit ____ the sun.
13.You can't do a hard day's work ____ a cup of coffee and a slice of bread.
14.The necklace you are wearing is very becoming ____ you.
15.In the photograph the man's face is ____ focus and blurred.
(A) out of
16.____ the seriousness of the occasion,the audience burst out laughing,at the extraordinary nature of the proposal.
(C) In respect of
(D) On behalf of
17.____ being portable,a walkman provides a high quality of sound.
(B) Far from
18.George likes all vegetables ____ for spinach.
19.____ the weather,forecast or anticipated,a true English gentleman always carries an umbrella,wherever he goes.
(C) Regard of
(D) Regardless of
20.I welcome you most cordially,both personally and ____ behalf of the faculty and the student body.