1. He _____ me to give up the holidays in Spain next month.
A. had B. convinced C. agreed D. persuaded
解析： persuade 劝说,说服; persuade sb to do sth 劝说某人做某事。
2. The girl immediately shut the window to _____ the rain.
A. keep out B. keep down C. keep up D. keep back
解析： keep out 把…挡在外面; keep down 镇压; keep up 使…不倒下， 保持…不衰退; keep back 阻止，隐瞒。