Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence
1. Food prices have been ________ steadily for at least twenty years.
When the police appealed for witnesses, several people came ________.
My father always falls ________ in front of the television.
This year the roses were ________ a month earlier than usual.
I don't know why he complains about his low salary all the time. He doesn't earn as ________ as I do.
From now on everything will be ________ sailing, I hope. No more problems.
There are ________ when I have to work very hard.
Our magazine ________ in May if we receive all the articles on time.
I though you said that you were ________ to be in Spain this weekend.
Could you ________ me five pounds? I'll pay you back next Monday.
He was not very pleased about ________ called an incompetent idiot.
I wish you wouldn't ________ your clothes all over the floor.
The boy fell into the river and was ________ along by the fast current.
________ from anything else, she is always late for work.
The new manager explained to the staff that she hoped to ________ new procedures to save time and money.
I am sure he would have liked your sister if he ________ her.
This passport is valid ________ all countries except China.
The child hurt himself badly when he fell ________ the bedroom window.
I don't ________ to get married because I like being a bachelor.
________ at the party!