Cambridge C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced - Key Word Transformations Exercise 15

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. You should have told the truth from the beginning. That would have been better.
told
If from the beginning, it would've been better.

2. He will not get the job unless he improves his attitude.
if
He won't get the job his attitude.

3. The last time I visited this city was five years ago.
since
It visited this city.

4. We weren’t able to go on the trip because we didn’t have enough money.
had
If we money, we would have gone on the trip.

5. I wonder who invented this incredible device.
came
Who this incredible device?

6. They didn't realise they were lost until it got dark.
Only
did they realise they were lost.

7. You must be careful not to make any mistakes.
care
You any mistakes.

8. The museum was closed for renovation, the sign said.
being
The sign said that the museum was closed because .

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