B2 First

Key Word Transformations Exercise 23

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. Don't continue to speak if I've asked you a question.
on
Don't have asked you a question.

2. We arrive at the castle one hour after we leave the hotel.
get
It to the castle.

3. Can you take care of Mary on Saturday evening for us?
look
Can Saturday evening for us?

4. Is that wallet yours, John?
belong
Does , John?

5. You have only just started work on this project.
hardly
You this project.

6. In this office, I am responsible for the sales department.
charge
I am department.

7. When I see Lucy, I always think of my youngest sister.
me
Lucy younger sister.

8. This is the cheapest typewriter you can buy.
cheaper
There on the market.

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