1.We tried to settle the problem with them as soon as possible, but they seemed to__1__sincerity.
A lack of B be lack of C lack in D be lacking in
2.When the Victorians had family reunions, the hosts went __2__their way to entertain the guests.
A in for B over C out of D back on
3.The motorist had to __3__to avoid knocking the old woman down in the middle of the road.
A swerve B twist C depart D swing
4.As the director can’t come to the reception, I’m representing the company__4__.
A on his account B on his behalf C for his part D in his interest
5.Fat cannot change into muscle__5__muscle changes into fat.
A any more than B no more than C no less than D much more than
1．选D，这里是固定搭配be lacking in，表示“缺乏（某种品质，特点等），不够……”。这里的lacking 是形容词，表“欠缺，缺”
2．选C。 go out of one’s way表示“故意”，go in for表示“喜欢上”，go over“浏览”go back on支持
3．选A swerve表“突然转向，转弯”=dodge，turn；depart表示“启程，离开，辞世”Nothing that was worthy in the past departs. Swing（使）来回摆动，摇摆，旋转 A pendulum swings.
4．选B on one’s behalf 代表某人 I requested that he (should) use his influence on my behalf. 而for one’s part至于某人，对某人来说 The physician dismissed the matter as worthy of no further discussion on his part. 而in one’s interest= in the interest of sb为了……的利益The Prime Minster resigned for the interest of the state.
5．选A 因为固定搭配 A not … any more than B表“正如A不能……B也不能”= A no more than B。
1． He’s__ as a “bellyacher”—he’s always complaining about something.
A who is known B whom is known C what is known D which is known
2. Your advice would be __ valuable to him, who is now at a loss as to what to do first.
A exceedingly B excessively C extensively D exclusively
3. More often than not it is difficult to __ the exact meaning of a Chinese idiom in English,
A exchange B transfer C convey D convert
4. The scientists have absolute freedom as to what research they think is best to __.
A engage B devote C seek D pursue
5. The local authorities realized the need to make __ for elderly people in their production efficiency.
A preparation B requirement C specification D provision
1． 选C， “what is called..”, what we call…, what is known as… 放在名词和名词性词组之前，表“所谓的”。What were called radicals were involved in leading the general strike.
2． 选 A exceedingly极度地，非常地I’m exceedingly pleased to meet you.
Excessively 过度，过分地（贬）Don’t drink excessively.
Extensively 广泛地，广阔地 You should read extensively in order to enlarge your vocabulary.
Exclusively 唯一地，只 He’s exclusively employed on repairing cars.
3. 选C convey传达，传递This picture will convey to you some idea of the beauty of the scenery.
Convert改变，转变The room was converted from a kitchen to a drawing room.
4． 选D pursue从事（工作，研究等） Students showed great enthusiasm in pursuing the new learning.
5. 选D provision准备，预备（强调“未雨绸缪”）They spent all their money and made no provision for the future.