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非谓语动词精练

一、基础练习

1.The headmaster wanted the new classroom building ___ as soon as possible.

A. to put up

B. to be put up

C .to have been put up D. being put up

2.At the shopping-centre, he didn’t know what____and____ with an empty bag.

A. to buy; leave

B. to be bought

C. to buy; left

D. was to buy; eave

3.The policeman put down the phone, ____with a smile on his face.

A. satisfied

B. satisfying

C. to be satisfied

D. having satisfied

4.____,your composition is full of mistakes.

A. Writing carelessly

B. Written carelessly

C. Having written carelessly

D. Being written carelessly

5.She made a candle _____us light. A. give B. gave C. to give D. given

6.The stranger you saw _____with a big travelling-bag stayed in Room 104 yesterday.

A. to come in

B. come in

C. has come in

D. who came in

7.——What do you suppose made her worried? ——_____a gold ring.

A. Lose

B. Lost

C. Losing

D. Because of losing

8.He felt a stone ____his back.

A. hitting

B. hit

C. hitted D .to hit

9.I know it’s not important,but I can’t help _____about it.

A .to think B. and think C. thinking D. being thought

10._____several times the young scientist still kept on making his experiments.

A. Having been failed

B. Having failed

C. Though failed

D. Because of failure

11.In Australia, he made a lot of friends ____a very practical knowledge of the English language.

A .get

B to get C. getting D. got

12.——What did you mean by saying that? ——I mean no harm. I only____.

A. meant heping

B. want to help C .meant to help D. want helping

13.I never expected the shoes_____.

A .wearing out B. to be worn out C. to have worn out D. being worn out

14.You must learn_____.

A. that your time needs a wise use

B. how to make lest of your time

C. to make wise use of your time

D. wise ways to use your time

15._____is better _____one’s life than_____one’s spirit.

A. That; lost; you lose

B. It; to lose; lose

C. This ; losing ; losing

D. It; to lose ; to lose

16. Peter wanted his TV ______,but his wife would rather have it ______off.

A. fixed; thrown

B. to be fixed ; be thrown

C. fixed ; throwing

D. fixing ; throwing

17. _____the news of his father's death, he burst into tears.

A. After hearing

B. On hearing

C. Having heard

D. While hearing

18. Most of the artists ______to the party were from South Africa.

A. invited

B. to invite

C. being invited

D. had been invited

19. Tom kept quiet about the accident _______lose his job.

A. so not as to

B. so as not to

C. so as to not

D. not so as to

20. She searched the top of the hill and stopped ______on a big rock by the side of the path.

A. to have rested

B. resting

C. to rest

D. rest

21. Last summer I took a course on_______.

A. how to make dress

B. how dress be made

C. how to be made dress

D. how dress to be made

22. The secretary worded late into the night, ______a long speech for the president.

A. to prepare

B. preparing

C. prepared

D. was preparing

23. She's upstairs _______letters.

A. writes

B. is writing

C. write

D. writing

24. The speaker raised his voice but still couldn't make himself______.

A. hear

B. to hear

C. hearing

D. heard

25. The murderer was brought in ,with his hands ______behind his back.

A. being tied

B. having tied

C. to be tied

D. tied

26. On Saturday afternoon, Mr Green went to the market, _____some bananas and visited his cousin .

A. bought

B. buying

C. to buy

D. buy

27. Jane was made ______the truck for a week as a punishment.

A. to wash

B. washing

C. wash

D. to be washing

28. Mr Smith warned his daughter _____after drinking.

A. never to drive

B. to never drive

C. never driving

D. never drive

29. ——The light in the office is still on. ——Oh, I forgot _______.

A. turning it off

B. turn it off

C. to turn it off

D. having turned it off

30. I can hardly imagine Peter ______across the Atlantic Ocean in five days.

A. sail

B. to sail

C. sailing

D. to have sailed

31. ——Shall we go skating or stay at home? ——Which ____do yourself?

A. do you rather

B. would you rather

C. will you rather

D. should you rather

32. ____a reply, he decided to write again.

A. Not receiving

B. Receiving not

C. Not having received

D. Having not received

33. The salesman scolded the girl caught______ and let her off.

A. to have stolen

B. to be stealing

C. to steal

D. stealing

34. Little Jim should love _____to the theatre this evening.

A. to be taken

B. to take

C. being taken

D. taking

35. ——I usually go there by train. ——Why not ____by boat for a change?

A. to try going

B. trying to go

C. to try and go

D. try going

36. I would appreciate ______back this afternoon.

A. you to call

B. you call

C. your calling

D. you're calling

37. _____is a good form of exercise for both young and old.

A. The walk

B. Walking

C. To walk

D. Walk

38. "Can't you read?" Mary said _____to the notice.

A. angrily pointing

B. and point angrily

C. angrily pointed

D. an angrily pointing

39. The computer centre, ______last year, is very popular among the students in this school.

A. open

B. opening

C. having opened

D. opened

40. Charles Babbage is generally considered______ the first computer.

A. to invent

B. inventing

C. to have invented

D. having invented

41. How about the two of us _____a walk down the garden?

A. to take

B. take

C. taking

D. to be taking

42. ______down the radio —the baby's asleep in the next room.

A. Turning

B. To turn

C. Turned

D. Turn

43. The visiting Minister expressed his satisfaction with his talks,_ _____that he had enjoyed his stay here.

A. having added

B. to add

C. adding

D. added

44. The first textbooks ______for teaching English as a foreign language came out in the 16th century.

A. having written

B. to be written

C. being written

D. written

45. She set out soon after dark _____ home an hour later.

A. arriving

B. to arrive

C. having arrived

D. and arrived

46. The missing boys were last seen ______near the river.

A. playing

B. to be playing

C. play

D. to play

47. Rather than ______ on a crowded bus ,he always prefers ______ a bicycle.

A. ride; ride

B. riding ; ride

C. ride ; to ride

D. to ride; riding

48. ——I must apologize for _____ ahead to time. —— That's all right.

A. letting you not know

B. not letting you know

C. letting you know not

D. letting not you know

49. Paul doesn't have to be made _____. He always works hard.

A. learn

B. to learn

C. learned

D. learning

50. We agreed _____here but so far she hasn't turned up yet.

A. having met

B. meeting

C. to meet

D. to have met

51. ——You were brave enough to raise objections at the meeting.

——Well, now I regret ______that.

A. to do

B. to be doing

C. to have done

D. having done

52. The boy wanted to ride his bicycle in the street ,but his mother told him _____.

A. not to

B. not to do

C. not do it

D. do not to

53. ______in thought, he almost ran into the car in front of him.

A. Losing

B. Having lost

C. Lost

D. To lose

54. The patient was warned _____oily food after the operation.

A. to eat not

B. eating not

C. going

D. having gone

55. I would love _____to the party last night but I had to work extra hours to finish a report.

A. to go

B. to have gone

C. going

D. to be first playing

56. The Olympic Games, ______in 776 B. C. , did not include women players until 1912.

A. first playing

B. to be first played

C. first played

D. to be first playing

57. _____is know to all, China will be an_____ and powerful country in 20 or 30 years' time.

A. That; advancing

B. This; advanced

C. As; advanced

D. It ; advancing

58. ——Do you feel like _____there or shall we take a bus?

——I'd like to walk. But since there isn't much time left. I 'd rather we _____a taxi.

A. walking; hire

B. to walk; hire

C. to walk ; hired

D. walking; hired

三、拓展练习

1. When he was a boy, he used to go there and watch _____.

A. to repair bicycles

B. bicycles to be repaired

C. bicycles being repaired

D. repairing bicycles

2. --- Have you considered _____ your job as a teacher?

--- Yes. I like the job because a teacher is often considered _____ a gardener.

A. to change; to be

B. to change; being

C. changing; being

D. changing; to be

3. The dog, _____, will be made a good watchdog.

A. to train properly

B. being trained properly

C. properly to train

D. trained properly 4. _____ the diamond, he had to look for a place to hide it.

A. Having stolen

B. Having been stolen

C. Stolen

D. Stealing

5. _____ the front door _____, he had to enter the room through the back door.

A. Seen; painted

B. Seeing; painted

C. Being seen; being painted

D. Seeing; being painted

6. And there, almost _____ in the big chair, sat her little brother, who never had to be told to keep quiet.

A. having lost

B. losing

C. to be lost

D. lost

7. He looked around and caught a man _____ his hand into the pocket of a passenger.

A. put

B. to be putting

C. to put

D. putting

8. To answer correctly is more important than _____.

A. that you finish quickly

B. finishing quickly

C. to finish quickly

D. finish quickly

9. The old farmer, _____ the badly injured and burnt soldier, came out of the burning farmhouse, calling continuously for help.

A. supporting

B. having supported

C. being supported by

D. being supported

10. In January , 2004, the United States successfully launched “Spirit”, a Mars Exploration Rover, _____ a new milestone in the history of mankind.

A. it marked

B. marking

C. marked

D. to mark

11. It was getting dark; I found a car _____ in a pool by the side of the road.

A. to be stuck

B. stuck

C. sticking

D. stick

12. You can’t imagine what great trouble they have _____ the problem _____.

A. to solve; being talked about

B. solving; discussing

C. to solve; to talk about

D. solving; being discussed

13. The monument was built in honor of the explorer who was believed _____ the river.

A. to have discovered

B. to have been discovered

C. to discover

D. having been discovered

14. The thief fell to the ground, his left foot _____ and blood _____ down from his mouth.

A. breaking; running

B. broken; running

C. breaking; run

D. broken; run

15. The program was so exciting that the children kept their eyes _____ on the screen.

A. to fix

B. to be fixed

C. fixed

D. fixing

16. As I will be away for at least a year, I’d appreciate _____ from you now and then so that I can know how everyone

is getting along.

A. having heard

B. to hear

C. hearing

D. being heard

17. _____, the subject was always in my mind.

A. Walking or sleeping

B. Walking or slept

C. Having walked or slept

D. To walk and sleep

18. --- Did you get a dictionary?--- No, I _____, but there were not any _____.

A. tried; to be left

B. had tried to; leaving

C. tried to; left

D. had tried; have left

19. When he came to, he found himself _____ on a chair, with his hands _____ back.

A. to sit; tying

B. sitting; tying

C. seating; tied

D. seated; tied

20. The joke told by Tom made us _____, so the teacher couldn’t make himself _____.

A. to laugh; hearing

B. laughing; heard

C. laughing; hear

D. laughed; heard

21. All of the flowers now _____ here have developed from those once _____ in the forest.

A. raised; grown

B. rising; growing

C. raised; growing

D. rising; grown

22. Henry can’t attend the party _____ at Tom’s house at present because he is preparing the speech at the party _____

a t Marie’s house tomorrow.

A. held; being held

B. to be held; to be held

C. to be held; held

D. being held; to be held

23. Seeing the soldiers well _____ for the flood-fight, the general nodded with satisfaction.

A. prepare

B. preparing

C. prepared

D. having prepared

24. Don’t worry. I’ll have it _____ and get someone _____ it to you tomorrow.

A. typed; send

B. to type; to send

C. type; send

D. typed; to send

25. The sun was shining brightly, _____ everything there _____ more beautiful.

A. making; look

B. to make; looked

C. and made; looking

D. and making; be looked

26. How could he get the plan _____ without any one to support him?

A. to carry out

B. carry out

C. carrying out

D. carried out

27. New ideas sometimes have to wait for years before _____.

A. being fully accepting

B. fully accepting

C. having fully accepted

D. fully accepted

28. Having passed all the tests, she felt a great weight _____ off her mind.

A. taking

B. taken

C. take

D. to be taken

29. I’m examining the article he has just finished _____ the possible mistakes in it.

A. being corrected

B. to correct

C. corrected

D. having corrected

30. _____ full preparations, we decided to put off the meeting till next week.

A. We did not make

B. Having not made

C. We had not made

D. Not having made

31. We should prevent such a silly mistake _____ again.

A. occurring

B. to occur

C. to be occurred

D. from being occurred

32. I regret _____ hard at school, or I would have succeeded in passing the exam.

A. not to work

B. having not worked

C. to have not worked

D. not having worked

33. They looked forward with hope _____ a chance to receive further education.

A. for getting

B. of getting

C. to get

D. to getting

34. “Well, I’ll tell you a secret ...” said the boy, with his mouth almost _____ my ear.

A. touched

B. touching

C. touch

D. to touch

35. Towards evening, the patient opened his mouth as if _____ something to his son.

A. said

B. say

C. to say

D. to have said

36. --- Would you be _____ lend me your bicycle?--- Sure.

A. so kind as to

B. kind enough as to

C. very kind to

D. so kind to

37. The beach is so beautiful that it is worthwhile, I think, _____ for a short holiday.

A. of going

B. to be going

C. your going

D. you to go

38. The teacher asked more _____ to prevent the students’ eyes from being injured.

A. to do

B. done

C. to be done

D. being done

39. Some of the schools in Shanghai have moved one step closer to _____ with the global education community.

A. being connected

B. connect

C. having connected

D. be connected

40. The performance of the host, _____ to please the audience and draw their attention, was greeted with a cold silence, however.

A. had intended

B. intended

C. being intended

D. to intend

41. _____ and out of breath, we reached the top of the mountain and stopped _____ the beautiful scenery.

A. Tiring; to admire

B. Being tired; admiring

C. Tired; to admire

D. Tired; admiring

42. The 18-storeyed building, when _____, will shut out the sun _____ up the rooms in my house.

A. completed; lighted

B. completing; lighting

C. completing; lighted

D. completed; lighting

43. --- I hear Warren _____ in a middle school.

--- What? I can’t imagi ne him _____ as a teacher.

A. teaches; working

B. teaches; work

C. teach; to work

D. teach; working

44. _____ he’s only been learning English for a year, he speaks it very well.

A. Considered

B. Considering

C. Having considered

D. To consider

45. It was _____ computer games that cost the boy a lot of time that he ought to have spent on his lessons.

A. to have played

B. playing

C. played

D. having played

46. At no time does the salesgirl get up late in the morning, for she is always too busy _____ a good rest.

A. to take

B. taking

C. took

D. taken

47. _____ as the most excellent student in her university, as most classmates had expected, made her parents very happy.

A. Mary was chosen

B. Mary chosen

C. Mary being chosen

D. Mary’s being chosen

48. _____ the big snake, the little girl stood under the tree _____ to death.

A. Seeing; frightened

B. Seeing; frightening

C. Seen; frighten

D. To see; frightening

49. You will see this product made in this factory _____ wherever you go.

A. to be advertised

B. advertised

C. advertise

D. advertising

50. Mr. Green is said _____ an experiment to prove the new method of solving the problem when young.

A. to do

B. to have done

C. to be doing

D. to have been doing