1.Except on official________ such as formal receptions, American society has a certain amount of informality.
2.The final document was, of course, supposed to mend the damage________ upon the world by the war.
3.While walking along the icy river banks, we could see cracks in the ice________ in all directions.
4.Tibet, the second largest province of China, is________ in uranium (铀) and underground thermal power(地热).
5.The young couple were quite excited by the________ of having their first child.
6.So many children have bought the balloons that the store is now out of________ .
7.She was always in perfect sympathy with me________ my love of nature.
A) with regard to
B) in contrast to
C) in case of
D) in the event of
8.There are nations whose lack of contact with the outside world has________ poverty.
A) fallen into
B) consisted in
C) resulted in
D) amounted to
9.This is the________ to an improvement of their living conditions.
10.It was bold idea to build a power station in the deep valley, but it________ as well as we had expected.
A) went off
B) worked off
C) broke off
D) came off