Thursday, March 26, 2009

FCE key word transformation 8

1. It looks as if she has been crying for hours.
seems She .............................................................................................................................for hours.
2. He didn't make any mistakes.
avoided He ................................................................................................................................mistakes.
3. We haven't been to the beach for weeks.
since It's weeks ........................................................................................................................the beach.
4. The professor said that his assistant had given away the secret formula.
accused The professor ........................................................................................away the secret formula.
5. How long have you been studying French?
did When ..................................................................................................................................French?
6. They are too young to stay out late.
enough They ...................................................................................................................to stay out late.
7. She doesn't see some of her friends any more.
touch She has ...........................................................................................................some of her friends.
8. Car workers have refused to work for two days.
strike Car workers .....................................................................................................................two days.
9. You don't seem to realise the risk involved.
aware You don't seem to .............................................................................................the risk involved.
10. You have access to every file except the red one.
only The ....................................................................................................have access to is the red one.
11. They say a multinational company owns this mine.
said The mine ............................................................................................by a multinational company.
12. It's not necessary to fax this today.
need There's ...........................................................................................................................this today.
13. He took five minutes to fix the tap.
him It ...............................................................................................................................to fix the tap.
14. He felt happy after getting his results.
mood He ........................................................................................................... after getting his results.
15. You should remove this old settee.
rid You should ...............................................................................................................this old settee.
16. The school closes for the holidays on December 23rd.
breaks The ...........................................................................................the holidays on December 23rd.
17. The detective is going to investigate the murder.
look The detective ...............................................................................................................the murder.
18. It's the nicest gift I've ever been given.
such I've .................................................................................................................................nice gift.
19. Perhaps they went the wrong way and got lost.
may They ...............................................................................................the wrong way and got lost.
20. I don't want to lend him any money.
rather I ........................................................................................................................him any money.
21. I'm sure they didn't plan this.
have They ......................................................................................................................................this.
22. It was wrong of you to insult him.
have You ........................................................................................................................................him.
23. There aren't any cakes left.
no There ........................................................................................................................................left.
24. I'm sure he knew all the details.
known He .........................................................................................................................all the details.
25. The plane left the ground at 10 o'clock sharp.
took The .....................................................................................................................at 10 o'clock sharp.
26. It's very difficult to raise a child alone.
bring It's................................................................................................................................a child alone.
27. It wasn't necessary for you to come so early.
needn't You .................................................................................................................................so early.
28. Is it possible that he will win the race?
likely Is ........................................................................................................................................the race?
29. He guarded the luggage while I bought the tickets.
eye He ...........................................................................................the luggage while I bought the tickets.
30. Your coat is like mine.
similar Your coat ..............................................................................................................................mine.
31. Bertha is the best cook of all.
other No ................................................................................................................................as Bertha is.
32. Bill has read the same number of books as Jim.
many Jim has read ......................................................................................................................Bill has.
33. Playing tennis is much more tiring than playing golf.
less Playing golf ................................................................................................................playing tennis.
34. They started their journey early in the morning.
set They....................................................................................................................early in the morning.
35. Jill's parents supported her when she failed her exams.
stood Jill's parents .................................................................................................. she failed her exams.
36. Pat's hair has just been dyed by the hairdresser.
dyed Pat has ................................................................................................................by the hairdresser.
37. She woke up early because she wanted to catch the 5.30 train.
order She woke up early ...................................................................................................the 5.30 train.
38. Did you get the electrician to have a look at the fridge ?
looked Did you ................................................................................................... by the electrician?
39. I met an old friend quite unexpectedly this morning.
ran I ................................................................................................................................this morning.
40. It was raining heavily all day yesterday.
rain It .........................................................................................................................all day yesterday.
41. It's possible that he won't stay any longer.
may He................................................................................................................................any longer.
42. People say he was dismissed last week.
have He .................................................................................................................dismissed last week.
43. He becomes angry whenever people call him by his nickname.
temper He ..........................................................................whenever people call him by his nickname.
44. It was such an exciting film that we saw it twice.
so The .........................................................................................................................we saw it twice.
45. We were warned to beware of wild animals.
look We were warned to .....................................................................................................wild animals.
46. I only managed to see the driver for a second.
glimpse I only ..........................................................................................................................the driver.
47. He didn't run fast enough to catch the bus.
too He ............................................................................................................................ to catch the bus.
48. They don't allow smoking in this area.
people They don't ................................................................................................................ in this area.
49. The coffee machine has stopped working again.
order The coffee machine ..............................................................................................................again.

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