Cambridge B2 First

B2 First - Key Word Transformations Exercise 20

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. Though I haven't seen him for a month, we have spoken by phone.
Carol on the phone.

2. Visit my doctor, Dr. Hamish, if your arm is still hurting
My brother his doctor if my arm continued hurting.

3. I won't come. I have told you I am busy.
I as I am busy.

4. It isn't possible that Jane was absent from work today.
Jane work today.

5. I drive both a sports car and an off-road vehicle.
In , I also drive an off-road vehicle.

6. Barry continued to smoke even though his doctor told him to quit.
not to, Barry continued to smoke.

7. Only a few books were left at the yard sale when we left.
been sold when we left the yard sale.

8. Was it really necessary to buy such an expensive bottle of wine?
Was there an expensive bottle of wine?

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