There are several _______ open to us at the moment.
The motorway was closed so we had to find an ________ route.
Police said there were no suspicious ____________ surrounding the boy's death.
The company has promised to repay the money when its financial ____________ improve.
It's not an ideal solution, but it's the best we can do in the ___________.
__________________ should you enter my office.
Under no circumstances
Several people _______________ how ill David looked.
The chancellor was not available for ___________.
A sport ________
In a long _________ which he has inserted in the published text of the first act of the play, he
says at one point “However, that experience never raised a doubt in his mind as to the reality of
the underworld or the existence of Lucifer's many-faced lieutenants”.
The government should __________ the farmers for the loss of their crop due to the unseasonal
The company expects to extend upward both __________ and status for non-supervisory engineers.
The bacteria excrete cellulose, the basic ________ of our forests.
Even the rare free vote requires the _______ of the party in power.
We have been trying very hard to forge a __________ that no nuclear weapons should be allowed on the Korean Peninsula.
We took a _________ length of time to decide.
In other words, if an ideal gas is compressed and kept at _________ temperature, the work done in compressing it is completely converted into heat and transferred to the surrounding heat sink.
The evidence was so compelling that he felt __________ to accept it.
Research has been __________ by a lack of funds.
At last we could relax and talk without _________.
I’ve been __________ articles to this paper for many years.
Would you like to make a __________ to this charity?
Design faults in the boat __________ to the tragedy.
He __________ a meeting of all the managers.
___________ wisdom says that the best way to prepare for an exam to study past exam questions
The Department of Health will lead and _________ the response to an outbreak of swine flu at national
and local level.
MS patients who use cannabis report a soothing of the painful muscle spasms and improved muscle ___________.
The basic lack of government funding is ________________ of the problem.
at the core
The Earth's _______ is a hot, molten mix of iron and nickel.
She didn't want to work for a big _________ where everything was so impersonal.
The money I've saved ____________ roughly to the amount I need for my course.
I've been ____________ with several experts in the field.
An important ___________ of maturity is creativity.
This may result in a number of different _________ being applied at different stages of the search activity.
criteria (noun, plural!)
From the size of these shoeprints, I _______ the intruder was wearing large shoes.
The company could be denied a ____________ for its pension payments, or those payments for the wife and other employees could be ruled taxable to them in the year made.
The ____________ of new data.
His documentary sources are __________ wrong.
These figures clearly ____________ the size of the economic problem facing the country.
All attached ___________ must be either original or certified copies
The seminar aims to _________ and highlight outstanding efforts in using alternative media for development programs in the Asia-Pacific Region.
The extent to which a predator can ____________ its prey must depend in part upon their relative abundance.
The limestone Mendip Hills __________ this countryside.
Unemployment will be a __________ issue at the next election.
The main _________ should be on quality rather than quantity.
Policemen under pressure to resolve a horrific crime refused to accept the repeated and __________ denials of a man who was psychologically vulnerable
The company _________ the quality of the product by testing it thoroughly before bringing it to market.
Built in disaster recovery options also _________ fully reliable IT operations.
The court ________ the improperly obtained evidence.
They have _______ use of the machine.
There are some _______ shops and restaurants in the city.
Most Common Collocations:
For example, in 1693 the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends declared that its members should emancipate their slaves and in 1776 it determined to ________ from membership all who did not comply.
The computer program was based on a _________ of the circulatory and respiratory systems.
A disaster relief ______.
The hospital is trying to raise _____ for a new kidney machine.
A ______ of knowledge
The museum is privately ______.
His lecture _________ slides taken during the expedition.
was illustrated with
To ________ my point, let me tell you a little story.
The incident _________ the need for better security measures
Customs insisted on seeing my outward plane ticket - did they think I was trying to _________ illegally?
Laws restricting _________ into the US
Are you ________ I am wrong?
The survey _______ that more people are moving house than was thought.
There is an _______ payment of €60.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was often known by his _________ JFK.
Please ______ each page of the test.
In most _________, there will be no need for further treatment.
If, for _________, such a change is produced by one or a few insulin comas or electroshocks, previously inhibited conditioned reactions reappear.
He should _______ more with his colleagues
He was certainly ________ in taking the money, particularly as the company had refused to compensate him till now.
The fact that he refuses to cooperate with the police _________ our suspicion that he did indeed commit the crime.
There was a ______ of jam and on top of that a layer of cream on the chocolate sponge
There was a _______ of ice on the streets last night due to the rain followed by frosty weather.
Excellent road and rail ______ make access easy from all parts of the country.
Systemic _______ is defined as the process whereby one or more of the elements of at least two social systems is articulated in such a manner that the two systems in some ways and on some occasions may be viewed as single unit.
Branch Offices are _______ in other large cities.
Choose a ________ within easy commuting distance of both the regular job and other employment opportunities.
The town of Simsbury ran an advertisement offering property tax relief and staff assistance to anyone willing to ________ to the area.
The County Council, having been presented with the Channel Tunnel as a fait accompli, is concerned _________________ potential benefits by directing associated commercial development to those areas which will benefit most.
to maximise its
________ can not buy alcoholic beverages.
She suffered only ______ injuries.
It's only a tiny _________ of people who are causing the problem.
The increase in our profits has been ________ by the rising costs of running the business.
We received a ________ answer to our request.
They answered ________ to our request.
You're so _______ about everything!
The results of Salmonella infection are _______.
It's too early to predict the __________ of the meeting.
The Labour Party is still a __________ in the national unity government.
Her __________ of life is to take every opportunity that presents itself.
He was ___________ about losing and said that he’d be back next year to try again.
There were location notes for a film and sheets about the _________ of the characters and the sort of actors who might play them
Children make up a large __________ of the world's population.
I'm not very good at drawing people - I can never get the _____________ right.
There are a ____________ number of girls in the class.
She's just had an article __________ in their weekend supplement.
The judge _________ angrily to the suggestion that it hadn't been a fair trial.
He _________ against everything he had been taught.
Some people have an allergic __________ to shellfish.
The librarian made a ________ of the new books
It is not possible to _________ for the course unless you are a full-time student
The region's _________ on tourism is unwise.
He's completely __________ on his wheelchair to get about.
The success of this project __________ everyone making an effort.
The men came to ___________ the rubbish from the backyard.
This jacket has __________ sleeves/a removable collar.
The ________ also includes detailed instructions on land restoration.
The sequence of relationships is _____________ illustrated in this figure.
These enclaves do show a __________ change in shell shape from exposed to sheltered sites.
The flowers mature in __________, starting with the oldest at the top.
Think of five atoms in the middle of a chain and label them in __________, 1 to 5.
Public opinion had ______ sharply to the left following the war.
A 12-hour ______.
The government’s latest major policy _______ was in response to the havoc caused by the financial markets
To make a claim, you must ________ the date when the article was lost.
There is now ___________ evidence to prove this claim.
Three open sprinklers were found to be _________ to stop even the most rapidly developing fire.
Your first ________ will be to type these letters.
For ___________ reasons the show must be postponed.
She applied a new __________ of playing the guitar. Now, she is one of the most famous guitar players of the world.
My way of thinking might be different from yours, but it's equally ________.
Is this contract/ticket/agreement still _______?
This research seems to give/lend some _________ to the theory that the drug might cause cancer.
The collected works of James Thurber, now numbering 25 ________ represent a high standard of literary excellence, as every schoolboy knows.
The San Diego freeway in California has the heaviest __________ of traffic in the world.
Using the server to generate large _______ of email from a database is an example of activity that is not allowed.