Cambridge C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced - Key Word Transformations Exercise 16

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. This old bridge will probably be demolished due to safety concerns.
likely
This old bridge due to safety concerns.

2. I'm just about to quit this job because it's too stressful.
point
I'm this job up because it's too stressful.

3. I can't accept the way he treated me, John said.
objected
John been treated.

4. It was only when he apologised that she started talking to him again.
Not
did she start talking to him again.

5. Some people say that the company is exploiting its workers.
accused
The company its workers.

6. As soon as he arrived, he called me.
the
, he called me.

7. Someone took his wallet at the party.
had
He by someone at the party.

8. Jane really needs to decide whether to take the job or not.
mind
It’s high time Jane whether to take the job or not.

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