the nursery team switches him every few days with his sister so that while one is being bottle-fed, ________ other is with mum — she never suspects.
解析：短语one ... the other ...意为“一个……另一个……”，符合题意，故填the。
drinking my iced coffee i ran my fingers along the streets ________ the hotel to the opera hall.
then the driver stood up and asked, "________ anyone lose a suitcase at the last stop?"
i made my way backstage just ________ the great magician was putting on his top hat.
解析：设空处引导状语从句，且此处意为“正当……时”，故填as / when。
it's amazing ________ often people say "if i can help just one ...".
... the ring ... was spread over the garden, ________ it remained until the carrot's leafy top accidentally sprouted (生长) through it.
pahlsson screamed ________ loudly that her daughter came running from the house. （浙江2017）
解析：分析句子结构可知，此处考查so ... that ... 句型，意为“如此……以致于……”。so修饰副词loudly。
steam engines ________ (use) to pull the carriages and it must have been ...
解析：此处描述的是1863年伦敦地铁的情况，主语steam engines是复数，且是谓语动词use所表示动作的承受者，故填were used。
【例1】my ambassadorial duties will include ________ (introduce) british visitors to the 120-plus pandas at chengdu and others at a research centre ...
【例2】skilled workers also combine various hardwoods and metal ________ (create) special designs.
magically, that show remains the great jason's best ________ (perform) to this day.
解析：由the great jason's best可知设空处应填名词且意为“表演”，再根据that show remains可知应用单数形式，故填performance。
a person's weight is private, and making comments about it is definitely considered ________ (polite).
the title will be ________ (official) given to me at a ceremony in london.
if you feel stressed by responsibilities at work, you should take a step back and identify (识别) those of ________ (great) and less importance.
in addition to their simple beauty, what makes the adobe dwellings admirable is their ________ (able) to "air condition" a house without using electric equipment.
【例1】we've been describing new zealand as a rock star in the sense that it has been doing ________ (well) than almost all of the other developed world economies over the past couple of years.
【例2】he was well hidden, but at last he was ________ (luckily) found.
【例1】this trend ... has had some unintended side ________ (effect) such as overweight and heart disease — the very thing the medical community was trying to fight.
解析：由some及overweight and heart disease可知，“这个趋势有一些没有预料到的负作用”，故填effect的复数形式effects。
【例2】it ran for just under seven kilometers and allowed people to avoid terrible ________ (crowd) on the roads above ...
as ________ (nature) architects, the pueblo indians figured out exactly ...
my favourite season is winter. you're probably thinking i'm slightly mad — after all, who doesn't love summer? winter, in 1. ________ (it) own way, is wonderful. for anyone who still needs to be convinced, let me explain 2. ________ i love winter.
during november, christmas markets appear in 3. ________ number of towns and cities across the uk. london's hyde park becomes a huge winter wonderland, 4. ________ there are countless small shops selling food and gifts. christmas markets have something for everyone. and this provides great entertainment!
the weather gets noticeably colder: the mornings are often frosty and the nights close to freezing. i like the cold weather — for me, there's something nice about wearing a thick winter coat with a scarf and 5. ________ (glove).
along with countless school children across the uk, i get very 6. ________ (excite) about the thought of snow. a few years ago there was a lot of snow and many schools had the day off. snowball fights are great fun and many families enjoy 7. ________ (build) snowmen together. i love a white christmas; 8. ________ (unfortunate) this doesn't happen often in the uk.
throughout december, many churches and schools hold carol concerts: lots of 9. ________ (tradition) songs are sung. christmas dinner is my favourite meal of the year. in my house, christmas dinner usually 10. ________ (include) turkey, potatoes and lots of vegetables, followed by christmas cake, pies and lots of chocolate!
1. ________ (think) about my time in france, i noticed quite a few differences between the french and the english.
in french, there are two ways 2. ________ (say) "you": "tu" is the informal form, while “vous” is the formal form. when i learnt french, i 3. ________ (teach) to call everyone vous unless they were my family or a friend. so i was surprised that 4. ________ (actual) everyone in france used tu all the time. but i continued to use vous because i didn't want people to think i was being 5. ________ (polite). to be honest, i'm thankful that in english we don't have to worry about these things!
school children in the uk traditionally wear a school uniform but in france pupils do not wear a uniform. it was a culture shock 6. ________ me to see children wearing spiderman t-shirts and baggy blue jeans while in the classroom. the final difference which struck me was the 7. ________ (relax) attitude at school. teachers were never in 8. ________ rush, and the children and teachers are given long breaks and lots of time to eat 9. ________ (they) lunch. this is a contrast to the uk, 10. ________ the school day might seem to be filled with pressure. i found the differences puzzling at times, but i cannot deny what a great opportunity it was to live in another country.