Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence
1. In ________ of rage he tried to kill his own brother.
His shoes were so old that his ________ were sticking out of them.
I'll let you have it back next Monday without ________.
The meal was excellent; the pears were particularly ________.
You ________ go to dentist's before your toothache gets worse.
I'm afraid this computer package is totally ________ for our organization.
He ________ very quickly after his illness.
The chief of police said that he saw no ________ between the six murders.
She's the best assistant I've ever had. I couldn't ________ for a better one.
Bill's a lucky fellow, he always seems to fall on his ________.
The wind blew so hard and so strongly that the windows ________ in their frames.
People wore ________ they liked to the party: it was very casual.
You should not be so sensitive ________ criticism.
"I ________ that a shame!" she said, when she heard that Alex had been sacked.
He is a very ________ person, but he has absolutely no sense of humour.
Who is going to pay ________ the damage?
Mary was very annoyed that her secretary did not meet her deadlines, and she warned her that her laziness and ________ could result in her dismissal.
His grandmother ________ born in France.
Rodney is fluent ________ five languages.
I tried to sew the button on myself, but I couldn't thread the ________.