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91) He was momentarily deflected ___ this train of thought by a knock on the door.
(A) with
(B) in
(C) into
(D) from

92) The rules were rigid in principle, sometimes departed ___ in practice.
(A) upon
(B) on
(C) from
(D) of

93) But the splendid occasion reminded him bitterly of the opportunities he had himself been deprived ____.
(A) of
(B) from
(C) with
(D) out

94) After being cut off from the main party for two weeks they began to despair ___ rejoining their companions.
(A) from
(B) in
(C) of
(D) on

95) They could not be deviated ___ what they believed to be their duty.
(A) for
(B) with
(C) from
(D) to

96) As boys, we had various ways of making the history professor distress ___ the subject of the lesson.
(A) in
(B) on
(C) with
(D) from

97) You may dislike having to depend upon him, but it will be sometime before you can dispense ___ his help altogether.
(A) with
(B) in
(C) to
(D) from

98) The upper classes may be dispossessed ___ their special powers and privileges by a slow process of evolution.
(A) from
(B) of
(C) with
(D) in

99) The main cylinder will have to be drained ___ before I can change the fittings.
(A) from
(B) with
(C) off
(D) in

100) He looked causally to left and right and, when the flow of traffic had eased ___, crossed the road.
(A) off
(B) from
(C) of
(D) in


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