Cambridge C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced - Key Word Transformations Exercise 8

In these exercises, 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 can use a minimum of THREE and a maximum of SIX words for each space. Remember, contractions such as I'm or shouldn't count as two words.

1. John said he almost never went out on a Wednesday night.
" out on a Wednesday night," John said.

2. Megan apologised to Harry for saying he was a coward.
Megan she said about Harry being a coward.

3. I don't think Mika hitting your car was an accident.
I think Mika .

4. "It's not the overtime I resent, it's the pay freeze," said Trevor.
Trevor pay freeze than the overtime.

5. "Don't tell Chris too much or you'll regret it," Sally told June.
Sally too much to Chris.

6. You're not ever allowed in this laboratory.
At permitted to be in this laboratory.

7. Don't ever open this door.
should you open this door.

8. Daniel regretted speaking so rudely to his landlord
Daniel politely to his landlord.

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