Cambridge C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced - Key Word Transformations Exercise 14

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 between THREE and SIX words for each space. Remember, contractions such as I'm or shouldn't count as two words.


1. I want you to understand that it's important.
across
I want to it's important.

2. Even though she felt ill, she still went to work.
Despite
, she still went to work.

3. Itís highly improbable that Peter will win the marathon, given his lack of fitness.
chance
Peter has almost the marathon, given his lack of fitness.

4. If Sara hadn't entered the field of law, she might have become a well-known archaeologist.
name
If Sara hadnít entered the field of law, she might have herself as an archaeologist.

5. Even though she studied a lot, she failed the test.
despite
a lot, she failed the test.

6. He was not successful in spite of his hard work.
despite
hard, he was not successful.

7. He didn't get the joke until someone explained it.
Only
to him did he get it.

8. Without a ticket, you won't be allowed to enter the concert.
prevented
You entering the concert without a ticket.

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