讲: v. 决定；解决；定居；放置；使安静；栖息
例：he has settled to buy a car.
let’s settle the date of the next meeting.
the problem has not been settled yet.
they got married and settled in london.
his words settled my fears.
(3)settle for sth.勉强接受
练：(1)with many difficult problems _________,the president is having a hard time.
a.settled b.settling c.to settle d.being settled
(2)knowing how long the test would last,the students who finished _______ back and waited until the end of the exam.
a.settle b.settled c.settling d.to settle
讲: n. 具有；拥有；个人财产；私人物品
例：the gang were caught in possession of stolen goods.
the possession of a passport is essential for foreign travel.
the ring is one of her most treasured possessions.
(1)take possession of占有；占领
(2)come into the possession of被某人占有；落入某人手中
(3)in one’s possession=in the possession of sb.由某人所有/控制
练：it is said that the white people then came to this land.they _______ of the land.
a.owned b.took possession c.seized d.caught
提示:由空格后的of构成take possession of短语，意为“占有，占领”，决定答案只能是b。