1.Too many hotels have been built and this has _____ prices, making holidays cheaper.
A. cut short
B. cut out
C. cut off
D. cut down
[答案] D. cut down.
2.He is a very honest official and never _____ any gifts from the people who sought his help.
C. took up
[答案] A. Accepted
[注释] receive 收到, 接到, 指"收, 接"这一动作; 而accept 是经过考虑"接受"下来, 表示当事人的态度, 如：I received the present, but I did not accept it. (我收到了这件礼物, 但我没有接受。)
3.He was not _____ to the club because he wasn't a member.
[答案] B. Admitted.
[注释] admit sb. to (=allow sb. or sth. to enter; let in) 允许某人某物进入; 让......进入：1) Chi
ldren are not admitted. (儿童免进。) Only one hundred boys are admitted to the school the school every year. (这所学校每年只收100名男生。) admit (=acknowledge; confess) 承认, 供认：1) We have to admit that he is a highly competent man. (我们不得不承认他是一位能力很强的人。) 2) The thief admitted his crime. 3) She admitted having read the letter, 4) I admit breaking the window. 注意admit后可接动名词的一般式或完成式。5) We must admit the task to be difficult。注意admit也可以接复合结构。allow和permit后均可接sb. to do sth., 故不合本题题意。approve sth. 批准; approve of doing sth. (=think well of) 赞成, 赞许：1) I am afraid they won't approve of your going there. (恐怕他们不会赞成你去那里的。) 2) I don't approve of your way of looking at things. (我不赞同你看待事情的方法。)