Conrad Hilton really wanted to be a banker. Instead, he successfully changed the【C1】_____purchase of a Texas low-end hotel into

admin2016-04-26  27

问题     Conrad Hilton really wanted to be a banker. Instead, he successfully changed the【C1】_____purchase of a Texas low-end hotel into a multimillion-dollar hotel empire, that earned him the【C2】_____"innkeeper to the world."
    Born in New Mexico in 1887, Hilton was 19 when his parents began renting out rooms in their home. The business didn’t interest him, however, so he became a【C3】_____legislator(立法者), founded a bank and went off to war. In 1919, after Hilton’s father died, a friend suggested he go to Texas to make his【C4】_____. Hilton ended up in Cisco; when his bank deal there【C5】_____, he headed to a nearby hotel, the Mobley. It【C6】_____to oil-field workers, so its 40 rooms turned over every eight hours. A week later, Hilton owned it. He soon acquired more hotels—and started to build new ones. His first, the Dallas Hilton, opened in 1925. By the late 1940s, Hilton’s list included the Town House in Beverly Hills and Chicago’s Palmer House, as well as【C7】_____nightclubs featuring A-list stars. He also expanded【C8】_____. And in 1949, he bought the "greatest of them all": New York City’s magnificent Waldorf-Astoria. Typically American, Hiltons were creative too: the first to have rooms with air-conditioning, TVs, ironing boards and sewing kits. Even modern hotel-reservations systems【C9】_____from one Hilton which was established in 1948.
    Today the Hilton Hotels Corp. owns some 3,300【C10】_____in 78 countries. Last year more than a quarter-billion guests checked in.
A)soured B)motivated C)nickname D)catered
E)previously F)luxurious G)properties H)features
I)fortune J)evolved K)casual L)severe
M)inherited N)internationally O)state
【C6】

选项

答案D

解析 此处应为过去式的动词,并可与介词to搭配。本句开头的It指的是Mobley酒店,而从to后的oil-field workers可以知道这间酒店专门为油田工人“提供服务”,因此,此处应选用catered,短语cater to意为“迎合……的需求”。
转载请注明原文地址:https://jikaoti.com/ti/NouFFFFM
0

随机试题
最新回复(0)