1. 【解析】fool (1) n. 傻子 呆子 (2) v. 愚弄 欺骗
→foolish adj. 愚蠢的
on April Fool’s Day 愚人节 make a fool of sb. 愚弄某人
He is a fool. 他是一个呆子。（名词）
We can’t fool our teach. 我们不能欺骗我们的教师。(动词)
2. 【解析】embarrass v 使尴尬→embarrassed adj. 尴尬的(用来修饰人)(1a)
→embarrassing adj. 令人难堪的（（修饰物）
①I was _______________(embarrass) when the boy asked me the question.
( ) ②She was ____when they kept telling her how clever she was.
A. embarrass B. embarrassed C. embarrassing
3.Last Friday night, my friend invited me to his birthday party (1b)
【解析】invite v → invitation n邀请
(1)invite sb. to do sth 邀请某人做某事
【2014吉林】27. Let’s call up Jim and invite ______to play football.
A. he B. him C. his
(2)invite sb. to +地点 邀请某人去某地
①We invited him _______(join) us to practice speaking English.
②He invited a lot of friends _________(come) to his birthday party.
( )③I’d invite her ________ dinner at my house tomorrow.
A. have B. to have C. having D. had
( ) She was very pleased because we invited ____ to stay with us at ___ house.
A. she; we B.her; our C. her; ours D. hers; us
4.the other kids showed up (1d)
【解析】show up 出席
【短语】：on show =on display 展览
show off 炫耀 show sb. around 带某人参观
show sb. sth=show sth to sb 向某人展示某物
【2013湖北宜昌】33. —It’s everyone’s duty to join the Clean Your Plate Campaign.
—Sure. We should try to _______ all the food that we’ve ordered.
A. give up B. eat up C. turn up D. show up
【2014湖北武汉】38. I used to _______ with my wife and watch TV movies at home.
A. show up B. wake up C. come up D. stay up
5. April Fool’s Day is a celebration that takes place in different countries around the world.
【解析】take place “发生；进行；举行；产生”。
【辨析】：happen 与take place
sth happen to sb 意为“ 某人发生某事”。
happen to do sth 意为‘‘碰巧做某事’’。
2“举行”The sports meeting will take place in our school
1. When will the basketball match between Class 3 and Class 4 _____?
2. I ____ to have read the article when he asked me about it.
3. When will the ceremony _____?
4. That accident _____ at the corner.
【2014扬州4】—Could you tell me _______? —In August, 2014.
A. where will the Youth Olympic Games take place
B. when will the Youth Olympic Games take place
C. where the Youth Olympic Games will take place
D. when the Youth Olympic Games will take place
【2014淮安1】12. The 18th Jiangsu Provincial Games will ______ in September. Many students want to be volunteers.
A. take place B. take part C. take action D. take care
【2014四川泸州】7. Can you tell me what happened him just now?
A. with B. for C. to D. at
【2014山东菏泽】Look, so many people are running out of the station. I wonder what ____.
A. is happened B.was happening C.is happening D. had happened
6. It happens on April 1st every year and is a day when many people play all kinds of tricks and jokes on each other. 愚人节是每年的四月一日，在这一天，人们互相捉弄开各种玩笑。(2b)
【解析】play tricks on sb. “捉弄某人”，
play jokes on sb.“对某人开玩笑 ”
( ) It's impolite to laugh at, stare at or play _____on disabled people
A. fun B. jokes C. tricks D. parts
【链接】laugh at 嘲笑make fun of 取笑；使……开玩笑
7. Many people ran to their local supermarkets to buy buy as much as spaghetti as they could. 很多人跑到当地的超市抢购尽可能多的意大利面条。(2b)
【解析】as +形容词/副词的原级+ as sb. can / could 意为“尽可能地……”，在句中作状语。
as +形容词/副词的原级+ as sb. can / could = as + 形容词/副词原级+ as possible.
We must do everything as possible. = We must do everything as well as we can.
I have sent you ___ ____ ____ ____ ____.
The cat wants to eat out the food __ __ __ __
8.By the time people realized that the story was a hoax, all of the spaghetti across the country had been sold out(2b)当人们意识到这是个骗局时，全国所有的意大利面都销售一空了
【解析】sell out 卖光 （用物作主语时，常用于被动语态 be sold out）
The next day the bookshops sold out. 第二天书店就卖断了货。
give out hand out work out run out of
go out find out look out take out
( ) — Do you have Nokia E72 mobiles?
— Sorry, they have been ____ . You may come next time.
A. given out B. looked out C. sold out D. come out
9. By the end of the day, more than 10,000 people had phoned the TV station to find out how to get the water. 一天之内有一万多人打电话给电视台，询问如何弄到这种水。(2b)
【解析】find out “找出，查明，弄清楚”，后可接名词名词性短语或宾语从句
【辨析】find out, look for 与 find
(1)find out 强调经过调查、询问、研究等曲折过程后才能找出。如：
Please find out when the train leaves. 请查明火车什么时间离开。
(2)look for 意为“寻找”，强调寻找的过程。如：
I'm looking for it everywhere.我正在到处找它。
I can't find my pet dog.我找不到我的宠物狗。
【易错题】 42. The policemen will go to_________the truth.
A. find B. find out C. decide D. look for
10.Many April Fool’s jokes may end up being not very funny.(2b)
【解析】end up (doing sth.)（以…）结束；最终成为；最后处于
I must make good use of my spare time, or I will end up doing nothing.
end up sth. 表示“结束某事”。
The scientist ended up his speech at last.那个科学家最后结束了演讲。
end up with sth. （以……）结束
The students began with speaking English, but ended up with speaking Chinese.
【2014杭州】The boats take different routes, but they all____ in the same place.
A.give up B. clear up C. end up D. make up
11. He asked her to marry him. 他向她求婚。(2b)
(1)A marry B. “A 与B结婚”
Bill married Mary on January 1, 1994.
(2) A and B get married = A and B are married A和B结婚
get married 结婚
Kate and Tom get married last year.
(3) be married to sb 与……结婚
①.My aunt got_____________(marry) last year.
②.When did Sue and Jack___________(结婚).
( ) ③ — Betty, did your son get married in the year 2000.
— Yes , he _____ for about eight years.
A. has married B. has been married C. has got married D. was married
12.In that month in 1938, actor Orson Welles announced on his radio program that aliens from Mars had landed on the earth. 在1938年的那个月，演员奥森.威尔斯在他的广播节目中宣布火星人已经登陆地球。
【解析1】 land on 意为“着陆；降落于”，反义词组为take off
13. How did you feel about this day? 今天你感觉怎么样？(3a)
【解析】How do you feel about…? = What do you think of…?= How do you like…?
How do you feel about the talk show? 你觉得这个访谈节目怎么样？
14.I’m so glad that I cancel my plan to go to the market. 我如此高兴以至于我取消了去市场的计划。(self Check)
【解析】so … that … “那么(表程度)、如此……以至于……”，引导结果状语从句。
so 后跟形容词/副词，so … that …引导的复合句可转换成简单句。
1. He is so weak that he could walk for a long time.
=He is ____ weak _____ walk for a long time.
2. The problem is so difficult that I can’t work it out.
=The problem is ___ ___ ___ ___ ____ work it out.
3. The book is so interesting that most students like reading it.
= The book is interesting ___ ____ ____ ___ ___ like reading it.
4. She was so lucky that she got the job.
= She was lucky ____ ____ get the job.
【2014宜宾】 The old man was so_______ the good news that he couldn’t say a word.
A. interested in B. excited about C. afraid of D. worried about
( ) — Jack, could you help me ____ when the plane will take off on the Internet?
— I’m sorry, my computer doesn’t work.
A. get out B. look out C. take out D. find out