例13.Michael’s new house is like a huge palace, ______with his old one.
A. comparing B. compares
C. to compare D. compared
【解析】“和……相比较”结构为be compared with，现在做句子的状语，所以只保留非谓语动词，把动词be去掉，答案为D。
例14._______with a difficult situation, Arnold decided to ask his boss for advice.
A. To face B. Having faced
C. Faced D. Facing
【解析】“面对”结构为be faced with, 现在做句子的状语，所以只保留非谓语动词，把动词be去掉，答案为C。