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71) Today these practices are no more, but their memories linger ___.
(A) off
(B) in
(C) on
(D) upon

72) I wish you'd stop listening ___ to my private conversations.
(A) in
(B) on
(C) upon
(D) over

73) You have lost all your money; now you must learn to live ___ the situation.
(A) into
(B) in
(C) for
(D) with

74) We can not live ___ our moral pretension.
(A) upto
(B) into
(C) upon
(D) onto

75) A formal complaint is being lodged ___ the police inspector.
(A) to
(B) with
(C) on
(D) upon

76) It is a bleak look ___ for anyone hoping for quick profit.
(A) on
(B) in
(C) out
(D) into

77) Her letters betray a desperate desire not to lose touch ___ her beloved.
(A) in
(B) from
(C) to
(D) with

78) I have heard many stories of bright young research workers being lured ___ only to find their position change for the work.
(A) out
(B) from
(C) away
(D) around

79) She was marked ___ by a fiery temper and a strain of intolerance.
(A) of
(B) off
(C) in
(D) into

80) He was keen enough, but he simply did not match ___ the demands of the job.
(A) into
(B) upto
(C) from
(D) for


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