3-109. (a) beg a pardon (b) apologize (c) be sorry (d) excuse (e) regret
3-110. (a) fit (b) strict (c) powerful (d) able (e) strong
Choose the word with the closest meaning
3-111. Excuse me, could I put a word in?
3-112. The detective hesitated for a moment before he opened the door.
3-113. He rejected my offer to help.
(a) ran through
(b) took up
(c) put aside
(d) kept off
(e) turned down
3-114. The old man rarely complained about his backaches.
3-115. Many of the workers were not doing any work.
3-116. The parents are trying to persuade their child to go to school.
3-117. This product is up-to-date.
3-118. The money paid as a punishment for littering is $500.
3-119. It's no use talking to that old man as he is unable to hear.
3-120. He told them of his exciting and dangerous experiences in the mountains.
3-121. The warrior raised his shield to defend himself.
3-122. I am confident that the host team will win the match.
3-123. The match was postponed because the field was flooded.
(a) put out
(b) put up
(c) put off
(d) put down
(e) put aside
3-124. Every Sunday I go with my mom to the market-place.
3-125. The policeman was held up in a traffic jam and arrived too late.
3-126. He was sorry about telling the lie.
3-127. This piece of furniture is quite typical. Don't pay too much for it.
3-128. Remove your overcoat and sit down a few minutes.
(a) Put off
(b) Put down
(c) Get off
(d) Take off
(e) Take down
3-129. We boarded the bus at Broadway.
(a) got by
(b) got through
(c) got up
(d) got to
(e) got on
3-130. How is Mary doing in her new French class?
(a) getting together
(b) coming on
(c) coming across
(d) getting along
(e) putting up