Cambridge C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced - Key Word Transformations Exercise 9

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. If your sister didn't work so hard, your family would starve!
Were it working so hard, your family would starve.

2. Margaret told her daughter never to touch the vase.
"Under this vase to be touched," Margaret told her daughter.

3. We get on well with both of Jack's parents.
We with both of Jack's parents.

4. If we could choose, we'd prefer to go to Paris.
We'd Paris if given the choice.

5. "Have you considered the cost of this project?" Elena asked.
Elena wanted to know if they had taken of the project.

6. "You might have to drive a lot in this job," Greg said to Kathy.
Greg told Kathy that the job of driving.

7. The airline never said anything about having overbooked the plane.
At tell us they had overbooked the plane.

8. If you left the bank at 3pm, it's possible you saw the thief.
You may you were in the bank at 3pm.

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