TOEFL Practice Test #4

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When did my Mary _____ college?

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"Graduate," in this context, is used with "from." A question with "did" does not take the -ing form of the verb.

Do you have______ to do this afternoon? If not, I'd like to take you to a movie.

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"Many" is not used with an uncountable noun. "Work" is an uncountable noun.

The accident occurred _____.

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"Before" or "ago" is used with a past event. Which is used when the present time is the starting point?

Our friends will _____ for two nights.

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This sentence means that our friends will let us stay with them for two nights. "Provide" is not used in this context. Which idiom is used in this context?

Do you feel like _____ now?

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The main verb of this sentence is "feel.

"You missed a good chance in your career".

"Yes, I _____ that job when Mr. Johnson offered".

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They are talking about something in the past.

Where is the bus terminal? It is _____ the Red Cross hospital.

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It's snowing. Would you like to _____ this weekend?

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"Go" is used with the "-ing" form, the root form, and "to." "To" is not followed by -ing forms.

New York is a large city, ____?

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A tag question uses the same verb as the main part of the sentence. If the main part is positive, the negative form is used; if it is negative, the positive form is used in the tag.

Do you enjoy _____?

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"To" is not usually followed by -ing forms. "Enjoy" takes a gerund.

When will the conference _____?

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This means when the conference will be held. This sentence is an active form. Which idiom is used in this context?

The meeting was held _____.

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The preposition "at" is used with 3 o'clock, and "in" with October. What preposition is used with a day of the week?

A renowned figure, Mary Harris Jones persuaded coal mine workers to strike for higher incomes, _____ conditions, and shorter hours.

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The adjective "improved working" should be used to modify the noun "conditions" to make the units in the sentence parallel.

Tommy was happy to be _____ such a famous person.

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"Introduce" takes a direct object and indirect object.

The minister _____ a member of the church who was ill.

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You look pale. You had better _____ a doctor.

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"Consult" is a transitive verb, so it is not used with a preposition.

Our company didn't pay _____ for that advertisement.

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"Funds" is used for money saved for a certain purpose.

Mary has a trouble _____.

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An infinitive means the future in this context. "To" is not followed by -ing forms. Since "has" is the verb here, another verb is not used.

If you don't understand, don"t hesitate _____.

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Since "hesitate" is the verb in this sentence, there should not be another verb. "To" is not followed by -ing forms.

Tomorrow is Mary's birthday. Let's _____ it.

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The reason _____ steam cars proved inexpedient was that they were difficult to start and to run.

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The relative adverb "why" conveys the meaning of "reason" and is used instead of "for which," a preposition and a relative pronoun.

Why don't you _____ us?

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"Go" needs "to" before the destination. A sentence needs at least one verb, and "together" is not a verb.

Many people like my plan. Will you _____ it?

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"Agree" is not a transitive verb and needs a preposition. "With" is used when referring to a person.

The way in which a diamond is cut can influence its worth and, if the angles are precise, _____.

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When a sentence starts with "only if," the auxiliary verb precedes the subject; therefore, (D) is the correct choice.

Japanese houses are made of wood, so they easily______.

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This means "start burning," using "catch" in an idiomatic expression.

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