1 ，____ should not become a serious disadvantage in life and work.
A, To be not tall B, Not to be tall C, Being not tall D, Not being tall
2，I never regretted ___ the offer, for it was not where my interest lay.
A, not to accept B, not having accepted
C, having not accepted D, not accepted
3，____, he can now only watch it on TV at home.
A, Obtaining not a ticket for the match B, Not obtaining a ticket for the match
C, Not having obtained a ticked for a match D, Not obtained a ticket for a match
4，It is not uncommon for there __ problems of communication between the old and the young.
A, being B, would be C, be D, to be
5, ____ at in his way, the situation doesn't seem so desperate.
A, Looking B, Looked C, Being looked D, To look
6, There are only ten apples left in the baskets, ____.
A, not counting B, not to count C, Being cooked D, having not cooked
7, The meeting was put off because we ____ a meeting without John.
A, objected having B, were objected to having
C, objected to have D, objected to having
8, Time __B__, the celebration will be held as scheduled.
A, permit B, permitting C, permitted D, permits
9, There ____ nothing more for discussion, the meeting came to an end half an hour earlier.
A, to be B, to have been C, being D, be
10, ____ enough time and money, the researchers would have been able to discover more in this field.
A, Giving B, To give C, Given D, Being given