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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 Worksheet 28 - 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. That fence is there to prevent you entering the grounds of the house.
They put the fence there __SO YOU CAN'T/WON'T/DON'T__ enter the grounds of the house.

2. Does your brother have the ability to take so many exams in the same week?
Is __YOUR BROTHER CAPABLE OF TAKING__ so many exams in the same week?

3. We were able to cross the river, despite the strong current.
We __SUCCEEDED IN CROSSING THE RIVER__ despite the strong current.

4. I would prefer you to go now. Goodbye.
I __WOULD RATHER YOU LEFT__ now. Goodbye.

5. I think you should say sorry for your behavior.

6. I have a lot to do so I can't come with you to the cinema this afternoon.
I have __TOO MUCH TO DO__ to be able to come to the cinema.

7. Entrance into the museum is free today.
It __COSTS NOTHING TO GO TO__ the museum today.

8. All the cars have been cleaned except the manager's.
The manager's is the __ONLY CAR WHICH HASN'T__ been cleaned. Premium

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