Cambridge C2 Proficiency

C2 Proficiency - Key Word Transformations Exercise 2

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 THREE and a maximum of EIGHT 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. She wants nothing less than to get that job. It would be a dream come true.
She has getting that job.

2. If they ever discover your role in the incident, you will go to prison.
If your role in the incident , you'll go to prison.

3. Harry plays tennis much better than I do.
I am not tennis player as Harry is.

4. Both candidates for the job are strong. They are both equally good.
There is the two job candidates.

5. That child is twice as tall as he was two years ago.
That child's in the last two years.

6. As soon as I arrived at the pub, a fight started.
No a fight broke out in the pub.

7. There were very few people who understood what the professor said in the meeting.
There who understood what the professor said in the meeting.

8. The bank robbers had disappeared completely by the time the police arrived.
There robbers when the police arrived.

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