The word“sharp”can be _1_ to describe many different things in your home,classroom,and places of work.In this chapter,the writer _2_sharp pencils,meaning pencils with a very fine _3_.The writer does not like dull pencils.
We can also use“sharp”to describe the blades of knives.Knives also have points.We can use“sharp”to describe a _4_ kind of point,_5_as the sharp points of kitchen and steak knives.Scissors have blades,too,and we can describe these blades as sharp or dull.Furthermore,the points of scissors are _6_ sharp or rounded _7_ on the kind of scissors.Some tools,such as saws,scrapers,and garden tools,also have blades.We can use the words“sharp”and“dull”to describe the blades of these tools,_8_.Sharp knives,scissors,and tools are_9_to use.They cut things easily and quickly,without effort.
“Sharp”can be used to describe the edges of furniture and _10_some containers.For example,the edge of a table or desk can be _11_.In addition;we can describe the edge of _12_ open can as sharp.The top of a can is sometimes sharp_13_ to cut your hand.A piece of _14_ from a broken jar or bottle is_15_very sharp.
_16_we sometimes use“sharp”to describe people.A person who appears sharp is very well _17_.A person who is sharp,on the other hand,is intelligent,smart,and_18_ learn and understand.
To summaries,“sharp”can be used to describe many kinds of _19_ that have blades,points,and edges.When we used it to describe people,it can mean nice looking,well dressed,or intelligent.It is an expensive word _20_ it can be used in many different ways.
1.A.written B.used C.seen D.taken
2.A.talks about B.takes care of
C.doesn't like to mention D.makes up his mind to
3.A.sharp B.color C.point D.edge
4.A.some B.any C.only D.certain
5.A.so B.as soon C.such D.or
6.A.either B.neither C.too D.very
7.A.working B.which are C.is D.spending
8.A.too B.even C.either D.ever
9.A.difficult B.easy C.interesting D.clean
10.A.for B.with C.of D.at
11.A.seen B.sharp C.smooth D.hard
12.A.an B.a C.the D.
13.A.so as B.in order C.so that D.enough
14.A.news B.glass C.information D.advice
15.A.again B.quite C.rather D.ordinarily
16.A.However B.Finally C.Therefore D.In this way
17.A.prepared B.dressed C.mannered D.served
18.A.easy to B.is to C.to D.quick to
19.A.funny things B.knives C.objects D.containers
20.A.because B.even if C.though D.not only
1 be used to表示“被用来”。答案为B。
4.a certain kind of表示“某一种”。答案为D。
9.be easy to use表示“很容易用”。答案为B。
10.of furniture and of some containers是并列结构。答案为C。
13.sharp enough to do表示“锋利得足够……”。答案为D。
18.quick to learn表示“学得很快”。答案为D。
After lunch,without permission from parents,the two boys set off to explore the part of the beach which lay beyond the headland(陆岬，伸出海面的尖形高地).They had persuaded their young sister to _1_,saying that the long walk would be too _2_for her.Once they had got in the head land,the beach reached away endlessly before them.It was like _3_a new world.There were damp,dark caves to _4_,there were many_5_ among the rocks,full of sea creatures(生物);and,here and there along the beach were those _6_ objects,washed up and _7_ by the tide.
The afternoon passed _8_The sun was already _9_when the boys reluctantly(恋恋不舍地)_10_ to make their _11_ homewards.But long before they reached the headland,they could see that the tide had come in so sudden that they were now _12_from either end of the beach.Their only chance of _13_ was to find a way up the cliff(悬崖)nearby.
They soon find a narrow path _14_ the cliff top.But half way up their path was_15_by a large rock which they could not climb_16_The two boys had to_17_ at the top of their voices,_18_ that someone might_19_over the top of the rock,and finally came their father with two policemen._20_of them climbed down a rope which was lowered over the rock.The boys were then pulled to safety,and thus saved from spending a miserable night on the cliff.
1.A.keep quiet B.stay behind C.take a rest D.join them
2.A.tiring B.exciting C.uninteresting D.impossible
3.A.discovering B.facing C.enjoying D.imagining
4.A.look up B.explore C.hide in D.search
5.A.lakes B.rivers C.waterfalls D.pools
6.A.dirty B.light C.strange D.clean
7.A.moved B.covered C.beaten D.left
8.A.quickly B.unexpectedly C.finally D.suddenly
9.A.leaving B.dropping C.going D.setting
10.A.forgot B.decided C.succeeded D.turned
11.A.road B.way C.track D.path
12.A.cut off B.left behind C.held back D.put away
13.A.running off B.keeping clear C.getting away D.turning back
14.A.reaching B.passing C.going up D.leading to
15.A.blocked B.covered C.stopped D.filled
16.A.on B.over C.round D.through
17.A.shout B.shoot C.repeat D.renew
18.A.wanting B.guessing C.believing D.hoping
19.A.turn B.appear C.hide D.climb
20.A.Any B.None C.One D.First
2.上文说劝阻young sister不去，只能说long walk would be too tiring。答案为A。
10.没有turn to do这个搭配,succeed in doing，forget to do语境不对。答案为B。
11.make one's road homewards指找道回家。答案为A。
13.get away指逃走，离开;run off吓跑，撵走;turn back翻回，打退堂鼓。答案为C。
16.climb over the rock指爬上岩石。答案为B。
17.shout at the top of one's voice指高声地喊。答案为A。
20.one of them,them指their father and two policemen。答案为C。