Cambridge B2 First

B2 First - Key Word Transformations Exercise 25

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. Do you regret leaving your job now?
Do you wish job now?

2. Could you try a little harder to listen to what I'm saying?
Can you listen to what I'm saying?

3. It doesn't matter which chemical you put into the mixture first. The results will be the same.
It you put into the mixture first.

4. My mother said I could go with you only if I return home by 5pm.
I can go with you home by 5pm.

5. Unfortunately, I couldn't see you because I didn't have time.
If I had had more time, I see you.

6. These windows need cleaning again.
These windows will .

7. It wasn't a good idea resigning from your job before you have another one.
It would hadn't resigned from your job.

8. Hardly any of the cars on special offer were left when we arrived.
By the time we arrived, had been bought.

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