C2 Proficiency (CPE) >> Key Word Transformations Worksheets >> The fourth part of the 'Reading and Use of English' paper in the C2 Proficiency Examination is Key Word Transformations. In this part, a sentence is followed by a key word and a second sentence which has a gap in it. A student must 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 21 - Answer Sheet
For each sentence, use between three and eight words in the space provided so that the second sentence has the same meaning as the first sentence. You must use the word given in bold without changing it in any way. Remember, contractions such as I'm or shouldn't count as two words.
1. Despite information to the contrary, they are not divorced.
2. It's by no means certain that she cheated in the exam.
3. He would have completed his project had he not run out of funding.
4. Would you have any objection to me borrowing your car for the weekend?
5. He kept on walking despite the worsening weather.
6. My husband accused me of not paying attention when he was telling me something important.
7. The baby was sound asleep despite the noise of the film.
8. Luke was busy with his children and his mother's birthday completely slipped his mind.