Cambridge B2 First

B2 First - Key Word Transformations Exercise 3

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 must use a minimum of TWO and a maximum of FIVE words for each space. Contractions, which count as two words, should only be used for negatives: e.g. don't / hadn't / wouldn't, etc.

1. Marcus started learning French two years ago.
Marcus has two years.

2. Harry isn't here. He went to lunch twenty minutes ago.
Harry isn't here. He lunch.

3. Do you own that stereo?
Is ?

4. Look at how black the sky is! There is rain arriving.
Look at how black the sky is! It .

5. What a shame. There is no food left!
I left!

6. What a shame. They ate all the food.
I all the food.

7. The teenagers were stealing my car when I arrived.
My car teenagers when I arrived.

8. You use that little hammer to crack the stones.
This little hammer .

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