C1 Advanced

Key Word Transformations Exercise 10

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. Jenny isn't a bad accountant, but I don't think it is a very suitable occupation for her.
    cut
    I just don't think Jenny an accountant.
  2. Don't you think insurance is getting very costly these days?
    cost
    Don't you think the higher and higher these days?
  3. We had no problems at all during our holiday in Turkey.
    plan
    Everything during our holiday in Turkey.
  4. It's possible Clare phoned while we were out.
    may
    Clare while we were out.
  5. Our class has won the History Quiz for the third year running.
    succession
    For the , our class has won the History Quiz.
  6. The thunderstorm brought their tennis match to an abrupt end.
    cut
    They had to because of the thunderstorm.
  7. What used to be my workplace is now a Thai restaurant.
    turned
    My old workplace Thai restaurant.
  8. I don't mind at all if you film my wedding speech.
    objection
    I have my wedding speech.

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