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B2 First (FCE) >> Key Word Transformations Worksheets >> The final part of the Use of English paper is Key Word Transformations. A sentence followed by a key word and a second sentence which has a gap in it. A student has to use the key word to complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first sentence.

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Key Word Transformations - Answer Sheet

You need to take the information in the first sentence and re-write it, using the word in bold so that the second sentence has exactly the same meaning. You cannot change the word in bold in ANY way. You must use a minimum of TWO and a maximum of FIVE words for each space. Remember, contractions such as I'm or shouldn't count as two words.

1. Many people think Steve stole the money.
Steve __IS BELIEVED TO HAVE STOLEN__ the money.

2. The strong winds blew down the two ancient trees during the storm.
The two ancient trees __WERE BLOWN DOWN DURING__ the storm.

3. He doesn't have enough money to buy the computer.
The computer __IS TOO EXPENSIVE FOR HIM__ to buy.

4. "You should start a new hobby, Mr. Jenkins", the doctor said.
The Doctor advised __MR. JENKINS TO TAKE UP__ a new hobby.

5. We have been waiting here since half past ten.
We have been waiting __HERE FOR__ one hour.

6. The man suddenly realised that the neighbour was watching him.
The man suddenly realised that he __WAS BEING WATCHED BY__ the neighbour.

7. I could never have passed that exam without your help.
I could never have passed that exam __IF YOU HADN'T HELPED__ me.

8. We paid some people to landscape the garden for us last year.
We __HAD THE GARDEN LANDSCAPED___ last year. Premium

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